Growing a vegetable garden may seem intimidating, but the benefits are well worth it. It can be a great hobby, provide you with fresh produce, and save you money! Here are some tips to help you successfully grow your first veggie garden. 1. Make a Plan Before you start your summer planting, it is a good idea to plan out what you are going to plant. This allows you to plan for spacing, growing conditions, and harvesting. Picking vegetables to grow can be intimidating. If you are new to growing a vegetable garden,…continue reading →
Having a garden is a joy; having a cohesive garden that inspires you every time you look at it is simply the best. Create an immersive experience and express your unique style with these garden themes, trending now.
Did you know that you can help save the bay from your own garden? If you live here in the Chesapeake watershed, water runs from your home all the way to the third-largest estuary in the world. Learn how you can make a difference and help save the bay!
What are the building blocks of well-designed gardens and backyard landscapes? Well, they are very similar to the building blocks of a poem, a song, or a painting. Garden design is an art form, and it benefits from the same ideas and structures that other art forms use every day. Read on to learn a few key basics that will help you unlock your inner garden designer.
Raised Bed Gardens are all the rage these days. What are they and why are they so great? Read on to learn why we love raised bed gardens and how you can make your own!
Before you dig into your garden beds, it’s important to know the soil you’re working with. Read on to learn what to look for, what to test for, and where to get the right tests for you.
Caring for plants and tending to a garden can boost your mood, and it's not just us saying so. Studies show that plants can improve our mental health. Read all about how and why biophilia works to make us feel better.
Snow can be a hassle, but did you know all the benefits it brings to the garden? While freeze-thaw cycles can be deadly for plants, snow can actually protect your plants in the winter. Learn why snow helps gardens thrive come spring.
The biggest themes for 2022 we've seen repeated are a renewed focus on mental health, more demand for sustainability, and a blurring of lines between indoor and outdoor design. We think these ten trends are the ones that will make the biggest impact in gardening and horticulture in the new year.
We've compiled a list of our favorite quotes about gardening. Why? Because we love the way these writers, gardeners and thinkers have phrased that indescribable feeling you get in a garden with soil under your nails.