Composting 101: Composting  for Beginners

Composting 101: Composting for Beginners

What is Composting Compost is decayed organic matter that has been decomposed through a process called composting. This process includes compiling “organic materials that will eventually decompose into a soil-like substance that is used to help plants grow.” (1) Rich...
Vegetables to Plant in Late Summer

Vegetables to Plant in Late Summer

It’s the end of July which means summer is nearly over and you haven’t started planting yet…. Uh oh. Sounds like a disaster, right? Nope! There are plenty of plants that are best suited to thrive in the late summer months! In order to produce the best fall garden,...
Five Summer Gardening Tips

Five Summer Gardening Tips

The unofficial start of summer is Memorial Day weekend but now it’s officially upon us! The longest day of the year brings sun-kissed skin, lazy days on the beach, barbecues, and great weather. With that summer sun comes all of your favorite outdoor activities like...
Nine Plants to Get Rid of Pests

Nine Plants to Get Rid of Pests

Gardeners have dozens of environmental factors that they must take into account when tending to their outdoor oasis. To cultivate and promote growth, be aware of all the different things that will affect their flowers and plants. Changing weather, pesky animals, and...