All About Mums
Who can resist picking up a new plant or two when they visit a farm stand or even the big box stores? Who doesn’t enjoy getting a new plant as a gift when friends or family come to visit? Whether you prefer blooms of deep red, orange, yellow, white and purple, mums are an excellent […]
What Do Poison Ivy & Orchids Have in Common?
How do you get kids interested in outdoors? Keep nifty facts up your sleeve for days you are outdoors or hiking. What do Poison Ivy & Orchids have in common? They are both epiphytes. What’s an epiphyte? Epiphyte is the Greek word for ‘epi’ meaning ‘upon’ and ‘phyton’ meaning ‘plant’. They are plants which grow on […]
All About Oregano
Do you call it Oregano? Or Wild Marjoram? Either way, we’re talking about the plant most often used in Italian cuisine! All about Oregano: Make room in your gardens or grow it in a pot, oregano doesn’t mind. Ideally it would love to have full sun, but partial sun is fine too. Oregano is a perennial meaning […]
An Organic Fix for Cucumber Beetles?
Cucumber are one of the things that all gardeners love to grow! Why? They are relatively easy and vines are fun to train on various garden ornaments. Check Pinterest to see amazing ways people have trained vegetable vines! Everyone is looking for organic solutions, asking how did vegetables survive before we had technical materials meaning […]
Although this weed is considered particularly annoying, did you know: In the 1800’s people would pull grass out to allow more room for weeds in their yards such as dandelion? Dandelions have the longest flowering season of any flower While open in the day, dandelions close at night Every part of the dandelion can be […]