Winter Gardening Tips

Well winter has finally arrived since the weather has turned cold, the ground outside is frozen and our outside gardening work has slowed down for a few months. However, just because we can’t do as much as we would like to outdoors doesn’t mean your gardening activities need to come to a halt. In order […]

Growing Plants Indoors using Artificial Light

Artificial light is utilized to jump start plants inside for summer gardens several months before the growing season begins, in addition it can also be used for keeping your houseplants alive and thriving during the winter months, when natural lighting is unavailable. The most effective and inexpensive light source for houseplants is a fluorescent tube. […]

Growing Plants Under Artificial Lights

Gardening is one of my favorite past times.  I love being able to harvest the fruits/vegetables of my labor. Even though there is plenty of harvesting yet to do this year, winter will be here before you know it. Looking at my garden I can tell what worked and what didn’t work so well and […]

Attracting Birds and Butterflies

I love watching birds and butterflies fluttering around in my flower beds and herb garden. There are lots of flowers and herbs that help attract birds and butterflies to our gardens. I have selected plants in my gardens to attract Hummingbirds, Cardinals, Meadowlarks, Bluebirds, Red Bellied Woodpeckers and Butterflies; of course I also have Sparrows, […]

Gardening with Drip Irrigation

I decided to share some of my personal gardening endeavors from the last couple of months. Gardening is one of my favorite past-times. It is such a satisfying feeling to know the plant I started  from seed has now sprouted into flowers or vegetables as a direct result from the nurturing and care I have […]