Category: Gardening

Holiday Gifts from a Green Thumb

If you are a green thumb, your shopping list just got a whole lot easier! Make unique and personalized gifts for your loved ones this holiday season. If you’re struggling to think of the perfect gift for someone on your holiday shopping list, a coworker, or a hostess gift, these options are perfect for you!… Read more »

Fall Gardening Tips

As we are wrapping up summer, now is a good time to prepare for your fall gardening needs. Some vegetables don’t grow as well during hot summer conditions but thrive in the cooler fall weather. Though certain vegetables are suited better for cooler conditions they should be planted now before the cold weather arrives. It… Read more »

Cool Weather Prep: Home and Garden

With only a few weeks left before the fall weather begins to kick in, it’s important to begin prep now to ease the work load for fall and to ensure a healthy home and garden for next spring! Check out the helpful tips below to get you started on that important to-do list.

Top-5 Summer Gardening Tips

Bolting Plants. It’s important to take care of budding plants, especially in the heat of the summer. When it comes to preventing budding, it’s best to thoroughly mulch and water twice weekly. This occurrence happens most often with container plants but it can be beneficial to any healthy plant growth. Work Smarter, Not Harder! Warm… Read more »

Gardening Myths Debunked

There are plenty of gardening myths out there that millions of people still believe even though they have been debunked over the year. Here are five of the most popular myths to STOP believing.

Your Garden Soil and Spring Preps

We hit 70 degrees in February and most of us in Wisconsin started acting like confused bears coming out of hibernation too soon. Usually, we aren’t seeing these temperatures until May with any consistency. Sure, you’ll get a good weekend here and there in March and April. But, we have seen snow on Mother’s Day,… Read more »

Salt and Your Garden in Winter

With the recent snowfall, there’s plenty of folks spreading salt onto their walkways and driveways to ensure the ice doesn’t cause them to slip. But, if your garden is near any of these areas that are getting splashed with salt, be very careful. Salt can end up harming your plants and vegetation later on.