Category: Garden

Algae in the Water garden

water pond maintenance algae

In the spring months, a water garden can actually look pretty gross until the water balances out for the new summer growing season. Algae is a major problem in the spring water garden and in the new water garden. While you may realize that the water does need to balance out every spring season, the …

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Invite Spring Early – Grow in Your Basement

Grow in Your Basement

Now’s the time to get ready to grow your seedlings! It’s not difficult and can extend your growing season for many weeks. For example, by planting brassica’s (cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower) in February in your basement under grow-lights, you can put large, sturdy transplants into your garden by the end of March or early April, …

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Tips for Vegetable Container Gardening

Container Gardening Vegetables Featured

Urbanites are proving that space limitations will not confine a gardener from pursuing his or her interests. From windowsills to patios, to balconies, to rooftops, productive small space or mini-gardens are taking root in metropolitan areas across the country. Nothing tastes better than vegetables picked fresh from your own garden, and Bonnie Plant Farm, the …

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House Plant Tips for Winter

Winter House Plants

Many people do not realize that house plants need extra care in the winter. Some plants may go dormant for a short while but others just need a little TLC. If your house plant lives in a sunny window, you may want to move it 6″ from the window. One-touch of your fingers to that …

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