How to Use Straw for Garden Cover

Introduction The weather outside is definitely cold in most of the Northern Hemisphere right now and there is little gardening going on. But, shortly those that like to start early gardens will begin their preparations for the new year. This will include working in the bed or garden plot to prep the soil, adding compost … Read more

Planning Your First Garden

Survey the Landscape The first step in planning your garden is determining what type of landscape you have to work with. This will help you to select plants that will thrive in the mini-ecosystem of your front or backyard. Is your yard on a hill or flat as a pancake? Does water pool in certain … Read more