7 Tips for Everyday Outdoor Gardening, Part 2

Someone in your family always says, “Work smarter, not harder,” and that’s true. Here are seven smarter - not harder - tips from the second part of my outdoor gardening’s easy-do’s- and don’ts.

Tough Tincture to Swallow

Medicines and extracted herbs can be disgusting, even diluted in water.  Luckily, there's a trick for those of us who don't want to grimace every time we try and do something healthy for our bodies!  Read more ...

When Aphids Attack

"Help!  My plant is under insect attack - what are they, what will they do to my other plants and how can I attack back?" Find out here!

Open a Can of Worms

Starting a worm composting system from your kitchen scraps is easy – and what better time to discover the disturbing art, than the Halloween season?  Read what you can do with 8,000 red wigglers …

Homemade Halloween

Got Hosta, Day Lilies or maybe some old records you’re not using?  Recycle them in these fun, easy-to-make decorations, perfect for a Horrific Halloween!

Your Fungus Gnats Are Showing!

Little gnatty flies smothering your prized houseplants?  Learn what they are and how to eradicate them, once and for all.

Attack of the Killer Tea-Bag

Tea has a whole library of health benefits.  But did you realize it can be essential in a clean home? Read about the battle of tea v. dirt and your best plan of attack.