In The Garden

Safely Manage Insect Pests in Your Gardens

Your plants will reward you beautifully By Melinda Myers ~ You plant and tend your garden to enjoy a bountiful harvest and beautiful blooms. And yet, despite proper planning and planting, insects can move in and wreak havoc. The good news is you can manage problem pests without harming the pollinators so important to your

Get Your Gloves On For Gardening

By Sue Mintz ~ There are many health benefits to getting a little dirt under your nails. US News and World Report reported that growing your own garden, whether it’s indoors, in your backyard, or at a designated plot in a community garden can do more than provide tasty produce and beautiful flowers.   Digging in the

Tips on How to Keep Houseplants Healthy While Keeping Your Pets Safe

By Melinda Myers | Photos by Melinda Myers ~ You love your pets and your houseplants — but it can be challenging to raise them safely, together, in the same house. Reduce the risk by selecting pet-safe plants and carefully managing houseplant pest problems. Avoid complications by selecting plants suited to your home’s growing conditions

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Now’s the Time to Force a Few Spring Flowering Bulbs 

When forcing bulbs, select combinations that will provide plenty of color, texture and form.  By Melinda Myers In just fifteen minutes, you can plant a beautiful garden guaranteed to brighten your spirits and indoor décor this winter. All you need is a container with drainage holes, potting mix, and some tulips, daffodils, and other spring-flowering

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