Although many of us live relatively sedentary lifestyles, the human body is built for constant motion. As the seasons change and the weather becomes colder, even more time is spent sitting inside
Whether you're starting seedlings or nurturing full-size productive plants, a greenhouse can extend your growing season, deter pests and help your plants flourish. Greenhouses can be small for ju
If you're a fan of fresh root vegetables, you can't get them any fresher than planting a garden right in your backyard.
According to Modern Farmer, when you purchase the seed packet of the vege
Thanks to cooler days and mostly sunny skies, autumn is a great time for a family outing to your local apple orchard. However, before you head out with your bushel baskets in tow, there are some
Though it's getting chilly, that doesn't mean your gardening has to stop. Instead, bundle up for the elements with some chic and cold-resistant gear.
Maat van Uitert, a backyard gardening expe
Even in a home garden, you want to maximize your harvest both in abundance and quality. One of the best ways to do that? Crop rotation, which simply means changing up the planting locations of f
Houseplants are perfect for bringing the outdoors inside. But displaying those plants isn't limited to doing so in boring, basic pots. Get creative and find fun ways to showcase your greenery.
Whether it's a prizewinning garden display or a lovely bouquet honoring a special event, beautiful flowers are wonderful mementos -- except when they wilt. But don't despair. There are ways to pr
One day, while perusing your newly manicured backyard and admiring your blooms, your foot sinks into a distinctly spongy piece of grass. Looking down, you see small, scattered mounds of dirt acro
Golden days and autumn breezes herald the arrival of fall festivals and one of the season's favorite icons -- the scarecrow. Children's classes and happy homes across the country dress the smili
In 1970, John Franz, a chemist for Monsanto, discovered that the chemical glyphosate is a potent herbicide that kills just about every kind of plant material imaginable. In no time, the company g
Q: We sprayed weeds in our lawn with weedkiller and killed them, but a lot of grass died, too. We used a product that was not supposed to kill grass, so what can we do to fix this?
A: First, le
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