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The 20 Best How To Build A Greenhouse Guides

How to build a greenhouse? If you’ve asked yourself this question, you’ve come to the right place. Owning a greenhouse is one of the best ways to extend your growing season, or enable you to grow plants outside your growing zone. The USDA has created a wonderful tool that helps you identify your growing zone.…

Frost Protection Tips for Winter Gardeners

Gardening can be difficult enough to figure out at times but add frost in the mix and it’s a whole different ball game. Although the cold weather of winter will bring frost, it doesn’t need to be the end of your garden as you know it. Preparing for frost can extend your growing season and…

Barry Glick Interview

Welcome to the Garden Savvy Interview Series, where we sit down with notable gardeners to discuss their technique and best practices in the garden. Today I had the privilege of speaking with the King of Hellebores, Barry Glick! The King of Hellebores John Ehrling: Thank you for sitting down with us Barry, can you please…

Gardening Influencer Favorites

Part of the fun of being a gardener is sharing with others. Theres no better feeling than having an abundant harvest and then sharing your produce with friends, family, and members of your community. Or, when you have the opportunity to cut a fresh bouquet of flowers from your garden to gift to someone. A month…

Common Garden Bugs and How to Avoid Them

Garden pests: they’re every gardener’s worst enemy. It seems like once as we get our garden functioning at its best, destructive garden bugs come in and destroy it. Whether you’re an experienced gardener or a novice, garden bugs can find their way into your lush crops. The difference between skilled gardeners and beginners is knowing…

How Using Organic Potting Soil Will Improve your Garden

The soil is the foundation for a healthy garden – healthy soil equals healthy plants. Whether you have a vegetable garden, flower garden, container garden, herb garden or a raised bed garden, the quality of soil matters. What Is Organic Potting Soil? Organic potting soil is the “magic” ingredient to having healthy soil. But what…

7 Newbie Mistakes to Avoid with an Asparagus Fern Plant

While the asparagus fern makes for a beautiful textural addition to your plant collection thanks to its elegant arching stems and feathery leaves, newbie gardeners often go wrong with these classic mistakes. Avoid them and this relatively fuss-free plant will do wonders to lighten up your living spaces. Top 7 asparagus fern mistakes: ——– Too…

House Plants with Air Purifying Benefits for a Cleaner Home

House plants are an interior design trend that brings the outdoors inside, livening up spaces and giving them a more natural look. This trend has risen in popularity in the last few years, and it isn’t difficult to see why. House plants not only add color and texture to your interior design, but they also…

10 Front Yard Perennial Plants for Eye-Catching Curb Appeal

What Are Perennial Plants? Perennial plants grow back in the same location each year, dying in the fall and popping back up in the spring or summer. Some perennials will last two to three years, while others can live on for decades. Perennials provide a sense of consistency in the garden for gardeners to rely…

Winter Daphne and Fragrant Paperbush

Few plants offer more abundant fragrance than the spring flowers of Daphne and its cousin Edgeworthia. These woody shrubs are both in the Thymelaceae plant family and are sure to brighten your garden with their beautiful blooms, just in time for warmer weather, walks in the garden, and fresh cut bouquets. Both plants are deserving…