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Plan Your Crop Rotations with a Vegetable Garden Planner like Hortisketch

If a particular plant variety is grown in the same place each year, you might start to notice pesky garden bugs or garden diseases pop up. Luckily, this is preventable with the use of crop rotation. Crop rotation is one of the oldest tricks in the seasoned gardeners’ book because of its many known benefits.…

C.L. Fornari Interview

Garden Savvy Interview Series In this episode, John Ehrling of Garden Savvy had the opportunity to interview C.L. Fornari The Garden Lady, to discuss gardening, authorship, radio, podcasting, and relaxation. Please enjoy the video interview or read along below! —— John Ehrling (00:01): Thank you so much for doing this. I really appreciate it. So…

Bring Butterflies and Bees to Your Garden with these Beautiful Native Plants

Gardeners can have splashes of natural beauty in their landscape without tearing out what is there and starting all over. We value the beauty and pollination that butterflies and bees bring to our yards. We can have this without committing to an entirely native or prairie landscape. Pollinators will find the native plants in a…

Garden Design Fundamentals for Beginner Gardeners

If you’re new to gardening but want to create a beautiful garden oasis at home, rest assured you don’t have to be an expert in garden design to get started. Beginner gardeners will benefit from learning a few garden planning basics to get started, but once you have a general knowledge of the fundamentals of…

Garden Ideas: Choosing a Garden Color Scheme to Enhance your Overall Garden Design

When planning your garden design, it’s easy to get lost in the details and overlook the big picture. When it comes to choosing colors, many gardeners have a ‘the more, the better’ approach, some have a more subtle approach, and many fall somewhere in the middle. Color schemes don’t have to be overly complicated; they…

Garden Design Ideas for Small Spaces

Believe it or not, beautiful gardens can still be achieved in small spaces. Any outdoor space, from sprawling backyards to compact balconies, have the potential to be turned into your very own outdoor oasis. All it takes is some careful planning and a little bit of sweat. Don’t make the mistake of counting out your…

6 Uses for Growing Garlic in your Garden

Garlic is a culinary gem, used in kitchens around the world to enhance dishes with another dimension of flavor. But did you know there are uses for garlic other than cooking or kitchen use? With our guide to growing garlic, you will see growing garlic at home is easier than you might think, just as long…

12 Wind-Resistant Plants To Add To Your Garden This Winter

It’s well-known that plants need air to grow, but having strong or gale-force winds blow at them will do more harm than good. This fact holds up during winter, where winter gales—particularly later into the season—can cause desiccation. The wind can make plants lose the water in their leaves, and it’s impossible to replace that…

Growing Brassica Vegetables

Brassica vegetables are a vast category of plants that include broccoli, cabbage, and kale. Luckily, they all have incredibly similar care requirements. They’re also healthy foods that are rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Growing them for yourself can add more flavor to your meals, and give you access to fresh produce at any time.…

12 Uses for Herbs Besides Cooking

Fresh or dried herbs like rosemary, mint, thyme, basil and sage are known for their use in the kitchen, especially for seasoning or garnishing delicious meals. However, herbs have been used throughout history, across many cultures, for a wide variety of uses besides cooking. With their strong aromatics and medicinal properties, herbs are used in…