9 Ways To Attract Frogs & Toads To Your Garden

You’ve heard the Arnold Lobel “Frog and Toad” stories, right? Why not let your garden be the setting for your very own frog and toad tales? While you might think that you need to simply gather up of few of the amphibians and put them there, it’s actually illegal to release non-native frogs in most areas as they can end up taking over the place,… [read more]

9 Reasons You Should Start Growing (Or Foraging For) Red Clover

The health benefits of red clover are not a new discovery. This herb is renowned for its unusually high nutritional value and has been traditionally utilized throughout areas of Europe and Asia to treat a myriad of health conditions. Typically consumed in the form of tea, this herb has many valuable nutrients, including vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, chromium, niacin, potassium, phosphorus, and thiamin, but it’s… [read more]

11 No-Work, Fast Growing Greens You Can Grow Anywhere

Greens are jam-packed with vitamins, minerals, and disease-fighting phytochemicals. They’re rich in fiber, which is important for supporting weight loss and maintenance as it keeps you feeling full and helps control your hunger. There is little that compares to the nutritional value of organic greens, but as only about one-quarter of American adults eat three or more servings of vegetables a day, most are severely… [read more]

10 Really Rare Herbs You Should Try Growing In Your Herb Garden

There are few things better than relaxing in your own beautiful herb garden, enjoying the aroma of sage and lavender while sipping on a cup of mint tea. But why not change that up a bit? You could even find yourself sipping on a chocolate mint tea while taking in the scent of orange thyme. Rare herbs like this take the fun of an herb… [read more]

How To Make The Best & Cheapest Organic Weed Killer

NOTE: Image is for illustrative purposes only. We do not recommend spraying dandelions or dandelion greens. Instead, here are some brilliant ways to use the flowers and more lovely ways to use the greens. You’ve heard about Roundup – that “miracle” weed killer created back in 1970 by a Monsanto chemist, John Franz, who discovered that glyphosate is a powerful herbicide that can kill just… [read more]

8 Genius Ways To Get Rid Of Wasps & Keep Them Away

Last year, there was said to be an all-out “war on wasps” in many areas of the country, mostly believed to be the result of climate change, as the stinging insects normally die off during the winter, but when there aren’t enough freezing cold days, they survive. The warmer weather also gives the queen’s first broods a better chance of survival. The colonies are bigger… [read more]

17 Unique Money Saving Tricks Every Gardener Needs To Know

Whether you’re new to gardening or a seasoned veteran, saving as much money as you can while growing organically and enjoying the best garden possible makes sense. After all, who wants to throw money down the drain? These practical yet unique tips can help you make the best of what you have so that you can hold on to more of that hard-earned cash. 1.… [read more]

10 Brilliant Reasons You Should Grow Comfrey In Your Garden

Comfrey is the common name for plants in the genus Symphytum, which are considered important herbs for use in organic gardening. It’s grown in parts of Europe, Asia and North America, producing clusters of blue, purple and white flowers. It may best be known, however, for its slender, long leaves and black-skinned roots. The root and leaves of the plant have been used in traditional… [read more]

8 Reasons Oregano Should Grow In Every Garden

Oregano is one of the most popular perennial herbs to grow in any herb garden. Most are familiar with using it to flavor foods like pizza and pasta sauce – in fact, U.S. soldiers returning home after the Second World War brought back a fondness for what they called the “pizza herb” with them. Today, it’s found in almost everyone’s kitchen cabinet for culinary use… [read more]

How To Grow Cucamelons – The Most Exciting Fruit You Can Grow This Year

While most Americans have never heard of cucamelons, this fruit is definitely one you’ll want to know a lot more about. Also referred to as “Mexican sour gherkin,” or its most common name in Spanish, “sandiita” (little watermelon). It actually has a slew of other monikers in local dialects and Native American languages, most of which translate to “mouse melon.” This cute fruit is the size… [read more]