Eco-Friendly Garden Tips

Whether April 22nd is a bright, sunny day or a cloudy, snowy one where you live, it’s almost certain that you’ll be dreaming of the beauty and bounty of your garden in the summertime on Earth Day. Not only is Earth Day a powerful reminder of the many things you can do to help protect […]

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Group containers filled with colorful perennials to maximize seasonal decor.

Best Containers for Perennial Success

Best Containers for Perennial Success If you want the beauty of fresh plants without the trouble of planting new seeds and starters each year, perennials are the way to go. These plants come in a huge variety of options and keep growing, year after year. Perennials are perfect plants for containers, but choosing the right…

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The sulfur compounds in garlic make it a tasty ingredient and great way to lower your blood pressure.

Growing Garlic in Containers

There aren’t many scents more delicious than garlic-laden food simmering in your kitchen. This bulbous plant is used around the world as a seasonings and condiment. Its popularity has made it a staple in modern grocery stores and specialty markets. Still, store-bought garlic can’t compare to fresh garlic grown right in your own home. Garlic…

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Railing Window Boxes on a Brownstone in New York City

Drip Irrigation for Window Boxes

Irrigation Through the Ages When it came to irrigation, the farmers of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Rome had geography on their side. Civilizations have always sprung up around large bodies of fresh water because of the fertile farmland they produce. Today’s farmers have invested their resources into modern, high-tech irrigation systems that provide hydration to…

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