Rich compost is often referred to as the “black gold” of the garden, and with good reason! Compost can enrich your soil, add much-needed nutrients and help your plants grow strong and healthy. The average household produces a whopping 200 pounds of organic kitchen waste each year that is often wasted by being sent to a landfill.
Just because the ground is frozen and you can see your breath on the frigid outside air, doesn’t mean it’s too early to begin thinking about spring planting. Starting these seeds indoors will help encourage a strong, healthy plant when it’s time to move them outside. Grow your own indoor garden today to get a jump on the season and expand your gardening repertoire.
Since the dawn of time, humans have sought healing from plants, and many of today’s modern medicines are made using ingredients that are derived from shrubs, herbs and trees. Wouldn’t it be nice to have your very own medicinal garden where you can pick what you need when you need it? Here’s how to do it. [Read more…]