Lawn Maintenance: Your Seasonal Cheat Sheet

While the summer season is the ideal time to care for your lawn, it’s something that needs to be looked after all year round and when the weather is constantly changing it can become a tricky business. The latest infographic from Heiton Buckley, the builders’ merchants, comes in the form of a seasonal cheat sheet that can help […]

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Creating Your Own Medicinal Herb Garden

Now is the time of year that most gardeners begin planning their garden for the New Year, making tweaks and additions to their existing garden plans in order to create a garden that is bigger, better, and more beautiful than previous years. However the scent and functionality of your garden is just as important as […]

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Is Miracle-Gro Organic?

When you’ve run a gardening blog for a few years, you start to receive a lot of questions from your readers. Not surprisingly, one of the questions that I have received the most often is about whether or not Miracle-Gro is an organic or a synthetic fertilizer.Because of this, I decided it was time to directly address this […]

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The 5 Best Indoor Compost Bins

For a majority of my adult life, I have lived in dorm rooms, apartments, or small houses. While this is incredibly normal and something that I personally have enjoyed, it makes certain tasks, such as composting, quite difficult.I’m sure a lot of you are in the same boat, so I’ve decided to compile a list […]

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Composting With Coffee Grounds: A Complete Guide

This post was sent in by Nicki of BokashiLiving, an awesome at-home composting tool.One less reason to feel guilty about your coffee addiction…Like many Vancouverites, two of my passions in life are drinking coffee (and lots of it) and being environmentally aware.A question I often get asked is, “How can I compost with coffee grounds?”You’ll […]

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What do you do with tomato suckers?

If you’re an avid tomato grower like me, you most likely have had to deal with tomato suckers at some point or another. They’re tricky little things, and I really struggled to figure out whether or not I should leave them be or cut them off.  Table of Contents What is a tomato sucker?What are […]

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11 Most Surprising Benefits of Mint

These days, mint is everywhere. It’s in our chewing gum, tea, foods, and God knows our breath would be less than ideal if it wasn’t in our toothpastes. Because of this versatility, it should come as no surprise that mint is one of the most popular plants to have ever been discovered, and that peppermint […]

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