Elephant Ear Plant: Care, Types, and Tips

If you were to Google the words “elephant ear,” you would find a range of images, from the delicious, doughy staple of fried fair fare to those enormous pachyderms in all their gray, wrinkly glory.As a gardener you will zoom in on pictures of large, green leaves that so cleverly resemble those flappy elephant ears […]

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6 Ways to Keep Composting in Winter

For many people, winter is about cozy open fires, slippers and huddling inside. Few people give much thought to their garden during the winter, let alone the compost pile. But composting in the winter gives your garden and soil a great head-start when spring finally comes. Read on for tips and hints to help you […]

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The Best Lawn Aerators (Manual and Machine)

Although I mostly write about gardening, from time to time I like to touch on other yard-related activities… Including the lawn. For some, the lawn is a staple of the yard, and proper lawn care is something to be sought after. When thinking of lawn care, fertilizing, mowing, and edging come to mind. But aeration? […]

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30+ Creative and Doable Alternative Housing Ideas

As gardeners, we’re connected to the earth in ways that other people simply aren’t. Naturally, we’re interested in other types of sustainable and Earth-friendly pursuits…I know I am!I’ve been reading about alternative housing ideas for a while now and decided to put together a list of the coolest alternative housing options that I could find.I […]

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