Silver Dollar Plant (Lunaria Annua) Growing Guide

Silver Dollar Plant Seeds

Many gardeners hate weeds. They will curse them under their breath as they drag the roots from the soil and toss them onto the compost pile with relish. In her well-known book “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee describes Miss Maudie’s reaction to a blade of nutgrass with sufficient illustration: “She swooped down upon it […]

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How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

Are there suddenly holes in the leaves of your favorite plants? A common culprit is the Japanese beetle. Although the insect is only ½ inch in length, it can do a lot of damage to flowers and vegetables since it usually feeds in groups. It doesn’t help that these beetles aren’t picky eaters – they […]

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The Best Leaf Rakes, Garden Rakes, and More

The Best Leaf Rake

If you’re like me, you’ve spent hours upon hours raking your yard. Raking leaves is a combination of proper technique and the right equipment…and for a while, I didn’t have the right equipment.This article explores what you need to know about raking leaves: the proper leaf raking techniques along with the best types of leaf […]

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