Winter Gardening: 13+ Tips and To-Do’s

For a gardening enthusiast, there’s nothing worse than not getting out into your green space. If you’ve got a green-fingered calling, the winter can put the brakes on your passion and bring down your mood. Luckily, there are many ways to stay busy in the garden during the winter. How to Keep Gardening in Winter Prepare … Read more

Money Tree Plant (Pachira Aquatica) Care and Growing Tips

Do the names “Saba Nut” or “Malabar Chestnut” bring visions of dollars, coins, and other forms of monetary wealth to mind?No?What if I were to mention the Pachira plant?​Still no mental pictures of riches?​That might be because you haven’t heard these other names for the Pachira Money Tree plant.​Ah, perhaps now you see the greenbacks … Read more

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 … Read more

When is the Best Time to Water Your Garden?

Being a new gardener is hard. There’s so much to learn — how to start seeds, how to care for your plants, how to prevent diseases…the list goes on. But would you believe me if I told you that one of the most common mistakes that new gardeners make is one of the simplest to fix? … Read more

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 … Read more