Plant Nutrients Explained: Everything You Ever Need To Know

Ready for a test? With paper and pencil, make a list of ALL nutrients that plants need to grow properly. We’ll wait…no cheating! Here’s the list to check yourself against: Nitrogen Phosphorus Potassium Calcium Magnesium Sulfur Chlorine Copper Manganese Iron Boron Molybdenum Zinc Carbon Hydrogen Oxygen There are more elements here than you listed, I … Read more

Where Do Vanilla Beans Come From?

Where do vanilla beans come from?

When you drink a much-needed vanilla flavored latte in the mornings or see those specks of vanilla mixed into your ice cream, do you ever wonder, “Where do vanilla beans come from?” Are they natural products? Why are they so expensive? Can you grow them yourself and keep from paying all that money for dried … Read more

How to Choose a Garden Fence

​Most of us think of garden fences as a way to protect the garden from pests – those deer, rabbits, and other critters that can wreak havoc on a garden. While that’s exactly what they’re used for, there’s nothing that says you can’t also have a beautiful garden fence. It can be a little bit … Read more