Growing Indoors: Year-Round Herbs

Who wouldn’t appreciate a windowsill of fresh herbs? Whether you’re a city dweller or situated in the suburbs, all it takes is a little sunshine, a splash of education and a bit of determination to have herbs ready for use in only a few weeks. As any gardener will tell...

Growing Indoors: 6 Fruits and Veggies Anyone Can Produce at Home

From farmers’ markets to rooftop gardens and produce delivery services, more people are embracing fresh, farm-to-table food. It’s no secret that locally grown produce is better for the environment and for local communities than its store-bought counterparts. Growing food at home also ensures that you know exactly where your food comes from and how it was...

Dividing + Transplanting Perennials

Many of us grow perennials because they come back for years and provide variety and interest to our gardens. Eventually, you’ll encounter the need to divide or transplant them if they become overgrown, crowded, or you’d like to place them more strategically around your garden. If done correctly, most perennials...

How To Grow A Green, Healthy Lawn (Without A Sprinkler System)

Watering seems simple enough when you think about it right? Just water, rinse, repeat. But there are numerous variables to consider when you’re aiming to minimize waste, prevent pests, and ward off plant disease. To ensure you get the job done right, we’re sharing some best-kept secrets from landscaping professionals...

Talking Sustainable Landscaping + Organic Gardening With Instar Farm

We caught up with Erika Nolan, founder of Instar Farm, to get some dirt on popular gardening trends, easy DIY projects for spring, and why power tools are a woman’s best friend. Operating out of New Orleans, Louisiana, Instar Farm is an all-female team offering edible garden building, landscaping and other...

Build A Better Boundary: Landscape Edging Tools + Techniques

Think of edging as the icing on the cake – the finishing touch that gives your lawn a polished, professional appeal. With unlimited approaches and a multitude of materials, installing edging can be an overwhelming project to start. To help you make the best choice for your home and budget,...

To Seal Or Not To Seal? The Deal On Pruning Wounds

Pruning is essential to maintaining a desired shape on trees and shrubs. It also helps control their growth and decrease vulnerability to disease. Because this seasonal chore creates stronger and healthier trees, you’ll also have less damage and clean up after storms. We’ve come across many homeowners who have been...

Joe’s Buying Guide For Pressure Washers

Need a heavy-duty tool that can handle tough gunk and grime? You’ve come to the right place. Pressure washers are specially designed for intense, outdoor cleaning applications that a garden hose alone can’t accomplish. In this guide, Joe will help you navigate the pros and cons of what’s available on...