Sheet mulching, sometimes referred to as lasagna mulching, is a technique that involves layering different materials on top of a lawn to smother weeds, build soil, and conserve water the easy way. You may often see this term associated with “no-till” or “no-dig” as well, which refers to not digging up the earth, usually with … Continue reading Easy Way to Create a Garden Bed with Sheet Mulching
We recently saw a video from one of our favorite garden-guru YouTubers, Garden Answer, where she was showing how to direct sow poppies on top of snow. With our recent snow here, it inspired us to try it out. We’ll update you come spring to see if we had any success. Here we detail the … Continue reading Direct Sow Poppies in Winter
4 Things to do in January to Get This Year’s Garden Off to a Good Start Gardening in January looks a lot like doing the things around the garden that you don’t have time for the rest of the year. Gardening is a lot of work, and while we’re working hard – planting, fertilizing, managing … Continue reading Gardening in January
There are many reasons why you should start composting if you haven’t already. Composting is a way to recycle and reuse organic waste that you would normally throw away. Creating compost is easy and free! It’s a cycle that nature has perfected and performed for billions of years. We should all learn from the ways … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Be Composting
Chrysanthemums, known as mums for short, come in a variety of rich, saturated colors and are a sure sign that autumn has arrived. They’re available in just about every shade of the rainbow, don’t mind a little cold, and usually start blooming when the rest of your garden is looking tired and wilted. Even better, … Continue reading Can You Overwinter Mums?
Today, we’ve put together 5 ideas to help you start brainstorming how you will decorate your porch this fall. Hopefully these ideas will inspire you to put together a beautiful display in front of your house to celebrate fall!
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