State Extension Services For Gardeners

Whether a person is an expert gardener or has recently acquired a green thumb, the resources available through state extension services offices shouldn’t be overlooked. Providing free advice about all kind of growing issues, these offices are designed to help even the backyard gardener learn the ro…

Growing Roses Successfully

Many people shy away from growing roses out of fear of failing at the experiment. The truth of the matter is that roses don’t have to be incredibly difficult to grow. Depending on the climate involved and the type of rose bush chosen, these plants can be pretty simple to add to a home or even profe…

Gardening With Native Plants

There’s something to be said for those gardens that are made up with plant species native to the area where they’re being grown. These plants tend to require less work, less added water and less attention, as well. All the while, they look wonderful and also look like they “belong” where they’r…

Growing Apple Trees In Cooler Climates

They’re not ideal for growing in the southern states, but those who enjoy a little bite to their winters will find apple trees can thrive in yards as well as orchards. Where ever it gets frosty cold in the winters, but balmy in the summers is picture perfect apple tree growing weather.

Adding …

Gardening as a Hobby

Living in the city has a lot of perks, but available space for gardening generally isn’t one of them. Whether you only have a small patch of dirt to call your own, or no space to even plant a single flower, indoor gardening can be the answer.

A little different that its outdoor counterpart, indo…

Adding Tomatoes to a Garden

Not every fruit or vegetable thrives in many climates, but the tomato is one that does great under varying conditions. Whether you’re looking to plant a field or just a small bed of fresh vegetables, tomatoes tend to do as well in the south as they do up north.

Before planting tomatoes (or oth…