Kill Without Harm

The last thing you want is your beautiful flower beds being marred by a stubborn patch of weeds. Yet, if you’ve got kids, delicate plants, and animals in tow, then you’ve probably considered how you can kill weeds naturally. Thankfully, there are a ton of different methods, and all of them require very few ingredients or tools.

Harvest Seeds For Garden

… If you have a tomato or string bean variety you particularly enjoy, saving some seeds to replant next year can take the guesswork out of selecting which type you’d like to plant in the future. There are some practices, though, that will make saving seeds simpler and more successful.

Becca Lewis

Best Fertilizers For Your Garden And Plants

You might be surprised to know that the term “organic” is not regulated for fertilizers, so essentially anyone can put it on the label. But you can look for products with the seal of the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI), a nonprofit organization that certifies which products are compliant with USDA organic farming standards. And pet owners, beware: Organic fertilizers can be deliciously enticing to cats and dogs, so keep your fur babies away from any fertilizer and always call your vet immediately if you suspect your pet has ingested any, no matter how little.

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Growing Tips For Your Tomatoes

…the truth of the matter is that while there are lists upon lists of insects, diseases and other disorders that can make tomato growing a challenge, there’s a suitable solution to deal with most of those problems.

Paul Cappiello~

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Garden Tips

Are you wanting to start digging and growing, but don’t know where to begin? Then, check out this list of helpful hints for making sure all your plants thrive.

What Is Perlite? Garden Mineral Product×523.jpg

These little balls are a type of mineral product called perlite. Every ingredient in those mixes have a beneficial effect on plants, and perlite is no exception.

Perlite Contains…

  • 70-75% silicon dioxide
  • Aluminum oxide
  • Sodium oxide
  • Potassium oxide
  • Iron oxide
  • Magnesium oxide
  • Calcium oxide
  • 3-5% Water