How About This Self-Sufficient Garden Pool Farm?

When Dennis and Danielle McClung bought a foreclosed home in Mesa, Ariz., in 2009, their new yard featured a broken, empty. Instead of spending a small fortune to repair and fill it, Dennis had a far more prescient idea: He built a plastic cap over it and started growing things inside. Thus, with help from family and friends and a ton of internet research, Garden Pool was born. What was…

Anthracnose Disease: What Is It, [HOW TO] Prevention and Treatment

Anthracnose disease is a plant disease that affects a number of shade trees and shrubs, even ornamental plants during the growing season. Belonging to the kingdom of fungi, Anthracnose disease is generally common in the eastern parts of the United States. It was identified in 1875 in Germany. Since then, it has spread all around the world. Today, a number of nations, including the United States, Canada, Brazil, India, China,…

Notre Dame’s Beehives That Produce 165 Pounds of Honey a Year Survived the Fire

Notre Dame Cathedral’s three beehives — home to more than 180,000 bees — survived Monday’s destructive fire. The keeper of the hives, Nicolas Geant, shared the good news on Thursday. “The bees are alive. Until this morning, I had had no news,” Geant, who has cared for the hives since they were installed in 2013, told AFP. Geant originally feared the worst for the hives, which produce over 165 pounds…

Hydrogen Peroxide For Plants: How To Use (H2O2) In The Garden

Everyone is familiar with hydrogen peroxide uses as a topical antiseptic and a personal care product. However, most people are unaware of the fact that this simple substance has amazing benefits and is something of a miracle product when it comes to gardening. In every phase and type of gardening, H202 can be extremely useful and helpful. In this article, we explore the many reasons why hydrogen peroxide may just be…

Nothing Could be Finer Than Some “Foodilizer” for the Garden

Are you looking for a way to grow better plants without the need for chemical fertilizers and the like? Have you tried composting but just can’t seem to wait that long for it to finish? Yea, me too. So, what if you could still organically improve your soil for optimal growth without waiting months on end…how about within hours instead? Does that pique your interest some? Yep, me too. Scraps…

‘May the LIFEFORCE Be With You’ Giveaway

LIFEFORCE™ 1-1-1 Enter to win one quart of LIFEFORCE™ 1-1-1. We will be giving away one quart per day from Monday, April 22 through Wednesday, April 24. LIFEFORCE™ 1-1-1 is a revolutionary food waste-based fertilizer. OMRI-certified, more than organic, more complete than compost, now you can move food waste from leading grocery store partners to a higher purpose and strengthen the LIFE FORCE of your growing food. LIFEFORCE 1-1-1 brings…

Gardening Know How Sponsorship Recipient: the Young Gardeners Program

This year, Gardening Know How’s School and Community Garden Sponsorship Program was fortunate enough to help support 20 gardens with $1,000 each. These gardens represent a wide array of community and school programs, from Florida to Saskatchewan and many places in between. Each has its own unique and powerful story, and we’re excited to share them with you. Every other week we’ll highlight one of our sponsorship recipients to help…

Q&A with Shelley Levis, author of “Countertop Gardens”

Shelley Levis Shelley Levis is a passionate horticulturist, speaker, writer, and garden designer. She is an editor and content creator for Urbanique magazine, a regular contributor to a variety of newspapers and magazines, and the voice behind the popular gardening blog Sow & Dipity. Her creative DIY garden projects have been featured in the Huffington Post, Fine Gardening and GreenCraft magazines, and other publications. In her latest book “Countertop Gardens“,…

50 Baby Names You’re About to See Everywhere

The hottest new baby names for 2019 are taking a sharp turn away from past favorites like Hannah and Michael. Read on to find out about the next generation trends. Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock Good news for fans of 19th-century literature, lovers of all things biblical, and those who want to name their babies for great-grandparents—the hottest new baby names for 2019 are mostly timeless classics. This recently published list from Names.org of…