New Garden Ideas

• Harvesting Vegetables: Enjoy the harvest • Fanciful Pots: Start a container garden • Control Your Yard: Tips for the gardener • Stop and Cut the Flowers: Enjoy your blooms • Mosaic Birdhouses: Decorative how-to Garden Question of the Week • Favourite Fragrant Flowers Gardening Guides • Landscaping 101: Ideas from the pros • Soil: … Read more

The Composting Resource

Garden enthusiasts everywhere sing the praises of compost, the “black gold” made from garbage that serves as a nutritional powerhouse in the ground. Compost is so rich with nutrients that almost any type soil benefits from adding it and its texture can improve the quality of even the toughest soils. As environmental concerns grow, composting is becoming … Read more

A Guide To Organic Gardening

The practice of organic gardening continues to increase in popularity. Organic gardening is a method of growing and cultivating plants that does not use synthetic fertilizers or insecticides. Organic gardening strives to find balance in the ecosystem of soil, light, and air; and the plants that are grown in them. Standard gardening uses artificial pesticides … Read more

Common Plant Diseases

Plants are subject to diseases just as humans are, and there are many different types of diseases that plants suffer from. Plant diseases can deteriorate the quality of a plant and if not treated will kill the plant completely. The introduction of invasive species of plants and animals has made the problem of plant diseases … Read more

The Botany Resource Page

Botany is the scientific study of plant life and its development. Scientists who practice this are called botanists. Botanists study various aspects of plant life including the identification of all types of plants and to determine whether they are safe to eat, are poisonous or have value as medicine. Botany has been practiced for several centuries with … Read more