Gardening lifts your spirit and helps to keep you active. If you've got a garden,
you already know this; if you've never gardened, getting close to the earth can help ground you and
give you space for peace and mindfulness. Whether you're new to gardening, or you've been doing it a
while, you'll find some ideas for your garden here. Some of these articles are courtesy of the
National Gardening Association;
others are written by gardening experts.
||Building a No-Dig Garden|
The no dig garden is built on top of the ground, so you can build a garden anywhere. Judy Williams tells you exactly how to build one.
||Bulb Profile: Tulips|
Although it isn't critical to know the various classifications of tulips, understanding how they're categorized can help
you choose the right variety for your garden.
Looking for perennials? Knowing a plant's hardiness rating and light needs will help you select the right plant for the right location.
Daylilies are versatile, rugged and beautiful perennials. What more could you want in a flowering plant?
||Dealing With Rose Bushes|
Here is a great introduction to rose bushes from Ken Austin.
||Early Spring Bulbs|
After a long winter, these early spring-blooming bulbs offer a welcome preview of the flowers and colors to follow.
||Fall Garden Chores for Spring Flowering Bulbs|
Ed Rooney tells you how to prepare your garden in fall for your spring flowering bulbs.
||Gardening with Kids|
Gardening is a great way to bond with your kids. Here are loads of ideas for fun theme gardens!
||Gardening with Perennials - Designing with Color|
Want a colorful garden this season? Here is some advice on choosing the right perennials for your best garden design.
||Gardening with Perennials - Gardens with Style|
What style of garden do you want? There are a variety of perennials for every style of garden.
||Gardening with Perennials - Getting Started|
Want to brighten your garden with colorful perennials? Here are the answers to common gardening questions and 5 steps to gardening success.
||Growing Great Tomatoes|
Karen Gross gives you a step-by-step guide on how to grow great tomatoes. (Homegrown tomatoes taste worlds better than store bought!)
||Growing Vegetables in Containers - The Compact Solution|
The no-dig gardening approach can be used to grow vegetables in containers. Judy Williams offers tips for success.
||Kitchen Garden Plants|
Looking for tomatoes, peppers or herbs? The National Gardening Association Garden Shop has tips and plants for you.
||Make The Most Of Fall Gardening|
Fall can be a busy time for gardeners! There are flowers and vegetables for fall harvest, preparations to make for spring, and it's time to assess how your garden did this past spring and summer
||Organic Lawn Care|
Yes, your organic lawn can be as lush and green as one that is chemically treated... if you listen to the advice of lawn expert Hans Dekker.
||Preparing Successful Seedlings|
Growing your own seedlings is very gratifying and far more economic than purchasing them. It also gives you far greater control over your existing growing conditions. Judy Williams fills you in on the details.
Ken Austin explains how to prune your rose bushes in 8 easy steps.
||Rose Gardening Challenges|
While rose gardening does have its challenges, Ken Austin assures you that you don't need to be an expert. These tips