Gardening Articles & Resources
General Gardening Tips & Information
- Healthy Garden Soil: composting, mulching, layered gardens
- Growing plants from seeds - Save on the cost of starter plants in spring. Grow your own from seeds! Illustrated guide shows you how easy it is.
- Specialty garden seed kits - featuring Chocolate garden (Yum!), Medicinal garden, Herbal Teas, Culinary Herbs, Flower Garden Fun Kit for the children, and Bird, Bee and Butterfly Garden
- Greenhouses & Cold Frames - extend your growing season; grow orchids & other specialties
- Create Raised Beds - raised bed gardening saves space, time, and money
- NEW - Container Gardening: create exotic patios and courtyards, lush rooftop jungles, or a balcony of veggies.
- Beautiful Flowering Bulbs - create instant beauty in your garden. Here's everything the beginning gardener needs to know in order to have a spectacular flowering bulb garden.
- Mulch: Mulching prevents weeds, retains moisture, and saves hours of back-breaking labor for the busy gardener.
- Turn Fall's Leafy Abundance into Fuel for Next Year's Garden
- A free guide to help you take advantage of a great mulch and soil amendment - leaves!
Insects & Garden Pests:
- Natural Bug Sprays: How to make natural bug sprays & non-poisonous animal repellants. Includes recipes for pesticides & insecticides, and some safe, humane products to deter animals as well as intruders from entering your yard.
- Companion Planting - chart of compatible plants; prevent insects & disease.
- Pest & Disease Control
- Here's how you can work with nature to control pests and diseases, and enjoy a healthier garden and harvest.
How to grow Fruits & Vegetables:
- Tomatoes: Grow tomatoes in your garden or on your patio. Includes everything from starting your tomato seedlings through transplanting, growing, pests, diseases, & harvesting.
- Fruit Without An Orchard: Apples in the living room? Berries on the porch? Now you can grow your own fruit without having an orchard! Discover all sorts of interesting ways to grow fruit in limited spaces. Fruit Without An Orchard an ebook in zipped exe format - best for Internet Explorer. Or select the pdf version here.
- Mmm... Strawberries!
As the name suggests, this ebook is all about growing strawberries, from planting through diseases. But it's got a special surprise at the end. Delicious recipes for Meringue Nests with Strawberries and Lemon Sherry Syllabub
(an easy, Victorian favourite from the mid 1800's) and Strawberry Shortcake.
So get your free Strawberry ebook now and enjoy those bountiful berries!
- Asparagus: one of the first delicacies of the spring garden.
- Salad Greens: how to grow lettuce and mixed greens. Includes some creative recipes & more.
- Kids Gardens: Here are some fun ideas for the little gardener in your life.
- Mean Plants: Bored with the usual? Carnivorous plants offer a fascinating,
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