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You can have a lot of fun growing indoor plants such as this Aloe Vera plant.House plants do more than just make a space look and feel better. Studies indicate that they’re natural air cleansers, removing many particles that otherwise irritate people... 

Need a place to sit in your garden? Find the perfect bench like this modern finished-metal bench. A bench for your garden need not be new to be deserving of a place in your garden. One which is well weathered and has aged gracefully over many years will... 

Cooking delicious summer corn on the cob the right way is easy; learn the best ways to cook corn on the cob. With summer comes nature’s bounty and nothing may taste as good as eating corn on the cob. It is one of nature’s finest culinary... 

Growing your own vegetables in containers is easy and fun! Few things are more relaxing and rewarding than growing your own vegetables! Picking fresh vegetables straight from your own garden for your own table always seems to make them taste better. The... 

Nobody wants ants in their home, but using toxic ant control products is not only harmful to the environment but also your own health. We should just be glad that ants aren’t any bigger than they are, since they can lift up to fifty times their... 

The insides of the composting bin enables you to easily turn the compost for faster decomposition of the organic matter.You can easily turn kitchen scraps and garden trimmings into the rich organic material that is known as compost. Packed with nutrients... 

Growing a garden is something you can share with your kids and will give them a greater appreciation for how plants grow.School is almost out; so now what do you do to keep your kids occupied until the school bell rings again? Why not start a garden with... 

Learn how to plant and keep a low maintenance garden using pots and other containers to grow your plants.If you like gardening and don’t have a lot of time or space you could do your gardening in planters. It is simple and easy and oh so rewarding,... 

Sweet Basil PlantAs we get closer to spring and have a few days of warmer weather, anyone who loves to grow things will think about starting seeds. My first project is usually starting a few herbs in pots and placing them on a sunny windowsill. Basil... 

A Butterfly Garden will give you plenty of relaxation and enjoyment.Typically, the butterfly garden is more about plants and plant selection than design. Certain flowers and plants will attract certain types of butterflies and if you plant these you will... 

Who doesn’t love the taste of fresh, homegrown, ripe strawberries? Rich with vitamins and delicious to eat, strawberries are one of America’s favorite berries and are available in many varieties. While strawberries grow best in areas with... 

Cherry tomatoes are a great variety for growing upside down in hanging containers.If you don’t have room for a garden but you want to grow some awesome tomato plants, you can make space in almost any outdoor place that gets sunlight and has room... 

Who doesn’t love ladybugs? These easily recognizable, friendly little insects are yellow, orange, or scarlet and have small black spots on their wings. The benefits of having ladybugs in your garden include being able to cut back on pesticides and... 

In the beginning, lighting our patios was difficult and decks were in their infancy. The basics back in the day were a few bare light bulbs or a little brass circle that was less than adequate and served very little in the way of decorative aid to your... 

Imagine adding some lights to your home or garden or lining your walk way with lights in as little as five minutes. When you think about adding lighting effects to your sidewalks we usually consider the time and expense involved and when would be a good... 

Whether your garden is small or large, Autumn marks a time when certain tasks should be attended to, especially if you live in an area where the weather might turn at any given moment. The key words for Fall are, “be prepared.” Think in... 

Planning Ahead Choose your planting site and prepare the planting area well in advance of time to plant the garden. The job will go much faster on planting day and your plants won’t need to stay in the containers any longer than necessary. Vegetable... 

Herbs have played a vital role in the life of men from time out of time. We’ve used them for political things, for love, for our faith, our health and even for some superstitious reasons. We’ve done things like stuffing pillows, purifying...