Many people who maintain gardens have a large amount of organic waste, from grass clippings to leaves and dead plants. Unfortunately, many waste money and time having these wastes transported to a landfill. It isn’t just a waste of good compost; it’s a waste of everything that goes into the process of transporting it (the garbage man’s time, the money you pay for the removal, etc). It is truly a travesty. Read the rest of this entry »
If your current planting goals involve plants that require good water drainage, I am sure you know how frustrating it is to have a yard that just won’t cooperate. Some plants can handle the excess water that comes about from being in an area that Read the rest of this entry »
The following is a reprint from another source, but Green Thumb Gardener likes it…
Secrets of Green Thumb Gardening – It’s All in Your Coffee!
By Timothy S. Collins
Gardeners tend to fall into two categories: the green-thumbed who perform horticultural magic and the black-thumbed who do only horticultural wrong despite all efforts to the contrary. The reality is we can be one of the other at different times in our lives. To be green-thumbed or black-thumbed depends upon Read the rest of this entry »
Gardening is like being a good parent: you always think first in terms of meeting the needs of the garden. You take care of the soil, the soil provides for the plants, the plants produce food for you. So the three most important things in gardening are: Read the rest of this entry »
Gardening has become a popular pastime in America today. Working in the garden is a pleasant chore. It gets you outside in the fresh air and sunshine, and is wonderful exercise. You will use many different muscles as you Read the rest of this entry »