Linette Prince

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The berry best: grow your own gooseberries and blackcurrants

For a bumper crop of soft fruit goodness, nothing can beat gooseberries and blackcurrants. Get planting now<p>The once-in-a-blue-moon sort-through of the chest freezer is a cold-knuckle chore with little to recommend it. Last weekend, however, I salvaged from the depths two lamb chops and three …

Keukenhof, Holland - the best spring garden in the world?

Dutch bulb fields, Dutch gardens, Keukenhof, Spring gardens, The Galloping Gardener, Tulips, World's best tulip displays,

Growing lilac: make way for heavenly scents

Lilacs are often overlooked until their fragrant May flowers put on a show, but they are a worthy addition at any time of year<p>'Just now the lilac is in bloom, all before my little room.”<p>The scent that must have floated into Rupert Brooke’s room, combined with the spring birdsong, made him long for …

How to Start a Vegetable Garden in a Garden Box : Gardening & Landscaping

How to Repair Lawn Ruts : Spring Lawn Care

How to Get Your Yard Ready for a Garden : Gardening & Landscaping

Gardening 101: How to Sprout a Seed

Launch a stealth attack on winter by sprouting seeds indoors (to get a start on your edible garden). It’s simpler than you may think.<p>Photography by …

How to Figure Square Footage of a Vegetable Garden : Gardening & Landscaping

How to Add Dolomite to the Lawn : Spring Lawn Care

How to Prune Unruly Vines on a Grapevine : Pruning Tips

How to Fertilize Bermuda Grass Lawns : Spring Lawn Care

Plant of the week: Geum 'Blazing Sunset'

This easygoing, hardy perennial should win your heart<p><b>What is it?</b> Geums are a conundrum: why aren't these easy-going hardy perennials more popular? Let's hope this one wins your heart. It should: its double, brick-red blooms are much bigger than more run-of-the-mill geums, and they keep on coming …

Ask Alys: your gardening questions answered

<b>Part of my new allotment has been contaminated with heavy metals from burning batteries. Can I grow lavender and sunflowers to attract bees, birds and butterflies?</b><p>If the soil is contaminated, there is potential for the plants to take up these pollutants and pass them on to wildlife in the pollen …

How To Get Rid of Ants Naturally: Both House Ants AND Carpenter Ants

<b>Learn how to Get Rid of Ants Naturally!</b><p><b>I take pride in my advanced detective skills,</b> and I apply them to almost everything including: figuring out …

7 Eco-Friendly DIY Summer Crafts for Creative Adults (and Kids!)

It's mid-summer. The days are long and hot, and the nights, while cooler, can still be pretty hot. When people are hot and bored, things escalate to …

15 Creative Uses for Coffee Grounds • The Prairie Homestead

I have a fascination…<p>… with finding ways to save common everyday “cast-offs” from ending up in the trash.<p>So far, I’ve compiled some big ol’ lists of …

How to successfully step outside your home's comfort zone -->

Finally get those closets under control! Watch these smart small space solutions -->

DIY Projects With Cinder Blocks Ideas, Inspirations

I love writing about DIY projects. It seems that almost every time I do, I come across a new project involving the use of <b>cinder blocks</b>. These …