Gina Beattie

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8 easy container garden plants to grow on a budget

I love growing container gardens and keep many of them throughout my landscape. While I love the instant gratification of a 4-inch starter pot, …

Plants

Flowers For The House: The Cutting Garden at Chatsworth

Once, the kitchen garden at Chatsworth, or any British country house, would have been run with military precision by a formidable man in a suit. He …

10 Tips for Planting Under Trees

01 of 11<p>How to Plant Under a Tree<p>Every yard looks better with a mature shade tree in it. Trees add permanence and weight to the landscape. To make …

Avant-garde

Click & Grow Smart Herb Garden lights up the indoor garden

The Click & Grow Smart Herb Garden uses plant cartridges to grow fresh herbs. The addition of an LED makes the gadget suitable for use regardless of available light.<p>There is no denying that fresh herbs and spices make a difference while cooking. There is, however, always the lingering possibility …

Gardening

How to attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators to your garden | NOLA.com

Pollinator Week is going on now, so it's a perfect time to write about the important work of bees, butterflies, moths, hummingbirds and others. You …

Gardening

Descanso Gardens teams with designers to create stunning 'Enchanted: Forest of Light'

After six weeks of detailed preparation and careful installation, not to mention months of envisioning a nighttime attraction that would showcase the beauty and majesty of plants, Descanso Gardens unveils to the public Friday evening its newest exhibit "Enchanted: Forest of Light."<p>The 45-day …

Turns out that old Apple computers are perfect pots for your plants

Today in headlines we never thought we’d write: People are using old macs as planters and it’s actually very chic.<p>French artist Christophe Guinet, …

Forget weedkillers — let the Tertill robot keep your garden clear of weeds

When it comes time to clean house, you can relax knowing that cute little machines are taking care of your floors. You then wince when you think …

Robotics

Wildflower Seed Planting Instructions

Attract Pollinators With Wildflowers<p>All of the seed we carry at American Meadows is 100% pure, non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to …

Wildflowers
Fruit

Are You Forgetting This Essential for Pollinators?

We know it’s important to provide flowers that attract butterflies, but there’s another important element that is often overlooked. The baby nursery! …

Let's Talk Tomatoes!

Illustration by Deviant ArtEveryone loves a good tomato.<br>With so many varieties to choose from<br>what do I need to know to choose wisely?<br>Tomato plants …

Gardening

By: Greg Seaman

Yes, a net is most effective for controlling mosquitoes assuming there is structure to hang the net from.<br>Another very simple, effective measure is a …

Turnips & Parsnips

<b>Turnip Treats</b><p>For a couple of thousand years, enormous and rather coarse turnips – which perhaps gave this flavoursome food a bad name – were a …

Gardening

Gardeners, dial utility line locators before you dig

I will be doing some planting in my garden this fall and am worried about damaging the cable television lines that I think go through a couple of the areas where I will be digging. How do I figure out where these lines might be?<p><i>— Eveline Ray, Evanston</i><p>State law requires that you call JULIE (Joint …

Red and Yellow Dwarf Marigolds - My Secret Gardens Review | Shopswell

Red and Yellow Dwarf Marigolds - My Secret Gardens<p>share<p>$2.05<p>Buy from Amazon<p><b>I have always enjoyed Marigolds and they grow very well our New York</b> …

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A Genius Way to Grow Juicy Tasty Tomatoes - Enlightened Consciousness

When DIY gardener James Bryan posted these jaw-dropping photos of his tomato plants online, everybody wanted to know his secret. Yet, no-one could …

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

Heirloom Carrot Varieties

Learn all there is to know about planting, harvesting and saving heirloom carrot seeds as well as the cool history behind some of the rarest and …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Selling

Ikea is now selling hydroponic gardening kits

Ikea is betting on indoor gardening.<p>The furniture retailer is introducing a line of products, part of the Krydda/Växer collection, that'll help you start your own indoor hydroponic garden. Unlike regular gardens, hydroponic systems don't use soil to grow plants — only water. That water is filled …

Aquaponics

A Healthy Garden With Half the Work

Gardening season is almost upon us, but if you're dreading the thought of weekends spent mowing, pruning, and weeding, we've got some ideas to help you get the most from your greenery for less work.<p>Gardening season is almost upon us, but if you're dreading the thought of weekends spent mowing, …

Gardening