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Handy herbs

It’s so convenient to grow herbs in pots and have them positioned inside or out for ease of use. What is better than using home grown fresh picked herbs in your cooking. The natural freshness will enhance flavors and provide sensory stimulation by sight and smell too. Not all herbs make good … Read more about Handy herbs

Go green

Garden spending is expected to reach $49.3 billion by 2023. This growth will result in more green collar workers, many at a high level that will require University education. However, there will also be many more opportunities in the industry that do not require such a high level of study and … Read more about Go green

Master Gardener

The Master Gardener program, typically offered through universities in the United States and Canada, provides intensive horticultural training to individuals who then volunteer as Master Gardeners in their communities by giving lectures, creating gardens, conducting research, and many other … Read more about Master Gardener

Simply Succulents

Succulents are easy to grow, low maintenance and you can create colorful and quirky displays for indoors or out. They are great for beginner gardeners  as they practically take care of themselves. They come in all shapes and sizes and you can get really creative with your combinations. … Read more about Simply Succulents

Smelling like roses

Roses are wonderful fragrant plants for growing in pots. Just about any type of rose can be grown in a pot, as long as the pot is large enough to hold the volume of soil needed to sustain the size of the plant. Roses in pots can be grown in even the smallest amount of outside space, such as on a … Read more about Smelling like roses

House plants for health

Plants absorb air-polluting volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene. These VOCs and other indoor air pollutants (such as ozone) have been linked to numerous acute conditions, including asthma and nausea, as well as chronic diseases such as cancer and … Read more about House plants for health

Homegrown tastes best!

There is something really satisfying about eating food you have grown yourself. Many people think they won’t be able to grow their own produce because they don’t have acres of land. It really doesn’t matter how small your space is you can still enjoy home grown produce from container … Read more about Homegrown tastes best!

Encouraging pollinators

According to the USDA, honey bees are the third most important livestock type and play a vital role in the production of over 150 food crops in the US. A lack of pollinators such as the honey bee will reduce availability of some fruits and vegetables.  We need to make a change and encourage … Read more about Encouraging pollinators