Cedar Oil for Ticks: Using Cedar Oil Spray as a Natural Tick Repellent for Your Yard

We have SERIOUS insect problems where I live. Here’s my location on a map of the US showing Lyme disease cases: My hometown has one of the highest rates of Lyme-carrying ticks in the state. To make matters worse, I live directly adjacent to wetlands. Our town’s newspaper is called The Mosquito: All this is …

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Growing mums

How to Grow Mums

Alt-text: Growing mums Chrysanthemums are the last flowers to bloom in fall before the frost. A staple in fall gardens, these popular flowers prefer cool temperatures. Some tips on how to grow your mums include planting them in a spot that receives full sun, fertilizing them regularly and taking care of them when the cold …

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How to Grow Dahlias

Dahlias are a vibrant and beautiful choice for your garden. They are sown in spring, so you can see them flower through summer and fall. Dahlias need light and warm temperatures to grow, so it’s important to wait the winter frost out before you begin the venture. However, if you have access to a greenhouse, …

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Growing fruit trees

Can You Grow Tropical Fruit in a Greenhouse?

Synopsis: Tropical fruits grow in warm, hot and humid regions such as tropical and subtropical zones of Asia, Africa, South and Central America and Oceania. Popular exotic fruits include bananas, coconuts, mangoes, papayas, pineapples, guavas, kiwis, acai berries and avocados. A glass greenhouse with plenty of sunlight, humidity and 80-84 degrees Fahrenheit temperature is ideal …

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Growing mushrooms

Do Mushroom Grow Kits Work?

Do you want to cultivate beautiful-looking and delicious mushrooms in your garden at home? Then you have come to the right place! When I started growing mushrooms in 2005, I experimented with different methods to cultivate them in my backyard. I even produced my own spawn in laboratory conditions! When demand for my mushrooms rose …

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