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5 Best Vegetables to Grow from Scraps

For those of us that don’t have back yards and gardens, or live in a climate where it snows for nearly 6 months of the year, growing vegetables, herbs, and other plants inside may be the only option. Growing your own food is amazing, and rewarding, and on top of all things allows you to save money. In this article we will provide an overview of the best vegetables to grow from scraps. Most people can’t wait months for vegetable...

How To Grow Basil All Year Indoors

Growing Basil is one of the easiest types of plants and herbs to grow by anyone at home. The best thing about Basil is that it can grow indoors all year, and will thrive in almost all Canadian and US summer climates. Basil is a native plant to tropical regions in central Africa and South East Asia. There are many varieties of Basil as well as different hybrids. The most common type of Basil that we tent to see and use is called...

How To Kill & Remove Spider Mites on Your Plants

If you have indoor plants, one of the most common problems with regards to pests or insects is spider mites. These tiny little insects can multiply rapidly and can cause havoc on your plants. When spider mites are left untreated, they will eventually overcome your plants, and kill them. Spider mites are very common and we will explain to you how to kill these insects in the section below. But first, what are spider mites and how do you know when you actually have them? Spider mites...

Save Time Raking. Help Your Lawn by Mulching Leaves

It is that time of year again; where the weather starts to get colder and we begin to see our beautiful trees lose their leaves. Those large coniferous trees in our yards that lose their leaves create extra work for us home owners. However, there is some good news. Instead of buying bags and filling them with leaves every year, we have a simple and cheap way of dealing with these leaves.  All you have to do is mow these...

Winter Care for Evergreen Trees and Shrubs

If you have boxwoods, yews, or cedar trees, winter maintenance is vital to ensure that these shrubs and trees remain healthy over the winter months. After spending money and time resources planting and caring for your plants, the last thing you want is for them to die. In the below sections we will provide you with some tips and tricks for keeping your evergreens healthy in cold climates. Most evergreen trees and shrubs such as yews, boxwoods, and cedars are highly...