Spring is the perfect time to begin digging and growing a traditional vegetable or flower garden. These tips might make it easier for you.
Leaves are falling and gardeners will soon have an abundance of organic matter. Why not put these materials to good use this fall and start a …
Here are a few simple things you can do right now that will help you live longer. Buzz60’s Elitsa Bizios reports.
Reports of food shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic are not hard to find. But for every story about hoarding or a meat shortage, there are reports of farmers dumping millions of gallons of milk or plowing over vegetable crops.
Before you plant, find out what grows well in your area. Go on an organized garden tour or two or visit nurseries and take notes about what plants you love and the conditions in which they’re grown. Protect your heart and your wallet by seeking plants in harmony with your growing conditions.
You don’t need many tools to have a good garden, said Yvonne Savio, creator of the Gardening in LA blog and a retired director of the Los Angeles County Cooperative Extension Master Gardener program. She recommends starting with a sturdy hand trowel, a hand fork for scratching fertilizer and mulch around plants and a large garden fork for incorporating organic amendments into the soil. Using a fork instead of a shovel is easier on your back and better for the soil, she said.
For better or worse, another gardening season is over. This week, we could talk about reviewing your gardening year, selecting disease resista…
Fresh herbs can make an everyday meal feel fit for a special occasion but buying herbs from the grocery and trying to keep them fresh until you cook adds up. Fortunately, you don’t need a lot of space or money to grow your own herbs at home. This space-saving herb garden from Mr. Stacky has a slim vertical design that maximizes herb growing space indoors or outdoors.
Commencement speeches should pose a challenge. At this moment, it's clear what message graduates -- and the rest of us -- need to hear:
This Sunday, April 22 is Earth Day! Seize the day by getting outdoors, breathing in fresh air and digging deeper into your garden goals. Here are three ways to savor spring and give back to Mother Nature this weekend.
HUMBOLDT — The original garden plans seemed overwhelming at first.
Nebraska Extension is challenging Lincoln gardeners to grow extra produce this season to support those in need.
Peaches and apricots are favorite summer fruits, and a great source of dietary fiber, Niacin, Potassium and Vitamin C.
Gardeners encounter many insects in their fruit or vegetable gardens and landscapes, only a few of which are harmful. Many insects actually he…
Lincoln residents are invited to join the Public Garden Section of the Parks and Recreation Department for the annual spring cleanup of the Ha…
Though it’s a very poor substitute for sinking your hands into the soil, smelling a flower or walking under the shade of a tree, the frozen so…
All-America Selections recently announced seven national flower award winners, with six cultivars reproduced by seed and one through cuttings.