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How to Garden in the Winter (Cold Weather Gardening Tips)

Gardening is an all-year hobby for some and a year-round livelihood for others. Seasoned landscapers don’t park the van up the drive when the cold snap hits. The only thing that changes is they put a coat on. Here’s a great tip to give you a 12-month gardening schedule: stalk your local landscapers on social media. The services they’re offering are …

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Succulent Diseases and Problems: Solutions to Your Plant’s Symptoms

Succulents are desert plants so they do not need to be watered often. They still need watering though and the amount of watering they get is a delicate balance. Too much or too little will cause problems to set in. They are fairly responsive plants though so when you adjust the watering, many of the problems can be rectified within …

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How Fast Do Succulents Grow (And How to Grow Them Faster)

Succulents are a popular group of indoor houseplants due to their easy care requirements and interesting shapes. Some of the strangest plants are in the succulent family, and they can be quite a conversation piece. They come across as being almost artificial due to how slowly they grow. Find out more, including just how fast these slow-poke plants can grow. …

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How to Grow Herbs and Vegetables Indoors Without Sunlight

Like the idea of some fresh herbs, perhaps some carrot and even a few cherry tomatoes to toss into a freshly served salad with your very own homegrown microgreens? It’s all possible and there’s no sunlight needed. That’s no joke, by the way. Sunlight can be replicated and that’s all you need to do to grow herbs and vegetables indoors, …

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Simple Steps to Winterize Your Vegetable Garden (And Protect Your Plants)

After a busy summer of gardening and yard work, the cooler weather of fall can bring a pleasant break from outside chores. But don’t let your garden space get neglected in the fall. You still need to plan ahead so you can take care of your vegetables, flowers and shrubs over the coming winter. In warmer climates, winters aren’t that …

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What Do Plants Need to Survive (And Thrive)?

Have you tried your hand at growing plants or herbs only to find it hasn’t quite turned out to be the successful project you had hoped it would? It happens. It’s awful when it does, but if you’ve spotted the problem early enough, you can intervene using this guide listing all the things a plant needs to survive and grow, …

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Can Plants Survive Without Carbon Dioxide?

It’s not a surprise that plants need oxygen to survive, since they do breathe and respire like every other living thing. However, we tend to see carbon dioxide as a waste product, or even a pollutant. How do plants use CO2 and can they even survive at all without it? The short answer is that plants use CO2 as part …