Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Growing Memories Gardening With Kids Ideas For Getting Kids Out Into The Garden

Top 7 Tips for Getting Kids into the Garden

Gardening with children is a very rewarding experience, as long as you can get them out there! Melinda Myers, the author of Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening, joins us today to share her top 7 tips for getting kids out into the garden! Growing Memories Keep kids busy as you improve their health and focus with the help of gardening. …

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14 Totally Organic DIY Projects To Get Rid Of Pests Safely And Naturally

Totally Organic Ways of Getting Rid of Pests in the Garden

In my garden I use no chemicals or pellets or sprays. I develop healthy soil through composting and mulching and planting to attract the beneficial insects that hunt the bad bugs. Gardeners know to live with bugs and accept them for the value they add. If they don’t add value, and attack our plants and our bodies, well then they are dead to us …

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Dandelion Seed Head

How to Identify Weeds

I remember picking bouquets of dandelions as a child: grabbing so many in my hand that I couldn’t keep my fingers around the flowers that kept falling out. It took some time to hone my picking skills, and sometimes the head would pop off, but luckily there were plenty for me to practice with in the local park. I also …

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Multi Level Strawberry Planter DIY Project

Multi-Level Strawberry Tower

I just finished reading Julie Bawden-Davis’ book, The Strawberry Story: How to grow great berries in the Northeast and now all I want to do is plant more strawberries! You may feel that way too after you see this fabulous three-tier strawberry tower she made out of some beautiful glazed pots. I’m going to tackle this project this weekend myself, it’s …

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Garden Therapy May Printable Calendar 8x10

Oh, Happy Day. It’s Finally May!

It IS an happy day when the May calendar is ready! April showers are behind us now, for the most part, and it’s time to bloom. The flowers May brings are celebrated in this month’s free printable calendar (which you can also use for your desktop or mobile wallpaper of course). Click the links to open the calendar you want …

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Lettuce Turnip The Beet Free Printable And Mobile Wallpaper From Gardentherapy.ca

Lettuce Turnip the Beet

Yup, it’s a fine time to plant lettuce, turnips, and beets, among other cool season crops. You are also welcome to download and print this for your wall or use as your mobile wallpaper. Check out the links at the end of this post. My lettuce wine barrel was planted in March and the salads are a-flowing. Have a look …

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