Take a virtual tour of the Everett Children's Adventure Garden

Pumpkinhead Scarecrows at the NYBG Children’s Adventure Garden

If you have never seen pumpkinhead scarecrows before, then you are in for a treat! Scarecrows are nothing new; they have been used in agriculture dating back thousands of years to spook animals from farmer’s fields. Some records date them back to ancient Egypt! The scarecrows at the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden at the New York Botanical Garden are much less …

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These veggies taste better after the frost hits

Vegetables That Get Tastier After a Frost

That first frost can be a sad time for gardeners because it is often thought of as the end of …

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This macrame vertical plant hanger looks great and saves space

Find the Best Indoor Herb Garden for Any Space

It’s that time of year when temperatures drop and we start wanting to get our garden therapy indoors. A great …

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cleaning bombs

Cleaning Bombs Make Household Chores Easy

These fizzy cleaning bombs are an effective and safe way to quickly and easily clean up toilets, drains, and garbage …

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This guide will show you how to grow and care for hardy mums

Keep Your Fall Flowers Blooming all Season with this Essential Care Guide for Hardy Mums

One of the most frequent questions we get asked in the fall is how to care for and extend the …

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hoop house to extend the season

Use Season Extenders for a Late Harvest

Fall is in full swing, which means that many of us have accepted that the growing season is coming to …

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What a Christmas cactus needs to bloom

How to Get Your Christmas Cactus to Bloom!

A Christmas cactus is one of my very favorite holiday plants. Pops of unexpected color bloom from alien-like tendrils that …

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