Video: How to make a newspaper seed pot
You can save money by recycling newspapers into seed-starting pots. It's easy, it's free, and planting the entire biodegradable pot ...
How to grow an herb garden
Here's how to start your own herb garden this spring, in three easy steps.
Garden Detective: Treating lawn brown spots
DEAR JESSICA: I've been noticing since spring that many lawns appear to have small circles of brown spots. Do you ...
Testing soil for nutrients can help troubleshoot problems
DEAR JESSICA: I have potted outdoor hibiscus plants that I bought this past spring. Right now each plant looks like ...
How to care for a ponytail palm, more
DEAR JESSICA: I am wondering if you can help me out with some information on this plant. I received it ...
It’s time to wrap the fig tree: Here’s how
Fig trees are very sensitive creatures:Sensitive to the cold, so they need winter protection;Sensitive to drought, so they need regular ...
It's time to renovate your lawn -- here's how
If your grass is looking shabby, a little bit of work now will ensure a thick, lower-maintenance lawn for years to come. The ideal time to renovate your lawn is late August through mid-September, so get cracking.
How to make dried fruit at home
Are you paying a premium for granola with half a cup of dried fruit? Tired of picking through the bag ...
Dry your own flowers
For those who prefer the faded color of dried hydrangeas commonly sold at florist shops and home decor stores, waiting ...
How to plant bulbs in your lawn for a colorful spring
When you think of planting spring bulbs in fall, chances are you envision placing them in neat rows or clusters ...