Mycorrhizae: Boost Plant Growth and Yield

As gardeners, we know all about great partnerships in the garden.  Compost and growing vegetables.  Earthworms and airy soil.  Bees and pollination.   One partnership that may be lurking right under your nose is the one between your plants and already existing mycorrhizal fungi in your soil.   This is a pretty strong partnership that …

How to Use Neem Oil in Your Garden

There is a good chance that you may be like myself, and think, hey, I’ve got a neem spray out in the garden shed ready to take on the nasties in your garden only to realize that it’s not the most effective spray.   You may think that you’ve used it in the past with …

7 Grower Benefits to Neem Oil

Neem oil is a vegetable-type oil pressed from the fruits and seeds of the neem tree, which is an evergreen tree native to India. Indian people discovered the many benefits of neem oil generations ago and have been using it for a variety of applications in medicine, health, beauty, and plant pesticides, which we’ll discuss further. Pure, …

An Effective Pesticide That You Can Eat?

Diatomaceous earth is touted as a pesticide that you can eat.   That’s a pretty crazy claim if you think about it, but it’s not false. Although many people have experienced several health benefits of diatomaceous earth and ingest it on a daily basis, we are not suggesting that you try eating diatomaceous earth.  But if you …

8 Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth Indoors

In our previous article, we discussed the wonders of diatomaceous earth for outside uses which you can see here. In this article, we’ll discuss the different ways that you can use diatomaceous earth inside your home.   Ready to dive into all of the great ways that diatomaceous earth can improve your home? 1. Flea …

How to Use Diatomaceous Earth in Your Garden

Diatomaceous earth is a fantastic natural substance that can be used for a variety of purposes inside and outside of your home.   It happens to be a great way to deal with a lot of pests that can be relatively safe to use in and around your home when used properly.   Many people …

The Secret Trick to Germinating Seeds

Growing your plants from seed to harvest is way more fulfilling than just planting store bought transplants.  It’s much cheaper too. But germinating seeds correctly can be somewhat of a tricky matter. There are a lot of different methods that work better than others but this video by YouTuber gardener Gary Pilarchik,  maps out the most effective and …

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