How to Control Cucumber Beetles Organically

How to Control Cucumber Beetles Organically

Cucumber beetles may seem to be a small problem- after all they can’t fall a plant in hours like the squash bug can- but cucumber beetles can actually be bad news for your garden! Cucumber beetles are small yellow and black beetles that are either spotted or...
Growing Basil in Your Backyard Garden

Growing Basil in Your Backyard Garden

Basil is probably one of the most common herbs grow in backyard vegetable gardens. And for good reason! Growing basil has a ton of uses- from making amazing pesto to pairing well with tomatoes in both the garden and in dishes. Growing basil is super easy, and it keeps...
5 Easy, DIY Cucumber Trellis Ideas

5 Easy, DIY Cucumber Trellis Ideas

Cucumbers are one of my favorite crops to grow in my garden each year but if you aren’t careful your cucumber vines can get out of control very quickly. That’s where using a cucumber trellis comes in! Using a cucumber trellis can help improve your plants...
The Many Uses and Benefits of Oregano

The Many Uses and Benefits of Oregano

 What is Oregano? Oregano is an easy-to-grow herb with many health-promoting properties. It is an aromatic herb, belonging to the mint family. It prefers a warm, dry climate with plenty of sunlight.  It is a perennial herb that does well in containers- you can even...
7 Flavorful Perennial Herbs You Need in Your Garden

7 Flavorful Perennial Herbs You Need in Your Garden

Perennial herbs are some of the easiest plants to grow in your garden. They require little to no work and give you years of harvests. Many perennial herbs are also ornamental, so you can scatter them throughout your flower beds and landscaping around your house.     7...