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Category Archive: Gardening

Feb 20

20 Super Cool Gardening Hacks

Many of these ideas have already crossed my path and may have also crossed yours, but a few are new to me and I am excited to try this spring! Make a teepee and surround it with climbers to create a fun little fort for your little ones. Or make your tomatoes sweeter by adding …

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Feb 19

Creative Ideas For Galvanized Tubs

Galvanized tubs are super versatile and easy to find on the cheap or even free. This is by no means a totally comprehensive list, but here are a few creative ideas for your galvanized tub. Enjoy: Creative Ideas For Galvanized Tubs

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Feb 18

How to Grow Dahlias 

Dahlias are really one of my favorite underdog blooms. They are striking and distinct yet somehow, still humble and approachable. (I’m just describing myself right now–haha!) If you’d like to add a splash of color to your garden, adding Dahlias as tubers isn’t all that difficult. The Garden Glove gives a step-by-step on how to …

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Feb 10

6 Things to Do With Eggshells

Eggs are a staple item in almost any household. You eat them for breakfast, in cakes, in random recipes. Very rarely do you go through a day where eggs aren’t eaten. But if you save the eggshells, you can do many things with them. Here are my 6 favorite things to do with the leftover …

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Feb 01

Why are my plants turning yellow? 

It seems there are way more things that can go wrong with a plant than I realized. It’s not always as simple as pinpointing under watering, over watering, or lack of sunshine. Specific nutrient deficiencies can be the culprit to your yellowing or dropping leaves. And there are several nutrient deficiencies with varying remedies that …

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Jan 26

How to Make Homemade Plant Food

I was surprised to learn that we have never covered this topic before at InfoYouShouldKnow.net. This post arose, yet again, from my own need: I have no fertilizer and my peace lily plant stopped flowering. Surely there must be something around my home that I could use, right? Yes! And way more than I thought. …

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Jan 16

10 Elements of a Zen Japanese Garden 

  We have been beyond blessed to relocate directly across the street from a nature center that has the most beautiful Japanese garden I could conceive of on US soil. It’s expansive, peaceful, perfect. Maybe this particular garden design isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I think this culture really nailed marrying nature with spirit …

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Jan 12

How to Grow Yacon: Plant it and Forget it Until Harvest Time

Ever heard of Yacon? According to Attainable Sustainable it’s a root vegetable that tastes like a cross between an apple and jicama. The longer you hold on to them and let them ripen, the sweeter they’ll become. However, they can go south really fast. They are apparently a very low maintenance crop to plant, so …

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Jan 04

Starting tomatoes from a tomato slice 

I only tried growing a tomato plant once but the results were disappointing. I bought an entire heirloom tomato plant, put it in a planter, added fresh compost, and watched it sprout, oh, three tomatoes the entire season. Small ones. I love the idea of using kitchen scraps to regrow food. It’s so efficient, economical …

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Jan 02

10 Helpful Tips On How To Grow Mushrooms Indoors 

I received one of those mushroom logs for Christmas this year. Odd gift, perhaps, but it was on my list! There is now a little industry of prepared logs that have been treated with spores that are intended to be home cultivated. Unfortunately, I’ve had it for about two weeks now and it still isn’t …

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