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6 Best Christmas Gifts for the Flower Lover in Your Life

6 Best Christmas Gifts for the Flower Lover in Your Life

Sometimes the flower lovers in our lives can be the most difficult people to Christmas shop for. Usually you buy a can buy a bouquet for someone special, but what do you buy for someone who probably already has the most beautiful flowers in the […]

5 Best Books for Winter Gardening

5 Best Books for Winter Gardening

Books To Give You Winter Gardening Tips & Advice Most of us associate the warmer months of the year with an abundance of fresh produce. Cucumbers, beets, strawberries, peaches, you name it — warm seasons tend to usher in the opportunity to grow your garden […]

A Guide to Smart Sprinklers

A Guide to Smart Sprinklers

We’re living in a time where everything is “smart.” From refrigerators, to cars, and even furniture, almost everything we come in contact with lives on the internet of things whether we like it or not. However, one of the more surprising smart devices on the […]

The Best Books to Help You Start Canning

The Best Books to Help You Start Canning

Canning and preserving can at first seem like a long and intimidating process. It requires a lot of equipment, attention to detail and time — which are all three things that a lot of modern day folks can sometimes lack. However, with the ever growing […]

5 Ways to Preserve Tomatoes

5 Ways to Preserve Tomatoes

Treated like a vegetable, but classified as a fruit, it’s no wonder that the tomato is one of the most complex and versatile food in the world. It pops up in all types of cuisine: Mexican, Italian, greek, you name it. It’s rich fresh taste […]

Housewarming Gifts For Gardeners

Housewarming Gifts For Gardeners

So, your friend bought a new home. Hooray! This is an exciting time for them. A thoughtful gift is an excellent way for you to share in their joy. If your loved one is a fan of gardening, choosing a present related to planting, cultivation, […]

Top-Rated Garden Shoes for Men

Top-Rated Garden Shoes for Men

When we think of gardening, the image conjured often looks like this: a retired woman puttering around the roses, wearing a giant floral hat that ties under the chin.  While there may be a lot of gardeners that can fit this description, there are now […]

Gardening Gear for Kids:  Top Rated Gear

Gardening Gear for Kids: Top Rated Gear

Perhaps more than any generation before them, today’s children need to be encouraged as much as possible to get out and play in the real world.  Too many of our children spend their spare time playing on tablets, laptops, and video game systems instead of […]

The Best Work Gloves for Gardening

The Best Work Gloves for Gardening

Gardening gloves come in a variety of styles, materials and price points.  With so many choices out there, it can be overwhelming trying to choose the right set of gloves for the job. Durability Overall, you want your gardening gloves to be durable and able […]

Best Clothes for Gardening

Best Clothes for Gardening

When you are out in the garden, the sun is beating down on you and your fingers, and probably your knees, are in the dirt.  It’s important to wear clothing that lets you move easily, is breathable and also gives you some protection from the […]