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carolina silverbell

Carolina Silverbell: All You Need to Know About This Native Plant

The Carolina silverbell is a tree or shrub that loves moist, mineral-rich soil, and thrives in the mountains. Learn all about this beautiful bell-flowered deciduous tree here. Read more

plants that repel insects

10 Plants That Repel Insects Naturally

There’s nothing more frustrating than dealing with pesky insects around the home. Instead of using chemical-based insecticides, try these 10 plants that repel insects naturally. Read more

winter vegetables to grow

The Best Vegetables to Grow This Winter

Growing vegetables in winter is easy and delicious. Find out which winter vegetables you can grow, and how to keep your kitchen-garden thriving this winter. Read more

harvest rain water

How to Harvest Rain Water: Tips for Beginners

Harvesting rainwater is a sustainable and cost-effective technique that helps you save on water and money. Harvesting devices collect and store rainwater for later use, and are easy to install and maintain. Read more

sweet pepperbush

Sweet Pepperbush: Here’s Why You Should Grow This Shrub in Your Garden

Want to add some low-maintenance and beneficial plants to your garden? Stick with native plants like sweet pepperbush! We'll give you some tips on how to care for this flowering shrub. Read more

easy to grow vegetables

The 10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow at Home

Growing your own produce is a very rewarding experience as it shows firsthand just how much work goes into food production. We've compiled a list of easy-to-grow vegetables so you can try it out yourself. Read more

how to grow ginseng

How to Grow Ginseng at Home: Step-by-Step Guide

Ginseng is easy to grow at home and for thousands of years, it has been prized for its therapeutic properties. We'll show you how to grow ginseng at home. Read more

How to grow turmeric at home

How to Grow Turmeric at Home

What could be cooler than growing a superfood in your own home? Today, we will share all of our tips and tricks so that you can grow turmeric in your own garden or even indoors. Read more