A Safe Solution to Wasps

While wasps certainly are a normal part of nature and serve an important function we don't always want to be around them.  Wasp stings can be quite painful and some people even have adverse reactions to their sting (as I can attest to, see the post on my swollen foot - not for the…

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Five-Plant Gardens by Nancy Ondra (Book Review)

Available on Amazon Recently I was given the opportunity to check out Nancy Ondra's latest book called Five-Plant Gardens. Nancy Ondra writes the blog Hayefield and has written several other books including The Perennial Care Manual.  She is definitely what I consider and expert on perennial plants! This latest book isn't about the care…

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The Troy-Bilt RZT Mower

As a member of the Saturday6 with Troy-Bilt I have the privilege to test out and keep the products.  I'll even be able to give one away this summer so keep checking back for that really cool giveaway!  Today though I'd like to share with you my experiences on the Troy-Bilt RZT Mower. The…

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A Review of Rootcups

A few weeks ago Mr. Brownthumb posted an interview with the inventor of Rootcups on Treehugger. Rootcups are an easy to use propagation device that the home gardener can use to help propagate some of their favorite plants.  I contacted Mr. Brownthumb because I was curious about the product and and then got in…

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Greenland Gardener Raised Beds – Part 2

A few weeks ago I told you about the Greenland Gardener raised bed system. It consisted of several composite boards that could be put together using specially made corners also made from composite lumber. With composite materials you don't have to worry about the materials breaking down which is a huge advantage over typical…

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