Want to make your yard a hummingbird haven?  Here are some tips on how to use hummingbird feeders and nectar rich plants to attract hummingbirds. Keep feeders clean and filled with fresh nectar. Change the nectar at least every 3-4 days, more during extended heat.  Clean the feeder once a week with a mixture of one part white vinegar and […]

Raised Bed Gardening

Permanent gardens constructed above ground are often referred to as raised beds or square foot gardening. These types of gardens are popular for a number of reasons.  Raised beds allow for more closely spaced planting, thus more production from a smaller space.  Closely spaced plants also crowd out and reduce the number of weeds.  Soil in above ground beds tends […]