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How To Control Moss In Your Yard

Sally asks, “What can I do to prevent moss in my yard? It’s taking over the grass and spreading to my garden.”

Like many other weeds, moss indicates that conditions in your yard are not favorable for turf grass. Read on for tips on discouraging moss.

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How to Grow Broccoli in Your Vegetable Garden

Fresh broccoli is one of the highlights of the vegetable garden, growing crisp and delicious in the chilly temperatures of early spring and fall. Broccoli is one of the most nutritious on the planet, and it’s easy to grow. Read on to find out how to grow broccoli in your garden.

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Plant Watermelon Radishes in Your Garden

If you’re looking for something a little different in your garden this year, give watermelon radishes a try. Sometimes mistaken for turnips, these large colorful radishes are sweeter in flavor than traditional radishes and make a great addition to salads and cooked dishes. Read on to find out more.

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Fishin’ Buddies

Ralph Waldo Emerson once advised, “Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.” Now I’m not sure, but I bet he dreamed up that one after a long—and likely unsuccessful—day of fishing. Fishing is especially enjoyable when you can share it with a good friend, which is why I called Danny a few weeks ago and asked him to join me on a fly-fishing expedition on the Colorado River. Read on to find out more.

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How to Pick and Store Fresh Strawberries from Your Garden

What better way to celebrate the return of sunshine and warm weather in spring than strawberry season! Whether you’re visiting the local farmer’s market or a local pick-your-own farm, read on for some tips on how to get the most out of this year’s strawberry season in your area.

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How to Grow Lettuce and Salad Greens

Lettuce and salad greens are favorites in the spring and fall garden. They’re easy to grow and work exceptionally well in raised beds, cold frames, and containers. And with a little planning, you can keep the harvest going throughout much of the year. Here’s what you need to know about growing lettuce in your garden.

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How to Make a Light Post Planter for Your Yard

Light post planters are expensive, but these resourceful gardeners came up with a clever idea for building their own. This is an easy DIY project that you can do at home with only a handful of tools. Read on to find out how.

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What Is the Right Soil pH for Your Lawn or Garden?

“What’s the best soil pH for my yard and garden?”

pH is a measure of acidity (or alkalinity) in your soil, and it’s a very important factor in plant health. The ideal soil pH varies with the type of plant, but generally a slightly acidic soil (6.0-6.9 pH) is considered best. Read on to find out more.

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