How-to Grow Sunflower Seeds by Linda Bailey

Sunflower Single Flower Petals Photograph Close Up

Advice on Growing Sunflower Seeds, in a few Quick Steps, by Mrs. Linda Bailey! I love the look of sunflowers growing in my garden, but I love the taste of their seeds even more!   However I have had problems in the past with harvesting my sunflower seeds. I live in a very hot and humid climate, so mold is a definite problem. Birds and other animals … [Read more...]

How to Do Pond Algae Control and Removal

Algae are a large group of diverse organisms that resemble plants.   Seaweeds are the most complex species of algae, but they also include single cell organisms. This type of algae often thrives in ponds, especially in ponds with any competing animal or plant life. This is most common in new ponds that don't have an established ecology yet. A variety of methods … [Read more...]

When Do You Put Hummingbird Feeders Out?

When Do Hummingbird Feeders Go Out

How Do Your Know When to Put the Hummingbird Feeders Out? Humming birds are such beautiful creatures with their iridescent feathers in all colors of the rainbow, delicate beaks and marvelous bodies coupled with unique flying abilities. These wonderful birds also symbolize love, joy and beauty as well as speed. It's no wonder then that we love to attract hummingbirds to … [Read more...]

7 Steps: Guide to Choosing DIY Greenhouse Plans

Choosing DIY Greenhouse Plans

Although having your own greenhouse is a wonderful idea and certainly worthwhile if you wish to ensure that you are eating organic vegetables and herbs, there are some things that bear keeping in mind. This article will guide beginner gardeners into choosing the right DIY greenhouse plans, for how to buy or build a greenhouse that's perfect for your circumstances and … [Read more...]