Gardening Resources

Alternative Planters

Turn a Pallet into a Vertical Garden
What is Hypertufa?


Fall is for Planting
Fall Pruning
Fall Window Boxes

Gardening Basics

Choosing & Planting Water Plants
Drought Tolerant Gardening Basics
Planning Vegetable Garden for Small Spaces
Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring
Growing a Container Garden
Intro to Tree Pruning
Vegetable Garden Planning
Window Boxes Made Easy


Herbs that Repel Insects
Planting an Herb Spirals with the Seed Exchange


Choosing & Planting Water Plants
Forcing Bulbs Indoors
How to Grow Citrus in Philadelphia
Improving Indoor Air Quality with Plants

Pests & Disease

Common Vegetable Diseases
DIY Garden Treatment
Homemade Bug, Weed Killer and Organic Plant Sprays

Impatiens Downy Mildew

Seed Starting

Seed Starting Schedule
Seed Starting Tips & Techniques


A Guide to Soil & Mulch
How to Improve Garden Soil
What Soil is Right For Me


How to Grow Tasty Tomatoes
Mary’s Top 10 Tomato Answers


Fertilizing with Worm Castings
Worm Composting


Water Gardening 101
Water Theory