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Setting Up a Drip System In Your Raised Bed

By Barbara Fahs

You can use soaker hoses as easy drip systems Life can be hectic in the 21st century. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening

Vertical Growing In Raised Bed Gardens

By Barbara Fahs

Photo by Rick Grier Raised bed gardens present many advantages to gardeners with smaller growing areas. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening

Companion Planting in Raised Beds

By Barbara Fahs

Eggplants, nasturtiums and basil growing together Your raised bed garden will yield great results because it is a nutrition-packed place where plants naturally thrive. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening

Five Fruits you CAN Grow from Seed

By Steve Asbell

You may have been told that you can't grow good fruit from seed. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Growing Fruits, How-To Tips

Starting Unusual Veggies From Seed

By Barbara Fahs

Whether you're a first-time gardener or an old pro, you will enjoy growing some unusual types of vegetables in your raised beds this year. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Fun Veggies to Grow in the Garden

By Barbara Fahs

Gardeners who like to think outside the box might enjoy growing some slightly different veggies this summer season. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Can't Wait for Summer Veggies

By Barbara Fahs

Pinching the flowers off of Tatsoi to prolong the harvest and induce side sprouting. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Vegetables

Greenland Gardener Raised Garden Beds Review

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Garden and life blogger Trish from "Do Cartwheels with Me" reviewed our garden beds and loved them! Read an excerpt below, and check out the full post here. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Greenland Gardener Products, How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening

Recipes for Cool-Weather Greens

By Katie Elzer-Peters

I've been enjoying my greens in lots of cold salads. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Stacked Planters for Small Spaces

By Jenny Peterson

For anyone with a limited amount of space — hello, urban dwellers! — or any gardener who simply wants a dramatic accent to their entryways, decks and patios, this project is for you. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Taking the Temperature--of the soil

By Katie Elzer-Peters

One of the most pressing questions for gardening in the spring is "When can I plant my _______ [fill in the blank]?" A lot of the timing has to do with the soil temperature. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening, Seeds, Vegetables

Mid-Winter Inspiration

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Oh, I really wish winter would just end. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Photos

New Garden Books for 2013: Design Books

By Katie Elzer-Peters

One of my favorite parts of winter (probably the only favorite part of winter) is looking at all of the new gardening books that are published. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Figuring out Fruit Trees

By Katie Elzer-Peters

To me, it's more confusing to grow fruits than to grow vegetables. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Growing Fruits

Cool-Weather Vegetable Gardening in Raised Beds

By Katie Elzer-Peters

It's the time of year to think about cool-weather vegetable gardening. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Learning about Lettuce

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Lettuce is one of the easiest garden vegetables to grow if you follow a few tips and tricks. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

You Can Compost That?

By Michael Nolan

As a movement, composting is finding a new following, and with good reason. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Seed Starting 101: When Should You Start?

By Michael Nolan

Now that the new year is upon us, it's time to start thinking about what we will plant in our spring gardens. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Seeds, Vegetables

Cure the Winter Blues with Herbs

By Michael Nolan

January is the bane of many gardener's existence because there is so little that can be done outdoors for most of us. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Indoor Gardening

Transplanting Houseplants in Winter

By Barbara Fahs

When you start to yearn for some contact with nature in winter, it's a good time to give your houseplants a makeover. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Indoor Gardening

Soil Building For Raised Bed Gardens

By Barbara Fahs

Gardening success has only one secret: your soil must be good! Because plants need certain nutrients in order to thrive, plain old depleted garden soil just won't do the trick toward making your tomatoes plump and juicy and your petunias extra-pretty. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening

Planning the Spring Garden--Starting Seeds

By Barbara Fahs

When the doldrums of winter seem too hard to bear, why not give yourself a springtime fantasy? Many avid gardeners mourn their outdoor activities when the weather forces them indoors, sometimes for months at a time. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips, Vegetables

Cool Weather Flowers

By Barbara Fahs

Winter needn't be a time when the garden is devoid of color. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Camellias: Jewels of the South

By Katie Elzer-Peters

I'll never forget the first time I saw a camellia. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Trees and Shrubs

Spring Flower Seeds

By Katie Elzer-Peters

One of the most fun things to do if you garden in an area with mild winters is to plant seeds for spring-blooming flowers directly outside into the garden. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Christmas Cactus Tips

By Steve Asbell

Every December grocery stores and nurseries stock up on what's turning out to be a real holiday tradition. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Indoor Gardening

Forcing Bulbs in Winter for Early Spring Blooms

By Barbara Fahs

Waiting for spring flowers to bloom can seem like a lifetime for people who thrive in the warmer months. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Caring for Houseplants in Winter

By Barbara Fahs

Many of the plants we enjoy inside our homes have tropical parents. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Composting in Winter

By Barbara Fahs

Winter is a great time to start a compost pile. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Cold Weather Veggies To Grow and Enjoy

By Barbara Fahs

Fresh, crispy vegetables from your garden needn't vanish just because it's winter. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Fall and Winter Pruning Tips

By Barbara Fahs

Most yards include both annual and perennial plants. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Trees and Shrubs

Fall Planting For Early Spring Flowers

By Barbara Fahs

When you admire wildflowers that seem to pop up overnight on hillsides and in meadows, you might wonder if you can duplicate nature's efforts in your own yard. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers

Saving Seeds from Summer Plants

By Barbara Fahs

When summer ends, we must bid farewell to tomatoes, green beans, squash, peppers, carrots, other food crops and favorite flowers. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Seeds

Gardeners' Tricks for Reducing Next Summer's Insect Pests and Diseases

By Barbara Fahs

Gardeners sometimes enjoy the break that winter gives them from their outdoor duties. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Easy Frost Protection for Citrus Trees

By Barbara Fahs

Citrus trees are adaptable to many climate zones. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Greenland Gardener Products, Growing Fruits

Decorate your Yard for Fall Events

By Barbara Fahs

Until recent years, many people decorated their homes and yards only at Christmas time. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Bulb Planting Trick

By Katie Elzer-Peters

I've finally gotten enough done in my garden that I feel ok about planting bulbs this fall. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Pumpkin Topiary Project

By Jenny Peterson

Now that fall is rapidly approaching, doesn't it just make you want to break out the DIY materials and make something? The mornings are cooler, there's a crisp snap in the air, leaves are falling—it all gives me renewed energy and increased interest in creating a seasonal project. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Thinning Leafy Greens

By William Moss

Leafy salad greens, including lettuce, arugula, mustards, spinach, mizuna, tatsoi, and pak choy, grow quickly in autumn. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Vegetables

Overwintering Houseplants

By Steve Asbell

If you're an interior design connisseur, a temporary holding area for plants doesn't sound like an appealing addition to your home's decor. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Lovely Daffodils

By William Moss

Daffodils brighten the spring landscape like no other flower. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Early Alliums

By William Moss

It isn't too early to start thinking about which bulbs you'll plant this fall for a spring bloom. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers

Plant a Salad Bowl

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Here's some fall Friday fun for you! If you like fresh lettuce, you'll love growing a salad bowl. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Vegetables

Grapes!

By William Moss

September is harvest time throughout America. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Growing Fruits

Get Ready for Fall Gardening

By Jenny Peterson

Now that we are saying "sayonara" to our summer gardens, we can take a bit of a breather before diving into fall. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Fall Lawn Care

By Jenny Peterson

Your poor lawn has really taken a beating this summer--from family gatherings, the kids' toys and games of Fetch with the dog, the grass has been sat on, run over and dug into. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Planning Fall Bulb Planting

By Jenny Peterson

Admit it--you've always admired your next-door neighbors bulb display, and every spring you tell yourself that you're going to add some bulbs to your garden. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Beautiful Beets

By William Moss

I never grew beets before this year. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Early Garden Memories

By Katie Elzer-Peters

People ask me all the time, "When did you start gardening?" The truth is, I can't remember. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers

Tree Planting 101

By Jenny Peterson

If you live in a very mild climate, you might be fortunate enough to plant year-round. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Trees and Shrubs

Growing Cool Season Asian Vegetables

By Barbara Fahs

If you love the crisp, fresh taste of barely-cooked snow peas, baby bok choy and Chinese cabbage, fall is the time to plant these and other Asian delicacies. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

10 Tips for Drought-Tolerant Container Gardens

By Steve Asbell

With all of the record breaking heat and drought this summer, your garden might be a little on the crispy side. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Warm Weather Vegetable Gardening

By Jenny Peterson

If you are new to vegetable gardening, you're embarking on a life-long adventure of trial and error--vegetable gardening pros know some reliable tips and will gladly pass them along, but you will have to experiment to find out what works in your specific garden in the climate where you live. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Vegetables

Planting by the Moon

By Barbara Fahs

For centuries, farmers have relied on the phases of the moon to know when to plant, when to harvest and when to leave things alone. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Vegetables

Garden Success Through Companion Planting

By Barbara Fahs

Just like people, plants have their friends and foes. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Summer Garden Tips

By Steve Asbell

Mulching with Pine Straw photo by Katie Elzer-Peters Spring is typically the time to garden, while the heat of summer leaves you dreaming of barbecues, lemonade and lounging around. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Toad Lilies--Prettier than their Names

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Toad Lily Katie Elzer-Peters What's that blooming in the corner of the garden? That plant that looks like an exotic tropical orchid, but is perfectly happy in a chilly zone 4 garden? That's a Toad Lily! (Scientific name: Tricyrtis hirta. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers

Proper Pest Control Attire

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Protective Equipment Wearing the right equipment while applying pesticides--whether organic or synthetic--is important to keep you and your family safe. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Good Soil = Good Gardening

By William Moss

Adding Worm Castings Katie Elzer-Peters You can't grow healthy plants without healthy soil. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Tomato Hornworms

By Jenny Peterson

I know you've had the same experience that I have: you carefully tend your vegetable garden, only to have pesky bugs treat it as their personal dining table. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Vegetables

Hurricane Season Preparing!

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Last summer a hurricane made it from North Carolina up to Maine, largely intact. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Vegetable Harvesting: Know When to Pick 'em

By Jenny Peterson

Harvesting a Pepper photo by Katie Elzer-Peters About 18 years ago, I planted my first vegetable garden. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Vegetables

Okra Tips

By William Moss

Okra is undervalued and underused in many parts of America. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Vegetables

Extending the Green Bean Harvest

By William Moss

Beans have been a favorite crop for thousands of years. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Vegetables

Tomato Growing Tips

By William Moss

Tomatoes are America's most popular homegrown veggie. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Vegetables

Katie's Favorite Gardening Tool

By Katie Elzer-Peters

I don't remember when I first started using shrub rakes. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Surprising Summer Bulbs

By Steve Asbell

Watching bulbs push through the snow in springtime is one of the greatest sights a gardener could experience. Continue Reading >>

Topic:

Fertilizer Tips for Beautiful Roses

By Noelle Johnson

Photo by Noelle Johnson Did you know that roses are the most popular flower in the world? They are certainly my favorite. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

A New Twist on Old Terrariums

By Jenny Peterson

Photo by Jenny Peterson I love traveling to flower and garden shows each spring--I'm able to see new garden trends that I can pass along to my clients and blog readers incorporate into my own garden. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

The Art of Moving a Garden: Part 2

By Steve Asbell

Old Garden Photo by Steve Asbell Read "The Art of Moving a Garden: Part 1" here. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day May 2012

By Katie Elzer-Peters

It's Garden Bloggers Bloom Day! I actually wrote it on my calendar this month so I could remember and participate. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Photos

Create a Children's Flower Garden

By Noelle Johnson

There is nothing quite as rewarding as teaching your kids a love for gardening. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Friday Fun, How-To Tips

Checkmate in the Garden!

By Jenny Peterson

I've been seeing more and more checkerboard designs in both gardens and at flower and garden shows lately--and I'm realizing now why it's such a popular motif. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

How to Grow Caladiums

By Steve Asbell

Illustration by Jennifer Asbell With their broad and intricately painted leaves, caladiums are the artists of the shade garden. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Plant an Herb Garden Container

By Noelle Johnson

Herb Garden Hanging Baskets Photo by Katie Elzer-Peters Do you love the taste of fresh herbs? You could step outside your kitchen door and snip fresh herbs whenever you need them instead of buying them at the grocery store. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Companion Planting in the Vegetable Garden

By Noelle Johnson

Are you constantly on the lookout for damaging insects eating your vegetables. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Vegetables

Spring Garden Checklist

By Barbara Fahs

Cutting Back Perennials Katie Elzer-Peters Spring is the season when gardeners and their gardens come to life. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips, Vegetables

Roasted Kale Chips

By Garden Chef

Kale is a super food packed with heathly vitamins and minerals. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Garden Recipes

Warm Season Veggies for Raised Beds

By Barbara Fahs

From mid-spring until fall, your double raised bed garden will overflow with tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, peppers, eggplant and many other veggies that love the heat. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

How to Grow Passionfruit and Maypops

By Steve Asbell

Passionfruit Illustration by Steve Asbell For this final installment of my unusual fruit series, I think I've saved the best for last. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Raised Bed Gardening with Cool Weather Vegetables

By Barbara Fahs

Just because it's cool you needn't stop gardening. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Start Composting!

By Jenny Peterson

Why buy pricey bagged soil amendments when you can easily make your own? Stop throwing out your kitchen scraps and bagging up your leaves—it's time to get composting. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

How to Grow Herbs in Raised Beds

By Barbara Fahs

Herbs are among the easiest of plants to grow. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening

The Art of Moving a Garden: Part 1

By Steve Asbell

Whether we're moving on to another home or just moving plants around, most of us will have to relocate our beloved gardens at some point or another. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips, Trees and Shrubs

Growing Flowers in your Raised Beds

By Barbara Fahs

Flowers of all kinds are a natural for raised beds. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Raised Bed Gardening

Snail

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Continue Reading >>

Topic: Photos, Wordless Wednesday

Grow Your Own Fruit: Custard Apples and Paw Paws

By Steve Asbell

Rollinia (a close relative of Custard Apple and Paw Paw) Illustration by Steve Asbell For the second installment of my series on unusual fruit, I'm featuring two ancient relatives of the magnolia with sweet custard-like flesh. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

How to Design at the Garden Center

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Designing at the Garden Center One of the most intimidating parts of gardening for most new gardeners is selecting plants. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

ONE Word Wednesday: Happy

By Katie Elzer-Peters

2012 Tulip Bloom Filoli in California. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Wordless Wednesday

Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening

By Jenny Peterson

More and more gardeners are turning to creating raised beds in their gardens, and the reasons are numerous. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Raised Bed Gardening

What is a Garden?

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Gardening fanatics love reading gardening memoirs, magazines and quote books as much as they love working in the garden. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Friday Fun

Dividing Plants in Spring

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Certain perennials grow best when they're divided every four to five years. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Flowers of Spring: Annuals

By William Moss

Although now I grow many vegetables, herbs, and fruits, when I first started gardening it was mostly ornamental shrubs and flowers. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers

Transplanting Seeds and Sowing Outdoors

By William Moss

Once your seeds have sprouted, you'll have to transplant to larger containers. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Seeds, Vegetables

Starting Seeds Indoors

By William Moss

Starting veggies and flowers from seeds is easy and offers the greatest selection of new varieties and heirlooms. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Seeds, Vegetables

Late Winter Garden Chores

By Jenny Peterson

Gardening is so much more than putting plants in the ground and watching them grow—although that's often the most fun part. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Gorgeous Grape Hyacinths

By William Moss

Spring bulbs are valuable to every landscape. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers

Easy Houseplants

By Steve Asbell

I don't know about you, but I'm way too busy in winter to worry about catering to the needs of my whiny, thirsty plants. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Indoor Gardening

What to do with your Amaryllis

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Your amaryllis used to look like this: But now they look like this: That's a good thing! Now that the bulbs have stopped flowering, you need to let them grow leaves and make food to store for next year (which is this year!). Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Indoor Gardening

Cold Weather Garden Activities

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Plant Potatoes You can plant seed potatoes two weeks before the average last frost date in your area. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening, Trees and Shrubs, Vegetables

"Beet" me to it

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Beets growing in Aquaponics. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Wordless Wednesday

Palm Care Basics

By Jenny Peterson

This time of year, we gardeners begin to gingerly set a toe outside, eager to get going in the garden again. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Trees and Shrubs

Growing Your own Fruit: Jaboticaba and Muscadine

By Steve Asbell

A couple of weeks ago my wife and I traveled to the Miami Fruit and Spice park, a veritable paradise for both fruit aficionados and candy lovers alike. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Trees and Shrubs

Bringing the Garden Tour Home

By Katie Elzer-Peters

One of my favorite parts of traveling is visiting gardens. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips, Photos

Integrated Pest Management

By Jenny Peterson

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) sounds like it's too difficult for the home gardener, doesn't it? Like something environmental scientists at a major university would bury their noses in. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Design Inspiration from Costa Farms

By Steve Asbell

Spring will be here before you know it, but sometimes the bright colors on display at the garden center can be a tad intimidating. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Operation Start from Seed: Cold Weather Flowers

By Katie Elzer-Peters

A few weeks (months?) ago at the beginning of the new year, I wrote a post about growing everything I could from seed this year. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips

Gardening Around Deer

By Jenny Peterson

Gardeners in many parts of the country have to deal with the challenges of creating and maintaining a garden with an active deep population nearby. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Trees and Shrubs

Pumpkin Pancakes

By Garden Chef

Tired of the same old same old breakfast pancakes? Enjoy something different with your sweetie. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Garden Recipes

Giveaway! Win a Copy of Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening

By Katie Elzer-Peters

UPDATE: The winners are MJ Letterman, and Carrie Blackwell! Please email katie "at" greenlandgardener. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Friday Fun, How-To Tips

How to Make a Terrarium

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Terrariums were hot in the '70s but they've made a comeback. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Indoor Gardening

The Green Monster Smoothie

By Katie Elzer-Peters

During the winter, I sometimes find it hard to get all of the veggies I need. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Garden Recipes

How to Assemble the Mini Greenhouse

By Katie Elzer-Peters

[youtube:Bb7PmKQX29U:youtube] Here's a handy video that shows how to assemble our Mini Clear Cover Greenhouse. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Raised Bed Gardening

The NEW USDA Hardiness Zone Map

By Katie Elzer-Peters

It's official! There's a new USDA Hardiness zone map, just in time for spring! What does this mean to you, as a gardener? What IS the Hardiness Zone Map? Every time you buy a plant or a package of seeds or a bulb, there's a hardiness zone number or range on it. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Grow Up with Vertical Gardening

By Steve Asbell

If you're running low on space or trying to add interest to your outdoor room, the only way to go is up! Vertical gardening is all the rage right now, and gardeners are finally learning to take advantage of another dimension of their outdoor space. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips

Seed Starting Indoors

By Steve Asbell

I have an unusual problem: I'm addicted to starting seeds! If I don't have a tray of seedlings to check on every single morning, I get the gardener's equivalent of empty nest syndrome. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Seeds

Operation Start from Seed Begins

By Katie Elzer-Peters

So it begins. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Seeds, Vegetables

New Year-New Garden

By Katie Elzer-Peters

My one and only New Year's Resolution involves my garden. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Seeds, Vegetables

Best of Greenland Gardener Facebook Photos: Weird and Wonderful

By Katie Elzer-Peters

There's one photo that started this photo retrospective. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Photos

Best of Greenland Gardener Facebook Photos: Harvests

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Greenland Gardeners have green thumbs! Here are some of the most amazing harvest photos you uploaded this year. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Photos, Vegetables

Best of Greenland Gardener Facebook Photos: Wildlife

By Katie Elzer-Peters

You uploaded tons of funny wildlife photos. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Photos

Best of Greenland Gardener Facebook Photos: Pets in the Garden

By Katie Elzer-Peters

We have had some AMAZING photos posted on our Facebook pages this year. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Photos

How to Make a Dish Garden

By Steve Asbell

What's a dish garden, might you ask? If vegetables on a plate is what comes to mind, put away your fork and get out your favorite trowel. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Indoor Gardening

Honey Glazed Carrots

By Garden Chef

If you're lucky enough to have carrots in your garden, then this recipe is for you. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Garden Recipes

Early Alliums: Grow Onions for Their Beauty

By William Moss

The flowering onions, or alliums, have become popular spring flowers for their colorful, long-lasting blooms. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Photos

An Incredible Fall

By William Moss

In over seventeen years of gardening, I have never seen autumn weather like this. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, Vegetables

Advice for Newbie Gardeners

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Everybody starts somewhere with a new hobby. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips, Trees and Shrubs, Vegetables

Extending the Vegetable Container Season with the Frost Blanket

By William Moss

This has been an unusually mild autumn, but we all know winter is coming. Continue Reading >>

Topic:

A Bit About Bromeliads

By Katie Elzer-Peters

Photo: Katie Elzer-Peters Colorful bromeliads add add a tropial flare to your garden. Continue Reading >>

Topic: How-To Tips, Indoor Gardening

Overwintering Houseplants

By Steve Asbell

If you're an interior design connoisseur, a temporary holding area for plants doesn't sound like an appealing addition to your home's decor. Continue Reading >>

Topic: Flowers, How-To Tips, Indoor Gardening