Protecting Your Garden From Pests

This is a post from a contributing writer. I know many of you are already hard at work in your gardens! We’d hoped to be as well, but with our boys due any day now, we decided not to undertake it this year. I did, however, manage to get some tomatoes in pots and am hoping to add some herbs soon as well! 🙂  Pests are the bane of every gardener. Fortunately, there are many ways to protect your plants from being savaged by creatures and critters. Here are some of the more creative and effective methods for those that … Read more…

Quick Tips for Fall Cleanup

***I am excited to share this post today because my husband and I are in the midst of fall cleanup and getting the yard in order! We have several trees and are digging our yard out from under all the leaves. Plus, I am getting ready to rake out and tend to my small garden patches. So, if you are also tending to your yard before the cold of winter sets in, I hope you find these tips useful!  (This post was written by an Engaged Home contributor. It includes affiliate links.) It’s easy to spot the difference in gardens between … Read more…

TLC for Your Garden

(This is an Engaged Home contributor post. It includes affiliate links.) Having a garden is a real added bonus for any family home. Not everybody has a lot of outside space included with their property. Some people don’t want a garden at all because they can be quite hard to maintain. Whether a flower garden or vegetable garden, gardening with children can be a great learning opportunity for them! Looking after a larger yard isn’t always something you want to tackle on your own, though. Keeping a large lawn in good condition certainly isn’t for the faint-hearted! If you look for … Read more…