Gardening as a Bond of Friendship with Nature

“When you change the way you look at things, the thing you look at change.”   This is true in so many ways, especially in gardening. If you look at the soil that will touch your hands, and the daily routine that you need to do to ensure your plants will survive; then you may…

Keep Your Garden Organized by using Identification Plant Labels

If you are one of those individuals who love gardening but has problems with organizing your plants, then adding organic plant labels to your masterpiece is your solution.   Yes! It is hard to keep things organized.   A PR NEWS WIRE article published on January 13, 2015 has revealed:   “Turns out, not only…

15 Summer Flowers to Add Beauty to your Garden

“The earth laughs in flowers” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Are you looking for a new flower to add in your garden family this summer? Take on this flower list and make your garden blossom with beauty, fragrant, and vibrant color.     Lily of the Nile   Agapanthus praecox or also known as the…

Different Types of Garden Part 2 of 2

Let us continue with our discussion on the different types of garden you may consider adding to your home, office or your community. This includes:   Therapeutic Gardens   This has gained popularity over the years, especially with the increasing ailments felt by people in various ages, including the elderly. Some of these include:  …

Different Types of Gardens (Part 1 of 2)

Gardening has always been an art, essentially.   This is true in almost all its form, even if there are more than a dozen gardens for you to choose from. Are you interested to know more about these different garden types?   Read on.   Vegetable Gardens   This is relatively common these days, especially…

List of Plants that Can Reduce Stress

Gardening can reduce stress.   This is a common adage among garden lovers. But do you know that there are particular plants that increase your chances of reducing your stress level?   YES! Truly not all plants are created equal and the following plants are well applauded because they can help make you happy and…

USO – Metro Hospital Resiliency Gardening Program

A team of GSMG is supporting  USO-Metro Hospital Resiliency Gardening Program at Fort Belvoir with gardening information in the context of their treatment. Each week a group of 16 active duty service members leave their hospital treatment to learn about the many benefits of gardening.   The team stresses  “resilience” as that quality that allows some…

Things To Know About Container Gardening

Do you have little to no space at all but loves to garden? There is a way for you to continue gardening via container gardening. Learn more about it in this article.   Overflowing flowers in pots, tubs, and half barrels are a sight to see on your garden. But do you know that container…

Containers, Pots, and Planters – Which one is best?

Plant vessels have a large range of sizes, weight, shapes, materials, and price. Each one has its advantages and disadvantages. Choosing the correct plant vessel will help you to ensure the overall well being of your plants.   Here are some of the plant vessels and their materials to serve as your guide.   PRESSED…

10 Tips In Preparing Your Garden For Spring

Spring is coming in just a few weeks! And soon all gardeners are busy sowing, growing and raising their plants. Exhaust these soft winter months to make your garden back to life. Get a head start for your gardening year.   Here are the top 10 Tips In Preparing Your Garden For Spring:   Make…

How to Organize your Garden Space (Part 2 of 2)

Your mind must be in a daze now that you have several options to think about with your small garden space. But we have more ideas for you to consider. Dive in and let your creativity and resourcefulness work.   DIY Decorations and be colorful   Decorating your garden can be DIY. You may create…

How to Organize your Garden Space

A garden is a nice spot for some “siesta” time as it can easily become your little sanctuary. If you design and organize it accordingly, it can even add life and appeal to your home. But what if you have limited space? Will this still be possible?   What are the Pros and Cons of…