Browsing the "Gardening" Category

It MIght Be Better To Grow Your Own

December 4th, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

We don't consider ourselves a politically oriented site whatsoever here at Backyards Made Better, but the fact is, we do


Grow More Food With Cold Frames

December 2nd, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

Gardening guru Eliot Coleman asserts that “the basic cold frame is the most dependable, least exploited aid for the four-season


Keep Monsanto Out Of Your Garden

December 2nd, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

Seed catalogs are starting to arrive in mailboxes across the Northern Hemisphere with home gardeners everywhere starting to plan which


Newspaper Planters

November 30th, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

Call us old fashioned but we still like to get the newspaper in the mail box every morning.  Reading the


Guide To Companion Planting

November 29th, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

Organic gardeners know that a diverse mix of plants makes for a healthy and beautiful garden. Many also believe that


Easy Indoor Gardens

November 28th, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

Just because it's super cold outside doesn't mean you have to give up gardening altogether.  We've talked about various options


How To Grow Delphiniums

November 28th, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

Years ago I accidentally became a very successful delphinium grower, first by breaking the rules, and then by learning how


Winter Edible Gardening

November 27th, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

For some hardy gardeners, harvesting food from the garden doesn't stop when summer ends. Here are some tips for successful



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