Gardening

From planting a beautiful, lush garden to achieving a bountiful harvest, the Craftsy Gardening Blog is your best resource for growing inspiration. Visit often, and learn the skills to create statement-making surroundings!


Prime for Picking: When to Harvest Vegetables

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Harvesting your vegetable garden isn't rocket science, but with a little trial and error you'll be harvesting your veggies at peak ripeness instead of when they're too young or too old and tough. We'll give you tips on harvesting 8 of the most popular garden veggies.

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Top 5 Tips for Growing Wildflowers

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in Gardening |

Wildflowers are easy to love. These native or indigenous plants require little maintenance, and attract birds and beneficial insects. Wildflower meadows also don’t need fertilizers, pesticides or watering to perform well. Inspired to give growing wildflowers a try? Read these tips first!

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Quick Guide: Plants That’ll Attract Birds to Your Garden

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Gardening |

Would you like to enjoy the beauty of migrating and resident birds in your outdoor spaces? The secret is to make your gardens a welcoming place with the right type of landscaping, and plants that attract birds all year long.

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Prairie-Style Garden Design for Perfect Gardens

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Prairie gardens offer all the beauty and interest as traditional ornamental gardens, but with less dependence on water and chemicals. Here are tips on how to design your own prairie-style garden.

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Tomato Plant Problems: Helpful Tips for Preventing Pests and Disease

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

There are a number of diseases and pests that can strike down tomato plants in their prime. Learn how to prevent these issues and control them once they start.

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You Know You’re a Gardener When…

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Bring on the flower power! Showcase your love for Mother Nature with our sharable "You know you're a gardener when..." quotes.

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