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!


Fall Crops: 15 Vegetables to Plant Now for a Fall Harvest

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Gardening |

If you’d like a fall harvest of crops, now is the time to get your hands in the dirt and get planting! There are plenty of crops that actually prefer the cool fall weather and will produce a bigger, better crop because of it.

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Fall Planting Tips for Fantastic Gardens Year-Round

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Gardening |

Think your gardening season is over? Think again. Fall is the perfect time of year to plant all of those things you didn't get around to planting this spring and summer. Even veggie gardeners can extend the season with these fall planting tips.

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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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