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Two Minutes in the Garden

Bite-sized informative updates on gardening basics, solutions, myths, news and other subjects of interest to gardeners both new and experienced. From the popular Empress of Dirt website (empressofdirt.net), home of creative and frugal ideas for your backyard garden.

info_outline How Flowering Plants Create Seeds 01/28/2020
info_outline Supporting Mycorrhizal Fungi in Your Soil 01/27/2020
info_outline Should You Buy Mycorrhizal Inoculants? 01/24/2020
info_outline How Your Garden Benefits from Mycorrhiza 01/21/2020
info_outline How Mycorrhizal Fungi Help Plants Grow 01/18/2020
info_outline The Flower That Grows Entirely Underground 01/15/2020
info_outline How to Push the Winter Blues Aside 01/12/2020
info_outline Does Wood Chip Mulch Steal Nitrogen from Your Soil? 01/09/2020
info_outline Nitrogen: The Most Important Nutrient for Your Plants 01/06/2020
info_outline Are Gardeners Happier than Non-Gardeners? 01/03/2020
info_outline Eating Healthier with a Keto Diet 12/31/2019
info_outline Creative Ways to Reuse a Christmas Tree 12/28/2019
info_outline The Annual Christmas Bird Count 12/25/2019
info_outline What Makes a Tree a Tree? 12/22/2019
info_outline Grow Vegetables Indoors This Winter 12/19/2019
info_outline Does Hairspray Help Christmas Trees Keep Needles? 12/16/2019
info_outline Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh 12/11/2019
info_outline Some Tree Basics: Rings and Trunks 12/08/2019
info_outline Can Poinsettias Rebloom Next Year? 12/05/2019
info_outline Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Pets? 12/02/2019
info_outline Gifts That Gardeners Will Use 11/29/2019
info_outline Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Fall Harvest 11/26/2019
info_outline The State of the Garden Center Industry 11/23/2019
info_outline Why Are There Many More Acorns Some Years? 11/20/2019
info_outline Propagating Plants With Cuttings: A First Look 11/17/2019
info_outline Poppies: From Weed to Remembrance Icon 11/14/2019
info_outline Keeping the World's Seeds Safe 11/11/2019
info_outline Have Fresh Flowers Through Winter 11/06/2019
info_outline Pumpkins: From Bitter Fruit to Fall Icon 11/03/2019
info_outline Keep Your Halloween Pumpkins Out of Landfill 10/31/2019