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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 to Tell if a Watermelon is Ripe 09/22/2019
info_outline Do Balanced Fertilizers Makes Sense For You? 09/19/2019
info_outline Rubber Mulch: Benefits and Toxicity 09/16/2019
info_outline Ripening Green Tomatoes 09/11/2019
info_outline The Controversy Around Peat in Gardening 09/08/2019
info_outline Is it Safe to Use Rainwater from the Roof in Your Garden? 09/05/2019
info_outline Plastic Waste and Gardening 09/02/2019
info_outline Plant Propagation: The Basics 08/30/2019
info_outline Get Started on Plant Propagation 08/27/2019
info_outline Vermicomposting: Avoid Common Problems 08/24/2019
info_outline Best Worms for Vermicomposting 08/21/2019
info_outline Why Use Vermicompost? 08/19/2019
info_outline Do Cold-Weather Carrots Taste Sweeter? 08/16/2019
info_outline How to Stay Safe in the Sun 08/14/2019
info_outline Is Sunscreen Safe to Use? 08/12/2019
info_outline Watering Tips for Your Garden 08/07/2019
info_outline Why Plants Need Water 08/04/2019
info_outline Water: Gardening's Essential Ingredient 08/01/2019
info_outline Does Watering in the Sun Burn Plants? 07/29/2019
info_outline Latin Names for Plants -- Pretentious or Useful? 07/24/2019
info_outline Growing Citrus Trees in Cooler Climates 07/21/2019
info_outline How to Grow Citrus Trees From Seed 07/18/2019
info_outline Poison Ivy on Skin -- What to Do 07/15/2019
info_outline Poison Ivy and Why You Want to Avoid It 07/10/2019
info_outline Do Plants Have Thoughts and Feelings? 07/07/2019
info_outline Do Garden Center Plants Attract Pollinators? 07/04/2019
info_outline Get More Flowers This Year by Deadheading 07/01/2019
info_outline Best Plants to Attract Pollinators? 06/28/2019
info_outline Can Blossom-End Rot be Avoided? 06/25/2019
info_outline Ladybugs: Great in the Garden, But Not to Buy 06/21/2019