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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 Should Cats Roam Free? 02/13/2019
info_outline How Frost Harms Gardens 02/11/2019
info_outline 'Days to Harvest' May Not Mean What Beginners Think 02/08/2019
info_outline FAQ - Starting Seeds Indoors for Beginners 02/06/2019
info_outline Starting Seeds Indoors in Winter 02/04/2019
info_outline How Do Birds Survive the Cold? 02/01/2019
info_outline Do Plants Hear Water? 01/30/2019
info_outline Can Plants Hear? 01/28/2019
info_outline How to Make DIY Beeswax Wraps 01/25/2019
info_outline Is it Okay to Feed Birds? 01/23/2019
info_outline Which Bird Feeders Attract Birds 01/21/2019
info_outline Bird Feeding: Most Attractive Birdseeds 01/18/2019
info_outline Bird Feeding: Best and Worst Birdseed 01/16/2019
info_outline Bird Feeding: Loved by Gardeners Around the World 01/13/2019
info_outline Benefits of Gardening - New Research 01/10/2019
info_outline Legionnaires' Disease from Potting Mix? 01/07/2019
info_outline Planning the Year Ahead with Seed Catalogs 01/01/2019
info_outline Reusing Your Christmas Tree 12/26/2018
info_outline Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh 12/23/2018
info_outline Do Gardening Anecdotes Make Good Evidence? 12/20/2018
info_outline Poinsettias: Keeping them Year-Round (and No, Not Poisonous) 12/18/2018
info_outline Christmas Cactus: What are They and How to Help Them Bloom 12/15/2018
info_outline Growing More in Less Space with Vertical Gardening 12/12/2018
info_outline Are Native Plants Better for Gardens? 12/09/2018
info_outline Native vs Non-Native: A First Look 12/06/2018
info_outline Fixing a Smelly Compost Pile 12/04/2018
info_outline Gift Ideas for the Garden Nerd 12/01/2018
info_outline How to Keep Composting in Winter 11/28/2018
info_outline Compost for Your Garden: Getting the Right Brown-Green Mix 11/26/2018
info_outline Compost for Your Garden: Browns and Greens 11/23/2018