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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 First Frost: How the Cold Damages Plants 10/29/2020
info_outline What You May Not Know About Pumpkins 10/24/2020
info_outline Do Leaves Rob the Soil? 10/19/2020
info_outline What Should We Do With Fall Leaves? 10/16/2020
info_outline How Deep Should You Plant Bulbs? 10/11/2020
info_outline Planting Bulbs and Keeping the Safe from Wildlife 10/08/2020
info_outline When is the Best Time to Plant Bulbs? 10/05/2020
info_outline Are Green Tomatoes Safe to Eat? 10/01/2020
info_outline Should Tomatoes Go in the Refrigerator? 09/26/2020
info_outline Do Potatoes Belong in the Refrigerator? 09/23/2020
info_outline Storing Potatoes Safely 09/20/2020
info_outline When to Harvest Potatoes 09/17/2020
info_outline Growing Chard in Your Garden 09/12/2020
info_outline Choosing Plants for Alternative Lawns 09/07/2020
info_outline Lawn Alternatives: What Will the Neighbors Think? 09/04/2020
info_outline The Search For Alternative Lawns 09/01/2020
info_outline Lawns: Both Loved and Loathed 08/29/2020
info_outline Roots We Use to Make New Plants 08/25/2020
info_outline Healthy Shoots Need Healthy Roots 08/22/2020
info_outline Understanding Plant Roots 08/19/2020
info_outline The Best Way to Store Seeds 08/15/2020
info_outline The Weed that Became One of the World's Most Important Plants 08/12/2020
info_outline Get Free Plants You'll Love with Cuttings 08/08/2020
info_outline Preventing Pests Organically with Diatomaceous Earth 08/04/2020
info_outline How to Grow Bee Balm and Attract Pollinators 08/01/2020
info_outline Tomatoes: The Most Popular Garden Veggie 07/29/2020
info_outline Preventing Blossom-End Rot 07/25/2020
info_outline How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles 07/21/2020
info_outline Japanese Beetles: The Basics 07/18/2020
info_outline Is That a Bee? Or a Wasp? 07/15/2020