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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 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
info_outline Skunks in the Garden 06/19/2019
info_outline Best Ingredients for Potting Soil Mix 06/16/2019
info_outline Is it Safe to Reuse Potting Mix? 06/13/2019
info_outline Keep Ants Off Your Hummingbird Feeder 06/10/2019
info_outline Are Coffee Grounds a Danger to Your Garden? 06/07/2019
info_outline Get Inspired by Garden Tours 06/05/2019
info_outline How to Attract Moths to Your Garden 06/03/2019
info_outline Moths: Pollinators with a Bad Reputation 05/30/2019
info_outline Why are Birds Pecking at Your Window? 05/27/2019
info_outline Soil Testing -- Lab vs Home Test Kit 05/24/2019
info_outline Soil Testing Options for Your Garden 05/22/2019
info_outline Should You Get Your Garden Soil Tested? 05/20/2019
info_outline What is pH and Why is it Important? 05/17/2019
info_outline Are Tastier Tomatoes on the Way? 05/15/2019
info_outline Do Oils, Candles, Plants Keep Mosquitoes Away? 05/13/2019
info_outline Four Proven Mosquito Repellents 05/10/2019
info_outline Alternatives to DEET in the Garden 05/08/2019
info_outline Gardening Without Mosquito Bites 05/06/2019
info_outline Dubious Method for Weed Control 05/02/2019
info_outline Backyard Farming ... in 1889! 04/30/2019