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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 Types of Seeds for Your Garden 02/24/2021
info_outline Can You Clone Plants Through Seeds? 02/20/2021
info_outline What's the Problem With Starting Seeds Early? 02/16/2021
info_outline Is it Safe to Use Wood Ash in the Garden? 02/12/2021
info_outline Why Plants Need Scientific Names 02/09/2021
info_outline When is a Fruit Not a Fruit? 02/04/2021
info_outline Get Ready to Start Seeds Indoors 01/30/2021
info_outline Using Manure in the Garden 01/27/2021
info_outline Do Plants Have Sexes? 01/21/2021
info_outline Feeding Houseplants: Fertilizer Basics 01/16/2021
info_outline Mimicking Changing Seasons to Break Seed Dormancy 01/11/2021
info_outline Breaking Seed Dormancy with Scarification 01/07/2021
info_outline How Seed Dormancy Helps Plants Survive 01/02/2021
info_outline Creative Ways to Reuse a Christmas Tree 12/28/2020
info_outline The Benefits of Snow in the Garden 12/23/2020
info_outline Caring for Your Christmas Tree 12/17/2020
info_outline Growing Holly Bushes 12/14/2020
info_outline Poinsettias: The Christmas Plant You Can Keep Year-Round 12/11/2020
info_outline Mistletoe: Toxic Parasite and Popular Decoration 12/06/2020
info_outline Grafting: What You Need to Get Right 12/01/2020
info_outline A First Look at Grafting 11/28/2020
info_outline 2020: A Great Year for Gardening 11/24/2020
info_outline Are Plastics Safe for Gardening? 11/19/2020
info_outline Is Foliar Feeding Effective? 11/14/2020
info_outline Why Cuticles are Essential to Plant Health 11/11/2020
info_outline Grow Avocado Plants from Seed 11/06/2020
info_outline Freezing vs Frost 11/01/2020
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