Used for thousands of years as the duct tape of the ancients, today beeswax is still collected from the beehive and is an environmental friendly solution for many applications. Read how to make beeswax fabric for food storage, candles, soap, and honey body butter as well as some amazing facts about how bees produce it.
There are some garden practices that should be outlawed, like zealous pruning, excessive mulching, and planting of Bradford Pear trees. There are others that are just silly, like dealing with garden snobs, or frustrating, the decline of honeybees. But the worst yet, is the rollout of new plant varieties that cost you a small fortune, and then promptly die.
Gardening Trends: Here is a lowdown on what is new, what is hot, and what people are really thinking about when they plan ahead, and order their seeds for the upcoming growing season.
Bring spring in with forcing easy to bloom bulbs for color and fragrance. Learn how to force Hyacinths, Paperwhites, and Amaryllis for lots of blooms in the winter months ahead.