The Friendly Earthworms [Infographic]

GO GREEN..Lawn Care for CHEAP! The secret of using SUGAR on your lawn. If you want to make your lawn healthy & at the same time, eliminate crabgrass, Bermuda grass, dandelions, clover, dollar weed & other shallow rooted weeds like chickweed, use SUGAR!! Sugar feeds beneficial microbes, insects, & worms. It won't cause allergic reactions in pets or children. Sugar will fortify grass while discouraging weeds. It's cheap and easy to apply. Click picture for more information.

A lush, green and healthy spring lawn starts with fall fertilization. Get a better understanding of the why's and how-to's of fall fertilization with this easy-to-follow fall fertilization infographic.

The 10 EASIEST Vegetables to Grow: Make this THE YEAR you start that vegetable #garden | via @SparkPeople #gardening

Plant these in the garden to repel mosquitoes - won't get rid of them completely, but every little bit helps! All these plants really need to have some direct sunlight on them during the day to get them to grow, even in Houston's tropical climate. ~ Houston Foodlovers

Alternative Gardning: The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden

Vegetables You Can Grow in The Shade

Will definitely be doing this for my next plant unit! Grow carrots in a 2 liter bottle

Home made lawn fertilizer

Beneficial Garden Insects

Good Bugs - These are beneficial to your garden... don't kill them!

Organic Lawn Care Basics! Several Tips on how to care for your grass organically!

Planting Crocus bulbs in lawn ~ my step-grandma did this with one in the centre, with a circle of bulbs around it- she planted all white. Perhaps I'm easily impressed, but I thought it was so pretty. The lawn is ready to be cut by the time the crocus is done blooming. Clever.

Composting is an excellent way to reduce the amount of waste that reaches the trash bin and is a free way to fertilize your lawn and garden. The key is composting the right way, which means knowing what is compostable and what is not

How to Grow a Citrus Tree Indoors

Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick

Root Crop Storage Bin- root veggies like carrots and beets will stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with layers of damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of carrots or beets, and put in a cool, dark place. Potatoes, turnips and squash can go right in the bin without sand.

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants.