As we delve deeper into autumn, many gardeners will find themselves with a surplus of fallen leaves. One great way to use that free natural resource is by gathering the fallen leaves and making leaf mold. You may have never heard of it before, but leaf mold is an excellent way to … [Read more...] about Make the most of your garden’s fallen leaves by making leaf mold
Why do leaves change color in the fall?
The vibrant colors of autumn leaves is one of the best parts of the fall season, but why exactly do trees put on this colorful display each year? Today we’re exploring the scientific reasons behind one of nature’s most gorgeous phenomena. Preparing for winter As the weather … [Read more...] about Why do leaves change color in the fall?
Got leaves? 3 Eco-friendly ways to put them to good use
Beautiful changing leaves are one of autumn’s greatest gifts, but raking those leaves up once they hit the ground is not as fun. However, these raked leaves hold underappreciated benefits. Rather than sending them to the green waste can this year, put them to good use with these … [Read more...] about Got leaves? 3 Eco-friendly ways to put them to good use
4 Essential fall projects for a healthy garden
We recently shared a story on how to prep your garden soil for winter, but soil health isn’t the only concern for home gardeners as we head into cooler weather. A few simple autumn projects will help build strong foundations for your garden so it’s ready for another productive … [Read more...] about 4 Essential fall projects for a healthy garden
How to avoid the three most common fall allergies
Fall is the season of beautiful leaves and cozy soups, but what might not be so pleasant is your fall allergies. As summer blooms fade and winds pick up, you might begin to experience allergies that are just as bad, if not worse, than those in the spring. Allergies can be caused … [Read more...] about How to avoid the three most common fall allergies