Home & Garden Insights

June 25, 2008


Filed under: food, gardening — Tags: , , , , — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:36 pm

Photography by mycookinghut on Flickr.

June 24, 2008

Veggies in the Shade

Filed under: gardening — Tags: , , , , — homeandgardeninsights @ 2:16 pm

Q: “My vegetable garden space is in tree shade about half the day. Which vegetables are most shade-tolerant?”
A: “Because sun equals energy, the less work a plant must do to make a crop, the better its chances in shade. ‘Leaves, roots, flowers, fruits’ is a useful mnemonic.” (Read more…)

July 10, 2007

Pet-Safe Plants

Filed under: gardening, pet-safe plants, pets, plants — homeandgardeninsights @ 8:16 pm

“Lots of dogs and cats like to chew on leaves, stems and berries. Most of the time, there’s no ill effect. But some plants–such as golden pothos, dieffenbachia, some philodendrons and dracaenas, and peace lily–can be toxic to dogs and/or cats; depending on the variety of plant and the size and weight of the animal, effects can range from mild oral irritation to poisoning.” (Read more…)

July 2, 2007

Poison Ivy

Filed under: gardening, pictures of poison ivy, plants, poison ivy — homeandgardeninsights @ 7:12 pm

Not sure if it’s poison ivy? Find out by looking at these photographs of posion ivy and its imposters. It’s important to know the difference.

June 19, 2007


Filed under: creative, fun, gardening, random — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:04 pm

Creative gardening photo by Mathias Pedersen.

June 12, 2007

My Back Yard

Filed under: back yard, gardening, home and garden, nature, pictures — homeandgardeninsights @ 3:26 pm

Pictures of my back yard:

June 11, 2007

Gardening Photo Contest

Filed under: competitions, contests, gardening, kids gardening, photography — homeandgardeninsights @ 7:37 pm

Kidsgardening.com is a $250 gift certificate, $100 gift certificate and $50 gift certificate for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize for winners of a gardening photo contest. Entries are due by September 15, 2007.

Cat Wine Rack

Filed under: gardening, home & garden, home and garden, wine, wine racks — homeandgardeninsights @ 5:25 pm


Gardening with Children

Filed under: children, gardening, gardening advice, gardening tips, gardening with children — homeandgardeninsights @ 4:08 pm

Helpful tips from the BBC about gardening with children:

Did you know?
Pestwatch Game

Garden Clipart

Filed under: clipart, garden clipart, gardening — homeandgardeninsights @ 4:03 pm

(More from designedtoat.com.)

clip art subjects:
fall & autumn leaves
flowers & bees
flowers & butterflies
green leaves

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