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Category Archives: Garden

How Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria Work

Nitrogen fixing bacteria can literally make nitrogen out of thin air! If you have these soil-based powerhouses in your garden, they will fertilize your plants for free. If you want to know more about the details of this process and Continue Reading….

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Do I Need to Prune My Flowering Shrubs?

Are you looking at your beautifully blooming shrubs and wondering if you should be pruning them to keep them looking their best? Well, you can relax. The truth is, most flowering shrubs don’t need a lot of pruning. They aren’t Continue Reading….

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Dynaweed: Natural “Weed and Feed”

Have you ever wished there were an easy, non-toxic way to make your lawn look better? Well, if so, have a look at Soil Tech’s Dynaweed. Dynaweed controls weeds and fertilizes established plants at the same time. Dynaweed can be Continue Reading….

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Fall Gardening To Do List

Fall is the time when last year’s clean up meets next year’s preparation. But don’t let fall garden chores get overwhelming–use this handy checklist to remind you of what needs to be done and why. 1- Remove diseased or pest infested Continue Reading….

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Avoid Gardening Injuries–Work Smart!

Although it doesn’t take place in a gym, there’s no doubt that gardening can be a workout! Like any physical activity, you may need to approach garden work a little carefully to avoid injury. Follow these tips to stay safe and keep yourself Continue Reading….

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How to Harden Off Seedlings

This time of year a lot of gardeners are beginning to harden off seedlings. If you’ve never done it before you may be wondering how to harden off plants and why you need to do it. Let’s start with defining Continue Reading….

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Dynaweed Natural “Weed and Feed” is on Sale!

What is Dynaweed? Dynaweed is a natural weed and feed alternative. It provides pre-emergent weed control for lawn, landscape and garden. What does that mean? It means that you use Dynaweed BEFORE you see weeds. Used properly, Dynaweed dehydrates weed Continue Reading….

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How to Garden Above the Ground

People most often think of gardening as something done on the surface of the ground. But there are many reasons someone might want to raise their garden above the ground. Depending on the method, a raised garden may enable a person to: Continue Reading….

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Getting Rid of Moles Naturally

One of the questions we hear a lot at Americanatural.com is, “How can I get rid of moles in my yard?” Moles can be annoying pests and cause a lot of damage to lawns and gardens. Their tunnels destroy the Continue Reading….

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DIY Newspaper Pots for Starting Seeds

Newspaper pots are easy to make and one of the least expensive containers you can use for starting seeds. Newspaper is a great pot making material because it is easy to find,  the size is good, and when it is Continue Reading….

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