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14 Simple Gardening Tips and Tricks

From using leftover coffee beans to preventing dirt from getting underneath fingernails, master gardener Paul James shares his top 14 tips and shortcuts to make spring gardening a breeze. 1. To remove the salt deposits that form on clay pots, combine equal parts white vinegar,...

How do honeybees make honey?

A honeybee starts the honey making process by visiting a flower and gathering some of its nectar. Many plants use nectar as a way of encouraging insects (bees, wasps, butterflies, etc.) to stop at the flower. In the process of gathering nectar, the insect transfers pollen grains...

Growing Your Own Herb Garden

There is no doubt that herbs are almost a necessity in cooking today. Stop by your local supermarket and you will see shelves upon shelves of just about every herb imaginable. These dried herbs are great in a pinch, when you need them for a recipe in an instant, but a rule of...