DIY

Houseplant Care Basics

Houseplant Care Basics

Last week we talked about ways you can reconnect with nature in 2019.  One of the ways you can reconnect is to bring the outdoors inside.  Over the next few weeks we’re going to look at unique projects and plants to keep your indoor spaces a green, lush oasis.

How to Press Flowers

How to Press Flowers

Pressing flowers is a fun way to keep your favorite plants around throughout the whole year. There are four main ways that you can press flowers. In this post, contributed by FTD, you’ll learn the techniques to create beautiful pressed flower displays.

Planting Potatoes

Planting Potatoes

During the winter, I read a great book about one man’s life and death struggle … to grow potatoes.  It turns out all you need to survive on Mars is potatoes, water, oxygen, and a supply of Disco music.  In this post we’re going to help you bring out your inner Mark Watney as we take a look at growing potatoes.

Vegetable Garden Planning

Vegetable Garden Planning

Vegetable gardening season is just around the corner.  Here at Bob’s we'll soon have seed potatoes, onion sets, and vegetable seeds to help you get started.  If you’re new to growing vegetables follow along this spring as we share tips to help you succeed.  In this post we’re going to take a look at garden planning in general.

Growing Sprouts

Growing Sprouts

I have fond childhood memories of going out for lunch after Sunday church to Dale’s (Duff’s) Smorgasbord in Gallipolis, OH.  To me the coolest thing wasn’t the rotating buffet but the salad bar.  On the salad bar they had alfalfa sprouts.  Being a weird kid the preferred vegetables over sweets, I would always pile my plate high with alfalfa sprouts and those little ears of corn.  As a kid, I always wondered how those sprouts were grown.