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    Contests

    May Coloring Contest For Kids!

    Do you have a child in your life aged 3-12 who loves to color and might get excited about winning some fabulous kids’ gardening swag?  Help them to enter our May Coloring Contest for Kids!  Here’s how to enter: 1. Click on this link to download the May Coloring Contest Entry Form. 2. Print it out, […]

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    By GardenBunch 6:00 pm | April 30th 2015 (0) Comments
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    Product Reviews

    Product Review: Hori Hori Gardening Knife From Barebones Garden

    Summary: This will quickly become your “Go-To” hand tool in the garden. Category: Tools, Digging, Cutting, Planting Gardening Experience Level: All levels Product Name: Hori Hori Gardening Knife by Barebones Garden Vendor: Barebones Garden Review: I currently own two other Hori Hori garden knives, one fairly expensive ($40+), and one inexpensive ($15).  The Hori Hori Gardening Knife by […]

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    By ChristineGB 2:49 pm | April 22nd 2015 (0) Comments
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    Garden Discoveries

    Part 2: How to Use Worm Castings in Your Garden

    As a follow up to our blog post introducing Worm Castings, we thought we’d share exactly HOW to use worm castings in your garden! Worm Castings – What are they? How do they work? Worm castings are the richest natural fertilizer known to humans. That’s right: as little as a tablespoon of pure worm castings […]

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    By GardenBunch 3:09 pm | April 14th 2015 (0) Comments
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    The Guilty Gardener

    The Oyas Are In!

    I recently ordered some of the Oyas we are selling by our partner, GrowOya.  We’ve been very excited as a company to work with GrowOya, not only because the products are so great, but the team that leads the company is pretty cool. Josh McWilliams, Kenny Torrance, and Brant Cheetham are focused on community gardening, utilizing water […]

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    By ChristineGB 6:19 pm | April 12th 2015 (0) Comments
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    Contests

    April Photo Contest

    Spring has arrived but takes many different forms, depending where you live! Show us your version of Spring by uploading a photo of what you see, and if your photo earns the most votes in our April Photo Contest you’ll win a fabulous GardenBunch coffee mug and a title of your choice from Timber Press! […]

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    By GardenBunch 10:05 am | April 11th 2015 (0) Comments
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    Book Reviews

    “Coffee for Roses” Book Review

    Summary: Like many (probably most) gardeners, I grew up hearing the popular garden myths and sayings. If Mom or Grandpa says it to you, it MUST be true, right? Guess what? Maybe not. This delightful book addresses many of these myths and sets us on the straight path. Title: Coffee for Roses: …and 70 Other Misleading […]

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    By ChristineGB 4:57 pm | April 7th 2015 (0) Comments
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    Gifts

    Mother’s Day Gifts For Moms Who Love To Garden

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if the object of your Mother’s Day affections loves her garden almost as much as she loves you, you’re in luck! We’ve reviewed hundreds of unique and helpful gardening products, and have come up with a short list of can’t-grow-without items that every mother will love. Here […]

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    By GardenBunch 10:13 am | April 3rd 2015 Comments Off on Mother’s Day Gifts For Moms Who Love To Garden
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    The Guilty Gardener

    Animal Troughs As Raised Garden Beds – Why Not?

    I’m so excited that Spring has finally (officially) arrived. I’ve been looking forward to working on my mostly unfinished backyard, and my new raised garden beds. We’ve had some early warmth here in the Puget Sound region in March, but the soil still hasn’t warmed up to a consistent 50 degrees. I’ve mentioned in past […]

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    By ChristineGB 2:17 pm | April 2nd 2015 (0) Comments
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    Contests

    Show Us Your (Garden) Mug Photo Contest Winner

    Show Us Your (Garden) Mug Photo Contest: Most gardeners have a favorite garden-related or gardening-themed coffee mug or cup, and we’d love to see yours! Congratulations to Lisa Landaw, whose winning entry, “Mary, Mary, How Does Your Garden Grow?” earned the most votes in our Show Us Your (Garden) Mug Photo Contest!   Sign up here  […]

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    By GardenBunch 10:30 am | April 2nd 2015 (0) Comments
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    Contests

    March Photo Contest Winner

    March Photo Contest: Spring and St. Patrick’s Day await us this month, and you know what that means lads and lassies? GREEN! Our March photo contest is easy – show off your green! Congratulations to Vicki Geslak, whose winning entry, “Life After Winter,” earned the most votes in our March Photo Contest!     Sign up […]

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    By GardenBunch 10:30 am | April 1st 2015 (0) Comments