Gardening tips for beginners to experienced gardeners. https://www.farmersalmanac.com/calendar/gardening/
Our mild Poison Ivy Relief Soap contains the juices from jewelweed, plantain, and sweet fern, along with soothing olive, coconut, and palm oils, to effectively remove the nasty urushiol (the invisible plant oil) that causes the itching, burning rash of poison ivy. If a rash does appear, the plantain/sweet fern solution in our soap could help relieve the itch. This soap has been known to be helpful after contact with brown tail moth caterpillars and other skin irritants, as well.
Welcome to the Farmers’ Almanac Planting Calendar, also known as Gardening by the Moon calendar. This planting calendar helps you pick the best dates for popular garden tasks—starting seeds, pruning shrubs, harvesting, weeding, and much more—according to our 200-year-old formula that relies on phases and position of the Moon. Our readers swear they “won’t plant without it.”
Think those cute little houses in the backyard are just for birds? Think again! They can be for bees, too. This year, as people become more aware of bee populations declining, bee houses are taking center stage as popular garden decorations. They are charming, valuable habitats for our essential pollinators. After all, we wouldn't be able to live without the bees! Learn how to save the bees simply: Hang a bee house today! Read on.