Author Lois J. de Vries

Lois works with folks who want to learn how to garden from the inside out. She is a garden writer and popular regional speaker who writes and gardens in Northwestern New Jersey. Her articles have appeared in well-known magazines, such as Horticulture and Do It Yourself. Read more about her here.


The Guide To Humane Critter Control: Natural, Nontoxic Pest Solutions To Protect Your Yard And Garden by Theresa Rooney: Book Review


Theresa Rooney’s Guide to Humane Critter Control is filled with practical, pesticide-free ideas about how to prevent, or stop, annoying bugs and small mammals from damaging your garden. It’s a book that should be at the fingertips of novice gardeners, as well as more experienced gardeners who want to transition from the knee-jerk use of poisons to more eco-friendly methods. Expert gardeners may not find much new here, but it’s a nice refresher course. Continue Reading


Garden On Wheelz™: Product Review


If you live in a condo, townhouse, or apartment this is an easy way to garden in a small space, or in places where homeowners’ associations prohibit any kind of in-ground plantings by residents. The Garden On Wheelz™ can also be positioned in front of windows indoors, in a sunroom, or wheeled out through patio doors for its daily dose of sunshine. It's wheelchair accessible, movable, and grows everything you need for a good kitchen Continue Reading