Loading... Please wait...

Shop By Category

Everyday Chocolate Zucchini Cake

In continuation of my self-proclaimed “Zucchini Month” here is a dark chocolate cake recipe that will make great use of your squash. If you have a picky vegetable eater this is the recipe for you. I shared this cake with my family and coworkers and was ask time and again- “This has zucchini in it?” [...]

Read More »


Game Day Garden Cuisine

Professional Football’s regular season starts tonight! If your family is anything like mine they are pretty excited for football to start back up. Why not celebrate tonight’s Packers vs. Saints game with football appropriate munchies with a garden fresh flare! My favorite snack while watching a game has always been guacamole! Check out our Garlicky Guacamole recipe for [...]

Read More »


Thick ‘n Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream

I love homemade ice cream. There is just something about eating fresh made ice cream, with real homegrown berries, while sitting outside enjoying your garden that just can’t be beat. One of my family’s favorites is Thick ‘n Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream. It’s great on its own or in a cone but is just fantastic [...]

Read More »


Cranberry Pie: Your Pumpkin Pie Alternative

Thanksgiving and Christmas just wouldn’t be the same for my family if we didn’t have Cranberry Pie. It’s tart and sweet, very easy to make and incredibly delicious. My mother has been making this pie for as far back as I have memories. It’s one of the desserts that I skipped over as a kid and then [...]

Read More »


The History of Mastergardening.com

Mastergardening got its start when the internet was beginning to take hold as a valid area of commerce. Specially formed as a mail order gardening company, in the early 90′s, Mastergardening put out a small catalog for gardeners who were already customers of our sister company Deerbusters. Once the internet was in full swing Mastergardening [...]

Read More »


Were a Garden Watchdog Top 5 company for 2010!

Were a Garden Watchdog Top 5 company for 2010! Great news! As many of you may know, each company in the Garden Watchdog is categorized by their specialty. The highest rated companies in each category is then awarded with an annual “Top 5″ award, and our company has been awarded a Top 5 designation this year!  Specializing [...]

Read More »


Homemade Cleaning Products: Economical and Eco-Friendly

When the snow starts to fall I fall down with cabin fever. Being trapped indoors makes me restless, however it is a great time to get some much needed cleaning done around the house. Only downside to cleaning in the winter is you can’t open a window to air out the cleaning fumes from all [...]

Read More »


National Seed Swap Day

Saturday, January 29, 2010 is National Seed Swap Day! Nation Seed Swap Day was started five years ago by Washington Gardener Magazine. Observed on the last Saturday of January, Washington Gardener Magazine celebrates by holding a Seed Exchange on that date every year in the Washington-DC area. In a relatively short amount of time National Seed Swap [...]

Read More »


Plant Spotlight: Helonias Bullata aka Swamp Pink

Helonias bullata or Swamp Pink is a rare and endangered plant species. Found in bogs and swamps it is most prevalent in New Jersey but can also be scene in New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Swamp Pink is a perennial and one of the first blooming flowers in spring, [...]

Read More »


Start Seeds Now for Spring Planting

Now’s the time to get a jump start on your spring planting by germinating your seeds indoors while it is still too cold for outdoor planting. Planting your garden from seed is economical, environmentally friendly and rewarding, according to MasterGardening.com. “Starting seeds indoors allows them to start life in a controlled environment, greatly increasing their chances when [...]

Read More »