Kathryn Van Druff

Kathryn M. Van Druff is a freelance writer and marketing specialist with her own business, Dances with Words. She has years of experience writing about gardening, landscaping and home design topics. Kate is also an avid home gardener, wife, and mother to two daughters and a border collie.

Articles by Kathryn Van Druff


Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers


Many gardeners prefer to start seeds in an egg carton (or even in the eggshells themselves), in a seed cell pack, in peat pots, or in small...

10 Ways to Conserve Water This Summer 10 Ways to Conserve Water This Summer 10 Ways to Conserve Water This Summer 10 Ways to Conserve Water This Summer


Conserving water can be as effortless as turning off the faucet and re-purposing water that would otherwise wasted. Every little bit helps,...

Bring on the Berries: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Berries in Containers Bring on the Berries: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Berries in Containers Bring on the Berries: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Berries in Containers Bring on the Berries: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Berries in Containers


There is a high reward factor when you pick your own berries just to snack on or for your favorite dessert recipe. It’s even better when...

Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens


Colloidal silver can provide preventative, therapeutic and restorative properties to our plants and our gardens.

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