Mark Wolfe

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Wolfe is a freelance writer who specializes in garden, landscaping and DIY content. After working twenty years in the nursery and landscape industry, Mark began blogging at theprudentgarden.com, and has since worked for online media outlets and retailers like HGTV, WORX Tools, Dave’s Garden, and more. He holds a degree in Outdoor Education from Northland College. When not working, Mark enjoys gardening, beekeeping, traveling and exploring nature with his family in Georgia.

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JANUARY 9, 2023 | MONDAY
10 Things Every New Gardener Needs to Know

Over the past few years, seed companies and nurseries nationwide have experienced huge spikes in sales due, in large part, to Americans keeping to their homes—that, and finding that their...

JANUARY 5, 2023 | THURSDAY
20 Plants to Use as Lawn and Garden Borders

There are lots of ways you can dress up your landscape, and the details make all the difference.  Your choice of garden edging for lawn and garden borders is one detail that can help unif...

JANUARY 5, 2023 | THURSDAY
12 Plants You Can Grow Successfully in the Shower

Shower plants are a fun and popular trend. And why not? Indoor plants grow better in the higher humidity of a bathroom. Plus, they look great, help filter indoor air, and are convenient—y...

DECEMBER 17, 2022 | SATURDAY
The Surprising Garden Gift on Your Christmas Tree

When I was a nursery manager, I spent each year buying and selling plants, tools, patio furniture, and supplies, and advising customers on all sorts of lawn and garden concerns. After a b...

SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Solar Companies in Texas of 2023

Texas is the fourth sunniest state in America and fertile ground for solar electricity generation. As prices drop and technology becomes more efficient, more and more Texans are switching...

SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
7 Contaminants That May Be Lurking in Your Soil and How to Find Them

Read any gardening book and you’ll be advised to test your soil. Whether you use a simple over-the-counter DIY kit from the local garden store or submit a sample to the county extension s...

SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 | TUESDAY
9 Reasons Why Fall Is for Planting

To the casual observer, spring may seem like the perfect time to start a garden or make over a landscape. Temperatures begin to warm up, rain is plentiful, and the world naturally starts ...

SEPTEMBER 2, 2022 | FRIDAY
Is a Lomi Composter the Easiest Way to Turn Food Scraps Into Soil? We Tested it to Find Out!

As our culture wrestles with complex issues such as waste disposal, pollution, and sustainability, business-minded innovators continue to develop workable consumer solutions. Composting i...

AUGUST 9, 2022 | TUESDAY
I Tested All of the Solo Stoves, and the New Fire Pit 2.0 Is Better Than I Expected

One of the best anchors for any backyard living space is a great looking fire pit. Few things bring us together like relaxing fireside, gazing into the flames, sharing food, drink, and ti...

JULY 11, 2022 | MONDAY
Solo Stove's Hassle-Free Bonfire Is Worth the Hype—Here's Why

Spending an evening outdoors by the warm glow of a campfire is a great way to unwind with family and friends. But before that can happen, one has to find a safe location and then exert si...