Good soil prep is the key to successful gardening. Learn how to prepare a flower bed for planting.
Evergreen hedges are wonderful, but in spots where winter screening isn’t vital and you’d like to have a pop of color, consider growing a hedge of flowering shrubs instead. Find 10 ideas in this inspirational article.
Accessorizing a porch, patio or deck with beautiful hanging basket flowers is a great way to maximize your outdoor space. Combine plants with upright, mounding or trailing habits for a “thriller, spiller, filler” effect. Mix and match varieties with flowers and foliage in different shapes and colors. Move baskets around the yard or switch out new plants for a fresh look all summer long.
Having a fun garden that expresses your style doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are ten ideas for using thrifted and vintage décor to add character to your outdoor and indoor garden spaces
When spring planting is done or after the garden is put to bed in the fall, gardeners often have a bit of extra time on their hands. Fall and Winter are the perfect time to consider non-plant garden projects. These 10 ideas range from quick and simple to “get out the power tools.” We hope they’ll inspire you to create something new.
One of the most anticipated rites of summer is harvesting the first homegrown tomato. Even if you have limited outdoor space, you can still grow tomatoes in containers on a deck, patio or apartment balcony.
When the mercury starts to climb, and creates steamy summer days, even those who live in Northern climates get into a tropical mood. While you might not be able to walk on a white sandy beach or surf the waves, there’s no reason you can’t add some colorful plants to bring a bit of a tropical vacation vibe to your garden. Here are 12 plants to get you started.
There’s nothing worse than walking into the garden to find that deer have devoured your favorite plants. Short of installing a nine-foot-tall fence and repeatedly applying repellants, there are few sure cures for the problem. But, planting deer-resistant perennials they don’t prefer to eat will help.
Wondering how to make your garden look and feel more tropical? We’re sharing ten ideas for tropical garden design elements in this fun article.
For long-lasting color and sheer drama in the landscape, few plants rival ornamental sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas). Grown for its showy, exotic-looking foliage, this fast-growing heat lover comes in various colors and forms.