As summer wanes into Fall it can be tempting to walk away from your garden and call it done until spring. However, soil moisture is still important for perennial and shrubs. Learn how to determine if your plants need supplemental water in Fall and if they do, how much and how often to water.
We all want to do the “right” thing and that means switching to plants that are less thirsty.
Nan Sterman is one of California's leading voices on how to:
- Create beautiful, low water gardens
- Create sustainable gardens
- Grow organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs
- Remove and replace lawn with beautiful, low water plants
Discover the many ways that Nan helps people create the gardens of their dreams at http://www.plantsoup.com/
Nan is also the host of A Growing Passion, a show about ordinary people who happen to be extraordinary (and passionate) gardeners. A Growing Passion takes viewers into their own backyards to explore ways to create beautiful and welcoming outdoor living spaces using plants and products that are achievable, affordable, attractive, and in tune with the natural environment. Check out this episode about how plants get to market - http://agrowingpassion.com/episode-305-coming-to-a-nursery-near-you/
See photos and commentary on Kerry's garden in 2012.
My plant was flowering and now it's stopped. Why did it stop and more importantly how do I make it start flowering again? This article will go over some of the top reasons why plants go out of bloom.
Learn more about what irrigation tools will work best for your landscape beds.
Watering garden beds appropriately can be a challenge. This article explains the basics of watering landscapes.
Learn how your choice of container and soil and correct watering and fertilizing practices will produce great planters.
Learn how to determine if a plant will act as an annual or perennial in your area. Learn what USDA hardiness zones are and how they can help you have a better garden.
Is your plant wilted even though the soil is wet? Is your plant light green and struggling? Well your problem might be over-watering. Read this article for tips on diagnosing an over-watering problem and than fixing it.
Proper watering of the plants in your pots is crucial to having the plants perform their best. Once you get a little bit of experience, understanding when and how much to water becomes almost second nature. However, when you are first starting out, figuring out how to make those plants happy can be pure frustration. This article will go over basic watering for container plants.