Planting in pots allows us to put flowers all around our property, in places that in ground gardens aren't feasible. You can put containers on a small balcony of an apartment, on your back deck or around your fir pit to add some color. These five container plants will help you brighten up your garden … Continue reading Five Best Container Garden Plants
Marigolds are the perfect addition to any garden. Growing marigolds is easy and they are hardy, colorful, and great companion plants.
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Ground covers are a great way to add texture to your garden and they will fill in some difficult to plant spots. Ground cover will be great in places under trees, in rock gardens, or bright sloped areas. They can also provide a nice edging to flower beds if you choose varieties that can be … Continue reading Six Best Garden Ground Covers
One of the most frustrating things about having a garden are the pests that you will encounter. You cannot be a gardener without having to deal with some of these at some point in your journey. Look below to see the five common garden pests and how you can manage each of them. I would … Continue reading Five Common Garden Pests
You’ve arrived at the garden center, the weather is getting better, and you are ready to shop for new plants to fill in your flower garden. You walk in the door and see an incredible display of annuals, perennials and vegetables and immediately feel overwhelmed and excited. Below I've listed some ways to help you … Continue reading Choosing the Best Plants from the Garden Center
Is there anything better than beautiful hanging baskets on your front porch to greet everyone who visits? These baskets provide a welcome entry to your home and business and there are a few things you can do to keep them looking beautiful all season. Pick the right basket Come spring, there is no shortage … Continue reading Keep Hanging Baskets Beautiful
One thing that I have learned over 20 years of garden experience, is that you are definitely going to make mistakes with your plant choices. As gardeners, we have so much information at our fingertips, in books, websites, and the tags on the plant we are hoping to buy that it can feel overwhelming when … Continue reading Experimenting in the garden
There is nothing better than stepping out into your yard and catching the intoxicating scents of a garden in bloom. A scented garden helps ease the frustration of pulling yet another dandelion from your perennial bed. Try these scented plant varieties to add to your garden and watch your frustration disappear. Be sure to check … Continue reading The Best Scented Plants for your Garden
Annuals are a wonderful way to add quick color to your garden bed, hanging baskets and planters. If you have just started a perennial garden, you may be disappointed that you have empty spaces as you wait a season or two for the plants to fill in and show you how they will truly look; … Continue reading Five Annuals For Easy Color