There were never any how-to instructions tucked into the pockets of my parents during my growing up. That they grew plants seemed a natural part of my life in Wisconsin; I am not even sure if they ever expected me to garden, too. But hey, what are you going to do when your dad shows […]
Gardeners love annual geraniums for their big knockout blooms and easy care. But, in gardens were drought is common and high temperatures persist throughout summer, scented geraniums may be a better choice.
Free garden ideas can be had when visiting local fast-food restaurants or highway rest stops. Created to be maintained with little extra care on a low budget, beginners are encouraged to take notes. Similar plant ideas are especially dependable for a first-time gardener.
Bronze fennel has become popular far beyond the licorice flavor the herb brings to dishes cooked in the kitchen. It is found in many flower garden styles and potted combinations. Spending $2 or $3 for a pot of herbs has developed into an inexpensive strategy for adding variety to a mixed plant combination. Gardeners use […]
Lobelia flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds to any garden. Lobelias are found in perennial and annual choices, growing in tall and short habits. Lobelia is a large genus of flowering plants categorized, or treated, as perennials or annuals depending on the species or cultivar and where one lives. The tubular form of the bloom easily […]
Hardy garden lilies are from the Lilium species, with many being hybrid plants, bred for better plants or flowers. Lily flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies to any type of sunny garden.
Coleus is one of the easiest plants to grow, whether for an indoor garden or outside. Many gardeners began growing with coleus and went on to collect them because of the more and more leaf color combinations and plant sizes discovered. Coleus plants are more often grown for their leaves rather than for the nondescript […]
Inspiration to grow a garden can come from many places – recipes or a menu plan are just two ideas. Local garden clubs often plan a luncheon of edibles from an herb, vegetable, or flower garden grown during the summer to celebrate the season.