I love a good water feature. But how can you install one quickly and personalize it for your garden design?
There’s no good reason to resist adding some scent to your yard or landscape. Fragrance makes all the difference between seeing a beautiful garden or experiencing it.
It is important to encourage a child’s sense of awe – and maybe rediscover it ourselves. The magic and wonder can be a great early draw into a love of gardening and science. I’ve found a collection of bloggers who know that and have some of the best ways to teach kids about seeds and the amazing ways they grow.
All of the money saving experts said it was the best way for apartment dwellers to grow food cheaply. Who was I to argue? Learn from my container-gardening mistakes.
Check out this beautiful living wall planter that creates a natural screen for privacy, shade, or blocking an eye-sore, while also improving the curb-appeal of your home. Another great Lowe’s Creative Ideas post idea!
Gardeners use pathways and walkways in the garden to create space, define boundaries and lead viewers from one area to another. How gardeners use their pathways will impact what types of materials they want to use, and how to design their garden paths. Here are some garden walkway materials and the pros and cons of […]
There are so many gardening companies and products out there that it can feel very overwhelming when you are starting out. Here you’ll find some of the resources shown or discussed in the book Gardening Like a Ninja: A Guide to Sneaking Edibles Into Your Landscape, as well as others I personally like.
Many perennial plants are just breaking dormancy in the spring and won’t be blooming until summer or fall. These great plants, however, add spring color with early flowers. Be sure to include at least of these for cheerful color early in the growing season. Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spp.) – Hardy to zones 5-9. Part shade spring […]
This article gives a few basic ideas for hardening off and planting seedlings in the garden. With a little planning and work, you can give your plants the best chance of success.
I’m often asked about the best way to set up a new vegetable garden, and everyone seems to have their preferred method and materials. I personally, like the idea of a no dig garden bed. After all, who wants to break their back trying to dig up hard compacted clay soil? No dig garden beds […]
Fresh berries and cream cheese melting together to make a little piece of heaven in the shape, smell, and taste of these amazing cobbler muffins.
This will save me a lot of money come spring, because I’ll be able to replant all the bulbs the next year instead of having to replace them from scratch!