This tiled planter has the look of a $200 premium, upscale piece. It’s an incredible accent piece with eye-catching, heavy durability. And it cost me less than $70!
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 […]
As summer heat begins to wane, this becomes a perfect time to assess your garden for the year, and make plans for the next year. Working in the garden becomes fun again, and plants get an almost magical head start when you plant them in the fall. Here’s why planting shrubs, perennials, and trees in the fall can be so beneficial.
My kids have fallen in love with the idea of attracting birds and other beneficial wildlife to the landscape at the same time I fell in love with the idea of remaking the entire front yard planter. When we finally built the permanent chicken run it left a bare area in the front yard I […]
Many gardeners long for colorful patio gardens or porch container arrangements but need to account for the usually part shade conditions they create. Partial shade is a versatile growing condition for small entry gardens, porch planters or patio containers. These plants mix and match well to form a beautiful container planting combination for part shade. Pleasing […]
Daylily flowers come in a variety of shapes, colors and sizes. Gardeners can use daylilies in sunny garden areas, part shade gardens, containers, cottage gardens and perennial flower beds because of the versatile nature of the plants. Daylily Plants Grow in Multiple Sizes and Colors Daylilies are available in dwarf forms of only 12 inches […]
Asparagus is a perennial vegetable that is rather expensive to purchase in the grocery store, but very easy to grow for yourself in a victory garden. And if you are the type of person who likes to maximize their time, energy, and money, you’ll be pleased to find out that asparagus is a perennial vegetable. This means you will only have to plant asparagus once, but you’ll have a harvest year after year.