Display and Dry Hydrangeas
The hydrangeas are in full bloom and beautiful but you are wondering how to keep the beauty going all year. Simple trick here to dry them and it isn’t anything SPECIAL!
Fish Pellets as Fertilizer
Whenever I can I like to use organic fertilizers. People ask me all the time how I grow such mammoth rhubarb plants and I always grin and I say I’m not sure. That grin should be a tell all – I do know, I’m just not telling. Until today. Fish pellets as fertilizer is the secret.
Pink Garden Phlox
Perennial that is planted as the backbone in my flower garden. The Purplish-pink flowers provide crisp, clean color all summer long and into fall and a fragrance that welcomes any garden visitor.
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Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs
I’m a person that likes to see and hold my bulbs in my hand when selecting garden plant bulbs. So, ordering my bulbs from an online source is out of the question for me. But, sometimes, it happens that I have to order online. In that case I cross my fingers and hope I get good ones. After they arrive I still go over the 4 simple steps below. If they fail, the postmaster will get them back.
Up until last year I didn’t even have a clue what lemongrass was. It is an obsession of my teenage daughter’s. To cut cost I really wanted to try my hand at growing lemongrass.
Storing Tuberous Begonia for Winter
Did you believe you had to throw out your beautiful plants at the end of each season? Nope. Don’t! I’ll show you how easy storing tuberous begonia for winter really is.
Digging Up Canna Bulbs
In the Midwest we find ourselves digging up canna bulbs to store for winter.
If we chose not to; we will lose our plant and have to purchase new bulbs the following spring. Some gardeners prefer to purchase yearly.
Others, including myself, will lift our bulbs and reuse them.
10 Wildflowers That Attract Birds to Your Yard
If you want to attract birds to your yard and also would like to add a splash of color with flowers, might I suggest the best of both worlds?
Below are 10 wildflowers that you can plant in your yard that birds enjoy. As an added bonus, they are all easy to grow because they are native to the United States. Most attract beautiful butterflies too.
I try to keep myself busy with a multitude of home and garden project during the winter. This year, I wanted to test a theory a friend passed along about overwintering geraniums.
Growing Basil Cuttings
Winter is coming. Growing basil cuttings from your outdoor plants will make sure you have fresh basil to use indoors throughout the season.
Repotting a Money Plant
Today, I’m repotting a money plant. The money tree plant is a hardy, climbing plant that will grow in just about any soil or even flourish in water. Besides being called a Money Plant it is also called Devil’s Ivy and Golden Pothos.