7 Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

For the Hummingbird lover, ways to attract the delicate little bird are always on your mind. There are certain flowers you can plant that will attract the hummers so they choose your garden over your neighbors.

How to Manage Tomato Garden Problems

Tomato plants are susceptible to many potential problems. Learn about them here, so you can prevent them and protect your garden tomatoes.

Planting Solutions for Shady Gardens

The home environment is something we have a choice about and the right plants can make a big difference to the enjoyment of our space. From the tiniest landscape to the biggest there are solutions to fit all scenarios but the shady spots seem to test the patience of even the best gardeners.

Gardens In Full Bloom in June

June’s ideal climate (not too hot, not too cold) brings out the best in plants and trees-new growth, budding flowers and well-forming fruit. It is also time when gardeners can plant and prune so yards look their best throughout the summer months.

Types of Chrysanthemum Flowers

An overview of the most common and most popular types of chrysanthemums. Learn about the varieties considered to be the most attractive and suitable for home growing.

Crape Myrtles, the Kings of Color

The Crape Myrtle can give you the added “Pizazz” to your garden that another tree won’t. These trees resemble the lilac tree and are laden with lovely scented flowers.

Gardening: A Spiritual Exercise

After an almost record setting long and cold winter the first hints of spring have awakened the gardener in me. As i toiled in the task of preparing my yard for a new summer season I felt a warm feeling, almost an attachment to mother earth as I participated in the season renewal.

How to Mix Hydroponic Nutrients

Plants grown traditionally in the soil could get essential nutrients form the soil, but if you’re growing using a hydroponic system, it would be up to you to ensure that everything your plants need is in the nutrient solution. You could choose ready-made hydroponic nutrients concentrate and simply add a certain amount of water. It is also a good alternative to make a simple, inexpensive hydroponic nutrient solution on your own using some basic ingredients.

World of Color in a Fairy Garden

It is a rainy Monday morning. As I was leaving for work, I took our dog for a walk outside and to our surprise a squirrel was on the porch steps. Within seconds our setter decided to chase the squirrel, pulling on the leash, and tossing me into a muddy, sandy puddle. Time for a quick shower and change of clothes. Eventually, I was finally pulling into the driveway and arriving at work.

9 Specialty Herbs To Include In Your Herb Garden

Looking for some specialty herbs that will open up exciting culinary possibilities in your sweet, savory, and spirited recipes? You probably have your favorite plants that you grow every year in your herb garden but it’s fun to explore and experiment by cooking with different herbs. So get a few extra containers and give these a try!

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