10 Low-Maintenance Perennials - Western Garden Centers
10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them.
It's too darn hot
Some days I think I have the best job in the world, others...not so much. This past month in NYC has been brutal (in case you didn't know) and I've usually restricted myself to half days on the rooftops, where the sun and heat are unrelenting. Despite my 70 SPF, I haven't been this brown since before we knew the sun was bad for us. So where does a gardener seek shade and solace on a hot August day? In a brownstone backyard garden, of course. Light is probably the most important variable when…
Natural Pesticides: How to Make Them for Your Plants ~ Bless My Weeds
Easy to make natural pesticides for your garden! How to identify your pest problem and treat it. Ideas to solve any issue. Treatments that can be made with things you already have at home! Easy to make and easy to use!
Yards and curb appeal
Miracle Grow: 1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp epsom salt, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants....
Pineapple Bush | How to Grow from its Top
If you've ever wondered how to grow a pineapple from its top then here are some steps to get you on your way to creating your very first pineapple bush.
This is the coolest thing. It is a propagator that allows a person to start a plant from another living plant without taking a cutting. It grows roots on the cutting when it's still on the mother plant.
How to thin, divide, and propagate overgrown hosta plants.
Lets remove the mystery behind hostas. Here is the easiest, fastest way to thin and separate overgrown hostas while propagating new plants to grow or share. 1. Start by digging around the plant edg…
Best shade plants! Flowering shade perennials, year after year, easy..
My shade garden... Flowering shade perennials, come back year after year, and are maintenance free!!