The artistry of gardening is a simple concept, but tough to master. What I mean is that each plant is like a color on an artist’s palette. Think Vincent van Gogh’s Irises or Monet’s Water Lilies.
Azaleas are beautiful flowering shrubs popular for landscaping, but without proper pruning they can occasionally get shaggy and overgrown. Fortunately, it's easy to keep these shrubs in top shape so they always look their very best.
There is nothing quite as delicious or refreshing as a wedge of a juicy orange, a cool drink of homemade lemonade or a luscious bite of a rich key lime pie.
If your green thumb is itching to get back to your garden, then here's an idea to help scratch it. Prepare seed tapes, which are a clever way to make your spring planting go really quick and seem like less of a chore. Plus, seed tapes perfectly space your plants.
Perennials are a wonderful addition to any landscape, and while they are relatively easy and low-key, not all perennials are as hardy for winter as they may seem. Fortunately, it is easy to prepare perennials so they can survive the cold and will come back in spring larger and lovelier than ever.
The end of summer doesn't need to mean the end of beautiful flowerbeds when you carefully plan fall annuals to make the most of every bit of the gardening season. There are great plants that can help extend your gardening season and create fabulous fall flowerbeds. Why Bother With Fall Annuals?
Plants should be an integral part of any backyard pond, but how can you add plants to your pond for the best natural balance and easiest care?
Container gardening is a great way to enjoy all the pleasures of a garden without as much space, labor or time, but you don't have to sacrifice beauty. Plan your containers to use spillers, thrillers and fillers in dramatic combinations, and you'll have showstopping containers in no time.
Grafting is a useful technique to increase the hardiness of your fruit trees, but what is it and can you learn to do it even if you aren't a professional arborist?
Pruning can be very beneficial – even essential – for flowering shrubs, but it can be intimidating to pick up a pair of shears and attack your favorite blooming bush. If you understand the general rules of thumb for pruning flowering shrubs, you can keep your shrubs even more beautiful.