When it comes to butterfly gardens, the first and obvious thing to understand is that if you want butterflies, you have to encourage the entire life cycle and this means supporting the larval stages. Yes, to get the butterflies, you need to let the … [Read more...] about Plant Lists and Design Tips for Butterfly Gardens
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Here are 19 herb garden ideas and tips on how to use these amazing plants creatively. I'm sure you can come up with even more than this and I invite you to add your thoughts to the comments section at the bottom of this post. Keep the mint out of … [Read more...] about You Can Do These 19 Free and Easy Herb Garden Ideas
Growing rosemary has become a bit of a passion for me among other herbs in my garden. It isn't that I use a lot of this herb, I just happen to love the herb garden, fresh fragrance of it. Here's what I've learned about keeping this plant alive as … [Read more...] about Do You Know These Pro Tips For Growing Rosemary?
Rose pruning, particularly that concerning the popular hybrid tea roses, is not the black magical art that many rose growers would have us believe. A rose is a woody plant and it follows the same simple rules as any other woody plant when it comes to … [Read more...] about Simple Rose Pruning Guidelines Guaranteed To Help You
A question about Propagating Sweet Potato Vine: it's growing like stink in my container garden and I'd like to start my own Next year I would like to start my own sweet potato vine--- how do Igo about this? Some of the ones you buy are lime green, … [Read more...] about Propagating the Sweet Potato Vine
There are only a few secrets to growing and keeping lavender alive in colder climates and the main one is well-drained soils. I've noted some of the others below but you can stop reading here if you haven't solved the drainage issue in your garden or … [Read more...] about Keeping Lavender Alive and Blooming From Year to Year in the Perennial Garden