Category: Gardening

Tips for Planting Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Do you love daffodils, tulips, crocus, freesia, and other wondrous signs of spring? If so, get ready to do some digging! Fall or autumn is the time to plant spring-flowering bulbs. With these few tips, you’ll have your bulb planting done in no time, and a wonderful display come spring! Select bulbs that are ideal for your growing zone Bulbs...

Basic Gardening Terms: Types of Plants

Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a more experienced one, you’ve probably come across terms that are unfamiliar to you in gardening magazines, websites or even on plant labels.  In an effort to demystify gardening, we’ve put together a list of basic garden terms with brief explanations. Annual Plants: Annuals only grow for one season.  Many cut-flowers and most...

Prepare your Garden for Winter

Lawns should be put to bed over winter at the same height they are maintained over summer. Fall fertilizing gives your lawn the nutrients it needs to stay healthy. Soil Preparation Rake your lawn to remove any leaves or use a mulching lawn mower to mulch leaves until they are small enough to settle in amongst the blades of...

Natural Ways to Repel Insects in Your Garden

From homemade sprays to natural enemies, there’s always a way to protect your plants without causing damage to beneficial insects, the environment or your family. Almost every creature has natural predators, and garden pests are no exception to the laws of nature. Ladybugs are a great way to naturally fight the insects in your garden. Ladybug larvae have a voracious...

Flower Pots: Your Guide to Picking the Right Planter for You

Planting in containers is an excellent solution if you don’t have the space for a garden, if you live in an apartment, have poor soil, or just aren’t quite ready to invest the time into landscaping your yard.  Planters and pots allow you to reap the joy of gardening without the chore of weeding and digging.  Adding a pot...

Build Designable And Durable Garden Office Shed

If you want to do office work tirelessly then you can build your office in your garden. Many people have succeeded in this idea and running their business successfully. Now you have the opportunity to grow your business by making an office in the garden. Once you construct the garden office, it is very important to make a shed....