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Dahlias and Lilies in the Garden

While they love the sun and thrive in a sunny spot, dahlias will cope with shade for part of the day. They have a long season of flowering, from midsummer right through to the first frosts of autumn. Heights range from over 4 feet to 12 inches for newer patio types. The flowers have a strong, heady perfume that hangs on the evening air.

Easy Steps to Creating an Organic Herb Garden

You are planting a herb garden, so why not make it organic? Organic herbs have much more flavor and nutrients than commercial ones. Here are simple but powerful ideas to get your organic herb garden up and growing. We will also show you two simple ways to preserve and enjoy your herbs all year long.

Back Yard Garden – A Family Affair

Working with soil and plants can inspire the inner human spirit. So turn off the cell phones, computers and television sets and begin a new partnership with nature. A back yard filled with delicious produce, beautiful flowers and a colorful atmosphere will brighten the area and bring contentment to the spirit of all worked so hard.

What to Do With Herbs From a Home Herb Garden

After the hard, but rewarding work of raising your own herbs, it is time to use them. It will be a bit of work to make the most complete use of your harvest from your home herb garden.

Revolving Composters Vs Stationary Composters

There are many different types of composters, and it may seem like a big task to decide which you are going to get. Read the rest to learn more.

Some Tips on Planting an Herb Garden in Pots

When you initially buy your pot or container for your plants, be sure the container already has drain holes in it. Quality containers will sport this feature. If you decide to decorate, planting your herbs in unconventional containers for example, then drill several holes in the bottom to ensure proper drainage.

Garden Design Tips – Humming Bird Garden

If you’re a humming bird lover, the best way to get to see more of these amazing little creatures is to plant a humming bird garden. Humming birds have almost no sense of smell and rely solely on sight. It’s not surprising that their favorite flowers have little fragrance but instead have highly visible flowers and produce an abundance of nectar.

Buying an Indoor Herb Garden Kit? Read This First

You will need to seriously consider the following prior to purchasing an indoor herb garden kit. If you approach this correctly, there are definite advantages to growing herbs indoors.

Autumn Borders in a Garden

Autumn borders are an absolute delight, with exotic dahlias and cannas vying for attention with strident colors and bold foliage. Cannas need to be lifted before winter, and so do dahlias, unless a protective mulch is given in late autumn. Other autumn flowering bulbs, such as encomia and crinums, are all borderline hardy and will survive the winter best in very well drained soil beneath the protection of a wall where they can remain undisturbed for many years.

Tomatoes Have Curled Over Again – How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

Imagine for a moment that you have finally got your tomatoes growing so well that the keen gardener up the street saw them and just had to call in and check them out. However after a couple of days of heavy rain your garden becomes water logged and your precious tomato bushes just curl over and die from too much water. Scratching your head you can not believe that too much water was the cause however you soon realize that unless you can find a solution to your drainage problem then you are wasting your time growing tomatoes and most other vegetables as well.

Plants For Dappled Shade

Not all garden borders are in a sunny location. Most will be in some shade for at least a few hours of the day, and many plants will flourish in these conditions, including some lilies, variorum and begonias. The giant gigantean will thrive in dappled shade all day long but dislikes dry or waterlogged conditions. It originates in the forest and scrub of the Himalayas and enjoys a sheltered, shady spot among shrubs and trees.

Potting Shed Plans – The Basics of Selecting a Plan For a Garden Potting Shed

Imagine for a moment that it is the end of winter, snow is still on the ground and you are warm and comfortable in your potting shed, getting a head start on your seedlings and plants for your garden. In this article we cover things you should consider if you want to build a garden potting shed from plans.

Recycle Your Flowers

In this day and age where everything is going “green,” have you ever thought about recycling your beautiful flowers? Not the traditional way of throwing them in a ditch, your garden, the corner trash can, or some farmers field. The recycling that I am talking about is using your very own rose flower petals to be handmade into forever keepsakes. Yes it can be done. I have experienced it myself, numerous times.

Fast Fertilizer Quick-Fixes

Feed the soil, and the soil will feed your plants. That’s one of the basic tenets of organic gardening. In most cases, an annual application of rich compost or well-aged manure will provide enough nutrients and organic matter to sustain your plants all through the growing season.

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