Tag: garden

15 DIY Garden Walkway Stone Ideas

There are many ways to make beautiful and creative new stepping stones for your own yard and garden. So, if you’re ready to add some style to your outdoor living spaces, you just have to check out these amazing garden stepping stones. Grab some cement, or not – some...
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Growing Abelia

With today’s busy lifestyles, homeowners are always looking for ways to liven up their landscapes without a lot of effort. Abelia is an ornamental shrub that is under-appreciated and underused in many parts of the country and is worth a second look. Grown for its attractive foliage and exceptionally long bloom...
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Growing Spirea

Like hydrangea, rhododendron, and lilac, spirea (or spiraea) has joined the ranks as one of the most popular flowering shrubs for the home garden. Their long-lasting blooms and ability to serve a variety of landscape functions — from mass plantings and perennial borders to groundcovers and informal hedges —...
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Growing Weigela

For sheer romantic charm, few ornamental plants rival the character and beauty of weigela. This old-fashioned deciduous shrub, which bears profuse clusters of flowers in spring, is virtually carefree, save for a bit of pruning and watering. The tubular-shaped flowers, which come in various hues, are especially attractive to...
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Growing Zinnias

One of the easiest annuals to grow, zinnia flowers bring an explosion of color wherever they go. The show lasts from late spring until the first frost in fall. Butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to the cheery flowers that bloom in nearly every bright color imaginable. They grow quickly...
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The Essential Steps to Landscape Design

When it comes to designing outdoor spaces, take it one steppingstone at a time. 1.Start Up Front If you’re wondering where to start a landscape transformation, look no farther than your front yard. It’s the first thing that you see driving up to your house, and you can wow...
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Slope Landscaping Ideas

Building your backyard on a slope can look pretty amazing. If you do it right, it can make a huge difference. Nuance is everything in landscaping: the variation of color, texture, material, and levels. The latter in particular is a landscaper’s blessing, for nothing invites exquisite contrast like a...
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15 Brilliant and Easy Plant Care Tips

Plant care isn’t always the easiest when you’re unsure of where to start. Once you learn plant care basics and find a routine, you’ll notice all the wonderful benefits of being a plant parent. Research has shown that plants can help you breathe happier and boost your mood just by having...
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How to Repot a Plant

Do you know when or how to properly repot a plant? Many of us wait until it is bursting out of its pot, pull it out, put it in a new pot, add some soil and hope it grows. Here are a few signs that your plant needs a...
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How to Plant a Kitchen Herb Garden

Have some extra space in your yard or garden? Plant a fresh and simple herb garden only steps away from the kitchen. Suggested Herbs basil (‘Purple Ruffles’ or ‘Dani’) sage oregano common thyme sweet marjoram lavender rosemary parsley chives cilantro mint Pick a Location Pick the location for your...
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