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Dickinson Pumpkins (Gardening Guide and Pictures)

One of the most popular ‘pumpkins’ of the autumn season is the Dickinson pumpkin. We all know pumpkins are the mainstay of the autumn season, as they give flavor to everything from lattes to pies. This may make you wonder what is so different about the Dickinson variety specifically? I did the research and am …

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Top 50 Online Stores For Pumpkin And Squash Seeds

Looking to plant some interesting pumpkin and squash types in your garden? Wondering where to get the seeds for them? Why settle for the limited selection in your local store when you can order some new and unusual ones online? Seeds are super easy to order. Small and lightweight, you can have them shipped to …

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How Long Does It Take To Grow A Pumpkin?

Thinking about growing pumpkin but not sure how long it would take? Wondering when to start or how long it’ll take before you can harvest your plants? We’ve researched this in-depth and have some answers for you! Whether you want to cook or carve, pumpkins are the way to go! The flesh of these large …

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Which Drought-Tolerant Perennials Bloom All Summer?

While water is crucial for growing a lot of plants, many perennial plants can withstand droughts and dryness. Knowing before-hand what plants will thrive in areas prone to droughts, will save you much misery when there’s lack of rainfall. Prepare yourself in advance for when the summer heat kicks in. With these 15 drought-tolerant perennials, …

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12 Types Of Moss That You Can Add to Your Garden

Did you know that there are over 12,000 different species of moss? In this post, we’ll cover the main types of moss you’ll come across. All types of moss are non-flowering, small plants that grow as dense, clumps or green mats in shady and damp areas. Mosses have stems and leaves, but they are void …

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Cushion Moss Plant Guide (Care Tips, Facts and Pictures)

Cushion moss or Leucobryum glaucum is a part of the White Moss family (Leucobryacae) and commonly grow to lengths ranging from 50 cm to at least 1 m across. Their leaves are between 5 to 9mm long and tend to spread away from the center. Cushion moss is easily identifiable due to their dense compact …

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Top 30 Online Stores For Live Moss And Moss Seeds

Whether you plan on creating a small indoors moss garden in a terrarium or a gorgeous outdoor moss display, the one thing you can’t do without is…. moss! So where can you go to order moss online? We’ve done the virtual legwork for you and found 30 great stores that offer either live moss or …

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White Peonies (Pictures, Care Tips, and Shopping Links)

White peonies (Paeonia in Latin) have been in cultivation for more than 2000 years. Their striking features include a delightful fragrance, dazzling splash of white, and durability against the elements. These outrageously beautiful plants have an interesting history and superstition, including a popular myth that claimed how woodpeckers would peck one’s eyes out if they …

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Yellow Petunias [Images, Care Tips and Shopping Links]

Petunias tend to be low growing and bushy tender perennials that are usually grown as annuals. Their petals come in a few different styles: trumpet-shaped, doubled, ruffled and fringed. Their colors range from light pink through dark red, and pale blue through deep purple. They can also be found in white, cream, and even a …

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22 Bathroom Green Walls That Will Inspire You

Green walls are a creative way to bring the serenity of greenery indoors. The bathroom is a natural place to incorporate plants, as they enhance a calm and relaxing atmosphere. A green wall can take several forms. You can cover an entire wall with plants in a tapestry-like style, create a smaller, framed green portrait, …

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16 Weird Pumpkin Varieties (Pictures and Shopping Links)

Pumpkins can be such strange vegetables. Going beyond the classic large orange variety, there’s a whole world of weird pumpkins out there. White, blue, green and black, in an array of sizes and shapes. Thanks to the Internet, it’s easier than ever to plant these strange pumpkins in your garden! In fact, we found 16 …

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Variegated & Striped Tulips Guide (Pictures & Care Tips)

Tulips come in a variety of colors but how about patterns? Why stick to a solid color – as beautiful as it may be – when you can have stripes of different shades adorning your blooms? In this post, we’ll take a close look at striped and variegated tulips (tulipa), get to know some popular …

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15 Large Outdoor Storage Boxes (Suggestions and Reviews)

Wondering where to store your favorite gardening tools? An affordable and easy-to-implement solution would be a large storage box. And fortunately, you can shop for some great ones online! While you can certainly store your gardening gear in the garage or shed, there’s nothing quite like a large outdoor storage box that you place right …

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Black Tulips (Pictures, Gardening Tips, and Shopping Links)

Black tulips are widely known throughout the world, though their name is a bit misleading. Black tulips are never actually black, but more of a wine red or a deep purple. In this post, we’ll be looking at the black tulip, discuss the popular types, and look through a beautiful photo gallery of black tulips. …

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21 White Hanging Planters That Will Look Great On Your Wall

One of the easiest ways to create a vertical garden is by using a set of hanging planters. Available in a variety of styles, we want to show you today how you can create an instantly-classic look by sticking to white ones. Why use white hanging planters? White hanging planters provide a simple classic way …

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Red Pansies (Pictures, Gardening Tips, and Shopping Links)

Red pansies, as the name suggests, are bright blooms that are instantly recognizable due to their red color. The term ‘pansy’ is a derivative of the French word ‘pensee,’ which means thought or remembrance. Red pansies were mainly grown in Europe by gardeners who appreciated the adaptable nature of the small charming plants. Lady Elizabeth …

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