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17+ Outdoor Storage Solutions [Arranged By Type]

Whether you only experience the summer season for a few months out of the year or you live in a climate that is summer-like all year round, you know the importance of good outdoor storage. There are so many things that need to stay outside, and it’s important that each has protection from the elements. …

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Where to Plant Peonies for Getting the Best Results?

Peonies are a gardener’s delight! They are beloved for their bountiful blooms, bold foliage, inviting fragrance and exquisite beauty. Though they rarely bloom the first year of planting, when they do, they sustain a lifetime of beautiful flowers. Perhaps you are wondering to yourself, ‘where should I plant peonies to ensure abundant blossoms?’ Peonies like …

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15 Short Perennials That Bloom All Summer

Planting perennials is a guaranteed way to add some brilliant color and character to your garden. Adding short perennials will add depth to your garden, as they will be the focal point, the eye-catcher at the forefront of the garden. We have done the research for you, so look below to find 15 perennials that …

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15 Foundation Plants For The Front Of Your House

Adding a selection of foundation plants is a great way to add curb appeal to your home. These are shrubs, small trees, and flowers that you plant close to the foundation of your house, creating a softening between the horizontal expanse of your yard and the vertical reach of your home. This makes your home …

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What Uses Are There For Geranium?

Geraniums are fragrant, beautiful blossoms that perfectly fit into nearly any indoor or outdoor garden. Everybody knows this about the common and colorful perennial. What many do not know, however, is that the uses for geraniums extend far beyond their aesthetic beauty. Geraniums can be used for many health and beauty endeavors. In this guide …

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11 Evergreen Edging Plants For Garden Borders

Adding borders around your garden is a sure way to add eye catching structure and texture. Edging plants work great for forming borders around a walkway or a garden path, create separation between your garden and your neighbor’s, and sometimes for use as adding texture in containers. We compiled a list of 11 evergreen plants …

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Where To Buy Pumice For Your Gardening Needs [Top 15 Online Stores]

Pumice, a porous volcanic rock, works great as a soil conditioner. Since it’s porous, it can help retain nutrients, increase aeration and drainage in the soil, and will not decompose over time so it gets optimal usage. Using pumice in your garden will improve the soil. Online shopping allows making decisions to be much easier. …

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Natural Black Roses [Facts, Care Tips, and PICTURES]

Does the idea of black roses intrigue you? Have you ever seen one? Perhaps you have seen one and didn’t know it. Black roses are symbols often found in fiction. The symbol of the black rose has many different meanings, including mystery, death, despair, and love that is obsessive. In reality, there is no naturally …

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16 Tall Perennials For Partial Shade

Partially shaded areas can be a hassle when looking for plants that will grow in those areas. We have compiled a list below of 16 different tall perennials that thrive in partial shaded areas to make your search easier. Tall perennials can certainly add depth, texture, and beauty to your garden. With the thousands of …

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23 Things To Do With Pumpkins [Beyond Recipes and Decorating!]

Growing pumpkins in your garden can be lots of fun but it often leads to a surplus. Which may leave you wondering – what on earth can you do with so many gorgeous pumpkins? We’re here to help with 23 fun suggestions. After all, pumpkins are very versatile and can be used for more than …

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14 Plants For Shallow Soil And Shade That You Should Try

Trying to find beautiful plants that will thrive in shady places that have shallow soil like under trees, or along walkways can be challenging. We have done the research and have found 14 wonderful plants to help you get started. 1. Periwinkle Over 30 different varieties of this plant exist, showing off different types of …

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Should Peonies be Deadheaded?

Peonies are lovely herbaceous plants that bloom for only a short period of time, between late spring and early summer. Towards the end of their blooming period, they’ll start to fade and wither up, and that’s how you’ll know if they’re spent. A great question to ask is should peonies be deadheaded? I’ve done some …

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Are Geraniums Annuals Or Perennials? [The answer will surprise you!]

Are Geraniums annuals or perennials? Are you one of those people in the garden center that has to stop and remember what an annual is vs. a perennial? The truth is all of us have probably been there at some point unless gardening is our only true love. An annual plant completes one life cycle …

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How To Amend Clay Soil For Vegetable Gardening

Starting a vegetable garden in clay soil can seem like a daunting task. Clay soils can be hard to work in, lack sufficient drainage, and often times have insufficient nutrients for abundant vegetable production. Luckily, we’ve done the research, in the field and on the web, to provide you will all of the information you …

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11 Shrubs For Shade That Grow Well In Zone 6

Ever noticed a lot of gardeners talking about zones, and zone hardiness? Are you wondering what growth, climate, or hardiness zones mean for your plants?  How do they pertain to the success of your gardening adventures? Hardiness Zones or Growth Zones are sections of North America divided into eleven growth zones. Each zone is 10 …

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How to Care for Petunias in Hanging Baskets

One of the best ways to display petunias is through hanging baskets, as you can hang them around your home for decoration. Growing petunias in hanging baskets is much different than growing them in the ground, so a great question is how do you care for petunias in hanging baskets? I’ve done some research on …

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How To Grow Jarrahdale Pumpkins [Care Tips, Photos and More]

We all love a good pumpkin pie or soup, especially in the colder seasons and that’s right where the Jarrahdale pumpkin comes in – and why you should consider growing one in your garden. The Jarrahdale is a winter pumpkin, known for its cold color and vibrant flesh. Its sweet taste makes it a perfect …

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Big Root Geranium [Gardening Tips, Pictures and More]

There are many different varieties and cultivars of the geranium plant. The beautiful blooms, fragrant green foliage, and its low growing habit make the Big Root Geranium a favorite amongst gardeners. Big Root Geranium is a low-maintenance, herbaceous, ground cover perennial. Its dark green leaves are scalloped and deeply lobed and measure between 4 and …

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