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L-Shaped And Corner Planter Boxes: What Gardeners Need To Know

Gardening is a peaceful pastime that relieves stress and brings joy and beauty to your home and life. But what if you are short on space? Maybe you live in an apartment, and all the area you have is a small patio or balcony, or even just a large sunny corner of the living room? …

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How Much Does A New Lawn Cost?

Replacing your lawn may seem like a pricey and rather daunting task. Whether you’re looking for some water-saving options, you need to replace your lawn due to prior damage, or just want to change your lawn look to something a bit different, there are many different options and price points to consider. But don’t worry …

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What’s The Best Time To Aerate And Overseed A Lawn?

The best way to achieve a beautiful and well-maintained lawn is to keep your lawn aerated. Having your lawn aerated will keep your grass looking healthy and free from diseases. In order to do this, you need to know when the best time is to aerate your lawn.  The very best time to aerate your …

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15 Best Ornamental Grasses That Grow In Shade

Ornamental grasses are a great way to add greenery and interest to the shadier corners of your landscaping. Below is a list of the best ornamental grasses to help you choose the right one for your garden. 1. Tufted Hair Grass Tufted hair grass, otherwise known as deschampia cespitosa or tussock grass, is a popular …

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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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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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23 Office Green Walls That Will Inspire You (Pictures Included!)

If you own an office and want to make everyone in the work environment happier, vertical gardening in the form of a green wall can be just what you’re looking for. Having plants in the office is a proven way to have lots of positive effects. Besides beautifying our workspace, they reduce stress, increase energy …

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How To Make A Tin Can Vertical Garden

There are a million and one ways to create a beautiful vertical garden, including commercially available kits and do-it-yourself projects. If you are the do it yourself type, you might like to make your vertical garden out of recycled tin cans. But how is this done, you ask? I am happy to walk you through …

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15 Ideas For Recycled Planters For Your Vertical Garden

A vertical garden is a great way to maximize growing space for all the plants that you enjoy. But with all of the amazing kits out there, creating a vertical garden can get expensive. This does not have to be the case though. Some of the most visually interesting and creative gardens that I have …

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Grow Lights For Your Vertical Garden: A Complete Guide

Installing a vertical garden is an easy way to grow an abundance of plants and flowers in a small space. Outdoors, your plants will have access to the sun to provide them with energy to make food. But what about if you want to grow full sun plants indoors? A grow light system solves the …

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How To Use A Trellis For Vertical Gardening

Vertical gardening can take a lot of different forms, but one of the oldest examples is the trellis. You can see trellises covered in grapes in artwork from ancient times, a trellis covered with cascading roses as a centerpiece in an estate garden in England, or trellises covered in runner bean vines in a French …

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How To Build An Indoor Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens are beautiful and functional. They are perfect for growing plants in small spaces. They enable the home gardener to grow a bountiful harvest of fresh veggies on the patio, or a plethora of petunias to cascade from a balcony. This may lead you to wonder whether a vertical garden can be built indoors. …

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How To Choose The Right Container For Your Vertical Garden

Choosing the right containers for your garden is one of the biggest decisions that you need to make. I have been container gardening for years and am happy to share what I know with you! When choosing the right container for your vertical garden, there are a lot of options available: Recycled cans, bottles and …

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The Best Edible Plants For A Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens are frequently seen in public spaces as walls covered in beautiful cascading flowers or patterns of greenery. But did you know that you can grow edible plants in a vertical garden too? In fact, with a little planning, you can grow all kinds of fruits, herbs, or veggies on a sunny wall. There …

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How To Build An Outdoor Vertical Garden

If you have limited outdoor space, you might decide to install a vertical garden to maximum effect. But how do you build an outdoor vertical garden? I have researched this and am happy to share this information with you. To build an outdoor vertical garden requires proper planning and preparation. Below are 9 steps to …

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17 Best Flowers For Your Vertical Garden

Flowers are the easiest, most direct way to add color and visual interest to your garden. If you browse your local garden center, or plant websites, it is easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer variety of plants available. How can you narrow down all these options to choose the best flowers for your vertical …

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The 15 Best Perennials For A Vertical Garden

Installing a beautiful vertical garden can create a beautiful a focal point for your garden. But what if you don’t want to have to replant every year? Perennials can be the solution to your gardening challenge! I have been gardening for years and am happy to share my knowledge with you of the best perennials …

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How To Integrate A Vertical Garden Into A Retaining Wall

Gardens provide a place for peace and relaxation, where the gardener can enjoy the fruits of his or her labor in scenic beauty. But what if you have to work around a plain, boring retaining wall? Can you integrate a vertical garden into a retaining wall so it is a thing of beauty instead of …

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