Shrubs are the foundation of a landscape, the steady verdant stalwarts of the garden. That is, for most of the year. In spring, these six foundation plants cast off their coats and show off their blooms. Plant one or more before the weather gets too hot.
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Create a focal point for your garden with this enhanced terra cotta pot display. Follow our step-by-step instructions for an eye-catching container, bursting with blooms.
Light up the table with a dressed-up terra cotta pot filled with colorful blooms, a votive and hurricane vase.
The simplest method of weed control is to pull it up, root and all. But when the gardener is faced with a lawn or garden bed full of weeds, more efficient methods such as chemicals are needed.
What we eat has an ecological impact, so we can learn to alter our approach to mealtime in a way that benefits the environment.
Compost is created when organic matter such as discarded leaves, grass clippings and food scraps are layered and decompose naturally, creating a potent cocktail of nutrients. If you own a composter, you already have the perfect environment to allow this decomposition to occur.
Creating your own compost reduces household and landfill waste, encourages healthy biological activity in your yard, and enhances your soil for ideal gardening conditions.
Bonnie Plants knows that vegetables are for growing, cooking and snacking. Their newest varieties were developed for eating out of hand and sharing.
Display all your herbs with this quick and easy DIY hanging garden.
Brighten your yard by turning your fence into a beautiful Vertical Garden Wall.
In the vegetable’s journey from seed to soil, gardeners nurture vegetables from dry seed to striving seedling. When the ground warms up to 60 or above, it’s time to move the plants outdoors to the garden.
Once you grow easygoing hostas in your garden, you’ll probably want some companion plants. Here are some of the best.