10 Vibrant Shrubs For A Bold Summertime Garden

10 Vibrant Shrubs For A Bold Summertime Garden
To achieve summer-garden nirvana takes true inspiration and a detailed plan. And this is where the workhorses of the dog days truly earn their keep. You definitely need seemingly indestructible, bombproof shrubs. The following shrubs give it their all during the warmer months, providing fantastic flowers and, in some cases, interesting foliage or fruit, as... 
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How To Grow And Care For Oregano In Your Garden

How To Grow And Care For Oregano In Your Garden
Culinary oregano is a signature flavor of many Italian, Mexican and Spanish dishes, and you can easily grow it in the home garden to use for cooking. Growing oregano is easy! Plants can be started from seeds, divisions or cuttings. Oregano seeds require some light to germinate, so cover only slightly with soil. Start seeds indoors and... 
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How To Grow And Care For 4 Types Of Asian Greens

How To Grow And Care For 4 Types Of Asian Greens
We may all be familiar with Asian greens from eating in restaurants, but we don’t often grow them in our gardens. Let’s have a look at the most popular ones and see how to grow them. Bok Choy (Pak Choi). Bok choy is a non-heading cabbage. Although we are used to seeing pale stems chopped... 
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How To Create A Small Rose Container Garden

How To Create A Small Rose Container Garden
If you have a limited space and you want to create a small rose garden there then growing roses in containers is the best option for you. Size of the container should be medium to large to grow rose bushes. Larger varieties require extensive, deep pot with a minimum diameter of 40 cm, with large... 
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How To Grow Petunias That Will Bloom All Summer

How To Grow Petunias That Will Bloom All Summer
Petunias are one of the most popular garden bedding flowers. Most varieties will bloom throughout the summer, except in extreme heat. Although some species of petunia are tropical perennials, today’s hybrids are usually grown as annuals, so hardiness zones aren’t a factor in growing them. Most varieties prefer full sun, but in the heat of... 
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22 Flowers For Full Sun And Heat Tolerant Flowers

22 Flowers For Full Sun And Heat Tolerant Flowers
All these flowers can bear the tropical heat and thrive in full sun. You can also grow them in containers. Let’s start from beautiful pentas flowers that attract pollinators like bees, hummingbirds, and sunbirds due to the nectar. Pentas is a tough heat tolerant plant that you can grow in containers. This tropical flower can... 
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How To Grow Trees In Containers Easily

How To Grow Trees In Containers Easily
Planting trees in containers is becoming more popular, especially in landscapes with little or no outside space. You don’t need a large piece of property to grow a tree. If you have a porch, patio, or balcony, you can grow a tree in large container. Container-grown trees can be used to frame entryways or to... 
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7 Best Late Spring Blooming Flowers

7 Best Late Spring Blooming Flowers
Spring bulbs are such a welcome site, especially after a seemingly endless winter. We all rush out into our gardens and start cleaning and planting. This is often when garden centers start selling the flashier flowers of peak summer. While being draw toward these prime season bloomers, it’s easy to find your garden in a... 
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How To Grow Cucumbers Of All Shapes And Sizes

How To Grow Cucumbers Of All Shapes And Sizes
Cucumbers like a slightly acidic to neutral soil pH of about 5.5 to 7.0. Cucumbers are easily direct-seeded in the garden. You can find cucumber seedlings, but they transplant best when still young. Cucumbers are heat lovers. Plants both seeds and plants after all danger of frost. Allow the soil to warm and dry out... 
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How To Grow Grapes For Home Winemaking

How To Grow Grapes For Home Winemaking
To say there are lots of wine grape varieties is an understatement. These include grapes that ripen early in the season, those that are early to mid-ripening, mid to late ripening and, of course, the late-ripening grapes. Growing wine grape varieties is a long-term investment. Select a cutting to propagate a new vine, taking one... 
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