10 Low Maintenance And Easy Care Perennials

10 Low Maintenance And Easy Care Perennials
There is such a thing as a low maintenance, easy care perennial plant. It may vary from climate to climate and season to season, but there are many wonderful perennial plants that can be labeled low maintenance. The two basic tricks are: 1) pick plants suited to your site and 2) allow them time to... 
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How To Kill Weeds Using Vinegar

How To Kill Weeds Using Vinegar
Vinegar when sprayed on plants, drain moisture from leaves and the plant dies. It is an organic and inexpensive way to kill weeds. But beware; it kills every plant that comes in touch with it. Take one gallon white vinegar. You can use the vinegar that we use in kitchen; its concentration is 5%. However... 
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12 Best Fern Varieties For Growing In Western Gardens

12 Best Fern Varieties For Growing In Western Gardens
Grow these lush forest plants as ground covers, trees, accent plants, or in containers. Wood fern (Dryopteris). Plant these delicate, medium-sized ferns in mixed borders to show off their feathery fronds. Australian tree fern (Cyathea). Its broad, bright green fronds grow from the trunk crown to form a ferny canopy in the forest understory. Chain... 
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How To Grow And Care For A Weeping Pussy Willow Tree

How To Grow And Care For A Weeping Pussy Willow Tree
The weeping pussy willow prefers full sun but will do fine in part sun as long as it’s afternoon sun. These plants like regular water & look much better if given an ample amount. The regular Pussy Willow (bush form) grows just fine alongside ponds & doesn’t mind having its feet moist. In accordance with... 
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23 Gardening Tips For Colder And Warmer Regions In February

23 Gardening Tips For Colder And Warmer Regions In February
Here are some regional tips for gardening in February. However since February weather is so unpredictable, you’ll have to use some judgement. Warmer regions: watch out for cold snaps and be ready to protect tender plants. Start to rejuvenate annual flower beds; keep watering, unless there are restrictions. Propagate some new plants from cuttings, continue... 
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How To Grow And Care For A Japanese Maple Tree

How To Grow And Care For A Japanese Maple Tree
The Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) is known for its small, delicate leaves with pointy lobes that spread outward like fingers on a palm. These leaves turn fabulous shades of orange, red or purple in autumn. These trees can tolerate shade but hot, full sun can reportedly lessen their lifespan. If you want to enhance the... 
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How To Create An Edible Front Yard Garden

How To Create An Edible Front Yard Garden
Many people only even see the front yard for a few brief moments when they pull into the garage or grab the mail. It’s time to change all that by planning a front yard vegetable garden. You might want to just incorporate a herb garden or potted vegetables tucked in amongst existing landscaping. If the... 
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How To Grow And Care For Guava Bonsai

How To Grow And Care For Guava Bonsai
Guava tree becomes an excellent bonsai and doesn’t require too much care or maintenance. The guava is a tropical plant and therefore, it should be placed outdoors on a location that is sunny. If you live in a temperate region keep your guava bonsai indoors in winter. Use good quality bonsai soil mix composed of... 
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10 Smart And Easy Seed Starting tips

10 Smart And Easy Seed Starting tips
Few gardening pursuits are as rewarding as growing your own plants from seed. Don’t know how to do that right? Keep records to allow for better planning. Record when seeds are sown, the germination date and success rate, and when seedlings are ready for transplanting each year. Store seed properly to maintain viability. To maintain... 
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Smart Gardening Tool For Newbie Urban Gardeners

Smart Gardening Tool For Newbie Urban Gardeners
If you are a newbie gardener, this seed dispenser–gardening tool-app is right what you need! The user purchases a themed starter kit complete with the seed dispensing tool, growing instructions, three medium-sized pots, potting mix, a themed set of seed compartments, and even recipes for post-cultivation cooking. The seed dispenser tool not only guides users... 
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