Learning With Butterfly Gardens

Learning With Butterfly Gardens

If you’ve got kids and you’re looking for a great way to blend both fun and education, consider planting a butterfly garden in your yard. They don’t need a lot of space or a lot of plants in order to be effective. In fact, with just a few simple tips in mind, you can...
The Beauty of Springtime

The Beauty of Springtime

It always amazes me how quickly everything seems to come to life in the springtime. After a week with temperatures in the mid to upper seventies trees that just last week had tiny leaf buds are covered with the light green of new leaves opening. The daffodils are...
10 Quick Landscaping Ideas

10 Quick Landscaping Ideas

Do you have a home that desperately needs some landscaping help? These ten ideas will make an impact while you are waiting for the plants to fill in. Arbor or trellis-add instant height plant with a quick growing annual vine. Window box-give you quick color and you...
Choosing and Using Color in Your Garden

Choosing and Using Color in Your Garden

Don’t overlook the power of color when you design your gardens. You can use various colors to create a mood in your garden. Red is an attention getting color, you can’t help but notice red. Use red around areas you want to draw attention to. Red flowers you might like...
Compost Pile Basics Making Compost For Your Garden

Compost Pile Basics Making Compost For Your Garden

What do you do with your garden waste (leaves, grass clippings, shrub and plant trimmings)? If you are into gardening then one of the best things you can do is learn home to make compost at home using the garden waste you would normally send to the trash. It is easy...
Flowering Vines

Flowering Vines

Flowering vines and other climbing plants come in all shapes and sizes, all colors, and in both perennial and annual varieties. Some of the more popular perennial flowering vines are climbing roses, clematis, honeysuckle and wisteria. Annual flowering vines like...