Transplant Shock: 10 Ways To Minimize Transplanting Shock

The fun of growing vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees from seeds and cuttings is so rewarding. But, transplant shock loss can take all the fun out when plants don't show the same vigor. Plants … [Read more...]

Angel Trumpet: How To Grow And Care For Brugmansia

The Brugmansia (aka Angel's Trumpet) is a semi-tropical flowering shrub that can be grown as either a bush or a tree. They are woody plants with large, fragrant pendulous flowers. When people first … [Read more...]

12 Companion Plants To Grow With Your Tomatoes

Some people believe in tomato companion plants and others think it is some old wives tale. Growing friendly plants together is said to help growth, produce more flavor and protect fruits and … [Read more...]

How To Use Gabion Baskets, Walls and Fences In The Garden

Have you ever heard of gabion baskets or a gabion wall? Maybe not heard of them, but seen them. We frequently see gabion structures used in commercial and industrial landscaping to build retaining … [Read more...]

How To Start Succulents From Leaf Cuttings

Cactus and succulents are popular plants for small areas indoors and out, growing them is a fun hobby. Generally they do not take up lots of room, with many types to collect. Cactus and succulents … [Read more...]

Decorating with Succulents – Creative Ideas and Tips

Succulents are unique, beautiful and fantastically drought tolerant. A few of the most commonly known succulent plant groups are: Kalanchoe Aeonium Agave Aloe Echeveria Sedum … [Read more...]

5 Of The [BEST NATURAL] Tomato Fertilizers!

Have you ever tried using natural tomato fertilizers to grow you tomato crop? Let's face it... Tomatoes are undoubtedly the most popular plant grown in many home vegetable gardens. They are hardy … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Control And Get Rid Of Wasps Naturally

Because of changes in climate, insects such as wasps are multiplying rapidly, which makes the need to get rid of wasp a more common occurrance. When there are few (or no) freezes through the winter … [Read more...]

How To Make A Container Water Garden For Your Deck

The sound of water adds some much to a landscape design. Even a small pond on a small patio makes the whole space more tranquil. It can be a simple bubbling fountain and water features can be made out … [Read more...]

6 Awesome Patio Floor Ideas [Flooring Options]

Is your backyard patio floor looking dull, boring, and lacking impact? In need of some great ideas to catapult your outdoor space into another world? But wonder if you can DIY or need to call the … [Read more...]