5 Easy to Grow Mosquito Repelling Plants

One of the downsides of enjoying the outdoors is dealing with mosquitoes. There are some easy-to-grow plants with mosquito repelling properties, which is a nice option before reaching for a chemical … [Read more...]

9 Common Poisonous Plants You May Grow

"Poisonous plants - can you tell me which ones are?" That is a question I get all the time. Very often the email is asking for a list of poisonous plants for cats. Most of the time our focus is on … [Read more...]

Coleus Seed: How To Grow Coleus From Seeds

Anyone who has ever tried rooting Coleus blumei from cuttings knows how easy it is to grow. Many of us got our first house plant – a coleus plant by propagating coleus through stem cuttings., … [Read more...]

11 Colorful Summer Flowers That Beat The Heat

Which summer flowers help you light up the hottest dog days of summertime? Below are 11 flowers that bloom all summer and an tips of how they grow and where to plant them. The descriptions … [Read more...]

Backyard Landscaping Ideas For Small Yards

Many people are hesitant in implementing backyard landscaping ideas, especially in a small area or townhouse... they are afraid of the garden design. A townhouse garden can be a place to getaway, … [Read more...]

Rhododendron Plant: How To Care And Grow Rhododendrons

These lines below about a rhododendron plant are from Ralph Waldo Emerson's well-known poem, "Rhodora," which refers to the deciduous American species, Rhododendron canadense, with glaucous foliage … [Read more...]

How To Make A Beautiful Backyard Pond From An Old Tractor Tire!

Many a homeowner would love to step out into their backyard to enjoy a pond, with the relaxing aura it can provide. The steps of adding a backyard pond often times seem too difficult for … [Read more...]

How To Add Color To The Landscape Without Using Flowers

When gardening in our backyard, the plants and the flowers take center stage. Flowers are a wonderful way to provide color in the landscape. However, some flowers are short-lived. It's a wait … [Read more...]

Lantana Plant – How To Grow and Care For Lantana Bush, Trees [GUIDE]

The lantana plant, a bright, sun-loving plant, producing flowers in abundance and rewarding you with lots of color. Mastering lantana care is not difficult. Made to order for any bright patio with … [Read more...]

The Fall Garden Ideas: Do You Have A Check List Of Fall Gardening?

When autumn comes, you have lots of fall season gardening ideas and a hundred ways to improve your garden... its looks, its health, its prospects for next spring. Cool weather makes getting things … [Read more...]