What Is Xeriscape Landscaping?

What is Xeriscaping? The term comes from the Greek word "xeros", which means dry, and "scape",  a view or scene. In 1978, some say early 1980's, the term "Xeriscape landscaping" was coined by the … [Read more...]

7 Reasons To Install Landscape Garden Lighting

There are many good reasons to install landscape garden lighting in your garden. In this article, we will look at guiding your path, safety, enjoying the outdoors, beauty and even home value. Let's … [Read more...]

Growing Crepe Myrtle Trees: Caring Tips For Crepe Myrtle

Crepe Myrtle plant (Lagerstroemia indica) is a highly successful addition to any yard or garden in the southern United States (USDA zone 6 to 9). It is beautiful year-round with abundant showy … [Read more...]

Landscape Fabric: How to And Why Use It in Your Garden

Landscape fabric, also known as weed barrier fabric, weed control fabric or preen landscape fabric, is an all-purpose garden fabric used by many gardeners for weed prevention and erosion … [Read more...]

Sago Palm Care: How To Grow And Care For Cycas Revoluta

Sago palm care is easy making sago plants an excellent plant for inexperienced gardeners. The sago palm grows primarily in the landscape across the southern states but also grown as an indoor … [Read more...]

37 Garden Edging Ideas: How To Ways For Dressing Up Your Landscape

This collection of garden edging ideas will help you define borders, highlight an area, add texture and dress up your landscape. Often overlooked, lawn and flower bed edging can play an important … [Read more...]

Cordyline: How To Grow and Care For The Hawaiian Ti Plant

Want color in the landscape? Cordyline (Cordyline fruticosa) adds color to the landscape around your house whether planted inside growing as houseplants or outside in the garden. It has about 27 … [Read more...]

Hibiscus Tree: How To Grow And Care For A Hibiscus Plant

The potted tropical hibiscus tree is a popular plant across the US in the springtime. They find a home on front porches, out on back patios and decks. Personally, I like to see the tropical … [Read more...]

How To Remove Iron Stains From Concrete In The Garden

Have you ever tried to remove iron stains from concrete? Iron stains can make a beautiful garden pathway look very unattractive. Concrete is porous, making iron stains easy to penetrate the … [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...]