Garden Steps: Pathways In Landscape Garden Design

Garden steps play an important role in the design of a landscape. Just like plants and flowers they can be the connective glue to pull everything together. They need to be properly designed, safe and … [Read more...]

9 Best Summer Flowers

When the heat of summer hits and everything seems to droop a bit, it's nice to some color backup. Summer flowers are few months to blooming. With the hot summer days just a few months away, it's … [Read more...]

Agapanthus Plant: How To Care For The Blue African Lily of the Nile

Don't you love the the blue flowers of the Agapanthus plant? It's the exotic name for the blue African Lily of the Nile. These showy perennials, native to South Africa, hold a strange beauty. The … [Read more...]

Full Sun Flowers: 12 Best Annual Bloomers For Summer Color!

Flowers... we want colorful flowers in the shade and full sun flowers as well.  Some plants like lantana in the landscape can handle the sun, others can't. When the summer heat cranks up and … [Read more...]

Top 10 Anti Inflammatory Herbs

Herbs have been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. A quick listen to a commercial on TV for a new drug and its side effects make many consider going a more natural route. However, going … [Read more...]

How To Improve Your Garden Design With 4 Useful Words

Did you know that 4 simple words could really improve your garden design? Once you learn and understand them, then apply them your landscape design to come alive. What are these 4 simple words? … [Read more...]

7 Tips On Building Rich Organic Soil for Wonderful Results

"But you have such wonderful soil" is the envious complaint of the novice gardener to the seasoned landscape and garden veteran. With this, the beginner discounts the foresight, skill and work that … [Read more...]

What Is Xeriscape Landscaping?

What is Xeriscaping? Well, in 1978, some say early 1980's, the term "Xeriscape" landscaping was coined by the Denver Water Department, in an effort help reduce water use during the peak summer months. … [Read more...]

4 Advantages Of Raised Bed Gardens

Have you ever asked or wondered what reasons make gardening in raised beds a growing trend? Raised beds come in all shapes and styles - from beds framed in wood or concrete blocks and even beds … [Read more...]

SUPRISE: You Can Feed Your Grass & Garden Coffee Grounds!

If you love gardening and drinking great coffee, you will be happy to learn that coffee grounds make a great tonic for garden plants and grass. In this article, we will explain why coffee grounds … [Read more...]