Martinis and Marigolds - Refreshingly Quick Tips for Home and Garden
What Can I Plant in the Shade? - 7 Easy Care Shade-Loving Perennials for Your Gardenby Donna Moyer
Got shade? Gardening in the shade can be tricky. I’m always looking for plants that do well in the shade and I'm especially fond of perennials because they come back every year. Many also spread or grow large enough to be dug up and divided, giving me more value for my money.
Read on to learn about a few shade loving perennials that have worked well for me. I've included their hardiness zones so you can see if they will be perennial for you, too.
Tips for Success with Mulchingby Donna Moyer
I love a freshly mulched garden bed in the spring. While it can be a lot of work, I love the tidy look when we've finished. Besides the aesthetics, mulch provides a few more benefits.
Read on to find out how to get the most out mulching your flower beds and make your gardening life easier.
Who Needs a Spring Haircut?by Donna Moyer
One of my favorite perennials is Variegated Liriope. The bright green and white foliage looks great from late spring into fall. Liriope does not need much maintenance - except in the spring. In spring, it needs a good haircut.
Read on to find out how a spring haircut helps this plant look great all summer long
How To Care For Spring Flowering Bulbsby Donna Moyer
After a long winter, seeing the daffodils blooming along our roadways really lifts my spirits. And I do see some tulips emerging in time for Easter. If you have spring bulbs in your yard, you might be wondering how to best take care of them.
In this week's tip, I'll give you a few easy steps to caring for your spring bulb plants so that they keep flowering every spring.
7 Easy Care Sun-Loving Perennials to Plant This Springby Donna Moyer
Perennials are a great way to add color and seasonal interest to your flower beds. They have the advantage of coming back every year and many spread to fill in spaces, giving you more value for the money spent on them.
Read on to explore 7 sun-loving easy to grow perennials to plant this spring
Spring Is Finally Here! What Can I Plant Now?by Donna Moyer
It looks like Spring is finally here!!!
One of the questions people ask me most often as the temperatures get warmer is when can I start planting??? The answer is, it depends on where you live and what you want to plant.
Read on to find out how to know what you can plant now!
Beauty in Every Seasonby Paula Marolewski
As 2022, with all of its challenges, draws to a close, it's a great time to reflect on what this year brought to us and take time to appreciate the good things it had to offer before moving on to 2023.
Most of us have a favorite season of the year. But part of the joy of gardening is that, as we actively engage with nature in the intimacy of our own yard, we can find beauty in every season.
Read on as Paula shows us the beauty she finds in every season of her garden.
How to Save Time and Money by Planting Perennialsby Donna Moyer
Popular Perennials for the Gardenby Donna Moyer
Perennials are one of the most popular types of flowering plants, both for the beginning and experienced gardeners. And fall is a great time to plant them.
But there are so many varieties, choosing can be overwhelming.
Read on to find out about some of the most popular varieties to plant and how to get started.
Using Ornamental Grasses to Enhance Your Landscapeby Donna Moyer
Fall is definitely a great time for planting. As we decide on what to plant, most of us think of flowering perennials, trees and shrubs. But as you consider your choices, consider perennial grasses.
Read on to find out why ornamental grasses are a great addition to any landscape.
Fall is Here - Time to Think Spring!by Donna Moyer
Fall is a great time to prepare for spring! You see there are so many things going on in the garden in the spring, that it’s almost too much to get done. And while spring is a really inspiring time to start new things in the garden, fall is actually a better time for certain garden tasks.
Read on for details on 5 Fall Projects that you can do in the fall to make spring gardening season a lot easier.
Getting Started with Compostingby Donna Moyer
I love this time of year! We are so blessed with the bounty of summer fruits and vegetables. I hope that you are finding delicious ways to enjoy them!
But we are also faced with the resulting peels and pits that many times end up in our trash. According to the EPA “The estimated 35.3 million tons of wasted food that went to landfills in 2018 represents 24.1 percent of all MSW landfilled.” Somehow that just doesn’t make sense, since all of this organic waste can quickly break down and return lots of nutrients to the soil.
So what’s a home gardener to do? Composting your kitchen and garden waste is a great way to reduce the amount of waste you dispose of in the trash. By composting, you can generate a free source of nutrient-rich material to help improve your garden.
Read on to find out how to get started!
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