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Using A Cold Frame – How To Extend Your Growing Season With Ease!

If the fall and winter months have you feeling a little down and bored because your vegetable growing season has come to an end, don’t fret! Using a cold frame might be just what you need!   Cold frames are a great way to extend the length of your growing season when typical outdoor temperatures …

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How To Grow Daffodils – Plant This Fall For Big Blooming Spring Flowers!

The beautiful trumpet-shaped blooms of a daffodil are such a wonderful indication of the arrival of spring. They make a great addition to any garden when you want to see bright colors before most other plants even begin to grow. You can easily learn how to grow daffodils in your own landscape, all by following …

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How To Grow Crocus – One Of The First Blooming Flowers Of Early Spring!

Crocus flowers are a great addition to any garden landscape. Their bright bell-shaped blooms help to welcome in the warmer spring weather. Follow these simple steps so you can learn how to grow crocus flowers and add them to your landscape.  Crocuses are small flowers but they are mighty and easy to grow. They are …

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How To Keep Your Fall Bulbs Safe From Squirrels, Mice & Other Rodents

If you have squirrels, chipmunks, mice, or other rodents near your property, then you will likely need to take a few extra steps to keep your fall bulbs safe until spring. While it might seem like an endless battle, it really isn’t that difficult with a few simple tips. Fall is the time of year …

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How To Grow Hyacinth Bulbs For Colorful, Spiky Fragrant Spring Blooms

Knowing how to grow hyacinth bulbs is a great way to add beauty and sweet fragrance to your garden spaces. Whether you plant them in containers or directly in the soil, they are a great addition and companion to other spring-blooming flowers. Hyacinth plants produce one spiky, upright bloom each year. The blooms feature multiple …

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How To Grow Allium – Plant Bulbs In The Fall For Pops Of Spring Color!

If you are looking for a way to add unique pops of color to your landscape, then learning how to plant and grow allium is the perfect answer! They are like the “cake pops” of the garden world with their big, beautiful bloom spheres. Allium bulbs are a part of the chive family and are …

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Why & How To Clear Out Your Garden In The Fall – The Final Preparations

There might be no more important chore than taking time to clear out your garden in the fall. As the temperatures turn a bit cooler and your vegetable plants begin to slowly fade, sometimes the garden takes a back seat to other chores. But it might be surprising to find out that working in your …

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Growing Ornamental Cabbage & Kale – Create Colorful & Brilliant Fall Displays

Planting and growing ornamental cabbage and kale in your landscape is a great way to add beautiful colors during the fall months. While most plants are grown for beautiful flowers, the foliage is what really stands out for these two plants.  Both feature multiple variants of green foliage with beautiful rosettes in the center. They …

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Dividing Perennials In The Fall – The Simple Keys To Flowerbed Success!

Here is a look at this week’s podcast: Dividing Perennials In The Fall – The Simple Keys To Flowerbed Success!. Just click on the episode button below to listen in. You will also find the podcast notes below, along with links to all of the articles mentioned in the show. Article Links: How To Divide …

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How To Keep Ferns Over The Winter – Dividing, Re-Potting & Winter Care

Now that the weather is starting to cool off and the daylight is getting shorter, it’s time to start thinking about dividing, re-potting, and keeping your ferns over the winter this year! Ferns are shade-loving plants that make a great addition to areas on your property that are hidden in the shadows. Places like under …

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