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How To Stop Slugs Naturally – Homemade Slug Traps And More!

Is there any way to stop slugs naturally and safely without using harsh chemicals? If you are experiencing cool, damp weather conditions, chances are you might also be dealing with slugs. Slugs are shell-less mollusks that secrete mucus for protection and to help them travel around.  While they might come across as harmless, slow-moving, slimy …

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Summer Daylily Care – Simple Tips For Healthy & Vibrant Plants!

Looking for a few summer daylily care tips to help your daylily plants perk up? While daylilies are essentially a low-maintenance perennial, there are a few simple tricks that can help keep them looking great all summer long. Daylilies are a great addition to any property and landscape. They can survive a wide variety of …

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Summer Rose Care – How To Deadhead And Fertilize Roses

In order to keep your rose bushes looking beautiful all summer long, you need to keep two simple summer rose care tips in mind. Not only are these tips easy to perform, but they can make a big difference between roses that are thriving – and ones struggling to hang on.  Rose plants are extremely …

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How To Deadhead Annuals & Perennials – Have Healthier Plants & More Blooms!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about how to deadhead annuals & perennials. Doing this simple procedure can make a huge difference in both the health of your plants and how well and how often they bloom! Contrary to what you might think, deadheading doesn’t only affect the blooming power of your flowers …

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Fertilizing Hostas – How To Keep Hosta Plants Looking Great All Summer!

When you fertilize hostas throughout the growing season, you give them the best chance at staying healthy and beautiful this year – and for many years to come as well! It’s no doubt that hostas are one of the most popular choices for landscaping in they shadier areas of a property. They provide excellent ground …

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Growing Astilbe – How To Add Big Color To Shady Areas With Astilbe!

If you are looking for a low-maintenance, shade-loving perennial that will reward you with colorful blooms, then growing astilbe is the answer for you! While most shade-loving perennials like hostas and ferns only provide mounded green foliage, astilbe is different. Astilbe produces colorful spiky blooms along with attractive year-round foliage.  Their blooms can range in …

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How To Create A Butterfly Garden – Plants & Tips For Attracting Butterflies

Creating a butterfly garden is a great way to not only add visual interest to your property but also create a wonderful space that will attract and sustain all life cycles of these beautiful pollinators!  Butterflies are fun to watch flutter around, but they are also very beneficial to both vegetable and flower gardens. Butterflies …

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How To Keep Your Clematis Blooming Strong – Year After Year!

What can you do to keep your clematis blooming strong all season long? When you want to add vertical interest to your property, clematis is the perfect flower for the job. It’s long winding greenery and large blooming flowers are stunning to say the least! But for many gardeners, one of the biggest issues with …

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The Amazing Beauty Of Dianthus – How To Plant & Grow Dianthus Flowers

There’s no doubt that the amazing beauty and unique fragrance of the genus dianthus make it a perfect choice for gardens and raised flowerbeds!  Imagine walking through a garden and getting a subtle sweet but spicy scent that is similar to cinnamon and cloves. You find whatever flower might be putting off such a unique …

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How To Make Container Plants From Perennials – Add Beauty & Charm, For Free!

This week’s how-to garden article and corresponding podcast are all about using perennials to make stunning container plants!  When it comes to containers, hanging baskets, and potted plants, most people usually think of using annual plants. While flowers such as begonias, impatiens, and petunias all make perfect annual choices for container growing, they can certainly …

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