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Growing Iris – How To Plant Iris Roots In The Fall

Looking for how to plant and grow iris plants in your flowerbeds and gardens? Then you’ve come to the right place!   Irises can fill your property with beautiful colors and textures in the spring and early summer months. Some hybrids are even capable of blooming a second time in late summer.   In addition to their …

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How To Plant Lily Bulbs In The Fall – Growing Unique Lilies!

As the weather starts to cool off, it’s time to get your hands a little dirty and plant lily bulbs in the fall. The rewards are well worth the effort! Lilies are excellent, easy-to-grow perennial flowers that come in so many different varieties and styles. You put in a bit of work planting the bulbs …

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Growing Asters – The Perfect Perennial Plant For Big Fall Color!

If your property lacks color and pizazz when fall rolls around, then you need to consider growing asters!  When other flowering annuals and perennials have started to fade, asters step in and really steal the show! With their star-shaped blooms that resemble small daisies, they are perfect for adding to your typical fall displays.  In …

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The Beauty Of Sedum In The Fall – How To Grow Sedum

Growing sedum in the fall is the perfect way to add colorful autumn blooms to your property. Paired with other fall favorites like chrysanthemums or ornamental peppers and kale, they will warm up your landscape in preparation for winter. Sedum is an easy-to-care-for leaf succulent that is the perfect choice for even the most novice …

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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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Hanging Basket Care – How To Keep Your Baskets Flowering All Summer!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about hanging basket care – or more importantly, how to keep them flowering and gorgeous all summer long! It’s true that hanging baskets and containers add instant color and interest to your landscape and property. But for many gardeners, by mid-summer, many of their gorgeous baskets start …

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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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Why You Should Grow Zinnias In Your Vegetable Garden – 6 Great Benefits!

Are you wondering if it’s truly worth it to grow zinnias in your vegetable garden this year? The answer is an astonishing YES!  Zinnias grow as annuals in Zones 2 through 8. They are heat and drought-tolerant and are overlooked by deer and other wildlife. In addition, they are easy to sow and maintain all …

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How To Keep Begonias Blooming All Summer – The Simple Secrets To Success!

Begonias are one of the most classic flowering annuals of all – and certainly a flower that with just a bit of help, you can keep blooming from late spring all the way until late fall. These old-time favorite flowers are well known for their colorful prolific blooms and their dense green foliage. Their blooms …

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How To Keep Cosmos Blooming Strong – From Spring Until Fall!

Cosmos are one of the easiest and beautiful annual flowers to grow from seeds, and with just a few basic tips, you can keep them healthy and blooming all season long.  These daisy-like flowers are quick to impress. They can go from seed to flowering plant in just two short months. But without a little …

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