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Lavender, purple and fuchsia colors, curved borders, tall bird house

Flower Garden Ideas for Your Landscape

Add blooms to your garden with these flower garden ideas in every color of the rainbow.

Keeping snakes out of the chicken coop/duck house. Sprinkle sulphur/cayenne pepper around the perimeter of your run and coop...

Snake in the Duck House! 9 Tips to Help Repel Snakes

Snakes will eat chicken eggs and baby chicks and sometimes even threaten smaller birds. Here are tips to keep snakes at bay.

Composting is nature’s way of taking waste and turning it into nutrient-rich soil that makes a great amendment to your garden soil or mixed into a potting soil. One of the misconceptions and why more people don’t compost more is that they are worried about the smell or that it could get overrun by bugs. …

Composting Basics | How To Get Started With Composting | Moms Need To Know ™

Composting is nature’s way of taking waste and turning it into nutrient-rich soil that makes a great amendment to your garden soil (especially if you are square foot gardening) or mixed into a potting soil. One of the misconceptions and why more people don’t compost more is that they are worried about the smell or...Read More »

Peony info article by Kathy Woodard, plus some dazzling peony photos. One can never have too many peonies ♡

Perfect Peonies • The Garden Glove

Peony info article by Kathy Woodard, plus some dazzling peony photos. One can never have too many peonies ♡

Here are 5 container gardening mistakes to avoid. | via Taya Dwyer (SimplyFrugal)

5 Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

Here are 5 container gardening mistakes to avoid so you can grow a successful garden in containers!

13 Plants That Give You Bang For Your Buck

15 Plants That Give You More Bang for Your Buck

We polled our go-to garden experts for their hardy and inexpensive favorites.

Groundcovers That Give Lift to Your Landscape

Groundcovers That Give Lift to Your Landscape

If you crave a bit of dimension, perspective, height and extra color in your groundcovers, consider wide-spreading shrubs.

English Lavender along fence and alleyway, an absolute MUST in any of my herb gardens

Pick Your Perennials

Pick the perennial plants you want to use in your Utah County landscape design

Gardenias (Rubiaceae spp.) are often associated with the southern U.S., though they're actually from Asia. Learn more about growing them from Southern Living.

Gardenia Planting Guide

The complete guide to gardenias. Find practical gardening advice, tips, and information on growing beautiful gardenias.

9 DIY Raised Bed Garden Designs and Ideas

10 DIY Raised Bed Garden Designs and Ideas to Add to Your Yard

9 DIY Raised Bed Garden Designs and Ideas

Flowering+Bushes+and+Shrubs+that+bloom+in+summer | Arizona (Non-Gardening) Blogs That I Follow

September Gardening Tasks for the Desert Landscape

Flowering+Bushes+and+Shrubs+that+bloom+in+summer | Arizona (Non-Gardening) Blogs That I Follow

Dwarf Size, Huge Fragrance! I want these for the front of my house!!

Dwarf Radicans Gardenia Shrub

Dwarf Size, Huge Fragrance! • Scented double-blooms • Space-saving dwarf grows just 2 ft. tall • Perfect as a low border or container plant • Adaptable to many soils, and low-maintenance Dwarf Radicans Gardenias are the most adaptable and fragrant dwarf shrubs you can find. You get citrusy-scented blooms, but on a space-saving shrub that gets just 2 feet tall! Use it as a border plant or in a container. You can even grow it in front of larger shrubs as a fragrant ground cover. Plant these…

Dwarf Size, Huge Fragrance! I want these for the front of my house!!

Dwarf Radicans Gardenia Shrub

Dwarf Size, Huge Fragrance! • Scented double-blooms • Space-saving dwarf grows just 2 ft. tall • Perfect as a low border or container plant • Adaptable to many soils, and low-maintenance Dwarf Radicans Gardenias are the most adaptable and fragrant dwarf shrubs you can find. You get citrusy-scented blooms, but on a space-saving shrub that gets just 2 feet tall! Use it as a border plant or in a container. You can even grow it in front of larger shrubs as a fragrant ground cover. Plant these…

Azaleas Made Simple Here's everything you need to know about growing the South's favorite shrub.

Azaleas Made Simple

Here's everything you need to know about growing the South's favorite shrub.

Do you have a brown thumb, but love plants? Check out this list of super easy indoor plants to care for that will bring life to your home!

5 Of The Easiest Indoor Plants To Care For

Lately I have become obsessed with the look of indoor plants. If you'll notice, every single well-known design magazine or Pinterest page features beautiful, green plants in their designs. The reason is because they bring

Bobo hydrangea. Shade and drought tolerant. Top Ten Shrubs for Containers and Small Gardens | Proven Winners

Top 10 Shrubs for Containers and Small Gardens

Proven Winners - Top 10 Shrubs for Containers and Small Gardens in Container Gardening ColorChoice Containers and Shrubs