Do It Yourself Landscaping The Affordable Way
Creating a beautiful landscape or garden doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, nor does it require weeks of backbreaking work. Check out these fast, inexpensive, and painless options for bringing your yard to life with flowers and foliage.
The Advantages Of Planting Hardy Geranium Plants
There are many advantages of planting hardy geranium plants known to sport small to medium sized flowers with notched leaves. Geraniums earned the description hardy due to its low maintenance care requirements and its ability to withstand harsher climates.
Tips for a successful Perennial Garden
Good soil is the foundation of a successful perennial garden. The land should not be too sticky or sandy, and it should contain enough organic matter to feed plant roots and allow for proper irrigation and draining.
The Advantages of Planting Tall Phlox Plants
Phlox - Paniculata Old-fashioned cottage gardens spring to life when tall phlox explodes into bloom. You'll wonder how you ever lived without it. Growing over 3-feet tall, it has a variety of uses in the landscape.
The crepe myrtle tree
The crepe myrtle tree is a fast grower. Each year, it can sprout 12in to 18in of new growth, where flowers bloom. The crepe myrtle tree's flower will only grow on new growth. If a season's frigid weather stunts the growth of branches, flowers may not bloom. The tree's counterpart; its shrub, takes more time to mature. Once the bush has established its roots, growth is then accelerated rapidly. Nevertheless, these shrubs do not grow past 6ft.
Tips On Growing A Beautiful Garden
What is a beautiful garden? Perhaps one with many colors and varieties of flowers and plants. When most of us think garden, we think flowers. Here are a few tips for growing beautiful garden plants to enjoy this year.
The Many Uses of Ground Covers The Many Uses of Ground Covers
Flowering ground covers, such as vinca minor, English ivy, or ajuga, can beautify these hills and require very little maintenance. In addition to their aesthetic appeal, these flowering ground covers can help stop soil erosion and pride of natural weed control. To choose which one to use, you need to assess your specific needs and possible concerns.
Red Rocket Crepe Myrtle Enduring The Test Of Time With Skill
Red Rocket Crape Myrtle - Lagerstroemia indicaFolks looking to line their property with an enduring and highly attractive shrub should consider the Red Rocket Crape Myrtle. This shrub is known for displaying beautiful red flowers and possessing an attract…
Trumpet Creeper Vine, Unruly And Dominating In It's Beauty
Trumpet Vines Are A Hummingbird's DelightThe Trumpet creeper a perennial vine also known by the scientific name Campsis radicans. When this plant vine is in bloom, it produced flowers that resemble the shape of trumpets. The flowers and long and thin…
Landscaping To Attract Birds
How To Attract Birds To Your Yard There are few things more enchanting than the dawn chorus of songbirds, however, as new housing developments replace old pastures and woodlands many bird species are finding it more and more difficult to live and reproduce as they once did.
Creeping Phlox are Cluster Growing, Ground Cover Aromatic Perennials PLEASE NOTE- COLORS WILL RANGE FROM BLUE TO PURPLE AND SOMETIMES PINK. THIS IS THE WAY WILD PHLOX GROWS AND THE COLOR DEPENDS ON THE NUTRIENTS IN THE SOIL Creeping phlox, also known as Phlox subulata, are perennials which have clusters of aromatic flowers. These flowers bloom each spring and come in many different colors, spreading outward, rather than up. This makes creeping phlox an excellent choice for providing not only…