How To Plant Lupines?

How to plant lupines? This article will provide you with detailed instructions on how to grow lupine in from seed easily. Lupines are inexpensive and easy to grow. Once they start growing they will provide you with beautiful flowers year after year. Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus) is colorful perennial which will grow without much effort year after year if started right. So follow these instructions and you will be on your way to having an everlasting lupine collection in your garden. Continue Reading

Space-Saving Gardening Methods For A Small Vegetable Gardens

Space-Saving Gardening Methods For A Small Vegetable Gardens – The gardeners want good production from limited space which may even include containers on patios, decks or balconies. There are several space-saving gardening methods that may be used.


Old English gardeners devised the idea of interplanting vegetables to utilize space more fully. Interplanting means that a quick-growing, early maturing crop is planted between rows of a later-maturing crop that will later enlarge to fill the entire space. Continue Reading

Designing A Herb Garden (Part 2)

Designing A Herb Garden (Part 2) – The secret of successful herb garden design lies in care, planning and study. Think carefully about the objectives and possibilities, and don’t be afraid to experiment to get the effect you want.

Scented herbs. Consider the scent of the plants as well as their other properties. Many herbs are beautifully scented and a container or two of scented herbs will parfume the air on a summer evening, something that is most welcome if the family is sitting outside. Scented herbs include heliotrope, sweet rocket, hyssop, bergamot with its scarlet flowers, sweet cicely, and the scented geranium with sweet violets that can be planted at the front of the container to flower in spring.

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