The Best Summer Garden Plants – If you plan to include some flowers in your summer garden, then take some time and effort to learn about those flowers or flowering plants that are best suited to the summer season. Therefore, it is a good idea to research the types of flowering plants that are best suited for a summer garden to give it that colorful effect. Continue Reading
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
Lotus Flowers For Your Garden Pond – A lotus flowers can be successfully grown in ‘tubs’ in or around your pond. Large containers will work as well. Just be sure to keep them wet, and by wet the professionals mean very wet. Usually there should be at least two inches of water above the ground soil in which you plant your lotus flowers. They love the soil, however they are very thirsty plants, which is why the garden pond conditions may be perfect. Continue Reading
You may start out in gardening and color theming with an almost overwhelming desire to fill your plot with a blaze of mixed colors for as many months of the year as you possibly can. But as your tastes get more sophisticated, you begin to realize that restricting the rainbow to two, three or even a single color can produce more impact. Continue Reading
Growing Rose Gardens – Growing roses isn’t difficult. It just takes some tender loving care. Plant roses in a location which gets full sunlight.
Roses should be pruned in the spring. Cut out dead and damaged branches. Always sharpen the hand shears and soak them in a solution of half water and half bleach before pruning. This will helps to protect the rosebush from diseases and insects. Continue Reading
Seaside gardens pose their own special problems. To begin with, you have to strike a balance between openness to the sea view and providing shelter from the sea wind, which isn’t always a gentle zephyr. With salt picked up from the sea spray, the wind can cut any plant that gets in its way as effectively as a pair of pruning shears. Foliage and shoots can be injured by rubbing against each other or from dust or sand abrasion, or may be torn off altogether. Continue Reading