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Violas In Early Spring Garden

Violas In Early Spring Garden

Violas In Early Spring Garden – The traditional viola, long-famed for its fragrance, produces scented blue or white flowers in early spring garden. Do not expect the perennial violas to produce the large and colorful blooms associated with the pansies and violas grown in parks and gardens as bedding plants. The old-fashioned violets, once so popular and now uncommon, produce blooms which are 1/2 in. or 1 in. in diameter.

How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring


Evenings are starting to stay lighter for longer and the crocuses are starting to pop out from the ground, which can only mean one thing, Spring is just around the corner! After a long, cold winter there is nothing more exciting than getting ready for spring, welcoming those fresh, sunny days with open arms. With just a few weeks to go before spring arrives, now is the perfect time to get everything ready and prepare your garden.

Yerba Mate Plant: Growth And Use

Yerba Mate Plant: Growth And Use

Yerba Mate Plant: Growth And Use – Yerba Mate (Ilex paraguariensis) is a tree cultivated in Paraguay, Brazil and northern Argentina. Yerba Mate grows in sandy fine-grained soils with good drainage. For people who live in areas without these conditions, yerba mate is grown as an indoor plant. Yerba Mates thrive in shade as well as low light conditions, making them the perfect houseplant.

Winter-Flowering Plants In December Garden

Winter-Flowering Plants In December Garden

Winter-Flowering Plants In December Garden – There is no reason why December should be the bleak, flowerless month it is in many gardens. There are a number of winter-flowering plants and here the Christmas rose holds pride of place. The sculptured white blooms of Helleborus niger, sometimes tinted pink, is a masterpiece, with interesting, hand-like leather leaves. The plant may be slow to settle down, but given semi-shade, a rich loamy soil that does not dry out, and a taste of manure in the spring, it will respond.

4 Tips to planting seasonal flowers

4 Tips to planting seasonal flowers

Flowers are great additions for your outdoor decorations. Flowers come in different categories with some being seasonal that only bloom at certain months of the year. You can grow flowers in your garden in outdoor plant beds or in pots depending on your preference. But, just like any other plants, you have to give them the care and maintenance that they need to ensure that they are healthy.

Colors Of November Garden

Colors Of November Garden

Colors Of November Garden – November is often thought of as the start of the gardening year, the month when traditionally trees and shrubs are planted. But for me, the glory of November lies in the colors. Leaves are turning on the trees and even the dead stems of perennials provide a striking backdrop against a riot of gold, bronze, reds and browns.