Slug damage and snail damage can make you want to tear your hair out! They are among the most common pests in the garden. Even experienced gardeners tear their collective hair out at the destruction these creatures can cause. We’re giving you a few tried and tested tips, and some others perhaps not so well
Innovative and eco-friendly, solar lighted stepping stones transform an ordinary pathway into a beckoning trail of light. By harnessing the power of the sun, solar stepping stones provide illumination at night while adding a touch of enchantment to your garden during the evening hours. Lighted stepping stones add the necessary light needed to illuminate the
Planting in the summer is tempting. However, it’s also when plants become incredibly stressed. Planting in the spring means that plants are well established by the time the worst of the summer heat hits. If you’re wondering whether or not to plant, you may also wonder when do summer plants die? Is it worth planting
Hypertufa is a mixture of cement, sand, and peat that you mix up and slap onto a mold form to create planters, such as hypertufa bonsai pots. You can also use it as a plaster to make old pots look rustic. A coating of hypertufa is a great way to make a whole lot of
If you’ve ever visited Europe, flower-minded or not, you may have returned with enthusiasm for the window boxes they have. Aside from the beautiful winter hanging baskets, perhaps you saw the red geraniums in Germany and Austria, or the tuberous begonias that decorate Switzerland. If you’re planning to festoon your own home with this Old
It’s always disappointing when a cherished houseplant suddenly looks sickly. It always seems to be the more expensive specimens that succumb to plant collapse, too. You won’t find much pleasure in growing indoor plants unless you learn how to avoid plant issues such as plant leaves curling, wilting, or dropping off. You might be surprised
Falling snow, crackling fires, and hot cocoas – winters are typically a favorite time of year for many; however, it can be a time of doom and gloom for your garden as many flowering plants fail to do well or simply die, leaving the garden colorless. Adding winter hanging plants is a surefire way to
When planning a garden, it can be quite difficult to picture the size and placement of plants and garden beds. Before you can plant your garden, you need to judge the best plant placement and how everything will look together. Only if you base your garden design on a plan drawn accurately to scale can
A Middle Eastern garden is often called a “Paradise Garden,” because in recent centuries, they represented the Garden of Eden and the descriptions of the heavenly Paradise found in holy texts. Because of their association with religious themes, they consist chiefly of specific elements important to the culture and region. But while many modern Middle
Stuffed full of implements, used to nurture seedlings, or just a place for you to escape to and work on projects, garden sheds are one of those things we’d all love to have in our backyard. Whether it’s used for hobbies, as a workshop or for storage, most people who have sheds customize them depending
Flower Decorating Tips For Thanksgiving Day – Thanksgiving is the time to begin planning that wonderful meal and it is also the time to think of how you can decorate your home to reflect the splendor of the changing seasons.
Improve Your Landscape With Stonework – Plants, gardens, and greenery are effective in making an otherwise suburban backyard into a jungle, tropical, or flower garden landscape. The results can be serene.