There are plenty of vegetable seeds to sow mid-summer. The fast-growing ones will be ready to harvest in 4 to 8 weeks. The slower-growing cool-tolerant crops can continue in the garden all winter long … [Read more...]
Grow - garden planting and growing tips, ideas, inspiration including how-tos for beginners. Topics include perennials, annuals, fruit trees, year round vegetable growing, garden ponds, wildlife.
Do sunflowers really move their flowerheads to face the sun throughout the day? Are they really tracking the sun across the sky? Let's have a look at what these beautiful plants are up to. If you … [Read more...]
There are plenty of fast-growing flowering annuals you can sow in mid-summer to enjoy flowers into fall in colder climates. Have a look at the choices and get your seeds ready so you don't miss out. … [Read more...]
There are many plant cultivars with double flowers including roses and peonies, but, despite their beauty, these special flowers may offer little or no pollen or nectar for pollinators. If you are … [Read more...]
Growing new plants from cuttings is a propagation method for many perennials including shrubs and vines. This seasonal calendar shows some of the plants you can propagate by softwood, semi-ripe, and … [Read more...]
You can grow more tomato plants faster by rooting cuttings including suckers. The cuttings will grow roots and become new, fruit-producing plants faster than it takes to grow from seed. This is … [Read more...]
These cheap (inexpensive) and creative garden ideas are offered for anyone starting a new garden on a very low budget. It may take some patience and hard work, but it's amazing what a thrifty, but … [Read more...]