Starting a new garden is both exciting and daunting. This one began with a large grass lawn and a few trees. Have a look at how it transformed year over year with the addition of flowering perennials, … [Read more...]
Explore my outdoor gardening tips including plant lists for unique situations, seasonal tips, propagation tutorials, and ideas for creating a wonderful garden in any size space.
There are many trees and shrubs to prune in late winter while the plants are still dormant and before the warmer weather returns. I've included a list of winter plants to prune. I have also covered … [Read more...]
We know composting is good for the garden and the environment, but did you know you can save food scraps for composting all year-round—even in a cold climate? Composting in winter is simple and takes … [Read more...]
As fall turns to winter, and freezing temperatures set in, November is a quieter time in the four-season garden. It's a time to get caught up on some nice-to-be-done tasks, craft from the garden, and … [Read more...]
Contrary to popular advice, not all hydrangeas benefit from pruning and many will not flower if you do. Find out which species benefit from cutting back and those that should be left alone to ensure a … [Read more...]
Winter pond care is not complicated but there are essential tasks to look after to ensure your fish and plants survive the cold, winter months. I'll show you what to do in fall, winter, and … [Read more...]
Why do some gardens look so much better in spring than others? Fall preparation! Have a look at what you can do now to give your spring garden a jump-start. Also see, the free, printable Fall … [Read more...]