These instructions show how hypertufa garden containers can be made with molds or free-form using cement and natural fillers. Use the basic recipe and follow the tutorials to create an assortment of … [Read more...]
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We tend to ignore it as new gardeners but soil is the key to healthy, happy plants. Find out how soil is formed, the basics of sand, silt, and clay, and use this simple DIY test to learn your soil … [Read more...]
Sail through your spring garden tasks with this free, printable spring gardening checklist listing all the essentials, items you may be forgetting, and nice-to-do projects. For monthly lists, also … [Read more...]
If your hardy bulbs like tulips, daffodils, or hyacinth are not flowering, there may be a few reasons. Use this troubleshooting guide to figure out what went wrong and how to get future blooms. If … [Read more...]
If you want to grow hollyhocks in your garden and reduce the risk of rust, use these tips. Rust (a fungal disease) can be a big problem with hollyhocks and, while there is no solution, there are … [Read more...]
Spring is migration time for hummingbirds travelling from their winter homes to breeding habitats in the United States and Canada. Use this map to know when to expect them in your area. And, if you … [Read more...]
Not all hydrangea flowers can change color, but, if you start with the right variety and expose it to the right conditions, it is possible to change some flower colors from pink to blue or blue to … [Read more...]