This guide to growing and caring for String of Pearls (Semecio rowleyannus) is excerpted from the book, A Beginner’s Guide to Succulent Gardening: A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Beautiful & … [Read more...]
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This is my low-cost setup for indoor seed starting. I use items found in any department store, some of which you may already own. There is no need for expensive equipment to grow healthy starter … [Read more...]
If you have cut down—or partially cut down—a tree in your garden and the stump is doing no harm, it's a good opportunity to turn it into a decorative element. Fairy gardens and mini treehouses, … [Read more...]
Want to start a garden on a budget while growing organically? These tips provide a smart, long-term approach to gardening with frugal yet sustainable practices. Whether you're growing veggies, … [Read more...]
These are some favorite garden art chairs I photographed on garden tours. Most of them are simple ideas, but, as you’ll see, by adding a distinct colour of paint or turning the chair into a planter, … [Read more...]
Animal manures are an excellent source of nutrients for our gardens and help improve soil structure. But which ones are best? Cattle? Sheep? Horse? Also, find out why manure should be composted before … [Read more...]
If you love beautiful, old-fashioned sweet pea flowers (Lathyrus odoratus), these tips will ensure a successful, bloom-filled growing season. Be sure to choose annual dwarf or vine varieties and watch … [Read more...]