Rooting hormones help plant cuttings grow new roots but commercial ones are not always wise to use. Find out when (of if) to use them when propagating plant cuttings through the seasons. For an … [Read more...]
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If you want to make a fence taller for privacy, these fence extension ideas will help. There are several ways to add height to an existing fence, and block out your neighbors from peering into your … [Read more...]
Many of the plants we grow in our gardens can be used as natural dyes for fabrics like cotton, linen plus wool and silk. This provides a beginner overview along with a sample lavender dye recipe from … [Read more...]
Monarda, or bee balm as we call it, is a member of the mint family, and a popular plant for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. These growing tips will help beginner gardeners establish these … [Read more...]
Is your garden pond water murky like pea soup instead of sparkling, clear the way it should be? I came up with this simple, fast method for clean pond water without draining it or having to remove the … [Read more...]
Use these step-by-step instructions to build a garden obelisk from wood. It's strong and easily support climbing vines and looks great painted and used as backyard decor. This project is suited to … [Read more...]
Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens, and for good reason—they provide lush greenery and gorgeous flowers year after year. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, color … [Read more...]