How To Help Bees Simply By Planting These 9 Flowers

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You can do your part to help honeybees and pollination cycle by planting certain flowers in your garden. (Photo: Scott Robinson/flickr) Avid gardeners take note: It’s never too late to get out your shovel and start planting flowers to help bolster the honeybee population, which is in danger of extinction. Widespread colony collapse disorder is due to environmental stress stemming from […]

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Imagine These In Your Garden! It’s Easy and Here’s How.

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    Aren’t these impressive? They’re the majestic Gladiator allium. This is a fall planted flower bulb that blooms from late spring into early summer. Like all alliums, Gladiator is best planted in clumps of 10 or more bulbs to create a stunning and unusual effect in the late spring garden. Gladiator alliums will produce sweet-scented globe-like flowers of up to 6 inches in diameter. Also, due to its impressive size and color, the Gladiator allium is […]

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5 Steps To Perfect Hanging Baskets

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  Hanging Baskets provide a beautiful and eye-catching display. And they’re not hard to install or maintain. These 5 steps will give you the perfect basket…   Planting:  1. Pre-moisten enough POTTING MIX, not potting soil, to fill the container to within 1 ½” of the top. The 1 ½” allows for a good watering pool.   2. Fill the container with moist potting […]

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4 Steps To Making A Feature From An Old Tree Stump

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  Felling a tree is usually an expensive necessity that becomes even pricier when you have to remove the stump that the landscaper leaves behind. But instead of spending all that time and money grinding it down here’s a quick idea; turn the stump into a focal point by filling it with flowers.   1 – Make a Planting Hole […]

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