All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gardening’

Blue Ball Hydrangea

The Essential Guide to Hydrangeas

What’s not to love about hydrangeas? These showy shrubs are the delight of summer blooms. They are long-living shrubs that bloom most of the summer and well into fall. Here is a guide to all things hydrangea: a description of the different types, how to change their color, drying projects, and more! Type of Hydrangeas Most Hydrangeas prefer moist, rich …

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The Easy Way to Start a Garden from Scratch (That Won’t Break the Bank!)

Across the alleyway from my last home I had good friends—almost family—who had a beautiful garden. My lovely neighbors rented the house and didn’t have a huge budget to start a garden from scratch so they devised a smart and frugal way to start an impressive garden without breaking the bank. And guess what? They did it in just a …

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The Art of Espalier: Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

Growing espalier fruit trees in the home garden is a wonderful way to grow edibles in small spaces and in decorative ways. Training and pruning fruit trees to grow along walls or fences, keeps the fruit at an easily accessible height, and turns an otherwise standard tree into a garden showpiece. Espaliers can be fruit trees or ornamental, evergreen or …

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How To Grow Herbs Indoors So They Will Survive And Thrive

Which Herbs to Grow Indoors (and Which Herbs NOT to Grow Indoors)

Herbs are outdoor plants. There are many plants that can grow well as houseplants but herbs are not among them. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t choose herbs to grow indoors. This article covers which herbs to grow indoors as well as some that you should leave outside. Once you have your list head over to get a healthy …

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Learn How To Be Successful When Growing Herbs Indoors

How to Grow Herbs Indoors (Successfully)

Get ready for some frank talk about indoor herbs. Those mason jar planters you saw online are adorable, yes, but are they they best way to grow herbs indoors? This article will give you a healthy dose of realistic expectations for indoor herbs and the knowledge to create beautiful indoor herb gardens, that will survive and THRIVE. Plants suited for …

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Want to Know WHEN to Prune? This Will Answer All of Your Questions!

Learning when to prune can be confusing when there are different rules for many different plants, and even differing rules that vary by cultivar! This guide takes away all of that confusion by looking at the basics of how plants grow and using that as your foundation. With just a bit of logic you can take these basics and apply …

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