Best Chocolate Scented Flowers

Does anything sound better than chocolate-scented flowers?  Last year I grew Chocolate Mint for the first time.  In addition to providing a wonderful scent, the chocolate mint was great fro flavoring coffee, tea, water and lemonade.  Please Note: Not all chocolate-scented flowers can be eaten. In this post you’ll find 7 different, chocolate-scented flowers and […]

100 Expert Gardening Tips, Ideas and Projects that Every Gardener Needs to Know

This is a terrific collection of gardening tips, projects and ideas collected by Vanessa. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned gardener or a novice. There’s excellent gardening information here for everyone. Vanessa also provides a link to a tutorial for every tip, idea and project. Here are just a few of the tips, tricks, ideas and […]

Magnificent Summer Flowers to Grow

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. I found a wonderful collection of summer flowers posted by different people on the Hometalk website. The flowers really are magnificent. If you click on a picture, you’ll see more flowers from that person’s garden, and sometimes a link to their website. I […]

The 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Pruning Roses

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. If you grow roses in your garden, this is an extremely helpful article about pruning roses. How much to prune off When to prune What to cut with What type of cuts to make What not to cut What to avoid after pruning […]

Miniature Garden Bulbs for Small-Space Gardens

If you have a small-space garden, or want to plant bulbs in containers, these tiny garden bulbs are just the ticket. They’re also easy to grow. Mr Brown Thumb lists 6 different miniature bulbs you can find at local nurseries or garden stores. Here are a couple:      Species Tulip provide Spring color but with […]

How to Grow a Low-Maintenance Perennial Garden on a Budget!

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. In this article, Courtenay explains how she and her husband began the process of growing a low-maintenance perennial garden on a budget. She always provides good information and has a great sense of humor 🙂 Among other things, she explores: Where and when […]

Growing a Beauty Products Garden – 28 Plants, Flowers & Herbs

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. This is an amazing resource for anyone who makes homemade, natural beauty recipes. Tanya shares 28 different plants that you can grow and use in homemade, personal beauty recipes.. The plants can be grown in an in-ground garden and also in containers and […]

How to Convert a Wooden Chair into a Planter

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. This is a nice tutorial that explains how to take a wooden chair and convert it into a flower planter. Adina provides step-by-step directions including photographs. She has a neat technique for holding the soil in place. It’s really a pretty easy project. […]

How to Make Stacked Buckets of Flowers for Your Garden

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Old galvanized buckets make wonderful planters for flowers, especially if you stack them for a waterfall effect. This article explains how to prepare the buckets, what to add in addition to soil, and how to stack the buckets. Plant your favorite flowers in […]

Gardener Beware: Plants That Should Come With a Warning Label!

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. I found this article on the Hometalk website. It discusses a variety of plants that are both invasive and difficult to remove. Some send roots underground. Others send runners above ground that take root and create new plants.  There are 10 […]