22 Best Flowers for Full Sun ~ Heat Tolerant Flowers for Containers

This post shares 22 different flowers that LOVE full sun and heat. Even better, you can grow them in containers. They work well on balconies, patios, rooftop gardens, and in sunny areas of larger gardens. You’ll find: A beautiful photograph of each flower A short profile of the flower Best zones for growth One flower […]

10 Tips to Start a Balcony Flower Garden

This post is filled with great tips on starting a balcony garden. There are also some beautiful photographs. How to start your garden 3 Important Factors Picking the Right Plants What to Avoid Colors Pots + More! Click on the 10 Tips to Start a Balcony Flower Garden link to see some excellent small space gardening tip. […]

10 Great Plants for Shade Gardening

This post by Kathy on Gardeners.com discusses 10 plants that work well in shady conditions. If you have a small garden area, some of these plants will work for you as well. As Kathy says: “The once-a-year perennial plant sale at our company’s Vermont garden center is a huge event. Shoppers line up well before the […]

25 Flowers for Container Gardens

If you’re at  a loss on what flowers to grow on your balcony, patio, or other small garden space, check out this post. The introduction says it all: “Flowers for the balcony garden come in almost every color and shape imaginable. Many flowers do well in small containers and bring splashes of color to balcony […]

11 Ideas to Steal for a Moonlight Garden

From the Gardenista.com website: “Moonlight gardens–planted with white and silvery flowers that glow after dark–became an early 20th century fad in both the US and Europe. After having a dream about a garden that shimmered in twilight, in the 1950s Vita Sackville-West created a white garden at Sissinghurst Castle that today remains England’s most visited garden. […]

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 […]