Attract Pretty Pollinators with an Irresistible Butterfly Garden

Stephanie Rose shares a great post that explains everything you need to know to attract butterflies to your garden. She begins with: Butterflies are beautiful to watch flitting about the garden and they are essential pollinators for a large number of plants. Many butterfly populations are dwindling right now, but with a few minor tweaks […]

How to Make Stacked Buckets of Flowers for Your Garden

  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 each bucket and you have a beautiful rustic planter. I think […]

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

This is a great photo gallery of 40 different small garden ideas.  As you start your garden planning, you might get some inspiration from  some of these garden spaces. Click on the 40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden link below to see some great small garden ideas. 40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

The Essential Guide to Growing Lavender

Stephanie shares you with everything you need to know to successfully grown lavender. She begins: “Lavender can be a bit tricky to grow and keep properly so that it is tidy and healthy, but this essential guide to lavender will provide you with a few tips that will help keep your lavender in top shape […]

How To Grow & Care for Parsley In Containers

If you like to use parsley in your cooking, you can grow it all year long in pots. This post shares everything you need to know. It begins: “Even if you don’t have space, you can grow parsley (year round) in pots. It’s easy if you know how to care for it… Growing parsley in […]

21 Best Ferns For Containers That You Can Grow Indoors & Outdoors Easily

If you’ve ever thought about growing ferns, this article is a great resource. It provides photos of 21 different ferns and enough information to decide if a particular fern is good for your home or garden. The post begins with: “Learn about the 21 Best Ferns for Containers, these beautiful foliage plants available in various shapes, […]

28 Cheap & Easy DIY Solar Light Projects For Home & Garden

Oh my gosh there are so many fantastic and different DIY solar light projects in this posts! You’ll find complete tutorials. The post begins: “These DIY Solar Light Projects are inexpensive and easy to follow and can beautify your home and garden at night in no time.” Then you’ll see a photo for each solar light project, […]

How to Make an Upcycled Suitcase Planter with Gas Pipe Legs

Stephanie shares a post by Tara that explains how to make an upcycled suitcase planter with gas pipe legs. It’s both a container garden and a raised bed garden. Stephanie begins: “Imagine that great vintage suitcase you’ve been meaning to do something with spilling over with blooms all summer long. This upcycled suitcase planter is […]

Make a Wine Box Herb Garden Fit for a Connoisseur

I loved this idea for a creative herb garden planter by Stephanie Rose. She begins: “A beautiful mix of aromatic herbs planted in a wooden wine box makes for a perfect small-space kitchen garden for those who love to cook and entertain. A wood wine shipping crate is just the right shape and size to […]

Which Vegetables & Herbs Grow Best in Light to Partial Shade?

If areas of your garden receive light-partial shade during the day, there are plants that will actually thrive in that type of lighting.  SeedsNow has shared a simple graphic that lists the crops that are ideal for light-partial shade. They also share an interesting advantage to gardens that have light-partial shade during the day. Click […]