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 […]

How to Make A Raised Bed Garden in a Small Garden Space

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Melanie has a friend who has extremely limited garden space, but wanted to grow tomatoes. So Melanie built her raised bed garden boxes. There are so many advantages to this type of gardening. You control the quality of the soil and keep many […]

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. […]

Garden Microclimates – What You Need to Know to Improve Your Garden

Most gardeners have plotted the sun flow in their gardens either manually or with a sun calculator. In addition to that, a gardener also knows the windy portions of the garden, where the soil is dry or where it’s overly wet. The fact is there are often microclimates in any garden. In this article, the […]

Butterfly Garden Flowers & Plants by Region

Butterfly gardening is the practice of planting flowers and plants that attract butterflies to a garden. The butterflies are pretty, fun to watch and fun to photograph. Some people also try to attract butterflies that are rare or threatened and try to help them to multiply and survive. Jessica of the Wayfair site sent me […]

Container Gardening: The Best 16 Plants for Your Home Garden

Container gardening is a fun way to grow plants. However, some plants are easier to grow in containers. Dan has collected the best 16 plants for a home container garden. He describes each plant and includes helpful links and some great recipes. For example, basil is on his go-to list of best plants. He also […]

How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

Would you like to grow potatoes but don’t have a lot of garden space? You can do it! Potatoes grow well in containers. In this slideshow article, Kerry explains all of the steps in planting, growing watering and harvesting potatoes. She also explains sunlight requirements. You can allow a few potatoes that you have now […]

10 Safe DIY Vertical Gardens

This is a nice collection of safe DIY vertical gardens. For each type of vertical garden, Shelley offers helpful tips, advice, and cautions. There are also links listed for each type of vertical garden. Shelley discusses the following types of vertical gardens: Pallet Gardens Fabric Plant Pockets Gutter Gardens PVC Pipe Gardening Grow Bins and […]

DIY Mini Gardens

Dan 330 shared this article by Kathy of the Garden Glove website. It really gives new meaning to the idea of small garden ideas. Mini gardens are very tiny gardens that are very trendy right now. Kathy shares 9 different mini garden ideas. If you see an idea you like, click on the associated link, […]