Quantcast

Winter Ornamental Flowers That Thrive in the Southwest

by Jessica B. December 1st, 2016
If you live in a region of the U.S. where temperatures don’t drop consistently below freezing, you have a few more options to choose from when it comes to ‘winter’ flowers. Here are a few flowers that will continue to bloom from November to
Read More

Organic Weeding Tips

by Ronald A. Rowe November 22nd, 2016
Organic gardening has many benefits, but it does come with its own set of challenges.  More accurately, organic gardeners face many of the same challenges as any other gardener, but some challenges are more difficult for the organic practitioners compared to their chemical-using counterparts.  One such obstacle is the dreaded weed.  Weeds invade every garden at some point, but those of us who choose to eschew harsh chemical herbicides have to struggle harder to keep the weeds at bay.

Going
Read More

Winter Care for Your Garden in the Rockies

by Jessica B. November 17th, 2016
Temperatures are dropping and if frost hasn’t reached you yet, chances are it will be there shortly. There are a few things you may still have left to do with your garden before the first frost, but otherwise this is the time to sip some tea indoors and be happy you don’t have to be out in the stormy weather. You can work on planning your garden for the spring, cleaning and organizing your gardening tools, or making a
Read More
  • November in New England Means Mulch

    by Jessica B. November 10th, 2016
    Colder weather is rolling in, leaves are collecting on the ground, and there isn’t that much work to do in your garden. So why not try to get your garden covered in mulch? Mulch is a great way to protect your plants from colder temperatures to give them the nutrition they need for the spring when they start to peak out from underneath the soil. But what kind of
    Read More
  • November Gardening in the Midwest

    by Kimberly Hays November 3rd, 2016
    In the Midwest, there are some gardening chores that need to be done in November so that you have a beautiful garden and lush lawn when springtime rolls around. If you haven’t yet, plant flower bulbs for next spring, and add some mums to your yard and porch. After that, follow the tips below to make sure your yard and garden are all set for winter.

    Trees and Roses
    Read More
  • Great Fall Flowers for Warm Climates

    by Jessica B. October 27th, 2016
    While it may seem odd to fill your southern garden with bright autumn colors, if you are missing the warmth of a nice cozy autumn, a few fall inspired blossoms might help it feel more like fall while you enjoy the warmer weather. Here are a few flowers that would not thrive in a New England autumn, as they need warmer weather, but will do just fine in the
    Read More