5 Annuals That Just Love The Sun!

A while ago, I talked about plants that preferred a cool shade to the blazing heat of the sun's rays. For those worried about the bare shaded spots in their gardens, that article sure did provide one or two ideas. Today, however, we are having the opposite: plants that thrive in sunlight. When I say … Continue reading 5 Annuals That Just Love The Sun!

5 Perennial Plants Perfect for that Shady Spot in Your Garden

Trying your hand at vegetable gardening these past few months? I bet you are enjoying yourself, nurturing your plants and watching those pretty flowers bloom. I hope our gardening posts have been of immense help to you in one way or the other. If they have, trust me when I say we feel extremely rewarded. If this is your first time, no worries, you can check out our super-helpful posts here.

Tired of Those Pesky Mosquitoes? Scare Them Away with These Tried-and-True Plants

There are some individuals who have this quite 'classical' view that those annoying creatures called mosquitoes are afraid of nothing and no-one. I used to belong to that group myself ever since I knew what that whining and buzzing sound in my ears meant. Then I went to live with my aunt. She was born a … Continue reading Tired of Those Pesky Mosquitoes? Scare Them Away with These Tried-and-True Plants

5 Unique DIY Vertical Gardening Ideas

Gardening in a small apartment might seem impossible and downright disheartening for those of us who love getting our hands dirty and seeing nature bloom around us. However, there have been recent ideas, techniques and suggestions from gardeners and agricultural experts on various ways to garden in a small space, with vertical gardening being the … Continue reading 5 Unique DIY Vertical Gardening Ideas

How To Garden: 10 Things You Can Learn From Your Seed Packet

If you want to learn how to garden, you must first learn how to read a seed packet. Your seed packet contains 10 vital bits of valuable info which will provide you with guidance. This information will be a key to successful gardening! About two weeks ago, I wrote a post called Vegetable Gardening for … Continue reading How To Garden: 10 Things You Can Learn From Your Seed Packet

5 Care Tips for Growing Lush Tomatoes

I’m yet to meet a living soul who doesn’t like the taste of ripe, juicy tomatoes. Apart from being a culinary feast, those babies are a beauty to behold. If you grow tomatoes in your garden, then you, my friend, are blessed beyond measure. Today, it brings me great pleasure to unveil the mysteries of … Continue reading 5 Care Tips for Growing Lush Tomatoes

Gardening, For Kids, Is A Hands On Learning Opportunity

Gardening, for kids, is a perfect hands-on learning opportunity. After all, kids love dirt. They love to squish their toes in it, sift it through their little fingers, make mud pies, and play in it! Turning that love of digging in the dirt is an opportunity for you, the parent, to sneak in a little bit of teaching!

The Cutest Container Gardens Are Easy To Create!

The cutest of container gardens are easy to create with just a little time and imagination. In fact, any vessel or bucket can be turned into a container garden. In my opinion, unexpected containers add charm and a rustic folk-art appeal to your outdoor living space. Whether the container is large or small makes no … Continue reading The Cutest Container Gardens Are Easy To Create!

5 Hacks to Grow Gorgeous Roses

How many times have you heard someone utter something along the lines of “Growing roses is hard, back-breaking work”? I’m guessing that just like me, you’ve heard it a lot of times. As a fairly lazy person, it seems safe to reason that I would probably never experience the beautiful feeling of seeing roses bloom … Continue reading 5 Hacks to Grow Gorgeous Roses