5 Reasons to Grow Yarrow in Your Garden
Yarrow can catapult the success of your garden. A medicinal powerhouse and an essential herb in the permaculture garden, here are 5 reasons to grow yarrow.
Survivor: Texas (Garden Edition)
Now that the record-breaking summer of 2011 is safely behind us, I got to thinking....if gardening during a Texas summer were a TV reality show, could you bear to watch? Oh, there would be plenty of drama, that's for sure, with lots of whining and crying and pouting. Sadly, though, there wouldn't be much singing or dancing. In fact, most episodes would seem rather dry. Everything would be in need of an Extreme Makeover, and you'd end up feeling like the Biggest Loser. But one thing you could…
Blooming Spotlight: Narcissus & Muscari Mix
A classic combination of tête-à-tête daffodils and grape hyacinths, this colorful and contrasting Narcissus & Muscari Mix will blossom into a wonderfully layered garden come spring.
RE-LEAF: Know when, what and how to fertilize
T he when, where, what and how of fertilizing can be confusing to say the least. There’s no way to cover fertilizer in a few words, but there are a few points to consider.
Royal Cape® Plumbago - Monrovia - Royal Cape® Plumbago
Monrovia's Royal Cape® Plumbago details and information. Learn more about Monrovia plants and best practices for best possible plant performance.
Fer of My Little Garden in Japan is hosting a blog carnival this month on Blotanical. She has invited garden bloggers to share a little bit about their favorite plant. My first thought was, oh, that's easy! It's Salvia greggii (a/k/a Autumn Sage). But the more I thought about it, I started to feel sorry for my other perennials. What about 'Henry Duelberg' Salvia with those deep blue blooms that the Monarchs just love? Or what about my favorite ornamental grass, Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'?…