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How To Keep Weeds Out Of Flowerbeds – 4 Simple Tips That Work!

Looking for a few simple tips to keep weeds out of your flowerbeds for good? There is nothing more frustrating than constantly battling to eliminate weeds from your flowerbeds. You work and work pulling weeds to clear and clean your beds, only to watch the weeds come back stronger than ever in mere days! It’s …

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How To Know When To Start Seeds Indoors – Vegetable or Flower Seeds!

If there is one thing that many gardeners struggle with in late winter, it is knowing when to pick the best time to start their vegetable or flower seeds indoors. Picking the right time can certainly be a challenge. Especially when you consider the consequences of starting seeds indoors too early or too late. Start …

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How To Use Inexpensive LED Shop Lights To Start Seeds Indoors!

There is no easier, cheaper and more incredibly effective method for starting vegetable, flower and herb seeds indoors than by using simple, inexpensive LED shop lights. In fact, it is an absolute game changer when it comes to growing healthy transplants for your garden and flowerbeds! Many gardeners shy away from starting their own seeds …

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How To Attract Bluebirds – And Why They Are Great For Gardens!

One of the best ways you can help protect the plants in your garden and flowerbeds is to attract bluebirds to your landscape. Why? Because they are wonderful at keeping the pests that bother your plants completely under control! Bluebirds are among the most beautiful to observe in nature. Male bluebirds have a cover of …

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The Best Garden Seed Catalogs & Websites For Ordering Seeds!

The new garden season is around the corner, and that means it’s time for our annual look at the best garden seed catalogs and websites to look to for inspiration and great planting information. There is no better way to fire up a gardener’s imagination and planting creativity than by reading through garden seed catalogs …

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What You Need To Start Seeds Indoors – How To Grow Your Own Plants & Save!

Looking to start your own vegetable and flower seeds indoors this year? There is no better way to save money and produce amazing vegetables, flowers and herbs than by starting your own plants from seed! Like everything else these days, purchasing plants at your local nursery or garden center is getting more and more expensive …

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How To Use Pine Needles In Gardens & Flowerbeds – And Where Not To!

Can I use pine needles to mulch my garden and flowerbeds? Should I put them in my compost pile? Are pine needles safe to use around my vegetable plants? What about using them to protect perennials over the winter? When it comes to pine needles and how and where to use them in the landscape, …

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How To Mulch Flowerbeds In The Fall – And Why It’s So Important!

As crazy as it sounds, putting mulch down in your flowerbeds in the fall is actually more important than mulching your plants in the spring and early summer. Not so much for the looks, but for all the benefits it can bring for next year! Mulching flowerbeds before winter might seem a bit out of …

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How To Keep Flower Pots Blooming Strong In The Summer Heat!

When it comes to keeping the plants in your flower pots blooming strong through the long, hot summer months, a few simple care tips can make all the difference! Flowering baskets and containers are a great way to add instant color to porches, patios and decks. But for many, keeping the flowers going strong all …

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Fertilizing Marigolds – How To Get Your Marigolds Blooming Bigger Than Ever!

When it comes to getting your marigolds to bloom bigger and brighter than ever – there is no better way than fertilizing them at just the right time, with just the right fertilizer! Marigolds have become quite popular again among gardeners. This flowering annual was once the go-to plant for flowerbeds in the 1960’s, 70’s …

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