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How To Keep Hostas Safe From Insects, Deer & More – All Summer Long!

Looking for a few simple ways to keep your hostas safe from insects, deer, and other pests this summer – all without having to resort to using harsh chemicals and sprays? Hostas are one of the most popular shade perennials around. The cold-hardy plants are available in a wide range of colors, sizes, and textures …

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How To Get Lavender To Bloom Again – What To Do With Lavender After It Blooms!

Did you know that with just a little bit of care and attention, you can get your lavender to bloom again for a second time in the same growing season? Lavender has become quite the popular perennial to grow in home landscapes. Not only is the plant highly drought tolerant, it is also incredibly insect …

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The Best Drought Resistant Flowering Perennials To Plant – Grow Big Color Without Watering!

One of the best ways to create a low maintenance landscape is to plant drought resistant perennials in your flowerbeds – especially when you can fill your beds with perennials flowering in big, bright and beautiful colors! When the summer sun starts burning, many annual and perennial flowers begin to struggle without water. With too …

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How To Pot Up Perennials In Containers – Create Gorgeous Low Cost Pots & Containers!

One of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to create and make gorgeous containers and potted plants for your patio, deck and patio areas is to pot them up with perennials! Not only are there a whole slew of perennials that make incredibly stunning, low maintenance container plants, they can also be used year after …

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How To Fertilize Rose Bushes For Spring – Get Your Roses Ready To Bloom!

If you want to grow healthier, bigger, brighter roses that produce loads of blooms longer than ever, then it’s vital to fertilize your rose bushes with the perfect dose of power – and it all starts with powering them up in the early spring just as your roses come out! Roses are heavy-blooming plants that …

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The Best Flowering Perennials To Grow In The Shade – How To Grow With Little Sun!

If you are looking to add big color, texture and excitement to the less “sunnier” parts of your landscape, then it’s time to plant a few of the best flowering perennials that love to grow in the shade! Finding colorful perennials to light up the brighter parts of your yard can be a fairly easy …

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How To Divide Ornamental Grasses In Early Spring – Create New Plants For Free!

If you are looking to keep your ornamental grasses healthy, strong and vibrant – and create even more plants for your landscape for free – then late winter and early spring is the time to jump into action and cut back and divide your grasses! With all of the different shapes, sizes and colors to …

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How To Keep Hibiscus Plants Alive Indoors Over Winter

Looking for a few tips and tricks to keep your hibiscus plants alive and thriving indoors this winter? Hibiscus is a tropical plant featuring beautiful, glossy foliage and large intricate blooms in a variety of bold colors. They really are quite the showstoppers during the warm months in almost any growing zone. But in order …

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How To Protect Clematis Before Winter – And Save Next Year’s Blooms Too!

Want to know how to best protect your clematis before winter arrives? And how to make sure your clematis will bloom bigger and brighter than ever next year? The care your clematis receives in late fall is extremely important when it comes to keeping it safe and healthy. And just as important, depending on what …

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Fall Lilac Care – 2 Things To Never Do To Lilac Bushes In The Fall!

When it comes to fall lilac care – what you do in the autumn months before winter arrives can make a huge difference in just how well your bushes bloom next year – or whether they even bloom at all! Lilacs are one of the most common bushes in the home landscape. Not only do …

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