How to Choose Healthy Plants

Most often all plants at a nursery look lush and healthy. However, at times you may find that you have brought home a not so healthy plant. Here are some tips on how to select healthy plants that will grow. Quality of Nursery – Scan the nursery and look to …

Plants that can create texture in your garden

Successful garden design includes many elements like color, form, sound, fragrance and texture of the plants. Adding texture to your garden, involves playing with the surface quality of plants. Although, the feel of a plant does add to texture, other elements such as light and shadow help to create a …

4 Spring flowers for your garden

Spring is a sure sign that is warmer weather to come. To make the most of the warmer weather and brighten up your garden, here are 4 spring flowers that are worth your gardening time. Pansy – Pansy flourishes in cool weather and it is created for containers and window …

Tips to Make a Bee-Friendly Garden

By Samuel Phineas Upham If you’ve been paying attention to environmental news, you’re most likely aware that the common bee has been facing epidemic rates of loss for several years. Scientists aren’t quite in agreement as to why, but if you’re at all concerned then you can do your part …

4 ways to add privacy to your yard

As homes get larger in smaller lots, more people are creating outdoor living areas to make more space. However, this means that more of your neighbours will be using their yards, making your yard space more visible. There are a number of ways to add privacy to your yard space, …

Garden trends for the new year

Like trends in fashion, trends exist in garden design. You don’t have to follow all garden trends, but including a few trends in your garden, will keep your garden looking fresh and give you a new project to work on. Here are a collection of trending ideas for the new …

Considering Your Fencing Options

By Farm Supply Store Would you like a fence for your yard? Of course you would. A good fence brings a lot of benefits with it, not the least of which is added security and reassurance your four-legged friends won’t get away. However, because they’re so popular, it can be …

Greens you can grow anywhere

Microgreens are a mix of edible greens including herbs that our picked when they are young and tender. These greens are expensive, because they are difficult to keep fresh and ship. But if you grow your own at home, you can include micro greens to your meals, which will add …

Growing Herbs Indoors

Herbs can be grown indoors, especially during winter. Even with the snow drifting outside, you will be able to add some fresh flavors to your meals. For an indoor herb growing project, you would not be needing special lights. These plants live well just by a bright window. These tips …