What to prune when

You may want to prune your plants if they are dead, diseased or damaged at the stems. However, you may be confused as to how you should prune your plants, without cutting too much. Here are some expert tips on what to prune when. Spring-flowering trees and shrubs – Think …

How to grow moss

Moss provides a garden age and weight while giving your garden texture. To grow moss in your garden, it is as easy as providing your moss with the right growing conditions and ensuring you stay patient.  You can grow moss on soil, rocks, bricks or pots. Here are a few …

How to tidy your garden

Most people think that maintaining a beautiful tidy garden is not achievable and very time-consuming. However, by following the simple tips below, anyone can achieve a beautiful garden that is magazine worthy. Your garden equipment – You will need basic garden equipment, such as garden gloves, shovel, shears, spade, rake, …

Budget Patio Design Tips

You can make a lot happen on a reasonably small budget if you know how to apply your money, and you’re willing to do some of the work yourself. The good news is, there are shortcuts to revamping the patio. With this advice, your patio will be ready for fall …

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 …