The Best Flowering Plants for a Fragrance Garden

Treat yourself by planting a fragrance garden What could be more wonderful than strolling through a flower garden full of enticing scents and fragrance and in riotous colour from spring through fall? Everyone loves a fragrant flower, whether it’s spicy, musky or sweetly scented. By selecting carefully, you can design and plant a fragrance garden to exude special […]

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vertical gardening

Enjoy the Benefits of Vertical Growing Techniques

Practical vertical growing techniques for your garden Vertical growing techniques are practical ways to keep your vegetables off the ground, free of disease, and easy to harvest. Use these methods whenever possible to improve production and get more usable growing space. There are nearly as many  options for vertical growing as there are varieties of vegetables. The trick is […]

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shade gardens

Plants for a Shade Garden

Make a Shady Oasis in Your Yard Make an oasis in the shady spots in your  yard with plants that thrive in a shade garden. You can have a lovely display of greens and colors on the north side of a house, under tree canopies or in a corner that gets little direct sunlight. These are the […]

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favorite climbing plants

Favorite Climbing Plants: My Top Choices

Favorite Climbing Plants Make Gardening a Snap Climbing plants are a great element to include in a landscape design. They’ll climb up trellises, arbors and pergolas, decks, railings, and even trees, given even the slightest encouragement. Some are planted as annuals, while others will happily liven up your yard for years. Use your favorite climbing plants to disguise an […]

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