When you're planning your spring garden, include the herbs that you most commonly toss into your cart at the grocery store. Enjoy the satisfaction of using the fresh, organic and readily available flavours produced right in your home.
Potted herbs are a delight for any cook. You can grow them on your patio of your house or balcony of your condo. They smell great and enhance any dish.
If you have a small space, a container garden might be the best option for you to grow your own herbs and vegetables. Here are five tips for planning your potted garden.
Container gardening is very enjoyable and very convenient. However, to get the best results, there are certain concepts to consider before planning the design of your container garden. Here are three of them.
Personalized pots are both a pretty and practical way to show the name of your plants using a stencil and chalkboard paint or felt. The following steps will give you some suggestions for making them according to your taste, from felt or terracotta po
Even if you don't have much space, you can still grow your own food right in your own back yard. In just one square metre of planting area, you can grow a salad garden to enjoy fresh vegetables throughout their growing season. Here's how.
A terrarium is a delightful and low-maintenance way of bringing more natural energy into your home or office environment. Use these basic tips and steps for creating your own in-home mini garden.
Did you know you can grow your own vegetable garden even if you don't have enough available ground space for one? A vegetable container garden can work really well if you have limited space, just as long as you follow a few important criteria when ch
Anyone who has gardened or kept house plants in their home has probably wondered if using tap water to water their plants is more harmful than beneficial. Should you just use bottled water? As it turns out, the answer depends on your plants and where
Many vegetables can be grown in a container, and tomatoes make an attractive, low-maintenance selection for a container vegetable garden in any space. Here are tips in doing this.
Who says you can't have your cake — or pineapple — and eat it too? You may think pitching carrot tops into the compost is eco-friendly, but there's a more productive way to deal with your leftover produce.
Many of the most decorative shrubs can be grown in large pots or tubs to adorn your patio or terrace. Here's a quick guide to help you get started.
Bulbous irises make valuable additions to the garden by providing a continuity of attractive flowers. The reticulatas often bloom in late winter and last into midspring. They overlap the blooming period of junos, which flower in midspring. The vivid
Depending on the plants in a container, some can be salvaged and stored for Winter, while others will not survive and need to be dumped. Here's a guide to preparing container gardens for Winter:
Colourful container plants can serve as strong points in the garden, creating contrast and drama, or as a unifying element, drawing together separate spaces. Here are a few tips to managing them:
Combining three or more plants in a container is a bit like flower arranging, in that you begin with a tall, upright plant to structure the design, add a second plant that will fill out the picture with foliage and colour, and connect the arrangement
Much of the fun in creating container bouquets is letting your imagination run wild, and the longer you garden, the more combinations you'll want to try. As you continue to grow as a container gardener, keep in mind these few simple guidelines that w
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