Although some of the insect visitors to your garden are plant-eating pests, most others help to keep your garden healthy. So how can you attract the beneficial insects – the ones that protect your plants and keep the pests at bay? Here are some tips.
Like other plants with blue flowers, bluestar is always welcome in the garden because of its ability to flatter everything in its presence. Here are some tips if you're keen to cultivate bluestar flowers and make them a colourful part of your spring
Blooming in concert with daffodils, tulips and other spring-flowering bulbs, woodland phlox grow into casual colonies, covering the ground and lighting up the shade with their white, blue, pink and lavender blossoms. These easy-care native plants add
Named for their grape-like clusters of tiny urn-shaped blossoms, grape hyacinths are adaptable, hardy, virtually care-free little plants that grow almost anywhere in the garden in the springtime.
The ruggedness of this plant makes it an excellent choice not just for a woodland garden, but any type of garden. Here are some facts and growing advice for this hardy spring flowering plant.
Although they may look delicate, snowdrops are very hardy little flowers that bloom before the last of winter's snow has melted. Here are some tips for cultivating snowdrops in your garden.
Tulips are the quintessential spring bulb, available in many sizes, shapes and colours to suit any landscape. By selecting varieties with different flowering times, you can enjoy a steady display of blooms from early to late spring. Here are some poi
Daffodils are versatile bulbs, as comfortable in formal landscapes as in meadows or open woodlands. Follow these tips to grow healthier and more colourful daffodils in your garden.
Their often fragrant, trumpet-shaped blossoms in white, pink, yellow and orange have earned lilies the nickname "queen of the bulbs." Here are some quick tips for growing and maintaining these showy, sometimes large, eye-catching favourites
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.
Something been nagging your hostas? With a wide range of culprits, from insects to fungus and woodland creatures, you have your work cut out for you. But with these tips, you and your hostas have a fighting chance.
Looking for an aromatic plant to grow in your garden? Here are some useful facts about the cultivation of myrtle.
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.
Before uprooting a diseased plant or resorting to an insecticide or fungicide, it's important to correctly identify the problem to choose an appropriate solution.
Flowers, leaves, seeds, bark and roots of medicinal and aromatic plants can be harvested from your garden or in nature. Here are some tips on making the most of your harvest.
Sometimes referred to as black gold, compost gradually enriches the soil with nutrients and balances its moisture levels. Here's how you can make your own.
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