We all have areas in our yards that are just hard to deal with. They may be wet or shady or in the burning sun but they have a tendency to kill off whatever we plant there. However there are some hardy plants that love these kinds of places. Here are some easy plants to grow in difficult areas:
This large flowering plant has leaves similar to a banana tree. The flowers come in a wide range of colors from yellow to orange and red. Standing straight and tall they can reach heights of over seven feet. These are very hardy flowers and can grow in all kinds of soil. From underwater to hot and dry they flourish. They also reproduce quickly by sending out shoots and will take over whatever area they are planted in. Full sun or shade they just keep blooming! Read More
In an effort to continue celebrating Earth Day, let’ take a look at how gardening benefits and supports a healthy lifestyle. By growing your own vegetables and using no pesticides, you will have less toxins in your body. Your home grown vegetables become tasty and healthy.By gardening, it can reduce your expenses and actually help you make a little money. With your own vegetables, you spend less money at the grocery store. You can also take your vegetables to farmers markets to make money. With gardening, you can maintain your home’s landscape and create a better view. And thus, the value of your home increases. Not to mention, gardening makes for a greener lifestyle. In support of Earth Day, making little changes can support our environment. Gardening benefits provide more value than you originally thought. Read More
When landscaping many homeowners add shrubs, trees and definitely flowers, however homeowners often forget about using grasses in their landscape design.
Ornamental grasses can add drama and flair to any garden. They flow in the wind, they are colorful and they are resilient. Many feel that grasses are all green, but they are come in reds, pinks, yellows, golds, rusts, blues and so many shades of green. Read More
Over the last several years. vegetable gardens are gaining in popularity as a great additional to any garden. People are saving money by growing their own vegetables and also avoiding unhealthy pesticides by tending to their own edible garden. You can plan a vegetable garden in one day and here’s how. Read More
Do you have a packed linen closet or maybe you cannot find exactly what you need in your linen closet. This article by Redbook Magazine gives 5 great pointers on how to make some space in your linen closet. Read More