Posts tagged with «attract butterflies»

Flower Spotlight: Nasturtium has all the Beauty and none of the Fuss!

If you aren’t familiar with nasturtium, then you’ll be thrilled to get to know this hardy, versatile beauty. Nasturtium rewards even novice gardeners and poor soil with vibrantly-colored, fragrant blooms. And nasturtium has a few “hidden talents,” as well! Read more to learn about one of our favorite flowers. Nasturtium: The Low-Maintenance Beauty Nasturtium are one of the most no-fuss flowers available. Got poor soil? No problem! Nasturtium actually prefer nutrient-poor soil, so you don’t […]

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See 5 Magical Ways to Make your Garden Beautiful

Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy the outdoors with your friends and family. Some flowers and a few lawn chairs are enough to make a passable environment for an outdoor get-together, but something magical happens when you really let your personality shine through in your garden design. Read on to discover 5 ways to make your garden gorgeously unique, but be forewarned–your guests might not want to leave! 1. Attract Butterflies and […]

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Flower Spotlight: Meet the Beautiful Blanket Flower

We all love to see beautiful bursts of color in our summer gardens, and filling your garden with colorful blooms that attract butterflies is the best way to transform your garden from mere property into a work of art. But, let’s face it: you don’t always have the time or the energy to be outside pruning, watering and fertilizing. Meet the blanket flower! This colorful beauty is hardy almost anywhere in the U.S. and is […]

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5 Easy, Frugal Ways to Make your Outdoor Space Super-Cozy

This is the perfect time of year to start spending more time outdoors. But if your outdoor space isn’t as comfortable and inviting as you’d like it to be, you and your guests will be heading back indoors before long. It doesn’t have to be that way! Here are 5 easy, inexpensive things that you can do that will help you maximize your garden’s atmosphere just in time for the summer holidays. 1. Make a […]

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4 Super Ways to Attract Butterflies–Let Nature Beautify Your Garden!

Spring’s flowers will be blooming soon, and with the blooms come the butterflies. These beautiful little bugs come in nearly every color, and few things are more calming than watching them flutter lazily along under the summer sun. Butterflies are also an excellent way to teach your kids about nature; the butterfly’s life cycle and migration are fascinating to young and old minds alike. But you don’t have to just sit on your deck and […]

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Start Flower Seeds Indoors and Get a Head Start on Gorgeous!

Your garden may not exactly be bursting with color this time of year, but don’t miss out on this prime time to buy flower seeds. Growing flowers from seeds indoors will not only save you money compared to buying plants, it will also help your garden get a head start on the blooming season. Flowers add color, fragrance and personality to your outdoor spaces, and some flowers can attract butterflies or hummingbirds, make homemade potpourri, or […]

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