Posts tagged with «flower garden»

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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Check out 5 of our Favorite Flowers to Brighten up your Garden!

Flowers bring vibrant color to your garden and make you want to spend more time outdoors enjoying your deck, patio, or outdoor gathering place. This is the perfect time of year to think about which beautiful blooms you want to add to your collection, so read on to get the lowdown on 5 of our favorites, along with growing tips and other essential information. Happy gardening! 1: Classic Roses Roses are one of the world’s […]

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Give your Garden the “Wow” Factor with these 5 Extraordinary Flowers

We all love our roses and tulips and look forward to seeing their blooms every year. But have you ever witnessed the blooming of a black bat flower? How about the twisty-turny, bright-blue seed pods on a prickly caterpillar bean? Unique flowers make perfect conversation pieces for your backyard barbecues, and planting them is an excellent way to add some zing to your garden. Check out these 5 attention-grabbing beauties! 1: The Exotic Parrot Tulip […]

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5 Key Steps to Get your Garden Ready for Winter’s Chill

Winter will be here before you know it, and the cold weather can sink into your garden’s “bones” just as much as it sinks into yours. If your garden isn’t ready for winter’s chill, you will see the consequences next spring in the form of unhealthy plants with puny blooms or no blooms at all, or even plants that don’t make it through the cold weather. Take these 5 key steps to prepare your garden […]

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Plant These 4 Flower Seeds Indoors & Get Sublime Spring Blooms for Less

Your garden may not be exactly bursting with blooms this time of year, but that doesn’t mean that you have to wait until spring to enjoy Mother Nature’s garden colors. Winter is the perfect time of year to start selecting and planting flower seeds indoors. Not only will you get a head start on spring; starting flowers from seed costs much less than buying seedlings to plant, and offers you a much greater variety than […]

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Be Prepared! Your Essential Fall Home and Garden Checklist

Fall is here, and we’re all enjoying football season and gearing up for Halloween celebrations. But as you wash your favorite fall jackets and adjust to the changing weather, your home and garden are also experiencing the change of season. Without the proper care, you could wind up with mildewy mounds of leaves this fall, a cold house or a leaky roof this winter, or bare patches in your lawn next spring. Use the 7 […]

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