Let’s hope for a thick blanket of snow over the garden this winter. A snow-covered garden is best for plants. Ice is better left for the rink or your drink.
How can I eliminate crabgrass? Unfortunately with this year’s drought the only thing growing is crabgrass. So far, I have been digging it out.
Be it day or night, sunlight or moonlight, white plants will add a wondrous effect to your garden. Two designs for a white garden in part shade or sun.
I planted cuttings of my variegated pothos that had been rooted in water. That was over a year ago and they have not grown a centimetre.
How to eradicate rose slug sawflies? Each year they devastate my roses, and this year they added Mountain Ash to their menu. I try and keep up by picking them off daily, and I spray with the appropriate bug spray. Even so I cannot keep up. The Mountain Ash is now a skeleton, except for a few of the lower branches!
Everything you need to know about sowing annual flower and vegetable seeds in the garden
Everything you need to know about starting annual flower and vegetable seeds indoors. Free PDF download.
I have just read an article on hydrangeas, saying that some hydrangeas flower on the old wood? Eureka! Is pruning mine back each spring the reason why the bush has luscious green growth, but no flowers?
The landscaping ideas for new home owners and the tips and lists in Judith Adam new book will help you plan and enjoy your property and your first garden.