Begonias can flower continuously from June until frost, have blooms lasting over a week, are super easy to grow and come in just about every colour.
We may garden for many different reasons, but one of the best of reasons is the camaraderie that we gain from having a passion for planting, writes Jodi DeLong.
When plants are eager to grow new roots and shoots, by understanding spring fertilizers you can bolster growth and enhance plant performance.
Adding organic matter at the beginning, and regularly throughout the year, is the key to making happy and healthy soil.
Hellebore blossoms are opening in my garden. Early bees are enthralled with the wide flowers. It can make for unpredictable hellebore seedlings.
It’s better to feed lawns later in spring. Early spring feedings work against the lawn’s more informed instinct to grow roots before blades.
Lavender is frequently among the group of containers I set out each spring, and I’m picky about which lavenders I choose. Lavender flowers are long lasting.
First thing into the gardening journal was a list of all my seeds. I’ll keep track of progress in my gardening journal, and jot down any new ideas.
Short and early iris are lovely plants. The flowers are as tempting as their tall bearded cousins, but without the danger of toppling over in wind and rain.
Gardeners rush outdoors as soon as the weather warms. But go slow. Do some warm ups. Advice for stretches for gardeners before you spring into action.