Want to add both function and beauty to your outdoor space? You can do a lot with quality landscape lighting, from showcasing your garden to illuminating paths and walkways. All it takes is a little planning and a good eye for design to properly light some of the most important elements of your landscape. Let’s … Read more How to Light Your Landscape: Tips for Trees, Shrubs and Gardens
In flower arranging, as in all art, technique is everything. Even for those of us who do not quiiiite think of ourselves as floral artists, knowing just a few basic techniques can help us do one better than mashing flowers into a vase and hoping they look alright. In that spirit, here are three essential … Read more 3 Floral Design Techniques for Everyday Use
There’s nothing better than waking up to the view of a sprightly garden filled with a zillion shades of green and other vibrant hues. But if you’ve tried your hands at gardening, you’d know that maintaining your garden during winter isn’t a walk in the park. Freezing cold temperatures combined with strong icy winds can … Read more 4 Serious Winter Gardening Mistakes You Need to Watch Out For
The damage over-irrigation does to plants might be relatively easy to notice. The soil, however, suffers severely from overwatering too. Soil contains various substances including organic matter, minerals, water, and air. These substances are typically present in fairly constant percentages. While water is naturally in soil, it is normally present in limited amounts. Even when … Read more How Is Over-Irrigation Damaging to Soil?
Delicate and beautiful, fuchsia plants are treasured by gardeners around the globe. While regrettably too short-lived to be useful as a cut flower, we can still enjoy these beauties in living arrangements or in the garden. Depending on the species and on where this flower is grown, you can find it on trellises, curving from … Read more Fuchsia Plants Guide