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11 affordable garden houses made from old shipping containers

As architectural trends move to more sustainable designs and eco-friendly creations, we are seeing shipping containers make an impression across the …

14 facts every daffodil devotee should know

There's a lot to love about these easy-to-grow blooms.<p><b>1. Daffodil is the official common name for any plant that falls under the genus Narcissus,</b> …

Garden Furniture Out of Wood Pallets

Ok, this is high time for making some beautiful wood pallet furniture items especially for your garden. I know many of you guys are excited to hear …

Furniture

How to Keep Weeds Out of Vegetable Garden

We have already discussed this topic a few times in this blog. As this topic seems to have high interest from many gardeners that always trying to …

Gardening

What is The Best Potting Soil?

As been mentioned many times and in many websites by gardening specialist, soil is a very important element in gardening activities.<p>It does not …

Half-Moon Lawn Edging Tool - Makes Your Lawn Beautiful

Doing gardening works may not be fun if you do not have the right tools for any specific works that you need to do. Not only that, you may also …

Harvesting Your Chili Peppers

Are your peppers ripe and ready to pick? Knowing when they are ripe is key to enjoying a full harvest. There are so many different types of peppers, …

Gardening Inspiration: how to style a small town garden

In our Gardening Inspiration series we've been exploring beautiful and unusual gardens and offering tips to help you achieve a similar aesthetic at home.<p>In this episode we take a look at how to create a small town garden, these tend to be perfectly planted and organised as there's not much room to …

Gardening

Transforming your garden decking design

We jumped for joy when decking started to take off as the garden upgrade of choice, as it meant lots of you were transforming your outdoor spaces in …

Top 5 Tips for Watering Gardens

By Liz Baessler<p>Plants need water. It’s a basic truth and one that means a gardener’s work is never truly done, especially in those hot summer months …

Gardening

5 steps to growing vegetables like a pro

Can you imagine yourself picking a wonderful harvest of food this summer and fall? If so, this weekend would be a good time to act on making that a …

Top 10 Heirloom Tomatoes

By Nikki Tiley (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)<p>I love tomatoes, as do many people, but I have to say that you really cannot beat the taste of …

Gardening

The Agony Plant on How to Make Your Balcony Bloom | AnOther

AnOther's resident botanist reveals how to cultivate an efflorescent veranda<p>Hi Albi,<p>Balcony gardening is all about getting creative with your space. …

10 Tips For Designing A Suburban Garden

1. Functional design<p>New homes typically have less room for yards so your design needs to be smart. Ask what you’ll use the space for – kids play, …

Got 40 inches of space? Grow a vertical garden

Are you a gardener who is short on space or time? Take your plants vertical.<p>Ben Friton founded Can YA Love, a Washington, D.C.-based company that …

Gardening

How to Grow a Butterfly Garden Photos

Butterfly gardens make both gardeners and insects happy with colorful blooms and fragrance. “They are one of the easiest gardens to maintain, and can thrive all over the country,” says Pete Kruger, director of new products at Star Roses & Plants, a Pennsylvania-based plant genetics company. “Many …

How to shop for a plant that's hard to kill

You love the idea of plants on the porch or perking up the windowsill.<p>But past experiences featured a thumb more black than green.<p>So how should you shop for plants that might be — how do we put this — hard to kill?<p><b>RELATED: TRENDING LIFE & STYLE NEWS THIS HOUR</b><p>Robin Vice, who works in the nursery …

How to Make a Wheelbarrow Planter

<i>How to upcycle a wheelbarrow into a planter for your garden. This is SO EASY.</i><p><i>This post may contain affiliate links. Using these links helps support</i> …

Home Landscaping Ideas To Inspire Your Own Curbside Appeal

Create a beautiful yard with the help of others. From the back to the front, your yards need a lot of work put in for most of the year. Designing, …

Smart ways to save water in the garden

Saving water reduces utility bills, avoids runoff and can help you better manage during dry-weather spells, so it pays to become more mindful of your garden's water consumption.<p>Thoughtful water use is a growing trend in new yard and garden design, but even homeowners with established landscaping …

7 Berries That Are So Easy To Grow

Vertical garden design ideas

Vertical gardens were created more as solution for all those from urban areas who yearn for its greenery and a piece of land to cultivated, but …

Gardening

4 Reasons To Grow Hops In Your Backyard – Organic Gardening

Hops are a wonderful addition to any homestead. It’s hard not to love this plant. Beware! Some consider this an invasive species, so research how …

The 6 golden rules to feng shui your terrace this summer

Whether it's putting your barbeque in the south, having a plant-covered wall to the east or a water feature in the north, there are a multitude of …

Landscaping

Expand Your Small Garden Space with This DIY Tiered Planter

If you don’t have a lot of gardening space, growing up instead of out makes the most of what you do have available. This three-tiered planter is easy …

Gardening

Better Homes & Gardens

Edging plays important roles in the garden. Most well-designed gardens consist of a series of shapes and forms, each representing an area set aside …

Landscaping

How to Quit Your Day Job and Become a Landscape Designer

If you’re an apartment dweller who can magically transform a small outdoor space into a gorgeous tiny garden with DIY succulent pots that are Insta-worthy, or you have dreams of creating a large-scale rainbow garden in your neighborhood, you might want to consider a career working your talent as a …