Who doesn’t love to receive fresh flowers? When I recently got a vase of Peruvian Lilies, aka Alstromeria, I realized, it’s time to plant a few of them in my garden to have fresh flowers that really last. These stay fresh up to 3 weeks! First, to begin your cutting garden, figure out the location, [...]
Bring On Spring Please! It’s time to get yourself and your garden ready for warmer temperatures when plants start to really shine. So, get out your pruners, and start planning the flowers you want to introduce to your yard. Here are some things to add to your garden planning notebook and some fragrant plants to [...]
Eric and I are plant-aholics. Before you spend all that money – here are some ways to get into the fun of gardening while saving some cash. One of our favorite solutions is to ‘gift’ a friend or neighbor with a cutting or ‘pup’ from one of your succulents or plants.
On a scale of 1-10, Eric calls it a “3” as DIY projects go – meaning, this is do-able, even if you DON’T consider yourself a big time do-it-yourselfer – We are talking installing landscape lights! And with so many new and easier options out there, why not take a few hours on a weekend [...]
Summer is the time to get more perennials in the ground, and since they are blooming in the nurseries and garden centers, it’s ideal to see which ones you love and want to bring to your yard. Tender bulbs like dahlia, gladiolus, and begonias can be planted now. And consider training trellises and climbing plants [...]
Purple and Neon Green. Silver and Blue. Pink and Orange. These are some of the hot color palettes to consider for your garden! But how to mix and match so it’s not overwhelming in your landscaping? Landscape designers, Chris Tuck and Amy Rydell share ideas to get you started. Plants for the hillside: Ceonothus, boganvailla [...]
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