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Benefits Of Your Own Garden Guest Room

It can be exhausting to invite people to stay in your home, particularly if they plan to hang around for a while. It can get tiring to have everybody bumping into one another and getting on top of each other in your home even if the said guests are close friends or even family. What […]

Starting a Garden to Save Money

Starting a Garden to Save Money

One of the cornerstones of frugal living is gardening. After all, there are few things that help you save money on food better than growing your own. My husband and I enjoy planting a garden. We prefer to plant items that are fairly easy to grow in our area, that we know we will eat […]

The Beauty of Adding Roses to Your Home and Landscape

The Beauty of Adding Roses to Your Home and Landscape

What IS it about roses that we all find so enchanting? Maybe everything?? Their fragrance- second to none; their abundant, voluptuous blossoms; the voracity with which a rosebush will spread if allowed to… Perhaps we even find the contrast of soft petals and strong, thorny stems somewhat relatable, as well? Suffice it to say, you […]

Shade Loving Foliage Plants

Shade loving plants give any botanist the double pleasure of thriving both inside and outdoors. These versatile creatures are happy to decorate a tabletop, a patio, or a shady area in your garden. In fact, there are several which require very little tending at all. Many gardeners enjoy flowering plants to liven up their living […]

How to Create Your Own Rock Garden

How to Create Your Own Rock Garden
Backyard garden landscaping with paver bricks patio hardscape trees potted plants shrubs pond rocks and decor

If it’s time to renew your landscape, rock gardens make a beautiful and creative addition to your yard. These typically consist of a mix of rocks, boulders, sand, gravel, and whatever other ornaments and vegetation you choose to add. For those with an artistic eye, a variety of materials can be implemented to create a […]

Create your Flower Bed

Create your Flower Bed

Getting creative in your garden can elevate its appearance and give you a sense of accomplishment for the work you’ve done. There are various techniques to enhancing your yard, and one of the most rewarding is creating your own flower bed.   Flower beds create a sense of balance to the overall layout of your […]

Best Flowers to Plant in Texas

Best Flowers to Plant in Texas

Living in the heat of Texas can be a challenge, and this is certainly true for growing flowers. Keeping your flowers healthy when the temperature reaches the triple digits is quite tricky. If you want to plant flowers in Texas, here are some heat-friendly recommendations. Zinnias: This is a warm-climate plant that’s quite popular in […]

Flowers for North Facing Garden

Flowers for North Facing Garden

Contrary to popular belief, a north facing garden can accommodate a wide variety of plants, including flowering plants. However, it is essential to choose semi-shade plants and protect them from stagnant water and winter cold. Discover in this article how to bloom a north facing garden. 1. Ensure excellent drainage of the pots On a north facing […]