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Supercharge Your Garden Beds with Grass Clippings: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction Are you looking for an easy and eco-friendly way to enhance your garden beds? Look no further than your lawn clippings! Yes, those grass trimmings you often discard can be a valuable resource for your garden. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the benefits of using grass clippings in garden beds and provide you … Read more

How to Choose the Best Paint for Raised Garden Beds

Raised garden beds allow you to grow flowers, vegetables, herbs and other plants while controlling the soil quality and drainage. They elevate your garden for easier access and prevent weeds. Painting or staining raised beds can help protect the wood, make them last longer, and allow you to match your color scheme. But not all … Read more

How to Prepare Your Garden for Laying Pebbles – A Complete Guide

Laying pebbles in your garden can instantly give it a stylish, modern look. The tactile crunch underfoot and visual texture pebbles provide make them a popular landscaping material. However, proper preparation is crucial before installing pebbles. Failure to prep the ground correctly can lead to problems like sinking, shifting, weed growth, and an uneven finish. … Read more

15 Easy Plants to Grow from Seed Indoors

What are the best indoor plants to grow from seed? Read on to find out! Indoor plants are so much more than a casual decoration. They are a breath of fresh air, a mood booster, and a stress reducer. Plants come in a huge range of species, shapes, sizes, colors, and styles, so they can … Read more

Is My Air Plant Dead or Alive? Telltale Signs Your Air Plant Isn’t Going to Make It

Often it is from over- or under-watering or not have enough sun, etc. Yes, your plant will die after it blooms. That’s what I want to talk about today. Your response: “What? I didn’t kill it; I just got it to flower, and now you’re telling me it’s going to die?” Air plants are touted … Read more

How to Cover an Unsightly Fence: 15 Creative Ways to Hide or Disguise an Ugly Barrier

Almost every property in the UK has at least one fence in its garden. And while there’s no denying the practicality of fences, they can also be an eyesore. So, knowing how to hide an ugly fence can help. When you’ve spent a lot of time and money on landscaping, the last thing you want … Read more

How to Grow Potatoes in Winter for a Fresh Crop of Tubers

For home gardeners who love potatoes, winter doesn’t have to mean the end of fresh spuds. With the right planning and preparation, you can continue harvesting potatoes all winter long Growing potatoes in winter requires a few adjustments to your typical summer crop but is very doable even in cold climates Read on for a … Read more

Shining the Light on String of Pearls Care: Optimal Light for Healthy Growth

String of Pearls was one of the first plants I bought when I became interested in keeping plants as pets. Whats not to love about those cute round green peas? They make you happy just looking at them. Like something out of Dr Suess. However String of Pearls was also one of the first and … Read more

Caring for Chrysanthemums Through the Winter Months

Overwintering mums is possible. Many gardeners treat mums (officially Chrysanthemums) as annuals because they think they are at best a finicky perennial. But this doesn’t have to be the case. With just a little winter care for mums, these fall beauties can come back year after year. Keep reading to learn more about how to … Read more

How to Plant Pansies in Containers: A Step-by-Step Guide

Pansies, like many perennials, don’t like wet feet. They do better in the fall and winter than in the summer, when most plants do poorly because it rains a lot. S. People who live in areas that get a lot of rain may be wondering if pansies can grow in pots since they like well-drained … Read more

How to Properly Space Garlic in Raised Beds for Best Results

Garlic has been grown for thousands of years in many parts of the world. Egyptian workers on the pyramids are recorded as being fed garlic every day to keep them healthy. Garlic grows better and more reliably in containers and raised beds compared to the open ground. The conditions are ideal for this versatile plant. … Read more

12 Proven Ways to Prevent Spider Mites on Indoor Plants

Spider mites are tiny bugs that love your indoor plants too much. This post will show you how to find them, get rid of them, and keep your plants healthy and happy. Spider mites are a common houseplant pest. The tiny arachnids suck sap from plant leaves, causing stippling discoloration and wilting. While they aren’t … Read more