Monthly Archive: September 2016

5 Steps To Prepare a Garden Bed

For any plant, its roots are vital to its overall well being. A good root system will ensure that the plant can thrive and remain healthy through all seasons without any problem. The plants...

Beneficial Garden Plants and Flowers

Like peanut butter and jelly or pizza and beer, some things just go better together. For thousands of years, gardeners have found that planting certain plants together produces amazing benefits. From weed and pest...

How To Grow Wheatgrass

You might have noticed juice bars and smoothie shops selling something that looks like regular lawn grass. Don’t be fooled – this is wheatgrass, a nutritious plant with a lot of potential health benefits....

10 Ornamental Plants for Spring

There is always an air of excitement when spring is nearing, when we get to see our garden in full bloom. Here are some ornamentals to rock your garden. 1. Dianthus ‘Memories’ – this...

Maintaining Water Quality in a Garden Pond

The management of water and the maintenance of its quality is the most crucial element in successful water gardening. A garden pond is an almost self-contained ecosystem which only interacts with the atmosphere for...

How To Grow Basil

I have been asked by many people, how do you grow basil? Basil is quite a common herb, used in many different styles of cooking, but did you know that they are not all...