DIY Compost Bin you can build on a tight budget. Easy and much prettier than pallets! Build a DIY compost bin quickly, easily and inexpensively. This beautiful compost bin is built from cedar fence boards and cheap 2 x 2s. Simple design anyone can put together in a couple hours. Build it, fill it and have loads of compost to feed your garden for beautiful, rich soil that makes a garden glorious. Supplies 10 - cedar 6 foot fence boards (5.5 inches wide)4 - 8 foot 2 x 2 furring ... Read More about DIY Compost Bin
How to save Foxglove seeds and direct sow them for blooms next year. The key is early sowing! Many know that many Foxglove flowers are biennials. But many new hybrids can flower the first year. If you sow the heirlooms like I grow you can get them to bloom next season if you plant the seeds this summer. So here is my trick. Many don't plant their seeds until Spring but I plant mine as soon as they go to seed. Related: Saving Seeds for More Plants Next Season with Printable Seed ... Read More about Foxglove Seed saving and direct sowing!
Deadheading your flowers is essential to keeping many of them blooming. One of the best ways to keep a colorful garden all Summer long! By deadheading or removing the spent flowers before they go to seed you can keep many summer flowers blooming well into Fall. I show you how easy it is! No time to read now? PIN for later! What does deadheading mean? Deadheading is the removing of fading or dead flowers on a plant. When you deadhead a plant the benefits are multiple. ... Read More about Deadheading, Off With Their Heads!
How to grow Echinacea also known as Purple Coneflower. If you are looking for a wonderful flower that grows in a wide array of planting zones with little or no help from you then look no further than Echinacea. How to grow echinacea aka coneflower easily. Echinaceas are a long lived perennial that grow well in a variety of conditions. They make fantastic cut flowers, are drought tolerant while attracting bees and butterflies in droves. How to Grow Echinacea Many ... Read More about How to Grow Echinacea
Are you Iris all done flowering? They can be a bit unsightly but today I show you Iris care after bloom to help them look better and keep them from wasting energy setting seed. Iris care after bloom is very easy and can be done over several days or longer if you have a lot of them, like I do. For a video of my Secret Garden Iris in full bloom you can see that here. What to do with Iris after blooming So your Iris are done and you are left with a green stick and some dried ... Read More about Iris Care after Blooming