Several easy ways to overwinter your geraniums aka pelargoniums successfully. Overwintering your geraniums is a great way to save money. Want to overwinter your geraniums (aka: pelargoniums)? Today I am sharing some easy ways to keep your zonal geraniums alive over winter. Though if you like to grow them as annuals and don't mind replacing them year after year then go right ahead. No judgement here. Plus you can grow them easily from seed and have tons of geraniums ... Read More about Several Easy ways to Overwinter Geraniums
How to Grow Dahlias in Pots. Perfect for patio gardens or anywhere you want to grow these gorgeous plants. Got voles and gophers? This keeps your precious dahlia tubers safe! Do you want to grow dahlias in pots? Many want to grow dahlias but think they can't because they don't have a big garden area. Or maybe you have a problem like me. I have a ground critter problem, namely voles and gophers that think my Dahlias are their personal dessert tray. So I have had to switch to pots and ... Read More about Grow Dahlias in Pots
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!