Prune & Train Your Eden Climbing Rose, why and when to prune your climbing roses. Pruning to renovate and get maximum My Eden Rose (also known as Pierre de Ronsard) has gone bonkers this year. Now that it is late Fall I must prune it back before real winter hits. Take a look below at how the climbing roses looked this past June. (Eden is the lighter pink to the right of the arbor). Come along as I show you how to prune & train your climbing rose for masses of ... Read More about Prune & Train Your Climbing Rose
This DIY potting bench for Fall is celebrating the season in style. A humble fence board DIY build looks pretty good decked out in Autumn glory. You have seen my diy potting bench before and now it is decked out for Fall. I have been loading up on Mums. The local garden center has them at a very affordable price and the ones I bought last year have done fabulous in the ground so I don't feel bad for gathering up as many as my budget allows. We built this potting bench ... Read More about Gorgeous Potting Bench for Fall
Epsom Salt for plants is a garden myth I have wanted to debunk for a long time. It is not the wildly beneficial fertilizer everyone claims but it can cause much more harm than good. This article will explain why you should not use Epsom Salt in your home garden! Epsom Salt for plants has been touted as a cure all for many things in the garden. Pinterest is rife with claims, some from so called 'reliable' garden sites. Or at least popular ones. But the truth is these claims ... Read More about Epsom Salt for Plants, don’t go there!
A Harvest sign and how to paint lettering is an easy, step by step tutorial on painting DIY signs without using expensive stencils or cutting machines. Create different signs and make them unique. Are you thinking of Fall yet? I have noticed many are and even on my blog here the most hit on post right now is this...A Harvest Sign & How to Paint Lettering without a Stencil. This sign is for Fall but this technique works for any wording. I include a form to fill out ... Read More about A Harvest Sign & How to Paint Lettering
Sow your seeds in Fall to get a jump start on many perennial and biennial plants. Get a gorgeous garden next Spring on a tight budget. All the plants here I am growing in my very own garden and every one of them I started from seeds. Year after year they will reseed themselves if I let them. (to prevent self seeding see this post, Off With Their Heads!) You can have beautiful flowers by next spring and summer if you sow your seeds in Fall. Do you want to know how you ... Read More about Sow your Seeds in Fall for a Beautiful Garden