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 ... 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
Tomato supports are essential for keeping our beloved plants growing strong and tall. Many methods work yet aren't the most attractive. Lets build one that is beautiful in the garden! These tomato supports that I built here are a bit on the tall side, but you can build them shorter. The design is easily adaptable to fit your needs, NOTE: The base measurement I used was because of the dimensions of where my tomato plants are located between some raised beds but they would be much more ... Read More about DIY Tomato Supports
How to divide hardy geraniums also know as Cranesbill geraniums. A simple step by step demonstration showing you how easy it is to get more of these beautiful plants. Let's divide hardy geraniums and get more of these beautiful plants easily! I love hardy geraniums planted at the feet of my roses. They work as a fantastic ground cover that chokes out weeks yet provides a bit of cover for bare bottoms of many roses. Related: How to Grow Hardy Geraniums They also look ... Read More about How to Divide Hardy Geraniums