Propagate Dahlias from Cuttings, a great way to get more for free. Fill in a large bed with Dahlias and keep to your budget or give away to friends. I love Dahlias, and in this post I show you how to propagate dahlias from cuttings! It is quick and easy. Propagating your favorite plants is an easy and budget friendly way to get more. You can take cuttings to root from lavender, lilacs, roses and so much more. But for today we will focus on Dahlias. What makes them so fun is they ... Read More about Propagate Dahlias from Cuttings
Let's grow petunias from cuttings! A budget friendly way to get more petunias to fill your containers, beds and hanging baskets. Want to know how to grow petunias from cuttings? If you are like me and garden on a budget buying annuals every year can seem counter intuitive. Or you have a particular petunia you love and want more of it. Why grow petunias from cuttings Since my source for inexpensive 6 packs of annuals is no longer I have relied on grocery store choices and I even ... Read More about Grow Petunias from Cuttings
How to Prune Lilacs correctly addresses the different reasons to prune. Each may have it's own method. Many complain that their large lilac is not blooming and there can be many reasons why, which I talk about in this post Lilac Not Blooming? One reason can be that your lilac has not been pruned well or correctly. Let's start with the reasons to prune. the Lilac has been neglected for years Common Lilacs can last for decades but they bloom best on wood that is under 5 to 6 ... Read More about How to Prune Lilacs correctly!
Prune Clematis for Top to Bottom Blooms, this is not a general clematis pruning guideline but how to renovate an overgrown or spindly growing one. Again I need to repeat, this is not how you prune your clematis generally. This post is really about one way to renovate clematis that may be blooming all on top but down below is bare vines yet you don't want to cut it all off at once. This is my Warsaw Nike clematis. It is in Group 3, a Summer bloomer that blooms on ... Read More about Prune Clematis for Top to Bottom Blooms
Let's grow a container vegetable garden on a budget. This container garden can fit on a patio, porch or balcony. Enjoy delicious vegetables without a lot of fuss. Would you like to grow a container vegetable garden? Plant up this budget and beginner friendly container so you can enjoy fresh vegetables to make a salad or include in fresh recipes right out your door. Happy April! To get a free download of a printable April Calendar page just see the link at the end of this ... Read More about A Container Vegetable Garden you can Grow