Perennials to Grow Under Pine Trees

Being able to plant a garden underneath pine trees is very difficult to do if you are not familiar with the type of tree, soil conditions or the needs of specific plants. Pine needles falling into the soil beneath pine trees can drastically change the pH levels of soil, making this area uninhabitable for most plants. In additionContinue Reading …

Potted Plants That Thrive in a Shaded Entryway

Dark shaded entryways are always the hardest to add a little color to with beautiful potted plants. Everyone likes to adorn their patio stairs, but if you plant flowers that are in need of full sunlight, you risk them dying or struggling just to keep some straggly stems growing. This year, fill a pot with a selection ofContinue Reading …

Tips for Growing Poppies

Vibrant poppies are the flower of spring, but they are very finicky and disappoint so many new gardeners after the first week. Unlike other plant and leave options for spring, poppies have a few basic needs that need to be met, and require a couple of additional steps to make sure they thrive. Try these tips to makeContinue Reading …

#bioSnackySprouts Great on Salads & Sandwiches

We are on our second batch of sprouts. This time we are using Radish Sprouts. They are not growing as quick as the other sprouts we grew but they are growing.  Here are the updated pics of our sprouts   Twitter party alert It has been really fun growing our own sprouts. I wanted toContinue Reading …

Do It Yourself: Herb or Vegetable Garden

I had big plans for my garden this year. First year in our new house and no garden in place. I wanted to stake it out and get it started early. However mother nature had other plans. The cooler than normal weather and rain delayed my garden. It delayed it so much that I amContinue Reading …

Gardening with @DKCanada

April showers brings May flowers is the saying but lately the flowers have been a bit slow to grow. It has been usually cool here so I have not started my garden like normal. But as soon as it warms up I will. we are living here in this house for the first gardening season.Continue Reading …

Gardening Tips

In celebration of the first day of Spring (yesterday) I am delighted to share a slideshow of gardening tips and beautiful flower images brought to you by Disneynature’s Wings of Life available on Blu-ray Combo Pack and HD Digital on April 16th.