Last updated on March 15th, 2021 at 03:37 pm
Gardening for Everyone
Gardening rejuvenates the soul, exercises the body, and is just plain good for you – regardless of whether your garden is a high-rise balcony or a ten acre estate. Here’s how to choose the best garden plants for sun and shade, and how to grow them successfully in containers, planters, beds and borders.
You’ll also find a compendium of popular perennials, annuals, herbs, and indoor plants, as well as inexpensive DIY garden crafts and projects.
Good perennials for moist or dry shade; growing columbines, coneflowers, delphiniums, hostas, iris, lady’s mantle, lupines and peonies.
Tall, stately and vividly colored glads; petunias; nasturtiums and gerbera daisies.
DIY projects for your garden including making a small water fountain or water garden; planting a strawberry jar; harvesting and saving seeds; creative row markers and more.
Growing and using common herbs such as basil, cilantro, dill, rosemary and thyme.
House plants, overwintering plants from the garden, forcing spring bulbs and growing amaryllis.
Brenda Ford says
As my email address might suggest, I like to “pudder around” in the yard. I’ve gotten a lot of interesting ideas and helpful hints from your site. Enjoy it so much. Thanks for your labor of love!
Jane Lake says
I love talking to people who like to “pudder around.” It’s the joy of my life and I’m so glad that you found some ideas to try. Happy gardening!
Frances Ogle says
I love crafts and gardening. I have a tree stump in my yard that has rotten some I filled with potting soil a rose bush and some moss.
Jane Lake says
After a fierce winter, we have some ugly tree stumps in our garden too. I might have to chisel a hole in the middle to make a stump into a planter, but I love this idea. Thank you!