Clean, tidy garden edges frame a garden and elevate simple beds and landscapes. Clean lines show off gardens and are well worth the small effort. This video covers cutting curved garden edges. For straight edges, it can help to tie a line from one edge of the garden to the other and mark the straight line along the ground with chalk marking paint. This will help guide straight cuts.
Do you think that you don’t have the time or patience to grow vegetables? Then check out these 10 really fast-growing vegetables. These provide harvestable produce in as little as 20 days. The list includes everything from zucchini to carrots and kale.
Make the most of your summer garden flowers with this satisfyingly easy flower arrangement technique. Create a quick, effortless, professional-looking arrangement for your summer table. The arrangement was created by Jennie Love of Love ‘n Fresh Flowers.
Fresh lettuce from the garden tastes so much better than anything you can buy. Here are 10 of the best lettuce varieties for home growing. Many are bolt and disease-resistant heirlooms that stay crisp and sweet, even in the summer heat.
Certain flowers attract bees more than others. These are some of the best flowers for bees. All of these bee flowers look great in the garden and bloom for a long time. This list includes both annual and perennial flowers.
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Growing flowers from seed with your kids is a lesson in biology, but it’s also fun and a great snow day project. It’s best when the flowers you choose are really colorful, easy to grow, and great for pollinators and bouquets.
At winter’s end, gardeners want nothing more than to see the first flowers of the season. These pretty petite bulbs are some of the first spring beauties to appear. Many spread over time amplifying their beauty even on the coldest days of early spring. And all of them feed bees.
Succulent and cacti gardening is popular because drought tolerant plants are self-sustaining once established. And most gardeners across the US can grow them, if they choose hardy varieties. Here are some of the prettiest hardy succulents for home rock gardens, trough gardens, or raised plantings. They are hardy cacti and succulents for almost any garden.
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