Plant a Butterfly Garden

Butterflies are easily the favorite of the insect kingdom.  I mean, really. What insect is loved more than the butterfly?  While most people scream at the sight of just about any other insect crawling on their bodies, people pay money for the prospect of these beautiful creatures landing on them or even near them.  Butterflies, …

Companion Plants

If you want to have the most success in your garden, consider planting more than just vegetables.  There are many plants you can plant side by side that are mutually beneficial. There are so many possible combinations that we can’t list them all, but we can make some suggestions.  For the sake of simplicity, we …

Good Night, Perennials

As winter quickly approaches, you have watched many of your perennials lose their leaves or transition from beautiful green to shades of yellow, brown, and even to shades of black (no shades of gray here, thankfully).  Your beautiful perennial garden has lost its luster and might even be–dare I say–ugly. Or maybe you have some perennials …

Fall Fill, Thrill and Spill

Fill, thrill and spill is a planting technique that will help you create a gorgeous container planting.  If you have been following us for a while, you may remember that we had a seminar and posted about this technique in the spring.  We hope you heeded our advice and had great success with your containers …

Succulent Care 

Succulents are very trendy right now, and for good reason.  They are absolutely adorable, and they are easy to care for. Most of us can appreciate a plant that is low-maintenance.  While many succulents do great outside, this post will focus on caring for succulents that you keep as houseplants.     The Right Succulent There …