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I’m mad about Tulips, particularly those lusty, lovely, hybrid Dutch ones. Most years, I planted them in the ground during the fall for a beautiful spring display. But this past fall, I was wore out. Does that every happen to you? When you need to be working the most in the garden, you find the [...]
Digging terrariums with friends
or most of us, spring can’t come early enough. A few faux spring-like days and we just want to get out there and plant. But we all know, this is a no-no. More cold is yet to come. But you can begin digging in the dirt anytime by making a terrarium.
How-to Plant Spring Flowering Bulbs
How-to planting spring flowering bulbs
When to fertilize your grass
Whether you have cool-season grass or warm-season grass, the general rule of thumb for the best time to fertilize your lawn is when it’s actively growing.
Taking Photos of Your Garden with Barbara Pintozzi
WebTalkRadio.net Learn tips to photograph your garden at home from Barbara Pintozzi, garden blogger at Mr. McGregor’s Daughter. TIP OF THE WEEK When taking photographs of your garden, take the good, the bad, and the ugly. Seeing your garden in a photo will teach you more about your garden than you will ever be able [...]
Guest Writer Marian St. Clair – Waxing Camellias for Porcelain-Like Blooms
Waxing Camellias for Porcelain-Like Blooms By Marian St.Clair Southerners adore camellias for the lovely flowers that grace our gardens in the dreary months of January and February, when the winter landscape is still cloaked in shades of brown and gray. Many of our mothers and grandmothers knew how to extend the pleasure of these colorful [...]
How to Decorate a Container for the Holidays
Painted magnolia in a hose potGATHER MATERIALS:ContainerChicken wireClippersTapeMagnoliaPaintGlovesGreenery
How-to Decorate a Birdbath for the Holidays
When it comes to decorating a birthbath for the Holidays, the best way is with water. Natural, fresh, unfrozen water is the best thing you can add to your birdbath. Fresh water for the wildlife is fashionable in any season. Lucky for us at Helen’s Haven, we have 9 birdbaths, so turning one into a [...]