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Theresa Lien

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Water Conservation in the Garden

The rapid global environmental changes that are taking place are causing a more significant number of people to be concerned with the need for...

Choosing a Container for Your Small-Space Garden Planters

Many gardeners, especially those with small lawns or room for a traditional garden, want to use containers. Let's look at what makes a good...

Bee Balm: A Beautiful Perennial Plant for Hummingbirds

Bee Balm plant is a typical North American herb, growing wild primarily in Eastern and Central North America with cultivated varieties growing worldwide. Its...

5 Tips for Using Chipmunk Traps

Chipmunks burrow into the ground to take shelter. This can wreak havoc on your garden. Trapping them and relocating them is one way to...

Growing Annual Vinca Flowers [Catharanthus Roseus]

The annual vinca flower, botanically called Catharanthus roseus, is a warm season summer plant. It blooms until fall through heat, drought and pollution whether...

Purple Giant Hyssop: How to Care and Grow [Agastache]

Purple giant hyssop, also known as Agastache Scrophulariifolia, is a late-blooming perennial mint. It is observed that this plant species, which is mostly encountered...

Orange Jubilee Bells: How to Care and Grow for Tecoma

The Orange Jubilee, whose botanical name is Tecoma Alata, is an upright shrub. The orange flowers on it look like bells and are 6...

Algerian Ivy: How to Care and Grow for Hedera Canariensis

Algerian Ivy, also known as Hedera Canariensis, is one of the most preferred plant species thanks to its evergreen structure. It is possible to...

How to Attract Goldfinches and Hummingbirds to Your Garden

My kitchen has a large, south-facing window that looks out into our yard. Three years ago, I removed some overgrown shrubs and debated what...

How to Build a Butterfly Garden in 5 Steps

Adding a butterfly garden to your yard will not only add bright colours it will be a point of beauty that you and your...

Safety 10 Tips When Using The Riding Lawn Mower

The gardens have become one of the living areas where many people relax, grow their crops, and can easily do their hobbies. The lawns...

Medicinal Trees: Discover the Beneficial Properties

There are many trees with medicinal properties and these medicinal trees have been used since the beginning of time to heal us, shelter us,...

How to Transplant a Rose Bush

Like pruning, transplanting roses is a task best done in late winter or early spring. You'll want to be able to dig down in...

Coleus Plant: The Ultimate Guide to Growing Coleus

The coleus plant is one of the best plants to grow indoors or outdoors because of its beautiful and vibrant look. The coleus plant...

Using Clay Pot Irrigation in the Garden

Keeping garden plants properly irrigated is essential to their growth, and clay pot irrigation, otherwise known as ollas, are one of the cheapest and...

Create Spilled Flower Designs on a Lawn

Some of the most impressive outdoor floral displays are not in pots, and they are not in neat rows or beds. On the contrary,...

Decorative Ways to Arrange Rocks in a Flowerbed

A rock garden can be absolutely beautiful, especially if the rocks are arranged in unique and creative ways instead of randomly placed. They can...

Easy Ways to Successfully Plant Very Tiny Seeds

It might seem nearly impossible to successfully plant very tiny seeds, especially when planting the same type in the past without success. They are...

Large Glazed Pots in a Landscape Bed

Vibrant glazed pots are absolutely beautiful. Some are solid in color, and others are a combination of a few different hues that appear to...

Stylish Ways to Accessorize Your Outdoor Living Space

An outdoor living space can be an extension of the interior of the home. Depending upon your location, it can be accessed and enjoyed...