Theresa Lien

52 Posts

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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....

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...

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...

5 Ways to Turn a Deck into an Outdoor Living Area

A bare deck is a huge waste of outdoor living space no matter the size. It is a solid area that is...

3 Ways to Keep Cats From Destroying Outdoor Catnip Plants

Growing catnip can save a considerable amount of money over store-bought leaves, but not when strays stop by for their evening fix....

5 Tough Houseplants with Brown Thumbs

If you think you have a brown thumb when it comes to growing houseplants, chances are you give them too much attention....

Top 6 Flowers to Attract Songbirds

Did you know you can plant flowers in your yard that will attract beautiful songbirds? You can listen to the sweet music...

Top 6 Shade Loving Perennials

An excellent time to plant a shade garden is in the autumn when the soil is cool and moist. Fall is rapidly...

4 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Space

Summer is around the corner, and with it comes additional outdoor chores. Though you may already be green inside, there are additional...

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...

Fiberglass Flower Pots: Pros & Cons

Flower pots can be made of various materials such as terracotta, fiberglass, and stone. Fiberglass flower pots have a few advantages and...