How to repot a plant like an expert

Above is a video explaining the  process to repot a plant. Why to Repot a plant? Ever wondered how tall your plant will grow? And when it does, what happens to the roots. Unless you’re rooting for a bonsai tree, you need to repot a plant (an average one) several times. Re-potting needs to be done early spring for the plant to grow freely …

Organic Gardening: How to Make Organic Pesticides

See more on organic gardening pesticides in this video One of the biggest struggles with organic gardening is effectively handling pests. Surprisingly, only 20 percent of the pests we find in our garden, is actually harmful to our plants and produce. The majority of the pests are not destroying the harvest, but rather feasting on the harmful insects. While artificial …

10 Endangered species of plants you’ve never heard about

It’s a known fact that plants have survived for thousands of years. Many have perished and yet many more have survived to the present day. There are some interesting plant species on the verge of becoming extinct. “Endangered species” as we call them. Once dominant plants, these species are now on the verge of disappearing. Here are 10 such Endangered Species of Plant You …

5 Winter Flowers that Bloom in the cold season

“Spring through fall” is the obvious season for beautiful blooming flowers, but winter can bloom with bright bold colors as well. Although harsh winter temperatures are deadly to most blooms, there are a few hardy shrubs that bring life during the cold season and some color to a dormant landscape. Here are 5 of our favorite winter flowers. 1. Winter’s Star …

5 Deer Resistant Plants to Preserve your Landscape

Is your home or office a lunch buffet for deer? Don’t lose heart, you’re not alone. As avid landscape lovers, we know the pain to see your hard work and investment ruined in a matter of days. There are some tips and tricks to help deter deer from munching on your plants, but that topic is for another day. If you have plants …

7 Shade Plants To Grow In Your Garden

Learn more on shade plants by watching this video Do you have dead plants lurking in the shadows of your yard? Do the plants under your trees struggle to survive? Chances are they are lacking much needed sunlight and although their label said they could handle partial shade, they may need more sun than what’s available. Here are some lovely …

Landscaping for Dummies: Ideas to Get You Started

Landscaping is a creative and interesting job but it’s easy to loose yourself with so many options and list of do’s & don’ts. For a landscaping newbie, landscaping may seem like a tedious task. So here’s “skinny” on the process, welcome to the first chapter of landscaping for dummies and beginners.                   …

DIY Compost tips for your backyard

Creating your own compost has many benefits. It’s great for the environment, reduces waste, saves you money and your garden loves it! The best part, creating your own compost is incredibly easy. There are a few compost tips to follow and then, just like that – compost happens.                         …

How to Mulch Around a Tree Properly

Find out more about mulching around a tree by watching this video Mulching around a tree seems pretty basic, right? You just take a bunch of mulch and pile it up around the tree. This is true, but there is more to it than that.  There is actually a wrong way to mulch a tree and mulching the wrong way …