Monday, September 21, 2020

Growing Bougainvillea

 



Bougainvillea is one of my favorites!  Many years ago, I grew them from a few cuttings and they became beautiful, large and lush.  If you can grow them in your zone, don't hesitate, grow them.

I found a very informative article on everything you need to know about this gorgeous plant.   Click here for the article on bougainvillea.




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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Growing Houseplants - Tips for Newbies

 



If you are thinking about growing plants indoors, click here for an awesome article that will give you all the information you need to get started.




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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Best Heat Tolerant Flowers



A big waste of time is blindly buying flowers to grow in your garden that will end up wilting in the heat.  Knowledge is important for a beginning gardener in your climate.

Click here for an excellent article on this topic . . . it will prevent lots of disappointment after so much hard work.



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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Grow Trees in Containers




There are so many benefits to growing trees in containers. For one thing, they are so easy to move around and I love them for my carport jungle.

Click here for the article from Garden Therapy.



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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Low Light Houseplants



Although these plants are considered houseplants, they thrive  outdoors in my Zone 9 climate.

Click here for an excellent article on everything you need to know about growing low light plants.

The photo comes from the article.











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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Garden Path Inspiration



If you need some inspiration for a new garden path or two, I found the perfect article that includes many links to tutorials for some some awesome paths!

Click here to go to the article!



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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Bouganvillea Container Gardening



I never thought of growing bougainvillea in containers . . . great idea!

Click here to go to an article with great information on soil mixes and everything else you need to know.



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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Light up your garden




There is nothing like enjoying the relaxation of being outdoors at night.  

My favorite method of lighting up the dark environment is with a fire pit.  There are so many ways to lighten up your garden at night.  Need some inspiration?

Click here for an awesome article with lots of ideas, inspiration and information.  GardenChannel.com is the source for my photo and the article.






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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Container Gardening



I've been known to use all types of items for my container plants.  My favorite is a discarded coffee maker . . .




Click here for an excellent article on container gardening!









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Monday, September 23, 2019

DIY Water Features



A water feature is something I've wanted to make for a long time.  

If you do too, click here for some inspiration and tutorials.



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