Don’t pass up a great gardening season: Fall!

Don’t pass up a great gardening season: Fall!

If the gardening bug only bites you in the spring, you’re missing a prime opportunity. There are several reasons why fall is a great time to work on your landscape. Decreased water requirements. In many regions, fall brings more reliable rainfall than summer....
New Ways to Use Wildflowers by American Meadows

New Ways to Use Wildflowers by American Meadows

Sure you can plant a big meadow of wildflowers, and many gardeners do. But recent refinements in seed mixtures and improved planting methods make it easy to use wildflower seeds for color wherever you want it. Here are some new ways to use wildflowers seeds from...
Drying Hydrangeas

Drying Hydrangeas

Dried hydrangea blossoms can last and look beautiful for years. There are several ways you can dry hydrangeas. Water drying hydrangea flowers helps them retain their color and last longer. It sounds counter intuitive, but water drying allows them to dry slowly and...
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

Perennials Asiatic LilyCardinal FlowerCannaColumbineDahliaDayliliesDelphiniumFoxgloveGladioliHibiscusHollyhockHostaLupineMimulusMonardaPenstemonPhloxSedumSweet William   Annuals CleomeFuschiaLantanaMandevillaMorning GloryNasturtiumNicotianaPetuniaSalviaScarlet Runner...
The Intrinsic Value of Gardening

The Intrinsic Value of Gardening

Gardening is a wonderful way to ground ourselves, to slow down and pull out of the fast-paced world we live in. So much of the world is focused on instant impact, instant gratification, that to have to wait for something to grow and ripen is a nice way to change...