gardening

21 Spring Flowers for Your Garden

With all this crazy winter weather you might be starting to think about spring. Spring may be buried under 2 feet of snow at the moment but soon enough the rain will come and the sun will shine. Then it will be time to start thinking about planting our gardens. It is good to find plants that will last through spring and into the summer to get the most out of your money. Also, A little attention to your garden can really spruce up your curb appeal. Flowers have also been know to lift your mood. So, take some time and do a little research to figure out what plants you might like to purchase this spring to make your garden look perfect. Plus, it’s a fun way to beat the winter blues.

You can check out this site from Better Homes and Gardens:

http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/early-blooming-flowers/?slideId=9a28a0de-16ff-4ff9-a5fd-5024e3a4fe19

Plant Combinations for Low Water Gardens

Summer heat means watering restrictions. It can be discouraging when you plant a garden that you can’t water it to keep it looking nice. Or, maybe you don’t even bother planting a garden because it’s too much work to keep up with watering it at all. Gardens can really make your home look great and enhance curb appeal. So, it might be worthwhile to plant that garden. There are plants that require lots of water and there are some that require very little. Maybe planting a low-water garden can make maintenance easy and keep your yard looking fresh a beautiful during the summer months. You can check out some great ideas on Houzz.com: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/68285884/list/7-stunning-plant-combinations-for-low-water-gardens

Container Gardening

This new trend of container gardening is really something. If you love to garden but are at a lack for space this could really be a great answer. Especially if you are living in a small apartment or basement suit, a container garden may be all you have space for. You can do plants, flowers, veggies, really anything inside a container. Don’t give up on your gardening dreams, just think outside the box and plant your veggies in a box. If you are interested in trying out your own container garden you can check out these helpful tips from Canadian Living.

http://www.canadianliving.com/home-and-garden/gardening/article/7-secrets-to-successful-container-gardening