Vegetables to Plant in September

vegetables in september

September is a watershed month that heralds the change from summer to winter. During this time, veggie gardens are perfect for the planting season in the South while those in the North start preparing for the onslaught of winter. While some herbs and veggies grow well both in spring and fall, most, however, are climate […]

Using The Right Hand Gardening Tools

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When you are starting your beginning stages of the planning process for your garden, you want to make sure that you have on stock the right kind of hand gardening tools. No matter what type of garden you are planting and no matter how big or small it is going to be, it is vitally […]

Make Your Backyard Look Unique with Water Gardening!

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You want to do something different with your backyard this year. Rather than just doing the standard garden, you would like to do something more unique. Thus, you have given it some thought, and have decided that water gardening might be a unique concept. Water Gardening: What is it? When you tell your family and […]

Black Lace – A Flower That Offers Beauty and Berries

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Black Lace – A Flower That Offers Beauty and Berries Good design not only makes the inside of your home more lovely, it can also take bloom in your garden. And, since plants cost a fraction of the price of new furniture, outdoor decorating can be a lot easier on the wallet. Here are some […]

The Hotter Side of Gardening


Most people picture the average gardener as some sweet septuagenarian working in her garden while speaking nicely to herself – or possibly her cat. And while gardening is a great hobby for anyone – it’s low impact, uses a variety of muscle groups, and it’s generally low stress. However, there’s another side to gardening as […]

Growing and Caring for Orchids

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The better way to grow orchids is also simple when you know how. One of the best ways to get great orchid bulbs or just ready to use flowers is to get in touch with a grower in your community. They will likely have better prices and better information on these wonderful flowers than will […]

Flowering Perennials

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4 Benefits Of Planting Flowering Perennials Inside Raised Beds Some gardens and landscape areas just do not have the appropriate type of soil to grow beautiful flowering perennials. Because of this challenge that you may face in your desire to raise these lovely flowers, you may want to consider planting them in raised beds. What […]