32 Flowers, Groundcover, and Shrubs that Grow Under Trees
I’m going to start this post by saying that starting a garden underneath a tree can be a challenging task. You’ll likely be battling shade, dry ground, and acidic conditions if you’re planting underneath a coniferous tree. If you’re not fully committed to this gardening challenge, I highly recommend a circle of mulch around your […]
18 Beautiful Plants That Will Thrive in Rock Gardens
Perfect for rock gardens, these pretty, low-maintenance perennials don't mind poor soil and drought but they do need good drainage.
When Life Hands You Lemons
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade" is a proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism and a can-do attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. "Lemons" in this expression is used in the informal
Evergreen Groundcover Plants: 20 Choices for Year-round Interest
Meet 20 evergreen groundcover plants that are beautiful all year long. Some are suited to full sun, others are best for shade. Many also produce flowers.
Tough Perennials That Grow in Dry Shade
Those shaded spots in your yard don't have to be barren. Rely on these easy-care plants to add color and interest without needing to be watered all the time.
10 Easy to Grow Medicinal Herbs For Herbal Remedies
Labels on store-bought herbs rarely reveal how plants are raised, let alone how long the ingredients are exposed to light and high temperatures while stored in their plastic containers. Grow your own to ensure the best quality and potency of your herbal remedies! “The primary benefit is being able to develop a relatio
Garden Housecalls - Creeping sedum ‘Angelina’
* Common name: Creeping sedum 'Angelina' * Botanical name: Sedum rupestre 'Angelina' * What it is: A ground-hugging, spreading perennial groundcover with succulent and almost needle-like foliage of bright gold. Turns orange/red in fall and is evergreen most winters. Gets small yellow flowers in July but mainly grown
Inspiring Garden Path Ideas
Enchanting garden pathway ideas, including garden paths from merry Old England to Japan! Featuring Flagstone, Cement, Gravel, Wood and Pond paths.
7 Perennials That Thrive In The Shade — Garden Valley Market
So you want to have a beautiful yard filled with plants that will add character, but you have no sun because your entire yard is covered with trees? Do you have a back covered patio that’s in need of some refreshing and updating? Well, we at Garden Valley Farmers Market, have got you covered with o
Made In The Shade Gardens (Beautiful Ideas for Your Shade Garden) - Gingham Gardens
There's just something so tranquil and serene about Shade Gardens. Come along on this virtual shade garden tour, get lots of tips and lots of ideas for your shade garden.
15 Impossible-to-Kill Outdoor Plants
With summer in full swing, it’s hard not to admire the yards and gardens around town that are filled with greenery and colorful blooms. If you’ve always assumed that your yard was too dry, too shady, or that the soil was too sandy to support such beautiful plants—guess again. In fact, these common problems may just inspire you to get more creative with your plant picks. With expert advice and care tips from a couple of plant pros, we’ve ID’d 15 pretty plants that will thrive in even the…
10 Tough Groundcovers That Can Solve Your Worst Landscaping Problems
Every yard has at least one difficult spot where it's a challenge to get anything to grow. Try some of these robust, low-growing plants to fill in dry or shady places, or wherever you need year-round coverage.
Plant Combinations: How to make unforgettable plant pairings
Make awesome plant combinations, step-by-step. Learn how to use contrast, color, texture & form to make unforgettable plant combinations in your garden.
Ground Covers: Less Weeding (Oh no!)
Easy to grow, and super resilient ground covers for any yard. These ground covers are hardy and return year after year for a gorgeous outdoor carpet for your yard.