Tips for Improving Drainage in Your Raised Beds
Raised beds allow you to create a planting area with a custom soil mix that has the drainage properties you desire. If your existing garden soil is too clayey or tends to flood, a raised bed elevates plants out of those conditions and allows the soil to retain a more reasonable amount of moisture, rather than leaving everything in mud.
15 Best Plants for Under Trees
Planting flowers under trees is a look that many gardeners love, but it is often not an easy one to achieve. The first step that you may need to do is prune off some of your tree’s lower branches so that more light gets to the flowers. Avoid using too much mulch or building raised beds because trees take in oxygen through their surface roots, and you may kill them.
7 Best Plants for Koi Ponds
A small koi pond, like most residential ones, needs at least 70% of its surface covered in plants. The plants help to provide hiding spots for the fish. Plants also help your fish to stay cooler.While a bigger pond does not need as many plants, they still play an essential role in keeping the water clean. The great news is that you have many choices in water plants for your koi pond. In this guide we’ll cover 7 plants that are perfect for Koi ponds.
10 Best Plants for Japanese Gardens
The main design elements of a Japanese garden include water, stones, lanterns, and bridges. The most crucial aspect, however, is the plants. If you are interested in creating your Japanese garden, consider these 10 plants.
Best Plants for Morning Shade and Afternoon Sun
While many plants prefer morning sun and shade during the heat of the day, that is not always what meets your landscaping needs. You may have areas near your home or other buildings, on the side of fences or around trees that get morning shade and afternoon sun.If you struggle with finding plants that grow well in your growing zone, consider these choices that prefer cover from the sun in the morning and bright light later in the day.
17 Stunning Cottage Garden Perennials - Garden Lovers Club
Are you planning to create a cottage garden design in your space? Well, I am and, I recently replanted my gardens with perennials that I believe will look stunning at any time of the year. Let’s take a look at 17 cottage garden perennials, these plants will look perfect together, giving your garden space that …
20 Inspirational Garden Flower Photos - Garden Lovers Club
While we write about many different types of gardens and DIY projects for backyards of all types, we like to sometimes take a step back and appreciate what’s at the very center of this shared love of ours: the flowers. No matter what you plan on doing with your garden, how you want to shape …