Small-Space Bird and Butterfly Garden  You don't need a large yard to attract birds and butterflies. This compact garden includes wildlife favorites like bee balm, sedum, and butterfly bush. Taken together, these plants provide both food and shelter for visiting creatures of all sizes and types. Garden size: 9 by 6 feet

Small-Space Bird and Butterfly Garden You don't need a large yard to attract birds and butterflies. This compact garden includes wildlife favorites like bee balm, sedum, and butterfly bush. Taken together, these plants provide both food and shelter for visiting creatures of all sizes and types. Garden size: 9 by 6 feet

Perennial Butterfly Garden

Echinacea purpurea Ruby Star from Santa Rosa Gardens - Eastern Purple Coneflower Ruby Star

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Yard

6 Frugal Ways to Attract Butterflies to Your Yard

101 Gardening: Planting a pineapple head

Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another? Coolest house plant ever! I want to do this :)DIY of the day! Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another?

Six Easy to Grow Flowering Plants: All are drought tolerant and are bothered very little by deer or rabbits. They attract beneficial insects like bees, butterflies, ladybugs, lacewings, as well as many others. Plant them near a vegetable garden to discourage pests and encourage predator insects. | Growing the Home Garden

"Six Easy to Grow Flowering Plants." Can't wait til the spring flowers start showing up in the nursery! I'll probably pick up some purple coneflowers and black-eyed susans. Interestingly enough, salvia always seems to show up on these "easy" plant lists

Spring to Fall: Lavenders have it all.  Yes, there is a Lavender blooming almost all the time in our gardens. This is easier to achieve in a Zone 8 garden like ours, but even those in Zone 5 can enjoy the fragrance of Lavender throughout the growing season.

Plant lavender for luck and fragrance. By ur garden gates. LAVENDER: Choosing,Planting,Growing,Pruning,Harvesting and Using lavender plants

Wildlife Garden in a Pot              This container garden, which easily fits on a deck, patio, or balcony, offers three solid plant choices for butterflies. Garden size: 3 by 3 feet

Garden Plans for Birds & Butterflies

Perennial Container garden to attract butterflies.need to do this next year instead of wasting money on annuals!

27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space Continue reading » http://www.livinggreenandfrugally.com/27-medicinal-plants-worth-garden-space/

27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space Aloe Vera Marsh Mallow Great Burdock Pot Marigold Gotu Kola Camomile Globe Artichoke Chinese Yam Echinacea Siberian Ginseng Great Yellow Gentian Sea Buckthorn Tea Tree Lemon Balm Peppermint Evening Primrose Gins

Maybe you live in the city of Denver and don’t have the right land or square footage. Maybe you’ve tried, but something – be it the sun, soil, drainage, etc. – just wasn’t right. No matter what your gardening challenges may be, you don’t have to throw in the towel (or should we say shovel) just yet. Raised beds are a wonderful ways to achieve thriving plants when the space or soil are not ideal. As Sunset magazine writes, “A raised bed makes gardening easy. Filled with soil mix, they provide…

Mini Herb Spiral Garden - If you have limited sun, space or time to manage a herb garden, consider this garden idea.

With warm weather finally here, the wheels in my mind have been turning thinking of fun ways to get my little ones outdoors as much as possible this summer. Of course there's the park down the street, our little plastic play pool, and the tree my four-year-old loves to climb, but I'd love to come up with something fresh for a little added fun. Here are ten of my favorite ideas that I've come across - some simple, others more involved, but all sure to create tons of fun memories:

10 Creative Ideas to Make an Outdoor Oasis for Kids this Summer

Children's garden plot: small garden fence spray painted a colour the kids choose - add a sign with their names. DIY activities, games, entertainment & educational outdoor crafts for kids to try this summer.

10 Garden Solutions in Your Pantry - hopefully the one about using coffee on slugs works! I'm gonna try it

10 Garden Solutions in Your Pantry (sprinkling coffee grinds in the garden will discourage your neighbors cats)

easy vertical garden

Make the most of your outdoor gardening space with this great vertical gardening ladder!I'd cut holes and drop the pots into the shelves so they don't fall over in the wind & rain

Attract butterflies to your garden

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

Butterfly Gardening Plan - create your own garden with this key map filled with the right plant combinations that attract butterflies

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