Edge a Garden Bed With Brick or Stone

Making a Great Wall! These simple, attractive borders will keep grass from invading your garden and eliminate the need for edge trimming. We’ll show you how to install metal, paver and stone borders. Not only do they look great, these borders require almost no maintenance.  To start your edging project you need to create edge […]

How to Grow Periwinkle Plants

Introduction to Periwinkle The common periwinkle plant (Vinca minor) is often spotted creeping down steep hillsides and banks, offering a green and growing affect in areas which might otherwise be bare. The periwinkle plant is exceptional as an erosion control specimen. Periwinkle is often also called creeping vinca and consider a Texas Superstar Plant. Great […]

Pruning Coreopsis Flowers – Deadheading

Pruning dead flowers from your plants is known as “Deadheading.”   Basically, deadheading means the removal of flowers that have already put on their show. But should you cut back all perennial flowers? Deadheading is not the only part of pruning your Coreopsis. You should also trim the excess leaves and longer over growth.  This video […]

Rainwater Harvesting – Collecting Rainwater for Gardens

Collecting Rainwater for Gardens The simplest method for harvesting rainwater is with rain barrels. Using rain barrels does not involve any special plumbing. It can be purchased and prices range from about $90 to $300 or more, depending on the aesthetics and design. Here’s a really good one with great design and functionality at a […]