10 Best Plants for Humid Areas


When I was growing up, I would spend summers with an aunt that helped foster my interest in growing things. The only problem with my aunt’s garden was that she lived in a particularly wet and humid area of Florida and had to be very careful what she planted because she wanted to avoid plants […]

13 Top Plants for Chickens (Chicken-Friendly)

Chicken-friendly Plants

My love for gardening was first stoked when I would visit my great aunt’s farm. Not only was my aunt an avid gardener, but she also had a wide array of livestock that she would tend to on a daily basis. It was through my visits that I got to know the chicken, and to […]

15 Bee Friendly Plants for Your Garden

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An Introduction to Bee Friendly Gardening Bees play an integral role in the overall health of your garden, as well as in the local environment around you. They are essential for plant and flower cross-pollination, bringing life with them wherever they go. Scientists have noted over the last several decades that the global bee population […]

10 Plants for Wet Areas (Moisture Loving Plants)


Gardening is usually associated with warm summer days and the feeling of sun on your shoulders, but if you’re living in a wet climate, your visions may be of rainy days, soggy soil and a dull, colorless landscape. The good news is that some plants enjoy the freshness of frequent rain and the moisture that’s […]

15 Plants that Attract Hummingbirds


As a child, one of my favorite pastimes was watching the hummingbirds flutter about in my parent’s garden. They always seemed to be around the feeders and certain plants, but I never realized that they are attracted to the color red until much later in life. Today, I plant quite a few red plants that […]

20 Flowers That Will Attract Butterflies to Your Garden


One of my favorite species of insect is the various forms of Lepidoptera that roam around the entirety of the United States. For the laymen, Lepidoptera is the order of insects that includes both butterflies and moths. These animals serve as pollinators, decomposers, and can even predate on nasty pests that could absolutely ruin a […]

15 Best Pool landscaping Plants


When decorating your pool for summer use, you always want to create a warm and friendly ambiance. Just as important as having the proper furniture and a clean pool is the type of foliage you choose to surround your pool with. You should carefully consider your options before purchasing any plants. Plants can get splashed […]

15 Low Maintenance Flowers You Can’t Kill


Traveling is difficult when you have a lot of high maintenance plants in your garden that you need to care for. Not everyone has a green thumb, so finding someone to care for your plants while you are away may be more difficult than finding someone to feed your pets. Because of this, I decided […]

10 Best Plants for Balcony Gardens


My balcony is a location that I retreat to when I want to relax, but I have never had much luck with growing plants in the space. The temperature and the light conditions are different in this area of any home, so growing most plants on a balcony will require more effort. However, if you […]

10 Lucky Plants For your Home and Garden


We all need a little bit of luck in our lives, some people get their luck from a rabbit’s foot or a horseshoe, but the first thing that I think of when it comes to plants that put a little extra luck in your life is a clover, specifically a four-leaf clover. I can remember […]

10 Interesting Facts about Succulents


Succulents are plants that are extremely popular for many gardeners because they can be grown indoors and outdoors, and they are easy to care for and maintain. I have come to love succulents, and since there is such a huge variety of this type of plant, they tend to vary quite a bit. With that […]

Tips on How to Use Epsom Salt for Beautiful Roses


Roses are one of the most beautiful flowers that you can have in your garden, but they can also be difficult to grow. Insects love them, and they require a lot of care to thrive. The extra effort that is required for vibrant roses is well worth it, but there are a few tricks that […]

20 Beautiful Climbing Plants for a Stunning Pergola


Many outdoor gardens have structures like pergolas or arbors that help give some character to the space, but if you have a climbing plant to accompany the structure, you will be able to train your plants to create a vertical depth that is simply stunning. A pergola is also a great way to incorporate a bare wall […]

Fall Plant List and What Not to Plant!


The weather’s getting colder and the trees are dropping leaves, but that’s no reason you can’t still garden. In this video by CentralTexasGardener, Trisha will be covering what kinds of plants are safe to plant in the fall and which you should wait on for warmer times. The video points out that, unlike what many […]

10 Plants that Bloom in Fall


As an individual who loves having flowers in bloom around my home, I need more than flowers that bloom in the spring and summer in my garden. Fall blooming flowers are lovely, and they typically produce deep jewel toned blooms of purple, rust orange, and scarlet red. I have created this guide with some of […]