Tips on How to Divide Hostas


In this video, Chris Alexander from HostasDirect is going to walk you through the three Ds of dividing hostas. The three D’s include digging, de-dirting it, and dividing it. In the video, he’ll be dividing a wolverine Hosta that is getting very large as it is seven years old. During the process, Chris uses several […]

10 Fragrant Plants That Repel Mosquitoes


Imagine that you are having a cookout at your home. Everything is perfect; it recently rained but the weather stayed nice for your gathering. As you sit down to eat, you feel something crawling on your leg, and you slap it away. Once the night is over, you notice that you have five big bites […]

10 Perennial Flowers For Sunny Areas in Your Garden


Spring has sprung, which means that now is the time to get your garden in order for the summer. I like to fill my gardens with perennials so that they come back the next year. My garden used to be surrounded by trees, but we moved this past year, so now my garden is full […]

15 Unique and Creative Succulent Planter Ideas


Succulent plants are the perfect solution to a dry summer that has not had a lot of rain. These types of plants thrive in any weather, but planting them in plain everyday pots can dim their potential. In addition, some planters may fade in the sun, which will diminish the look that you are shooting […]

15 Cactus Garden Ideas (Photos)


If you live in a desert area where rain is not a common occurrence, then having a garden may be a difficult task. The solution? Create a cactus garden that does not require a lot of water to thrive. You can easily add other plants to your garden, but you will want to stick to […]

15 Pink Plants That will Look Amazing in Your Garden


The right flowering plants can change the entire feel of your yard, and also influence the creatures that make their home there. Whether you want to attract butterflies and bees to your garden or simply add some nice, soft color to your yard, there are many pink plants to choose from. You can add just […]

15 White Colored Plants for a Gorgeous White Garden


White flowers are often the symbol of purity, and they do lighten a space. They often frame pops of color as well, but the most attractive aspect may be the cool, soothing aura they project. Mixed with green leaves and stems, white blooms beckon observers to comforting havens with refreshing wafts of perfume and pleasing […]

10 Perennials That Mock Heat and Drought


If you’re a busy homeowner who still wants a beautiful flowering landscape in your arid location, you may be seeking plants that can thrive under heat and drought conditions. What should you plant that saves water, money, time and conserves resources? Some of these questions are answered in this list of plants that perform beautifully […]

11 Gorgeous Plants for Shady Borders


Have you ever wondered how many plants there are that can thrive in a shady garden? Is it even possible to create a beautiful ornamental garden in shaded areas? Most people have shade at least somewhere in their gardens, and thankfully there are an assortment of plants that thrive in shadowy spaces. This article covers […]

15 Nifty Plants Rabbits Won’t Eat: Defend Your Garden!


While cute, rabbits can be serious garden pests! There’s nothing quite like the frustration of carefully planting and caring for your garden, only for a family of rabbits to show up and mow your plants right down to the ground! Rabbits have favorite foods, and that’s why your neighbor’s plants may fare better than yours. […]

22 Black Flowers For A Dynamic Garden

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Planting a garden is all about expressing yourself and creating a place of beauty for you and your loved ones. We like to think of the gardener as the artist, and the garden itself as the medium with which the artist creates their work. The difference here is that there is no real point of […]

10 Gorgeous Plants That Will Make Your Garden Smell Like Chocolate


This spring, many people are planting what’s known as a “Chocolate Garden.” Sounds like something straight out of Willy Wonka’s factory, right? Well, it’s a beautiful reality. There are fragrant flowers, and edible flowers, but everyone seems to forget that there are a wealth of chocolate scented flowers out there! (And some of them are even […]

How to Plant Hydrangeas From a Cut Flower


In this video, Donna Emery, an expert horticulturist who makes videos for the Expertvillage, shows how to properly propagate a hydrangea plant from a cutting. First, find a large woody stem on the hydrangea that will be the donor for the cutting. The best results will come from using a stem that has not yet […]

How to Choose and Plant Hydrangeas (Tips)


Hydrangeas are beautiful plants that are full of color. In this video Roger Cook shows you how to choose and plant Hydrangeas. It’s best to go to a nursery to select the hydrangeas so that you can see the flowers while they are in bloom. Some will grow over 10 feet in height. These are […]

How to Plant a Garden for Birds and other Pollinators


Joshua Dean is a landscape designer in this video who shows you how to plant a garden for birds and other pollinators. These include bees and butterflies. Stepping stones are ideal for placing in the center of your garden. They will give you easy access for caring for the plants once they begin to grow. […]