How to grow Coleus at home easily this spring

PLANTING Coleus can easily be started from seed indoors about 10 weeks before the last frost date in your region. Set out the plants after all risk of frost has passed. Choose a location that is protected from wind. Coleus stems break off easily. Coleus needs well-draining soil. Water the …

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Perk up your garden with diy decorations

A well-designed landscape not only helps to emphasize a house’s beauty and architectural features, but also increases the value of a home by improving the curb. While an attractive yard can take the time and money to create, there are some creative and easy-to-maintain ways to update the exterior of …

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Amazing decorating ideas for your courtyard

The veranda, the basic design element, follows the original path in the garden, and the central hotel lobby is transformed into a tea house. The former canopies are replaced and extended into a closed loop with the tea house as the start and also the end point for the path. …

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How to grow and care for erysimum the easy way

Nepeta ‘Six Hills Giant’ and Forget-Me-Nots make great combination plants with Erysimums because their striking purple and blue hues perfectly complement the vibrant wallflower colours. Tulips will stand tall against the smaller wallflower varieties, giving added height to a border or planter. Creeping rosemary will provide a fragrant backdrop of …

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Growing and caring for coleus this spring

PLANTING Coleus can easily be started from seed indoors about 10 weeks before the last frost date in your region. Set out the plants after all risk of frost has passed. Choose a location that is protected from wind. Coleus stems break off easily. Coleus needs well-draining soil. Water the …

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How to plant grow and care for tulips

Spring wouldn’t be the same without tulips. The beautiful flowers of these showy bulbs come in almost every color imaginable, from pale pastels to warm, vibrant hues. They are perfect for adding color to borders in April and May and grow very well in pots. Tulips are spring bulbs, planted …

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How to grow colorful Poppy flowers from seed

Poppy plants are best grown in full sun. Choose a location that will receive at least 6 hours of full sun each day.Poppy plants commonly self-seed in the garden. Self-seeding plants drop seeds onto the soil at the end of the season that may germinate and grow without help the …

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Pretty modern backyard design ideas

First, with less space to fill, it can be easier to keep your gardening budget in check. Especially if you maximize a combination of perennial flowers, long-lasting xeriscaping elements, and DIY projects, you can really transform a small yard landscape without a significant investment. On average, homeowners with a lawn …

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Peaceful modern backyard designs you will love

Some things to consider when deciding where to place your patio are what you will be using the space for. Note where the sun is during the day. You don’t want to sit directly in the sun if you prefer to enjoy the shade. If your patio is under trees …

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How to grow colorful flowers in hanging baskets

The soil should drain well and not remain soggy, especially in containers. It should also be moderately fertile to promote best growth. Amend poor soil with ready compost before planting. When to plant petunias It is easiest to buy young plants from a nursery that sells petunias in apartments. Look …

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