Category Archives: What to Plant

Tips For Choosing Plants For Your Garden

Walking through the garden center of your local store, it is easy to get caught up in all the beautiful colors and textures of the plants. With so many choices available, you might fall into the trap of buying plants on impulse. Instead of thinking about how they fit into your garden design, you start filling your cart with any plants that catch your eye. Then, when you get them home you realize that there is no place in your garden that is well-suited to the types, […]

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Finding Free Plants For Your Garden

Gardening can be an exciting outdoor hobby but buying seeds and plants can get very expensive. There are several ways to get free plants and seeds for your garden. Let’s take a look at a few of them. Collect Seeds At the end of the garden season you can save some of the seeds from your own garden harvest. Simply pick beans, peas, tomatoes, and other seed bearing vegetables and dry the seeds. You won’t need a lot just enough to plant a row or two for […]

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Plant A Pizza Garden

Just about everybody likes pizza. Why not get creative and plant a pizza garden? Your garden can be as simple or as elaborate as you like. Here are a few ideas. Draw A Big Circle Start by drawing a big circle in the garden area where you wish to plant. This can be your “pizza”. Now lets go and get some great plants for our pizza. Pizza Plants A typical pizza incorporates tomatoes, garlic, onions, oregano and basil into the Pizza. Let’s start by planting these plants […]

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How to Plant and Grow an Herb Garden

There is nothing that improves the taste of a dish as much as being able to use fresh herbs straight from your own garden. It is very easy to start an herb garden and to grow your own herbs and if you are a beginner gardener, an herb garden is a great way to learn. Most herbs only need two things to grow well. They need soil that drains well and lots of sunlight. What this means is when looking for a location for your herb garden, […]

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