Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

How to grow and care for foxgloves (Digitalis)

How to grow and care for foxgloves (Digitalis)

Foxglove, or digitalis purpurea, is a wild plant found in wooded areas and often along hedgerows and are fairly short loved but they will self-seed freely. They are easily identified

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How to grow and care for Verbena bonariensis

How to grow and care for Verbena bonariensis

Verbena bonariensis is a beloved prairie style plant that brings to any garden butterflies and bees alike. It produces all stems that will power gracefully above the rest of your

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How to plant and grow garden phlox

How to plant and grow garden phlox

Garden phlox is a stunning plant with its billowy blooms and slender stature, something perfect for adding height to your garden especially in the summer. Not only is the plant

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How to grow fritillaries from planting bulbs to general care

How to grow fritillaries from planting bulbs to general care

Fritillaries are bulbs that add bell-shaped flowers to your garden, ranging from bold flowers that demand all attention, down to the more discreet and delicate flowers that are unaware of

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How to grow, plant and care for cosmos

How to grow, plant and care for cosmos

Cosmos are half-hardy annuals known for their ability to flower, produce seeds, and die all in just one growing season but they will usually flower all summer until the first

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Growing and planting dicentra (Bleeding hearts)

Growing and planting dicentra (Bleeding hearts)

The Dicentra plant is also known as the Bleeding heart and gets its name from the heart-shaped flowers that dangle with a design that looks as though the heart is

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How to grow bleeding hearts in pots (Dicentra)

How to grow bleeding hearts in pots (Dicentra)

Bleeding hearts are beautiful plants that produce flowers with an appearance very similar to a heart shape that is drooping downward giving the impression that it is bleeding. These are

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Growing dicentra from seed (Bleeding hearts)

Growing dicentra from seed (Bleeding hearts)

Growing dicentra or bleeding heart from seed is actually a fairly simple process but there are a few rules that you have to adhere to and they need a cold

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How to divide bleeding hearts

How to divide bleeding hearts

If you are growing bleeding hearts also known as Dicentra, you no doubt know how beautiful the delicate heart-shaped flowers are and have certainly seen evidence as to how the

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Best Multi-Purpose Compost Review

Best Multi-Purpose Compost Review

If you’ve put a great deal of thought, effort and time into your garden, aren’t you a little disappointed when the plants, vegetables and fruit trees don’t do as well

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