Here is an area where folks can discuss their ideas, problems and suggestions on creating the perfect landscaping for their log home.
Latest Activity: Feb 5, 2012
Started by Shelley Martinez Jun 26, 2010.
It may just be “dirt” to us, but soil is home to your plants. When it comes to flower gardening and growing vegetables too, good bed preparation is the key to success. Whether your garden bed is predominantly sandy or full of clay, the solution to improving it is the […]
The lovely perennial Variegated Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum‘Variegatum’) has been named the 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association. This graceful shade-lover is grown for its handsome all-season variegated foliage. It blooms in late spring with dangling white flowers tinted with a hint of green. Polygonatum […]
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Photo: Fernlea Flowers An arrangement of winter containers says “welcome” at your front door during the festive season. You can decorate them with lights, ribbons and bows, and then keep the display going through the winter simply by taking away the obviously Christmassy decorations in January. Remember to use weather-proof […]
Winter care of trees and shrubs is an important consideration in cold regions. Shade trees, ornamental shrubs and evergreens are the biggest plant investments you’ll make for your garden. If you live in a cold-weather zone, you know that winter can be hard on garden plants. Here are tips for […]
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North American prairie wildflower plants evolved in regions where winters are long and cold and summers hot and dry, so it’s no wonder they are tough beauties and easy to grow. Once these perennials are established, they will thrive in ordinary soil without watering, and they attract butterflies and seed-eating […]