Gardening

Battling Invasive Vines I My Beds

I’ve never been a fan of vines. I think they may look adorable in other people’s gardens. I drive regularly in a house with a beautiful antique wisteria, but I have never been able to grow a vine that I liked. They tend to look messy and require too much …

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Never Plant English Ivy Vines In The Garden

You can have my portion of ivy in this world. Ivy looks very elegant on university buildings and large manors. It is, however, a parasite. I have seen him suffocate trees, tear bricks and swallow other plants. It is not a friendly plant and it is a terror to be …

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Questions About Nasturtiums In The Garden

Nasturtiums are beautiful and edible, so it can be disheartening that these wonderful flowers don’t work as expected. The goal of Gardening Know How is to help you avoid, or at least modify, the problems of nasturtium by providing the best possible information for your garden to flourish – and …

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Using Herbal Flowers – My Favorite Edible Herb Flowers

The large and showy flowers are beautiful. They make great table decorations, but when it comes to edible blooms, I prefer smaller and more modest flowers than some herbs. They make excellent teas and work well in desserts and cocktails. Some of my favorite edible herb flowers are lavender, sage …

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How to Grow and Care for Tulips

How to Grow and Care for Tulips

Like daffodils, tulips are an iconic flowering spring bulb, filling gardens with colour well before most other flowering plants have gained momentum. The plants have two to six spacious, strappy leaves with a waxy coat which provides them a blue-green colour. The blossoms are often cup-shaped, with three petals and …

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