Gardening Tips

Gardening tips and information that will help take care of your garden or backyard. Let us help you grow bigger and more beautiful plants and flowers.

  • Orange Mushrooms In My Yard Should I Remove Them?

    Orange Mushrooms In My Yard Should I Remove Them?

    When you notice mushrooms growing in the wild, you’re probably conditioned not to go near them. Unless you’re an expert on what’s edible or not, it’s always best to stay clear. However, when they’re growing in your yard, you might be feeling a little uneasy – especially if you have children or pets.

  • Can Petunias Survive Frost

    Can Petunias Survive Frost

    Petunias are not as hardy as pansies and barely survive the winter unless you provide them with proper care and management. These delicate tropical plants are usually grown by most gardeners as annuals but are classified by the USDA as perennials in zone 9 and 10.

  • Can Pansies Survive Frost

    Can Pansies Survive Frost

    Pansies have remarkable characteristics that help them survive freezing temperatures. In particular, the plants may go dormant during winter, but they will quickly revive during spring. Therefore, these plants are well equipped to survive winter frost with proper preparation and care.

  • 9 Of The World’s Most Ugly Plants

    9 Of The World’s Most Ugly Plants

    Most people would never call plants ugly. Why would we? When all we see around us is breathtaking natural vegetation. It may not surprise gardeners, but some qualify as the world’s most ugly plants.

  • What’s the Best Soil to Use for Olive Trees in Pots?

    What’s the Best Soil to Use for Olive Trees in Pots?

    This article will tell you everything you need to know about getting the soil right for your potted olive trees, including how to prepare the soil, test it, and care for the tree once planted. Consequently, you can expect a well-grown, healthy tree.

  • 7 Weirdest Mushrooms In The World

    7 Weirdest Mushrooms In The World

    What’s great about weird mushrooms is their descriptive names! There’s turkey tail, wood ear, lobster, lion’s mane, devil’s fingers, veiled lady, and bleeding tooth. You can get a great image in your head from the names alone!

  • Do Humidity Trays For Plants Really Work?

    Do Humidity Trays For Plants Really Work?

    Humidity trays are great for certain types of plants but they won’t work in every situation. If you have a plant that requires a slightly higher level of atmospheric humidity then these trays are ideal.

  • Is Charcoal Ash Good for Plants (How to Use Correctly)

    Is Charcoal Ash Good for Plants (How to Use Correctly)

    Charcoal ash isn’t only safe for your plants but it also brings many benefits and can improve your plant’s health in multiple ways. In this article, we’ll discuss how to use this material in your garden and what benefits it offers for your plants.

  • Five Trees With Green Barks

    Five Trees With Green Barks

    Before we get to the various types of trees with green bark, it’s essential to learn what makes the shell of a tree and how it gets its green color. In this article, we will take you through five types of trees with green bark, their kinds, and the various uses of tree bark.

  • 7 Trees With Smooth Barks

    7 Trees With Smooth Barks

    The bark of a tree is one of its most essential features. Many trees have smooth bark, including birch and beech trees, but they are not the only ones.

  • How Much Does A Tree Weigh?

    How Much Does A Tree Weigh?

    The average weight of a 10-to-15-inch diameter tree is 45 to 55 pounds. The approximate range of weight for living trees spans from 1,000 pounds to about 2 million pounds. This broad range is a result of many different factors. 

  • How to Make Composite Decking Less Slippery

    How to Make Composite Decking Less Slippery

    A slippery composite deck poses a serious safety risk and it’s important to solve this problem to avoid unwanted falls and slips. In this article, we’ll discuss some effective ways that you can use to make your decking less slippery.