Category Archives: Plants (General)

Growing and looking after plants in general.

Fertilizing to Create more Blossoms on Your Flowers, Flowering Shrubs, and Trees

The secret to making your flowering trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials bloom more is in the numbers. All fertilizers have analysis numbers on package. These numbers represent the percentage of each chemical the contains.  For example, 12-12-12 is a typical garden garden fertilizer that would contain 12% nitrogen, 12%phosphorous, and 12% potassium. The quick explanation… Read More »

How to Create a Butterfly Garden

  People who love to garden also tend to enjoy watching butterflies flitting about. After all, butterflies are just as pretty to look at as the flowers that they visit. Gardeners can entice even more butterflies to visit their gardens by creating gardens specifically for butterflies. It’s quite easy to create a butterfly garden. You… Read More »

Mulch Your Spring Flower Bulbs in the Fall for a Beautiful Spring Display

Flower bulbs need a good, long, winters sleep. Like some people we know, if they wake up before they are fully rested, they get kind of cranky, and then they don’t bloom well at all.  Actually what happens is during a mild winter, the soil stays too warm, and the bulbs begin to come out… Read More »