Cleaning up the garden in the fall can be a bit confusing, especially when it comes to cutting back perennials. Should you leave them alone or cut them back as soon as they fade? The answer, of course, depends on the plant.
Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to your garden can be easier than you think! We suggest planting an array of flowers and plants to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. We have put together a list of flowers and plants to cover your yard! We suggest Verbena’s, Trumpet Vine, Columbine, Phlox, Crossvine, Butterfly Bush, Lantana, Hibiscus, Cardinal Flower, Bee Balm, Penta, and Black and Blue Salvia.
I'm actually using this in my yard right now and it works. A bit slower than Roundup but much better for the environment. Kills weeds in about 48 hours. I don't use Dawn instead we use Seventh Generation dish soap.
Birdbaths, shallow dishes, or butterfly puddling areas are simple to create and needn’t take much time or money. Shallow dishes can be a great spot for birds to bathe and honeybees to drink (set a few rough-textured stones of varying sizes inside so hone
A GREAT RESOURCE ON NATIVE GARDENING; Taking care of natives in your home garden As with any garden or landscape project, it’s important to maintain your planting(s) to keep them looking their best. The good news is that, after they are established, most native landscapes require less maintenance than their non-native counterparts.