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If you’ve ever seen a zinnia, you know why they are so beloved in the garden—their vibrant colors and long-lasting blooms truly bring any outdoor space to life. But did you know that you can save money and still enjoy these beautiful flowers by harvesting your own zinnia seeds? See how easy it is for gardeners to learn all about harvesting zinnia seeds. Let's get started!
You can grow masses of fabulous looking zinnias in your garden easily! Ishow you how. Grow them from seed, plant out starts or try the winter sowing method. All work and you get a lot of bang for the buck. Zinnias are not only beautiful but they are a budget friendly way to get tons of blooms in your garden. Tough and easy to grow for even the most beginner gardener. Try some today!
Have you ever wanted to grow your own tomatoes but don't have the space? Now you can, with the help of Tiny Tim Tomatoes! This incredible variety of tomato is perfect for growing in small spaces. All you need is a pot and some soil, and soon enough you'll be enjoying delicious tomatoes right off the vine. Read on to learn more about Tiny Tim Tomatoes and how to grow them!
Delphiniums are an absolutely stunning flower—and growing them from seed is easier than you think! If you’re new to gardening and want to add a touch of color to your garden, delphiniums are the perfect choice. Here’s what you need to know about starting delphinium seeds.
Many are intimidated by these gorgeous perennial flowers. The large blooms will start with the spring bulbs and keep on until late into the summer. Easy to start from seed yet gorgeous year after year. They are much tougher than many believe. Easy enough for beginner gardeners! Try some today, come on over and see how.
Sempervivums are the hardy cousin to other succulents. They are hardy to zone 4 and will fill your garden with beautiful shapes and colors. Not only are these beauties tough but they can come also propagate themselves quite readily. They make a wonderful drought tolerant ground cover at the base of many plants. Read more on how easy and versatile they can be!
This beginner-friendly guide will take you through the steps of creating a beautiful lavender topiary that will look great for years to come. Topiaries are a wonderful way to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any garden or indoor space. If you’re looking for something special to spruce things up, why not try making a lavender topiary or tree?
Everyone is getting into Winter Sowing and for good reason! You can start seeds on a dime with recycled containers and grow loads of flowers and veggies. Winter sown plants are hardier and less prone to disease and pests. This method is beginner friendly and fun! Free video included.
Winter seed sowing is one of the easiest methods of growing flowers and veggies from seed and I share all my tips and tricks for success. Not only can you grow hardy annuals and perennials but I share a few tips on how you can also start more tender plants, like tomatoes! Beginner friendly and so much fun.
If you're looking for an easy-to-grow perennial that will add a splash of color and delicious scent to your garden, then herbaceous peony plants may be just what you're looking for! These versatile shrubs can be used for cutting flowers and even a hedge. Tough and long-lasting these beauties are so easy to grow and reward you for years.
African violets (Saintpaulia) are beautiful plants that can add a touch of color to any room. They are also very easy to care for, and most people find that they can keep them alive and healthy with very little effort. In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of African violet care so that you can grow these lovely plants successfully!