Plants as Mosquito Repellants
Mosquitoes are always annoying especially when they buzz around your ear when you sleep. To deter further intrusion, most of us will use mosquito aerosols which can kill us in high concentrations. So I scoured the Internet and found 5 plants that can repel mosquitoes. 5: Catnip Catnip is a perennial that's related to mint. Its aroma may attract feline friends, but it's that same scent that keeps mosquitoes away. 4: Marigold Marigolds are a popular plant with gardeners, but mosquitoes don't…
Beautiful Plants You Can Grow Instead Of A Fence
It is true though that having natural fence isn’t a fest solution. You have to be patient before the plants will become big enough to st...
25 Gorgeous Shade-Tolerant Plants That Will Bring Your Shaded Garden Areas to Life
Do you have a large shaded area in your garden that looks "dead"? Here are 25 of the most beautiful plants that grow in shade.
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Yucca Color Guard, begonia Benitochiba, euonymus Emerald 'n Gold, black mondo grass, heucheras Southern Comfort & Obsidian. Aside from the begonia, these are all evergreen, so the pot should look good much of the winter.
Step by Step Instructions on how to build your own Privacy Screens • Lindsay Stephenson
Our Privacy screen project is done, but here are the how tos on how to do it yourself! Remeber, we wanted to build some screens (a) to hide the chain link fence. (Bleh, I think it’s ugly)(b) to get some privacy from our neighbours garden and(c) to add some more weight to this side of the garden, as the other side got a full fence last summer. It seemed “uneven” to have all the wood on one side of the yard. Here is the DIY post. Some have e-mailed me to ask for a how-to on how Aubrey did…
Garden design tips: Here we see a garden that has a similar layout, with beautiful serpentine bed lines. It's difficult to miss the focal point to the left. Notice your emotional response to this garden as compared with the previous one. Bright color in a portion of your garden, whether through plants or a painted bench or pergola, will give you a burst of energy when you need it most. #traditionallandscape