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Using ivy as ground cover (photo : Hedera algeriensis 'Bellecour'®)

Using ivy as ground cover (photo : Hedera algeriensis 'Bellecour'®)

[What a lovely shade garden. I see hostas, astilbes, fuchsias, impatiens, lamiums, miniature evergreens, and, I think, golden creeping jenny.] by roslyn

Small shade garden, Astilbes, fuchsias, hostas, creeping jenny: - Gardening Is My Life

English ivy makes an effective ground cover.

Tips on Growing English Ivy as Ground Cover

English ivy is a popular choice for ground cover. The plants are well suited to shade and poor conditions. English Ivy will grow dense and low, which will crowd out weeds and.

Homemade Earth-Friendly Insecticidal Soap (Repels pests, deer and bunnies from your garden plants!)

Sweet Peas and Pumpkins: Homemade Earth-Friendly Insecticidal Soap (Repels Deer and Bunnies too) - 1 head of garlic, 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes, 1 cup water

Canada Thistle "Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: To 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide Where it grows: Sunny lawn, landscape, or garden areas Appearance: Spiny, gray-green leaves and purple flowers. Control: Mulch to prevent it in landscape areas; use a post-emergence herbicide in lawns in spring or fall. Or dig it out by hand. Note: Thistle has an extensive root system that can grow several feet out from the main plant."

Weed Identification Guide

Canada Thistle "Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: To 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide Where it grows: Sunny lawn, landscape, or garden areas Appearance: Spiny, gray-green leaves and purple flowers. Control: Mulch to prevent it in landscape areas;

Layers of plant material nice: texture and color contrast

When I visited this garden on the KenTon Garden tour, the first thing I noticed was the exuberance and dense planting of the garden - which.

Now I need a boat to grow my herbs in!

What a wonderful idea. A canoe (or any old boat) garden bed for vegetables, herbs or flowers.

How to Plant Climbing Vines Indoors!  "When you want to add more greenery and flowers inside your home, consider planting climbing vines indoors."

How to Plant Climbing Vines Indoors! "When you want to add more greenery and flowers inside your home, consider planting climbing vines indoors.

Finally! Something that might work on a slanted yard.

Utetrapp, Something that might work on a slanted yard.

Grow mustard as a cover crop and mulch.“The advantage of sowing mustard are that it disinfects and regenerates the soil, it stimulates the life of the soil and curbs nematodes, especially potato root eelworm..."

idagold mustard cover crop 2 Grow mustard as a cover crop and mulch.“The advantage of sowing mustard are that it disinfects and regenerates the soil, it stimulates the life of the soil and curbs nematodes, especially potato root eelworm.

For Fire Ants. Don't use poison....just pour Club Soda on the mound. The CO2 will suffocate them.

Easy Solution to Kill Ant Piles - Club Soda

Simply pour 2 cups of CLUB SODA directly in the center of a fire ant mound. The carbon dioxide in the water is heavier than air and displaces oxygen which suffocates the queen and the other ants. The whole colony will be dead within about two days.

Love this...Beautiful edible garden that blends right into the landscape and helps fight pests. Why should a veggie garden be restricted to boring rows?

RL Flo-Master 1-Gallon Sprayer

Beautiful Backyard And Frontyard Landscaping Ideas 141 - DecOMG

Gardening for the Long Term.  Lots of good advice.  Need to remember to rotate the gardens!

Z-life article: 3 tips for picking produce

The Best Time to Plant Watermelon Seeds | eHow

The Best Time to Plant Watermelon Seeds

6 Tips to growing healthy watermelons. It's well worth heeding these tips so that you can enjoy nutritious, delicious watermelon later on. - I'm craving some watermelon too!

Miller House, Columbus, Indiana - Dan Kiley

Landscapes of Clarity - Dan Kiley's Modernist Origins in Seventeenth Century France

Dan Kiley the great Postwar landscape architect and icon of Modernism, rema.

Great site for starting a garden when you're clueless

Great site for starting a garden when you're clueless. Dunte is convinced he wants to start a garden someday.

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