We know you’ve dreamed about having a banana plant or a bamboo or two in your garden. But can they grow in the Midwest? Yes, you can grow tropicals in your garden either as annuals or perennials. So get ready for those big shiny leaves and gorgeous colors.
Wow, it was a long, cold winter. Finally, the sun is shining and we are enjoying some warm weather. Now that we have sunny days, we need to think about what plants to place in our gardens. Today we are going to focus on the sunny areas of our gardens. We’ll discuss shade-loving plants another time.
There is a debate that rages in gardening circles each year around this time. It’s a hot one, and it pits expert against expert on the topic of tilling. Yes, tilling is THAT hot! To till or not to till the garden soil each spring, that is the issue.
We run from drama in our personal lives, but we love it in our gardens. The best way to add that drama is to incorporate hanging baskets into your garden. Hanging baskets allow for an unusual and creative approach to gardening by providing height and complementary color combinations.