Hummingbird’s Delight: The Allure of Shrimp Plants

Looking for a tropical getaway this summer? Try turning your garden into a vacation of its own by adding the colorful, exotic shrimp plant. These hardy shrubs can easily transform a basic backyard garden into a floral paradise, while putting your hummingbird feeder out of a job. Let’s get into what shrimp plants are, how …

How & When To Fertilize Hydrangeas in Ohio (Zone 6)

Hydrangeas are beautiful flowering plants that are vibrant in color. Just like other flowers, they bloom best when they are properly cared for. Common hydrangeas grown in Ohio include: Climbing hydrangeas Oakleaf hydrangeas Smooth hydrangeas Panicle hydrangeas Bigleaf hydrangeas As with any living thing, hydrangeas need food to thrive. HOW TO TELL IF YOU NEED …

Our Top 10 Plants that Thrive in the Shade

While we all love the beautiful blooms of marigolds and sunflowers, these sun-loving flowers aren’t always practical for a shady backyard garden. But don’t fret; you can still enjoy a rich, colorful garden without worrying about getting enough sun. These ten plants thrive in shady environments, whether you’re looking for something a bold annual flower …