Many gardeners have experienced the frustration of planting attractive shrubbery only to have it eaten by deer. White-tailed deer are beautiful creatures, but they are an annoyance when it comes to gardens.
A field of red tulips stands strong on green stems. While a single red tulip can make a statement, an entire field of red flowers is particularly stunning. The beautiful red flowers inspire thoughts of nature, spring, and love.
Fine Gardening is a magazine for the beginning, amateur, and professional gardener alike. Website visitors can purchase a subscription and find a helpful plant guide, as well as inspirational design guides, blogs, and more. Fine Gardening is part of a family of magazines that also include Fine Woodworking, Fine Homebuilding, and Fine Cooking.
Bonnie Plants is a national plant wholesaler based in Alabama. Visitors to their website can order a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers, as well as find helpful gardening information on growing, harvesting, and cooking. Also featured is a user-friendly search bar and an eye-catching blog that is sure to please gardeners of all shades, from beginning to professional!
Visitors can learn about the variety of gardening tools available and which tools a gardener should choose for gardening tasks like tilling, cultivating, planting, and watering.
This garden guide features information on plants, decks and patios, and landscape lighting, as well as links to a variety of garden-related products and services.
Deer are beautiful, but they can be a real nuisance when it comes to your lawn and garden. Learn about deer resistant plants and find deer resistant gardening ideas to keep them away.
A garden hoe is a versatile tool that has been used for centuries. Common uses of the hoe include weed control, moving soil, digging furrows and trenches, and chopping roots and weeds.
Potting soil is most often made from peat moss, composted plant materials, sand, and perlite, which is a volcanic glass that has a high water content, suitable for drainage in the potting soil.
Simple hand tools are often best for small gardens or flower beds. A shovel, or spade, can be used to turn over soil, dig weeds, and make planting holes. A spading fork, or rake, can be used to transport plants and separate weeds from garden plants.
While a hose is a more efficient way to water a garden, a watering can does come in handy at times when the garden is inaccessible by hose or the garden is so small that a hose would be impractical.
A vibrant field of blue pansies bloom in the sun. These velvety flowers, which are bright violet in color, have a blue center and a yellow piston. The beautiful flowers contrast with the dark green leaves.
Pink and white tulips sway in a botanical garden on a sunny day. The bright buds reach for the sky, which pokes through the surrounding green trees. While the setting is very natural, the planted flowers contribute to a slightly landscaped feel.
An exterior walkway is adorned with a Japanese maple, lirope, and miniature boxwood. The entrance garden to this beautiful home provides a welcoming feel to all who travel the bright white path to the door.
A lone purple pansy blooms among a crate of pansy plants. Located in a plant nursery or greenhouse, this package of pansy plants is waiting to be bought and planted by an optimistic gardener.
Several bushes of bright pink azalea are in full bloom. The flowers and green leaves are slightly wet, indicating that a rain just watered the blossoms. Commonly seen in both the spring and summertime, pink azaleas are a welcome addition to any garden.
A close-up of pale pink and white dogwood blooms, with yellow pistons, result in a delicate photograph on a dark background. The blossoms, which are common in southern areas of the United States, are symbolic of spring and the Easter holiday.
Jackmanii clematis is in full bloom on a background of colorful green foliage. The bright magenta flowers climb over time, transforming a simple trellis or side of a building into a natural wonder.
A white picket fence welcomes visitors, who walk down a brick pathway to a small garden shed in a residential backyard. The shed is white with a red door, with small lanterns on either side of the door.
Two garden sheds sit in a beautifully landscaped backyard. Flowers, walkways, and a birdbath make this an idyllic spot for visitors. The potting shed in the foreground is made of cedar shingles, with a bench outside for resting.
A brown, wooden garden shed with red trim holds landscaping tools and other gardening equipment. Larger items, such as fencing material and a wheelbarrow, lean neatly against the side of the shed.
A rustic white potting shed, with a white door and singular window, is surrounded by vibrant green foliage and herbs. The plants have been well tended by tools that are located inside the shed.