Gardening

Easy gardening tips for the beginning to experienced gardener: vegetable gardening, flower gardening, birds and butterflies, DIY garden crafts, fairy gardens, and more.

Bright pink hollyhocks growing in a field Bright pink hollyhocks growing in a field

Can I Transplant Hollyhocks?   Many people wonder if they can transplant hollyhocks. Hollyhocks are beautiful, old-fashioned summer annual (or perennial, depending on the variety) flowers that are easy to grow under the right conditions. They are also a favorite flower of hummingbirds and butterflies.   If you want to get a head start on…

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Easy tips for transplanting and dividing irises and iris bulbs. Easy tips for transplanting and dividing irises and iris bulbs.

Transplanting Iris Bulbs   I love irises. They come in many stunning colors (purple, blue, white, and yellow), and I enjoy watching them bloom every spring. When I see them coming into bloom I know that spring is really here to stay, and not just teasing us like when the daffodils start blooming.   If…

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Easy natural fertilizers to make for your houseplants and indoor plants. Easy natural fertilizers to make for your houseplants and indoor plants.

Natural Indoor Plant Fertilizer Plants benefit from natural fertilizers. There are many different household items that you can use as a natural plant fertilizer. It’s best not to try these recipes for homemade plant food all at one time, try one the first month and another the next month, and compare your results to see…

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