Perennial beds need to be well dug initially to loosen the soil and then amended with compost or other organic material.
Before we purchase new plants for our gardens, we should always read the plant tags carefully.
Depending on when they bloom, members of the Schlumbergera genus are called either Thanksgiving or Christmas cactuses.
Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!
It's also a good idea to amend heavy clay soil by mixing in sand and vegetative matter.
Very few plants can tolerate standing water. Here are some that can.
When perusing for spring bulbs this fall, consider choosing flowers that are star shaped.
If plants are strategically placed, the gardener, like a master builder, can draw eyes towards heaven.