Posts Tagged "creative gardening"

How to Create a Tilting Clay Pot Garden

Gardening is creating with plants, whether they are flowers, vegetables or herbs. And making your gardening arrangements unique and artistic just adds to the fun and your backyard garden areas. photo credit: bestfor A Tilting Clay Pot Garden saves space so is perfect for apartment dwellers, balconies and small patios. It also makes a great garden accent or focal point. And its fun to create! You will need a pot stand that should stand 5 to 6...

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Create you own Garden Trellis

Garden trellises happen to be one of my favorite garden tools. It seems funny to consider a trellis a garden tool when it adds beauty and charm to a garden or backyard area but trellises serve many valuable purposes. photo credit: Jellaluna By using a trellis you can add beauty and color to an otherwise unusable area. You can also grow plants vertically to save space, add privacy and prevent plant insects and disease. Another use for a garden...

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Caring for Your Indoor Bonsai

by Pat Lowe Bonsai plants are extremely attractive specimens of age old practice. Bonsais are highly attractive, so many people proudly display them in their houses. However, extra care is needed for indoor bonsai trees. photo credit: Rex Roof This is mostly because they do not receive the full benefits of natural sunlight and natural weather conditions. They might appear to be hardy. However, there are certain bonsais that will become fragile...

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Successful Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces

by Pat Lowe A vegetable garden doesn’t have to be huge and hold tons of plants. Not everyone has the space for a garden like that, but they can grow thriving plants in a small area as long as there’s access to sunlight. photo credit: thunderf10wer People develop gardens in various small areas – it could be a tiny bit of land outside a house, or pots in planters kept indoors or outdoors. How well you treat your plants and how...

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Garden Art adds to your Backyard Garden and Landscape Design

Garden art and backyard design pieces add atmosphere, fun and creativity to a garden. Even a vegetable garden will have more flair with garden art and a little humor added. This is one reason why scarecrows a re popular in gardens. They may ward off birds but they also add creativity to a garden. photo credit: A Girl Next Door Garden art can include everything from a decorative plant pot to a water fountain. Here are a few suggestions to think...

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