5 Wonderful Things About Planting a Hedge

A hedge is an investment, there is no doubt about it. No matter how you do it, whether you start with young plants or pre-finished hedges, you will invest time and/or funds. The return on the investment far outweighs the costs, however, which is why hedging has been such a popular landscape element for centuries. Here are …

Printable DIY Pumpkin Patch Sign with Family Name

Easy fall decorating for Thanksgiving is here, thanks to this printable DIY pumpkin patch sign set. Customize with your family name for easy personalized fall wall art!  Are you ready for fall? Thanksgiving is coming up quick here in the US and if you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, there are always lots of little details to attend to. …

Top 10 Questions About Garlic Plants

Here at Gardening Know How we get lots of questions, and many of those include issues surrounded with growing garlic. We try very hard to provide answers to the best of our knowledge. The following information includes the 10 most commonly asked questions about garlic plants in the garden. 1. How do you know what kind of …

Top 10 Surprising Plants You Can Eat

We all have them lurking somewhere within the landscape, or our gardens. WEEDS! They drive us nuts as we tirelessly pick, pull, hoe, spray and curse their presence. But did you know that many of these pesky plants have another more endearing and useful side? What if you could look at them differently, almost lovingly? What?! It’s …

Turmeric Banana Smoothie Bowl – Healthy Breakfast Recipe

A turmeric banana smoothie bowl is a quick and easy breakfast option packed with nutritional superfoods, and fun for the whole family.  Turmeric has had its spot as a wellness must-have for so long that I think we can finally consider a kitchen staple right? I mean it’s great for everything, from cooking up hearty dishes, to …

Oleander Plant History: Where Does Oleander Come From

Oleander has been called a “deadly beauty,” admired for its fragrant blossoms of red, yellow, coral, pink and white, but feared for its less desirable qualities – namely, its toxicity. According to a popular legend in oleander plant history (which may or may not be true), Napoleon lost one hundred soldiers when they dined on meat roasted …

Pros And Cons Of Garden Upcycling

Upcycling is kind of similar to recycling in that you are reusing an item. But with recycling, an item is often broken down in some way, making it less than it was before, whereas upcycling is just as the name suggests…taking an item “up” a notch and making it something more than it was before. While the …

5 Smart Ways To Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

If you’re looking to sell your property, you want to do everything you possibly can to make your home eye candy to potential buyers in order to sell it fast and at the price point you are seeking. There are many ways you can increase your home’s curb appeal without putting too much pressure on your schedule …

Homemade Sweet Potato Tater Tots

These homemade sweet potato tater tots are the perfect side dish or appetizer for the season! They are baked, crusted with parmesan and incredibly delicious. Best of all? They are super easy to make and a total crowd favorite! Make a big batch, they will fly off the plate in minutes.  Tater tots are one of those …

Conifer Kingdom Dream Garden Giveaway

Why wait when you can have a finished hedge in just 1 day? This weekend (Friday 11/1 – Sunday 11/3) you have the opportunity to win a starter package that has everything you need to plant your dream garden! With 16 Boxwood MiniHedge™ units and 2 gorgeous boxwood topiary plants from Conifer Kingdom (ARV $2,649.99), you are …