Whether you started your garden as a personal hobby, or you just wanted to beautify your yard, you aren’t the only one to benefit from it. Your hard work provides a warm welcome to pollinators like monarch butterflies who can take on some heavy lifting of their own. You can take no greater pleasure than seeing these beauties fluttering around your garden and taking some of the work off your shoulders.Read More
Blue isn’t a prevalent color for flowering plants, which makes it pretty desirable to gardeners who want their landscape to stand out! Cool, blue tones are easy on the eyes and mingle well with other colors. On a cloudless day, blue accents will kick your garden up a notch, tying the landscape in with the sky for a gorgeous summer scene.Read More
Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means — long days, warm nights, and cold beers around the campfire. Just some of the many reasons why we love Indiana. But we’re not the only ones who enjoy the beauty of twilight on a summer night. When the sun goes down, the mosquitoes come out. The overwhelming buzzing and nipping of mosquitoes is enough to drive anyone inside! Luckily, there are plenty of plants that naturally repel these annoying critters.Read More
Whenever you’re designing the style and look of your landscape, curating an assortment of plants to provide variety in color, texture, and height is a surefire way to create a look that is fashionable in a way that endures. While tall and brightly colored flowers are a vivid statement piece, they look their best complemented with other more subtle, low-lying blooms. The stars of the show might shine and catch your attention in the summer, but their subtle backup dancers do a lot of the heavy lifting to compliment them and fill in the look.Read More
While some of our perennials are lucky enough to just be going into their beauty sleep for the winter, we’re saying goodbye to some of our favorite summer annuals. The approaching winter weather doesn’t have to mean the end for all of your annuals, though! Despite their name, many of these plants can thrive for years of summer weather if you save them from the cold.Read More
Aphids are a common problem in our gardens that can come with an assortment of solutions that you can tailor to your home and garden. A bit of basic knowledge about aphids is all you need to prevent them from damaging your plants.
Pruning is an essential component to maintaining a healthy garden. By helping our plants shed their unwanted or unhealthy growths, we open them up to a world of newer and healthier possibilities. Here is our guide to good pruning practices that will help to encourage your plants to grow with more enthusiasm!Read More
Hedges are an awesome, all-natural way to bring privacy to your home. The beautiful, green foliage will give you the privacy you need without compromising aesthetic. Here are our favorite plants and top tips for creating privacy in your yard.Read More