There were 7 new gardening ideas posted last week:
March 23, 2013
|Pliers for Your Garden|
|Use regular pliers to pull weeds that have long tap roots, especially sticky ones like briars. Put the nose of the pliers right at ground level to grab the weeds. I find them very good to pull the many baby oak trees that fill my garden each year. |
March 22, 2013
|Grow Edible Flowers|
|Maybe you've been considering the addition of edibles to your garden, but you aren't willing to give up the beauty that only flowers can provide. The solution: Grow edible flowers! This list of edible flowers can easily be grown in your garden. In fact, some of them might already be growing there. (2,062 words - Read the full article)|
March 21, 2013
|Keep Your Car Clean|
|Keep a drop cloth and a box in your car for surprise finds at garage sales, bulk trash pileups, or plant nurseries. You never know when an unplanned surprise will come your way!|
March 20, 2013
|ATP Podcast #10: Top Ten New Gardener Mistakes|
|This week Dave and Trish give their usual reports: news about All Things Plants and what's going on in our gardens. For our main feature we discuss common new gardener mistakes. As an added bonus, Trish rants against people who refuse to grow ornamental plants.|
March 19, 2013
|Tree Planting Tip|
|If you are staking your new tree, make sure to hammer the stake in first. If you wait and put the stake in after planting your tree, the stake could hit and damage the roots. |
Some new recommendations from our members:
|Lablady recommended Banner Daylily Gardens and wrote:
Specializing in Northern hardy daylilies. Super prices and very generous!
Some numbers from last week:
- 76 new members.
- 171 new threads.
- 3,699 new posts.
- 1,246 new images to the plant database.
- 43 new comments in the plant database.