Do you ever look out at your garden and wish you had a fairy godmother (or at least her magic wand) to whisk away your planting pains? Espoma isn’t magic, but its products have an astounding effectiveness which is as close to bibbity-bobbity-boo as we’ve ever experienced. They’re a trusted name for a reason and now it’s time to see why.Read More
According to science people have only 3 basic needs – food, water and shelter. Much like humans, plants really only need 3 things to survive – sunlight, water, and a growing medium. This is pretty cut and dry, so why is keeping your houseplants alive such a struggle? You’re resolved to keep your dreams and your plants alive this year and we’re here to help!Read More
Let’s face it: succulents were invented for lazy people. They are so stubbornly durable that even the most lethal “brown thumb” gardeners can grow a bounty of lush greenery with ease. Sporting plump, dusky leaves and curious foliage shapes that can seem downright extraterrestrial who can possibly resist the charm of succulents?Read More
City life has its perks, but what of the gardeners stuck in the steel jungle? When there’s not enough open land to sooth the itch in your green thumb, it’s time to start looking up. Rooftop gardens are the next best thing to the ground level lawns of the suburbs. They take time and creativity, of course, but what garden doesn’t?Read More
First, a Cautionary Tale
Last year when I went on vacation I knew I was going to be gone for the better part of two weeks, and I didn’t want my poor houseplants to die without me, so I did a little research on how to make an automatic plant watering device. Then I proceeded to waste hour after hour on some McGuyver-like watering contraption that turned out to be an epic fail.Read More
Are you a small-space gardener that gets jealous of the great trees and shrubs you see other people growing? Or perhaps a container gardening guru that wants to take your displays to the next level of height and year-round interest?
Learn how to use shrubs in containers today! Check out the latest Press Release from Wayside Gardens, featuring 6 tips on how to successfully incorporate shrubs or small trees into your mixed containers.
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Since the tree or shrub will grow to be the largest plant by far, this is the cornerstone of the design. Lovely compact choices for mixed containers are: Acer, Camellia, Buddleia,Hydrangea, or Crapemyrtle.