A how-to guide to thriller-filler-spiller containers that will look great from the moment you plant them.
Pruning Shears Care
-Here's how to give your pruning shears a quick tune up before you store them at the end of the gardening season. First, sharpen the blade. We use the sharpening tool designed specifically for pruning shears with smooth motion. Sharpen each blade along the factory cut [unk]. Follow the operating-Here's how to give your pruning shears a quick tune up before you store them at the end of the gardening season. First, sharpen the blade. We use the sharpening tool designed specifically for pruning shears with smooth motion. Sharpen each blade along the factory cut [unk]. Follow the operating instructions for whatever sharpening device you use. Next
We wanted to find out more about the beauty and delicious flavor of heirloom tomatoes, so we visited the world-famous Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa, to find out more about these old-fashioned favorites—including how to properly save their seeds soMagazine. We want to learn more about the flavors and beauty of heirloom tomatoes , so we came here to the world famous Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa. Seed Savers Exchange preserves rare vegetable varieties including more than 6000 different kinds of heirloom tomatoes . Maintaining genetic diversity is one reason to save the old varieties, but most of us grow heirloom tomatoes simply because they taste great. You can buy seeds from many seed catalogues. Even if you don't garden, many heirloom tomatoes also are available at local farmer's markets. Once you pick your favorite varieties, try saving the seeds so you can grow the
Bulb Planting Basics
Get your questions answered on how to plant bulbs, along with some out-of-the-ordinary ideas about where to plant them!bulb in, cover `em up with soil, and next spring, you've got beautiful flowers . Alright, so just dive in. Go ahead and dig a hole, drop your bulb in, and cover it up. It's that easy.
3 Easy Ideas for Storing Towels
Don't let the size of your bathroom limit your creativity. This trio of storage projects will help keep towels ready for use without being in the way.
Deadheading Your Garden
It's one of the easiest ways to maintain a healthy garden. Learn the techniques and benefits to "deadheading."into the root system. So, next year, we'll have a stronger, more flowering plant . The important part about deadheading is removing the faded flowers. It doesn't really matter where you do it on the plant; however,
5 tips for creating a beautiful garden. Better TV's Kim Singer shows you how to choose the right plants, when and how to water, and how to match your garden expectations to your lifestyle .about the time you have to spend in the garden. You need drought tolerant , low maintenance plants if you don't have time. Annuals don't last forever but these tips will get you on your way to a beautiful garden this spring that should last all summer long. Each
Timelapse of Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden path garden, April - Mid May
Use real leaves to shape these easy pour-in-place concrete stepping-stones.and let's get started. Today, let's see how to make naturally beautiful stepping stones . You'll be amazed at how easy it is to create these leaf-shaped stepping stones . We use rhubarb leaves which are easy to find at a farmer's market , or you can use large hosta leaves. Best of all, this is a project anybody can do in a single afternoon. Plan
Home Office Reveal
Get great ideas to put to work in your own spare room. Take the tour of Stephen's fresh take on a home office/guest bedroom.