Entries Tagged as 'Gardening'

Monday, May 8th, 2017

TheGardenLady’s Garden: 2017

Paeonia Japonica – woodland peony Laura’s Photography “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” from Ode on a Grecian Urn by poet John Keats Though the poet, Keats, wrote these lines about the paintings on a Grecian Urn, this GardenLady likes to think they could […]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Gardening with toxic materials

Someone left a comment on this site say in which they say they use old C and D batteries in their garden to make the soil more acidic. TheGardenLady would NEVER recommend gardening with toxic materials. And old C and D batteries are toxic according to the US government (see here).  In fact the DC […]

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

TheGardenLady’s Birdhouses

[Disclaimer: The birdhouses in this video are not TheGardenLady’s birdhouses] This GardenLady has been trying to “decorate” her garden with birdhouses. I have had birdhouses for a long time, but I keep looking to add more. The curious thing is that not all my birdhouses have attracted birds. For example, my son nailed a half […]

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Great Websites about Holiday Plants

Holiday Season is here and many readers are getting their houses and properties decorated.  Some good websites about holiday plants. Haven’t bought your Christmas Tree yet and want the best for your home decor? Check out The National Christmas Tree Association. There is a  website that tells you where to go to cut your own tree.   Each […]

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

VIDEO: How To Protect Plants From Freezing Temperatures

The weather’s getting colder and the frost is coming, but you’re not ready to say goodbye to your landscape. Here’s how to protect it.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

VIDEO: How To Choose Plant Fertilizer

To grow beautiful flowers and plants in an outdoor garden, you need to feed your soil the right plant food – a fertilizer that will help your plants thrive.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

VIDEO: Trying To Keep A Plant Alive

Oh God, I knew I wasn’t ready for adulthood.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Denver Botanic Gardens during the holiday season

Blossoms of Light , one million lights illuminating the Denver Botanic Gardens during the holiday season, Denver, Colorado USA

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

VIDEO: 9 Incredible Things Inside Botanic Gardens Across The Country

We love plants and all, but these unexpected exhibits are especially inspiring. Take a tour of the most exciting things going on in the country’s botanical gardens right now.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

VIDEO: Pittsburgh Home With a Perfect Centerpiece

University of Pittsburgh Professor Michael Ramsey turned a former office building into his modern loft, which includes a Japanese Zen garden with a 1,330-pound boulder as its centerpiece. Photo: Laura Petrilla for The Wall Street Journal