How to create a perfect garden
30+ Vertical Gardens to Show off Your Green Thumb
The possibilities are just about endless when it comes to a vertical garden. You can plant fresh herbs, beautiful perennials, and hearty annuals inside or outside in any one of these DIY ideas. Of course, not only are upright plantings great for small spaces, they're also wonderfully eye-catching!
LANDSCAPING HOME GARDENS
Dream of a beautiful garden but lack confidence? Learn how to plan, lay out and construct your own beautiful home garden.
Keep Up the Good Work!
You might not have to do a lot of work everyday, but “proper maintenance is the greatest thing you can give your garden and the most rewarding,” says Dailey.
How to take care of your garden
Clear the Ground
Get rid of the sod covering the area you plan to plant. If you want quick results (e.g., it’s already spring and you want veggies this summer), cut it out. Slice under the sod with a spade, cut the sod into sections to make it easier to remove, then put it on your compost pile to decompose.
Provide Plenty of Water
Watering wisely is key to garden success, especially in warm, dry regions. During the first few weeks after seeds germinate or seedlings are transplanted, watering keeps plants strong. Deep watering encourages roots to grow deeper in the soil, where they’re better protected.