A collection of nifty tips and tricks for mulching, edging and amending the soil; pruning flowers, trees and shrubs; and general gardening issues.
10 Great Groundcover Plants
When you feel like tossing a big rug over your yard and calling it good, often what you really need is the right groundcover plants. These dependable, hardworking species grow densely to carpet the ground with minimal fuss. #groundcover #grassalternatives #landscaping #lawnalternatives #bhg
15 Fast-Growing Trees
Are you looking for more shade, a border for pivacy or windbreak for your outdoor spaces, but don't want to wait? These fast-growing trees will give you the coverage and color you want in a shorter period of time than most trees. And unlike many fast-growing trees, this collection avoids the pitfalls of weak wood and a short lifespan. Crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) comes in numerous cultivars, featuring flowers in lavender, pink, purple, red or white. The ones that bloom in mid to late summ