Posts Tagged ‘perennial’

Scarlet Runner Beans – Growing and Harvesting

John from www.growingyourgreens.com shares with you a December garden update Growing Tips and Harvesting his Scarlet Runner Beans. The Scarlet Runner Vine is a very useful plant as you will learn in this episode. John enjoys the flowers and the young, sweet beans raw.

How to Plant a Perennial Garden

www.lowes.com 6 Easy Steps for Growing a Perennial Garden: 1. Choose a large open location, that will provide full sun, partial sun, and full shade. 2. Sketch a plan for your garden. 3. Choose your plants that have varying heights to add excitement to your garden. 4. Dig the bed and amend the soil with a rich compost. Rake the soil out smoothly. 5. Place the plants, giving them plenty of space to grow. Plant them as deep as the pot, not any deeper. 6. Mulch your perennials, to conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and unify the look of your garden. For more information and tips on growing a perennial garden, visit www.lowes.com

How to Create or Grow a Hosta Woodland Garden

PicketFenceGreenhouse.info This video may help you create your very own Hosta Woodland Garden. Come over to my gardening blog and grab your free hosta ebook . Hostas are one of the most sought after perennial plant for part sun to shade areas. So what is so great about Hostas? Well Hostas are a pretty care free perennial , with a few exceptions. With thousands of varieties out there today what are the best well not sure there is any that are considered the best, but there is a list of many favorites . To name a few Patriot Hosta, Blue Angel Hosta, Striptease and many more. One thing many question is when is a good time to dividing hostas.. My personal preference is in the spring in your area when the hostas are first popping out of the ground.. The easiest time to split and divide. However, many divide them throughout the season with success but pay attention to your weather and moisture. A few years ago the Hosta virus X was indicated in some varieties. This was a major concern for many hosta gardeners and growers. Make sure when splitting to use a 10 percent bleach solution to clean your tools when splitting several different varieties. Many hosta growers are now taking special care to prevent this from happening and spreading. Hostas really only have a few insect problems , when in a damp area or long periods of rain, slugs and snails can destroy hostas and make them cosmetically ugly.. There is many natural remedies for these little pests to help control the

Vegetable Gardening: Growing kang kong – easy leafy greens

Kang Kong is an easy leafy vegetable to grow on your balcony. Growing Kang Kong provides a healthy vegetable harvest year round. Phil Dudman the Garden Guru shows you how to grow. phildudman.com

Growing Wild Jungle Peanuts, Vegetables & More in a South Florida Backyard Garden

John from www.growingyourgreens.com goes on a field trip to a viewers home to see what’s growing on. In this episode you will learn the easiest things you can possibly grow in South Florida if you have a edible vegetable garden. You will specifically learn about wild jungle peanuts, some perennial tropical crops that can grow year-round in Florida as well as how easy you can propogate mulberry/fig tree cuttings and so much more.

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