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Planting Seeds in the Fall

Have you ever tried planting some of your seeds in the fall? Planting your seeds in the fall can give you a head start on your annual beds.

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Guide to Growing Spring Bulbs

Here is how to grow your spring bulbs, and some tips and tricks to ensure you will have a perfect bloom.

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Five Creative Uses for Dried Flowers

Once your beautiful floral arrangement has dried up you may think that it is time to throw it out. However, there are many things you can do with old floral arrangements.

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Seed Bombs

DIY Seed Bombs

Have you ever heard of seed bombs? Learn about this fun and easy initiative to create greener spaces in urban communities.

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Easy Steps to Make Compost at Home

These simple steps will give you homemade compost in six months! It’s great for your plants and garden, but is also a sustainable way to produce less waste.

Butterfly on a plant

How to Create a Butterfly Garden

Creating a butterfly conservation garden is both an easy and enjoyable experience. And the reward? Beautiful butterflies to admire!

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Planting Seeds in the Fall

Have you ever tried planting some of your seeds in the fall? Planting your seeds in the fall can give you a head start on your annual beds.

spring bulb

Guide to Growing Spring Bulbs

Here is how to grow your spring bulbs, and some tips and tricks to ensure you will have a perfect bloom.

dried flower art

Five Creative Uses for Dried Flowers

Once your beautiful floral arrangement has dried up you may think that it is time to throw it out. However, there are many things you can do with old floral arrangements.

honey lemon chamomile tea

Homegrown Herbs and Plants for Tea

There are so many fresh teas you can make using herbs and plants from your garden. Here’s a list of homegrown herbs and plants that make fresh and delicious tea.

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Plant & Gardening Small Businesses to Support

There are so many wonderful plant and gardening businesses to support across Canada and the United States. We have curated a list of our favorite plant shops.

Japanese Beetles

How to get Rid of Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles can be a large pain in all of our gardens during the summer. These pests can be aggressive and the adults will eat through many of our plants.

Dandelions

All About Weeds: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Weeds can be so obnoxious, they take over our gardens and leave us plucking them all out. However, not all weeds are necessarily bad for our gardens, here is everything you need to know about weeds.

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How to Start a Community Garden

Community gardens are a great way to bring people together and spread the love for gardening. Here are our steps on how you can start a community garden.

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How to Grow Purple Coneflowers

Coneflowers come in a wide variety of colors, making it a very suitable plant for anyone’s garden. Purple coneflowers are very hardy and they have a long bloom season.

Seed Bombs

DIY Seed Bombs

Have you ever heard of seed bombs? Learn about this fun and easy initiative to create greener spaces in urban communities.

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How to Make your Floral Arrangement Last Longer

We all want our beautiful floral arrangements to last longer? We’ve got some of the best tips and tricks to keep your floral arrangement looking beautiful for longer!

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DIY Fertilizer

All 5 of these homemade fertilizers are a great alternative to inorganic store bought fertilizers.

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Benefits of Spending Time Outside

Taking time out of your day to step away from our technology and enjoy nature is very beneficial to our mental health.

green waste compost

Easy Steps to Make Compost at Home

These simple steps will give you homemade compost in six months! It’s great for your plants and garden, but is also a sustainable way to produce less waste.

Flower bouquet

Flowers to Give For Every Occasion

Certain flowers pair well with different occasions, and this guide will help you choose which flowers to give your loved one.

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Best Plants to Grow in the Shade

If your garden gets tons of shade, there are a wide variety of plants to choose from! Here are six of my favorite shade-loving plants.

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How to Care for Newly Potted Plants

Repotting a plant and taking care of a newly potted plant can be tricky. During this time the plant is very delicate and needs a little extra love and care.

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How to Grow a Garden in Hot Climates

There are five recommended plants that can go for long periods of time without being watered and are perfect for a hot climate garden.

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How to Grow Wildflowers

Wildflowers can bring a natural beauty to your space. These easy-to-grow flowers will provide a variety of colours, beauty and pollinators to your garden!

Blanket of Flowers

These snowdrops blanket the grow making a beautiful natural meadow. Show us the first sighting of spring around you? Do you have some bulbs peeking out yet?

Dreaming of Spring

This fresh lavender has us dreaming of spring. We can’t wait to get out in the herb garden. What are you looking forward to this spring?

Nature Art

Bridget is truly an amazing artist. She takes plant material and turns them into masterpieces. What do you think of this flower petal castle?

Flower confetti

This is a fun twist for your flower girl. Drying flower petals to use as confetti. Not only is it gorgeous it’s also environmentally friendly. What flowers would you dry?

Home Hyacinths

With spring right around the corner hyacinths will be popping up all over. What flower bulbs do you have in your garden?

Tree Aeonium

This beautiful is a beautiful succulent that needs at least six hours of full sun to fully develop its color. No matter on where you live in the world, the wintertime season can be seen as an depressing time.

Brownie Bouquets

Our jaws dropped when we stumbled upon Sammi’s beautifully decorated brownies. These look almost too good to eat! Have you ever seen anything like this?

Flourishing Flowers

We really like Camille’s tower of pansies. It’s a great way to add something unique to your garden. Do you live where you have a year round growing season?

Bouquet of Flowers

Planning a spring flower garden? We like to use beautiful arrangements like Hannah has created to plan what types of flowers we want to plant in the spring!

Bread Gardens

Baking for the holidays? Try adding some fresh herbs and vegetables to your loaf to craft an amazing piece of art that will taste delicious!

Balcony of Colors

Living in a city or small space doesn’t mean you can’t garden! Check out Karin’s balcony of colors! This spot is perfect for a morning coffee or a nice lunch break.

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Homegrown Garden Mint Recipes

Versatile and prolific in the garden, mint can be a great addition to a variety of wonderfully simple and delicious recipes.

Self care, Naturally!

Incredible tutorial by Carla! We love the idea of being able to make your own version of the types of products you use most often, so her lavender moisturizer is fantastic!

Seasoned Facts

Great information from Marie! Saffron is such a fantastic seasoning to use. Have you tried growing your own saffron?

Autumn Colors

This Japanese Maple is jaw dropping! Autumn colors are in peek around the world. Where is your favorite spot for some leaf peeping?

Cheerful Dahlias

This picture of Floret Flowers Dahlias is a bright cheerful spot in our hearts during these cool fall days. With winter quickly approaching which late blooming flowers do you have left in your garden?

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50+ Best Gifts for Gardeners 2020

Looking to impress the gardeners and houseplant parents in your life this holiday season? This holiday gift guide for gardeners has 50-plus special gift ideas that are sure to delight plant lovers of all stripes.

Sharing the Blooms!

What a beautiful gesture by Jay! She opened up her garden so her friends and neighbors could come cut some flowers to have their own bouquets in their home!

Beautiful like Nature!

This striking watercolor painting of a banana yucca by Kelsey has us in love! Beautiful details.

Bloom Contrasts!

The way these bright red blooms contrast with the dark leaves of these canna lilies is just plain beautiful. These flowers are definitely on my wishlist for next year!

Rose Bush

How Roses Became The Most Popular Flower in History

Roses, rows, and rows of roses. That is what you’re often met with when entering any flower shop or floral department. Roses are one of the most popular cut flowers in the entire floral industry.

Beneficial Blooms!

Farmstandrevival shares some great facts about the beneficial nature of some popular garden blooms in smarterbynature’s garden!

Garden Cowboy

Gorgeous gardens make yardwork so much more enjoyable, and we have to say we adore Marcus’s hat he’s wearing while maintaining his yard and gardens!

Front Yard Come-up!

Wow! What a difference adding some more gardens has made in Sarah’s yard! Especially making the sidewalk “sandwiched” between gardens! We’re also loving that Halloween decor.

Eastern Bluebird on a branch

Creating a Songbird Garden

Learn how to attract songbirds to your garden by creating an environment that fosters their needs.

Dah-ling Dahlias

We love these fall dahlias in dreamygardener2000’s garden. Blooms that linger through seasonal transitions are absolutely amazing.

Cottage Garden

The Beauty of Cottage Gardens

A cottage garden is purposely designed to appear structureless, creating a care-free and romantic space where different types of greenery are closely interplanted both in-ground and in pots.

Sunset Blooms

What a stunning sunset over Jay’s garden. It feels like a little evening paradise!

Clover Cake!

What a beautiful cake made by mustloveherbs! We’re loving the incorporation of red clover, which can be a great easily forageable food as well. The blossoms are great in a little home made jam, too!

An Arrangement in Self Care

We absolutely love this photo by Bill. Even more so, we adore the fact that he brought in the beauty of these wildflowers to his home for a little self care! It’s fantastic when you know you need to give yourself a little extra love.

Butterfly on a plant

How to Create a Butterfly Garden

Creating a butterfly conservation garden is both an easy and enjoyable experience. And the reward? Beautiful butterflies to admire!

Waxy Blooms

Check out this super cute candle Stephanie made! We’re loving the incorporation of herbs and flowers in it!

English Lavender plant

3 Lavender Infused Baked Treats

Incorporating English Lavender into baked goods creates an easy and charmingly different take on some of our most favorite treats. Here are three Lavender-infused recipes that are sure to delight.

Cascade Of Purple

Check out how this purple butterfly bush hangs low here in dreamygarden200’s garden! A shrub like this creates color both high and low.

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!

What an incredible cake by Julie! We love the little scene she created with these flowers! And the real magic trick behind being able to use inedible flowers and remove them easily, was a very thinly iced piece of parchment paper on top the iced cake!

Echinacea flower

A Beginner’s Guide to Medicinal Herb Gardening

Herbal Medicine is a fascinating science that’s been around for a heck of a long time. And, although becoming an expert in this field can take years, any green thumb with an open mind for learning, can get started with a few basics to build off of.

Clouds of Blossoms

There’s just something magical about the way this garden by dreamygarden2000 flows like beautiful billowing clouds of flowers! We’re especially fond of these petunias along the border.

The History of Canadian Landscaping

British Columbia’s capital is at our southern tip, we have an endless supply of breathtaking beaches, old growth forests and jaw dropping waterfalls.

How to Create a Tropically Inspired Garden

Just because you don’t live in the tropics, doesn’t mean that you can’t create a garden inspired by it. By selecting the right plants, and drawing upon your imagination, you can bring the tropics to you.

Phlox of Love

Check out these gorgeous hot pink phlox Owen has growing! He hit the nail on the head. These are wonderfully resilient plants with the prettiest little bloom clusters! What are your go-to “tough-to-kill” flowers?

Creating A Bee-Friendly Garden

With an estimated drop of nearly 40% in North American bee colonies in 2018 alone, the impacts of our environmental footprint cannot be denied. Read on to discover more about these vital creatures, and how we can help them.

Confetti in a Flower!

Wowza! We just cannot get over how gorgeous and unique these four-o-clocks are that Jenni is growing this year! They make us feel like celebrating.

Color Psychology: Exploring Colors in your Flower Garden

The strategic use of color within our gardens can affect how we feel and can evoke an array of different ambiances. By using color psychology, you can create a space that is just right for your needs. So, what vibe do you want your garden to give? Let’s find out together.

The Suspense is Blooming

Gazanias have the most diverse blooms! Jenni hit the nail on the head with this one, they can be tricky waiting for them to bloom, but are so worth it! What plants do you have that are so awesomely worth the wait?

Glowing Rains

Wow! We are enamored with this crepe myrtle Mandy captured after a Florida summer rain. It looks like it’s glowing! What is your favorite part about a summertime rain?

Spring Trilliums

These Trillium that Melanie encountered on a late April walk are beautiful! Do you ever go for a hike or walk to admire the spring time blooms? What wildflowers around you are your favorites?

Dark Foliage Dahlia

Wonderful contrast in this photo by Taylor! That dark foliage with the gentle pink flower has us in love! What are your favorite dark foliage plants? Let us know below!

How to Grow Sunflowers

Sunflowers are special flowers. They are visually striking, great pollinators and it’s a fact that if you stare at a sunflower for 28 seconds or more, you will smile. Ok, ok, so we completely made that last fact up, but we’d like to think it’s the truth.

Handy Set of Gardening Tools from Amazon

Whether you’re just entering the gardening world, or shopping for a gardener in your life (or for yourself!), I would like to share my suggestion regarding a 10pcs gardening set I purchased this year from Amazon.

Finished Holiday Planter

DIY Dazzling Holiday Planters

Creating a decorative winter container is a creative process that will provide you with a beautiful piece that will last on your walkway, steps or balcony well into March… just in time for spring.

Floral Arranging

The Power of Flower Food

Watch this video to learn the importance of flower food (a make-up of sugar, acid, and bleach) and the effect it has on cut flowers.

Floral Arranging

Adventures in Floral Arranging

Step-by-step floral arranging tutorial to create your own stunning floral arrangements bursting with texture, color and pizzazz.

Zinnias

How to Grow Zinnias from Seed

Zinnias never fail to impress in any garden because of their gorgeous colors and striking appearance. And they’re shockingly easy to grow from seed!

Five Impact Flowers

Big Impact Flowers for Small Spaces

If creating an aromatic container flower garden that’s bursting with color and texture is on your “To-Do” list this summer – we’ll help you scratch it off.

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Planting Seeds in the Fall

Have you ever tried planting some of your seeds in the fall? Planting your seeds in the fall can give you a head start on your annual beds.

spring bulb

Guide to Growing Spring Bulbs

Here is how to grow your spring bulbs, and some tips and tricks to ensure you will have a perfect bloom.

dried flower art

Five Creative Uses for Dried Flowers

Once your beautiful floral arrangement has dried up you may think that it is time to throw it out. However, there are many things you can do with old floral arrangements.

honey lemon chamomile tea

Homegrown Herbs and Plants for Tea

There are so many fresh teas you can make using herbs and plants from your garden. Here’s a list of homegrown herbs and plants that make fresh and delicious tea.

west coast gardens

Plant & Gardening Small Businesses to Support

There are so many wonderful plant and gardening businesses to support across Canada and the United States. We have curated a list of our favorite plant shops.

Japanese Beetles

How to get Rid of Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles can be a large pain in all of our gardens during the summer. These pests can be aggressive and the adults will eat through many of our plants.

Dandelions

All About Weeds: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Weeds can be so obnoxious, they take over our gardens and leave us plucking them all out. However, not all weeds are necessarily bad for our gardens, here is everything you need to know about weeds.

vegetable garden bed

How to Start a Community Garden

Community gardens are a great way to bring people together and spread the love for gardening. Here are our steps on how you can start a community garden.