Gardening
20 Self Seeding Plants for an Effortless Garden Year After Year
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Every year, the same vibrant poppies and lush dill reappear in the garden, all without any work. This is the effortless wonder of self-seeding plants. They drop seeds after blooming, promising a spontaneous burst of life in the coming seasons. Ideal for anyone looking to add a touch of self-reliance to their garden, these plants keep the beauty coming, year after year, with minimal intervention.

Fruit Peels You Can Use as Fertilizers
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Fruit peels can be a valuable resource for your garden, providing an organic and eco-friendly fertilizer option. Instead of discarding them, consider their potential for boosting the growth and health of your plants. By using fruit peels as fertilizers, you not only reduce waste but also give your plants the essential nutrients they need to thrive.

Plants that Thrive in Poor Soil
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In a small, neglected corner of the garden, where the soil is more dust than dirt, a cluster of lavender plants blooms vibrantly, defying the odds. This resilience is not unique to lavender; many plants thrive in poor soil, turning barren patches into lush landscapes. Such plants are nature’s testament to the power of adaptation, offering a beacon of hope for gardeners grappling with less-than-ideal earth.

Winter Gardening Dos and Donts
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Winter gardening can be daunting, especially when dealing with unpredictable weather and freezing temperatures. However, with the right dos and don’ts in mind, you can successfully maintain your garden during this chilly season. In this article, we’ll dive into essential tips and tricks to help you achieve a thriving winter garden.

Plants that Attract Dragonflies
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Are you looking to attract dragonflies to your garden? Including specific plants in your landscape can help make your garden a haven for these fascinating insects. Dragonflies are not only beautiful and fascinating to watch, they also play a crucial role in controlling mosquito populations by feeding on the larvae.

List of Long Living Perennial Flowers
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Perennials are the backbone of many gardens, providing color and texture year after year. If you’re searching for some truly long-lasting perennials to add to your garden, we have a fantastic list for you. These plants require minimal maintenance, allowing you to enjoy their beauty for decades with little effort.

Plants that Can Withstand Heavy Rain
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There are some steps you can take to help improve a plant’s chances of survival in frequent or heavy rain, but it’s also useful to intentionally fill your garden with plants that can tolerate wet feet. This article will delve into the best plants for heavy rainfall and soggy conditions.

Perennials that Grow in Sandy Soil
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There are many plants that thrive in sandy soils, so a sandy garden can still be lush and productive, you just need to choose your plants carefully to ensure their requirements align with your soil type.

Perennials that Like Wet Soil and Full Sun
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If your local climate experiences a lot of rain, or your soil is boggy, then perennials that thrive in full sun and wet conditions will be the mainstay of your garden. Here we investigate the best perennials for wet soil and full sun.

Red Perennials That Bloom All Summer
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Perennial plants which produce red flowers that bloom all summer will ensure there is long-lasting color and interest in your landscape. Depending on your climate, perennial plants will remain all year long, or they may die back in winter to re-emerge the following spring. Here we look at the best red perennials that bloom all summer.

Tall Perennials for Shade
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Tall perennials in particular work well under tall trees, producing height and an architectural look, along with life and color beneath the canopy of a tree.

Low Growing Perennials That Bloom All Summer
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Plants that bloom all summer long are always hugely popular in home gardens because they add beauty and color to the garden, and are able to be enjoyed and appreciated for an extended period of time. Plants that bloom for an entire season which are also perennials are even better, because this means they will keep coming back each spring without having to be replanted.