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New to gardening? Jackie explains everything you need to know about starting your very first garden. Great content. Even a small house garden will produce lots of fresh food for the family.

Heuchera x villosa Citronelle. Brightens up a shady spot. I have it planted as a border with my hydrangea and love the contrast.

Planted mine last fall can't wait to see it! !!!! Creeping Thyme 'Coccineus' has lovely scented foliage that creates a low ground cover with hundreds of rosy-red flowers in summer. It is a drought tolerant lawn substitute, or for planting between flagstones, tolerating moderate traffic.

Million Bells ‘MiniFamous Compact Dark Purple’ Calibrachoa Double

If you are planting seeds for the first time, here is a great guide to what to sow when. (except with the weather these days, we were able to start ours WAY earlier than this chart suggests.)

101 GARDENING SECRETS THE EXPERTS WON'T SHARE; If you're looking to learn some gardening secrets including ways to solve problems and stretch garden budgets, you've come to the right place. This page divulges 101 gardening secrets that the pros, retailers and giant chemical corporations don't want you to know. Plus we've thrown in a few extra bonus tips as well.

I put coffee grounds in my flower beds...around roses, hydrangeas, clematis and all types of plants...and I get them already bagged up and free at Starbucks...xo

How to grow 100 lbs of potatoes in 4 square feet

Raised planter box along fence that doubles as a bench. Also brackets for hanging plants

List of Monsanto-owned seeds and veggies to avoid

This is a MUST READ for anyone growing tomatoes. There's LOTS of science behind this planting plan that makes super healthy plants. Links give even more advice/ with pictures.