How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold
Stone Steps Finally! A way to create a sylvan pathway from the corner gate at the top of the bank, winding gradually past the oaks and old sycamore down to the creek. It has the added advantage of permanence and security, since it will replace the old wooden steps. And for some time, I've dreamed of creating a restful spot at the bottom - I could add a bench, or even a writing table!
Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspaper.
Fairy Lights. Six strands of double sided mirrors, four 11/2 inches in diameter and two 2 inches in diameter, are attached on varying lengths of monofilament line. Hang at uneven lengths over tree branches. The mirrors gently blow in the breeze, reflecting light when the sunlight catches them
How to collect, transplant, and care for moss. If you want to add moss to your pots or planters, this article explains how to establish it and get it growing.
This would be fabulous for my "woodland garden" which at present consists of a gulch that the goat has to clear of nettles and blackberries every spring. He would ADORE to clear it of hostas as well. Also hydrangeas and pretty much anything else pretty I wanted to plant there. He is both diligent and thorough.
Hostas and water ... on a great gardening blog