Last week I shared with you how to grow a better lawn based on what I learned from my education at Pennington Seed. Part of growing a more beautiful lawn is learning how to water it properly. Did you know that the majority of homeowners overwater their lawn and plants? Typically your yard only needs 1 inch of …
How to Build a PVC Sprinkler for your Vegetable Garden There are a variety of options when it comes to making sure your garden is properly hydrated. Here is a cool idea from Home Spun Threads using nothing more than PVC and a little creativity to water your vegetable garden beds. The best part of using PVC to create a sprinkler system for your vegetable garden, is that you can really customize it anyway you want.
Turk's Cap [Malvaviscus arboreus] - Deciduous shrub, 2-3+ feet (reportedly as tall as 9 feet). Part Shade or Shade. Cold and drought tolerant. Moderate deer resistance. Attracts birds, butterflies, and hummingbirds. The fruit, flowers, and leaves are edible.
Hyssop - Heat and drought tolerant Blooms all season Deer resistant Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Details Agastache hybrida 'Heatwave' is loaded with spikes of eye-catching hot pink flowers on large, bushy plants. This perennial Hyssop is very heat tolerant and will attract tons of butterflies to your garden. Wonderful background or specimen plant that starts blooming in the summer and doesn't quit until frost in the fall. Attracts hummingbirds too!