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    White Clips Bellflower is a hardy, spreading perennial whose white, cup-shaped flowers bloom all summer. It grows 6-8" tall in sun to part shade. Used along border fronts and in rock gardens. Zones 3-8

    EASY homemade aphid spray that will cost you pennies! going to try it today! Found some on my tomato plants!

    Black-eyed Susan vine - you must plant one of these in your garden this year - it's the vine that keeps going strong all summer long!

    Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) is just one plant that does well on a shadier balcony. Photo by Jensflorian.

    How to plant ranunculus bulbs

    Garden trellis for squash or tomatoes. Step by step.


    Astilbe: a shade-loving plant. Perfect for Zone 5 planting. - Would be great in the shadier areas of the back yard :)

    Milk, A Garden Miracle Against Powdery Mildew

    Critters such as squirrels love digging up freshly planted bulbs. Spread a layer of mulch to hide your bulb holes. If that doesn't help, weigh down a piece of mesh or chicken wire over the soil to keep critters from digging. It should be safe to remove the protective mesh or wire after the bulbs start to sprout out of the ground.

    Dry out banana peels, break them apart, and bury them around your roses to make them bloom like crazy. photo credit mugur


    angel white lilac, beautiful.

    In a whole bed of white tulips one red petal ~

    Polyanthus 'Gold Laced'

    Early spring flowers. Other than mis-naming muscari, it's a good list.

    Plant these

    Lily-of-the-Valley-best in smell and coverage-Don't let this little beauty fool you -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots

    Black Cat Petunia ...for your morbidly beautiful goth garden

    white peonies

    marsala peonies. Oh hello! Really want!

    Bunny tails - ornamental grass ... Oh, how my mom used to LOVE these! ♥

    I so need this.

    In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae.