Pinterest

Explore these ideas and more!

Kissafellow

Kissafellow

gets rid of weeds

1 Simple Thing that Gets Rid of Dandelions & Weeds for Good. It’s called Bayer Advanced, it kills hundreds of types of weeds without hurting your grass. It’s in a blue bottle, and we just grab it whenever we go to Home Depot.

13 Plants That Give You Bang for Your Buck  Perennials  Maiden Grass   "This grass forms a light, airy four-foot-tall mound and grows really well in otherwise tough and dry sites.

13 Plants That Give You Bang for Your Buck

Miscanthus grass picture - also known as Maiden grass - 13 Plants That Give You Bang for Your Buck Perennials Maiden Grass "This grass forms a light, airy four-foot-tall mound and grows really well in otherwise tough and dry sites.

5 Plants That Naturally Repel Pests Warm summer nights will be quickly upon us, and if you are like most people, you don’t want to share your patio with pests. Flies, mosquitoes, and other common p…

5 Plants That Naturally Repel Pests Warm summer nights will be quickly upon us, and if you are like most people, you don’t want to share your patio with pests. Flies, mosquitoes, and other common p…

Agapanthus

Show Stopper in the Garden! Agapanthus requires full sun and a fertile soil which should be moist rather than dry, but not boggy.

Peppermint Twist: perennial. USDA hardiness zones 6-10 winter hardy in ground. Spacing: plant 2'-3' apart. Full sun to partial shade. Keep soil moist during first year. Blooms: late summer to fall of 2nd growing season & every year thereafter. Mature Height & Spread: 2'H to 3'H with a 2'W-3'W spread within 2 years. Winterize: in zones 6-10, apply heavy layer of mulch over root area, remove in spring; prune foliage to 2" above soil. Drought Tolerant: yes, once established. Heat Tolerant: no.

Peppermint Twist Ornamental grass- Easy to grow and even able to withstand Southern droughts and heat, these puffs blend pink and white for a billowy, beautiful look.

Purple smoke bush (cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple') - full sun, drought tolerant, small plumes of flowers in the summer

Common Names: Purple smoke bush, smokebush, smoketree, purple smoke tree. Zones Size & Shape: Purple smoke bush grows to a size of tall and wide. It is irregular to rounded. Exposure: Grow purple smoke bush in full sun.

Turn to this roundup for a low-maintenance garden filled with flowers that grow best in the shade. These perennials are easy to care for, because they come back year after year, plus they can work in places in your yard that don’t receive a lot of sunlight.

Our Favorite Shade Garden Perennials

lungwort (Pulmonaria) variegated foliage looks great all season long, but is an especially nice accent to the clusters of pink, white, or blue flowers in spring. Lungwort grows best in Zones and reaches 1 foot tall.

Shade garden: Bethlehem sage/lungwort,

source Today’s flower of the day is Lungwort or Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash. Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash sounds like a nicer name for th.

Cornmeal - Natural Weed Killer - 9 Ways to a No-Weeds Garden - Bob Vila

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds (Without Harming Mother Earth): Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed fro

Dividing Hostas Like A Pro - How & When To Divide Your Hosta Plants

Dividing Hostas Like A Pro - How & When To Divide Your Hosta Plants, I love my hostas and re split them most springs, this is a great way to make new strong plants for friends and to swap.

Mosquito Repellant Plants for the patio.... bug off!!! by DeniseGaia

~I especially want to try the Monarda Citriodora. Attracts butterflies and humming birds but repels mosquitoes? Oh and always lavender is awesome~

Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie.

Walkers Low times more effective in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent

Kochia Scoparia Grass. Hardy and drought-tolerant...beautiful!

Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. It’s a a hardy and drought-tolerant foliage plant that germinates super fast. They start out green but turn a pretty red color once it starts to get colder.