Companion planting is a powerful, organic gardening technique that maximizes the natural benefits plants provide each other. By strategically selecting and positioning plants, you can create a flourishing, harmonious garden that promotes growth, deters pests, and conserves resources. In this extensive guide, we’ll delve into the principles of companion planting, share valuable tips, and answer some of the most common questions about popular companion pairs.
If your garden is in need of a burst of color, then tulips might be the perfect solution. These vibrant flowers are relatively easy to grow, making them a great choice for novice gardeners. Tulips come in a wide variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, so you can find the perfect variety for your garden. Here is what you need to know about growing tulips in your garden.
Helianthus annuus, also known as sunflowers, brighten any size garden with their large daisy-like flowers in shades of yellow, orange, red and bronze. Tall varieties of this easy-care annual are usually used for back-of-the-border plants, cutting gardens and food for wildlife. Shorter varieties make colorful additions to traditional cottage gardens and any container. Sunflowers are an easy plant to start from seed, germinating quickly under the right conditions and growing rapidly.
So, if you found us, you have one big thought on your mind…how do I grow the sunflower plant? This garden guide page will give you all the information you need for planting and growing sunflowers. Below is an overview of all the steps you need to get growing. If you like pretty pictures and visuals, see our All About Sunflowers page.