Monthly Archives : September 2011

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Toxic Plant List for Your Pond

I’ve talked about edible pond plants and versatile pond plants that can be used in both the pond and landscape, but did you know that many common garden and water garden plants are toxic?
There are many commonly used plant species that can […]

No Comments / 2489 View / September 23, 2011


Sandy and Rocky Garden Soil Solution

If you are experiencing sandy or rocky soil you may be losing valuable nutrients that would otherwise be available to your plants through excess leaching.
Because of the high water filtration rates in sandy as well as rocky soils, these soils […]

No Comments / 298 View / September 10, 2011


Nancy Jane’s Stacking Planters for Small Space Gardens

I previewed “Nancy Jane’s  Stackable Planters” at the Independent Garden Center  show in 2009 and shot a preview video.
Nancy’s stackable planter design is ideal for small space gardens and a godsend for urban gardeners.
Self-watering plastic stackable planters evenly distribute moisture […]

No Comments / 376 View / September 8, 2011


Versatile Plants for Your Garden Bed and Water Garden!

Did you know that some of the most common water garden plants can be used in your garden bed  and some of your favorite garden plants can be used in your water garden?
Here are a few of my favorite versatile plants that […]

1 Comment / 575 View / September 4, 2011


How To Improve Clay Soil

With the exception of coastal areas or the southwestern desert, most people who live in North America have to deal with clay in their soils.
Clay has a tendency to become compacted, reduce water infiltration rates and lock up key nutrients […]

1 Comment / 141 View / September 2, 2011

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