Why You Should Build a Home Compost Bin

Reducing waste that ends up in landfills and waterways is not the only reason to build a home compost bin. Many environmental protection agencies reckon that not enough people are composting their garden waste. This is a shame because changing…

Alpine Campanula 

  Campanula, also known as bellflower, is a huge genera with over 300 species. The tall perennial species, such as C. persicifolia and C. lactiflora, are usually grown in herbaceous and mixed borders. Alpine campanula are the lower growing species…

Growing Garden Herbs

Growing Garden Herbs

Growing garden herbs has become very popular. And it’s not hard to see why. Herbs take up very little space and are very versatile plants. You don’t need to grow your herbs in a special herb garden, or area set…

Alstroemeria cut flower and border plant

Alstroemeria Ligtu Hybrids

Alstromeria, also know as the Peruvian Lily, originally comes from South America. Species alstroemeria are found throughout Chile and in Brazil. Taller alstroemeria cultivars make excellent garden plants for display and cutting. the flowers look exotic but given the right…