Your Guide to Low-Maintenance Landscape Planning

A collection of low maintenance shrubs on hilly lawn.

Do you want to lower the maintenance and effort that you need to expend on your yard or garden to make it presentable? Are you sick of mowing the grass and trimming the shrubs? If so, our guide is for you. Get our 10 tips on planning your landscaping to avoid as much maintenance as possible.

Growing Delicately Blooming Lilacs

Growing Delicately Blooming Lilacs | GardenersPath.com

Have you always wondered how to grow this beautiful looking and brilliantly smelling flowering bush? If so, check out our guide and find out what you need to know. Fill your neighborhood with the sweet smell of lilacs now.

Fun With Dandelions: Food and Medicine

Dandelion flowers, leaves, and even the roots can be used for food and to create herbal remedies. | Gardener's Path

Although most folks dismiss it as a weed, dandelions are some of the tastiest and nutritious herbs growing wild. Super simple to collect and use, this common legume has many medicinal uses and has been used historically to cure and treat all sorts of ailments. Find out more now!

How to Prune Blooming Plants in Spring

How to Prune Blooming Plants in Spring | Gardenerspath.com

Do you want a showy spring time bloom for your flowering trees and shrubs? Check out our guide and learn the ins and outs of trimming up your woody plants to maximize their flowering performance.

Combating Cold Season Naturally

A woman uses a towel and a boil of steaming water to fight a cold.d

Do you have a stuffy nose blues but don’t want to take over-the-counter-medication that may fog up your head? If so, check our our guide on clearing up your sinus and nasal issues with natural home remedies.

A Gardener’s Notes: Making Peace With Boulders

Using the Natural Enviroment In Landscaping | GardenersPath.com

Do you have a bunch of rocks in the soil in your yard that you don’t know what to do with? Make peace with what nature has provided and incorporate them into your landscape. Read on for one gardener’s view of the situation.

Fancy Tropical Herbs for Your Garden

Fancy Tropical Herbs for Your Garden | GardnersPath.com

Do you like the exotic taste of lemon grass and ginger infused dishes? If so, then grow your own! Read our guide to find out how simple it really is.

Reinventing the Cottage Garden to Fit Today’s Busy Lifestyle

Reinventing the Cottage Garden With Todays Busy Lifestyle | GardenersPath.com

A beautiful cottage garden will take you back in time – but you don’t need to put in hours of work to grow your own. Bring fragrance and color while you learn how to plant to avoid weeding, and to keep your plants going year after year. Learn how here on Gardener’s Path. Read more now.

Grow Colorful, Fragrant Honeysuckle

Orange Red Trumpet Honey Suckle with Humming Bird | GardenersPath.com

Curtains of color and fragrance, exuberant Honeysuckle gives a lavish display of delicate blooms on a tough, trouble-free climber. The vines climb by twining and winding their stems around branches of other plants or supports, such as twine or rope, wire fencing of a trellis. Clustered blooms are 4-5cm long in beautiful shades of red, …

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Winter Bird Feeders Entertain as Well as Nourish

Winter Bird Feeders Entertain as Well as Nourish | Gardenerspath.com

One of my favorite things to do during the winter is to put food out for the birds. Not only does this activity nourish the birds during the hardest time of the year, but I find it immensely entertaining to watch who comes in for dinner. For several years, I served as one of Cornell …

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Best Non-Invasive Flowering Vines to Grow in the North

Mulit-color Clematis | GardenersPath.com

Vines can make an excellent choice if you are looking for plants to grow on your property. They can enhance a property’s aesthetic beauty, add privacy, soften hard edges, and benefit the environment. Vines are generally low maintenance and can be easily trained to grow on gazebos, trellises, and arbors. Growing vines in the northern …

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Native Vines for Your Landscape

Red trumpet creeper vines climbing a wall.

Vines are handy for trellis or lattice arbors, to trace up trees, or to decorate a mailbox. For many, the thought of planting a native vine in their landscape or garden is preferential due to their easy maintenance. If you are considering a native vine, then these profiles should give you a few choices to …

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Winter Blooms for Your Garden

Purple Crocus | GardenersPath.com

Gardeners in temperate areas either endure winter, or defy it. Those who endure it are sustained by color catalogs from seed, bulb, and plant nurseries; those who defy it resort to greenhouses or windowsills crowded with amaryllis, forced bulbs, and foliage plants. For those of us in hibernal denial, however, there’s another outlet: find plants …

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Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs| Foodal.com

It was brought home to me one afternoon as I looked out my bedroom window to see if I could find any flower buds on my Magnolia campbellii that bloomed so heavily last year. I saw no newer buds but I did notice some of my other plants were taking up much more space than …

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My Thoughts on Weed Removal

My Thoughts on Weed Removal | GardenersPath.com

Weeds are a really challenging problem. I spend considerable time pulling them, digging, them, and sorting them. Generally speaking, the broadest definition of a weed is something that’s growing someplace where you don’t want it. You can recognize this type of plant after you pull it because it often either won’t come out without major …

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How to Grow Vegetables in Containers

Growing Vegetables in Containers | GardenersPath.com

Don’t have enough space for a full-sized vegetable patch? You can still enjoy homegrown produce by growing a garden in containers, on your patio or balcony.