Category: Flower Gardening

May Garden Calendar

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Wow… May already. Where did the time go? The gardening calendar for May provides a list of recommended food growing tips and gardening chores.
As I mentioned in the last calendar update, April and May, about growing organic food, more people garden in April and May than any other time of the year.

April Gardening Calendar

The gardening calendar for April provides a list of recommended food growing tips and <sigh>gardening chores. If you haven’t started your organic gardening adventure yet, it is HIGH time! April is a wonderful time for growing organic food. More people…

Flower Planting Schedule

Planting Flower Seeds Recommended Not Recommended This table lists the recommended times to sow flower seeds for typical Zones 8-9. If you are in zone 7, for instance, go back a month, zone 6, a month and a half. If…

Harvesting and Drying Sunflowers

There’s more to harvesting and drying sunflowers than many professional growers realize How soon you decide to harvest them will depend largely on energy costs, temperatures, and whether you prefer them to dry naturally

Storage Tips For Sunflowers

The manner in which you store your sunflowers can play an important role in the preservation of your seeds (as well as the ease with which they’re unloaded) For example, if there is excess moisture during storage, it’s possible for the moisture to freeze the seeds, causing breakage

Advice On Growing Your Own Sunflowers

Few things bring to mind an American Fall season quite like Sunflowers…well, maybe pumpkins, but we’re going with Sunflowers on this one. A native plant to America, the Sunflower (Helianthus annus) is an annually blooming plant and can grow to…

Creating a Beautiful Perennial Border

<div style=”float:left; margin:0 15px 10px 0″><img src=”http://www.gardensimply.com/graphics/1437.jpg” width=”235″ height=”166″></div> By Guest Author: Peter Gordon These are the steps I take in preparing and creating a genuine herbaceous border that is purely dedicated to herbaceous plants and does not include the…

Taking Care Of Your Holiday Flowers

Christmas nowadays is celebrated as early as November right after the celebration of Halloween. For a holiday that speaks of good tidings and cheer, people get excited and get caught up to boast their own Christmas spirits and cheerfulness through…