Plant cuttings in winter

Plant cuttings in winter

There are many plants that can be propagated during winter. We often take cuttings during winter …

Best time of year to plant a garden

Best time of year to plant a garden

Curious what is the best time of year to plant or create a garden? That’s ok your not alone. Most …

Our income on 1.25 acres of land

Our income on 1.25 acres of land

As followers of our blog know we make our money growing plants. We have a wholesale plant. …

5 Common plant cutting questions

5 Common plant cutting questions

The 5 most common plant cutting questions we get asked Petra and I have been working together in …

12 Ground cover plant ideas

12 Ground cover plant ideas

Every garden should incorporate ground covering plants! They form a living mulch (thus …

Make money growing plants

Make money growing plants

Whenever we tell people what we do for a living they always ask:“Can you make money growing …

Container plants for full sun

Container plants for full sun

When it comes to Container plants for full sun I like to select plants that provide multiple. …

21 Shade Plants

21 Shade Plants

Almost every garden has a spot that is always in shade. Quite often people don’t know what to …

3 Easiest aquarium plants

3 Easiest aquarium plants

3 Easiest aquarium plants you can grow These 3 plants are the simplest, easiest aquarium plants …

3 easy pond plants

3 easy pond plants

3 easy pond plants that look great and serve a purpose Some of you will already know that over& …

What do you need to start your own plant nursery?

What do you need to start your own plant nursery?

This is a list of things that you will need to be able to start your own plant nursery. We… …

4 fun plants for kids to grow in Spring

4 fun plants for kids to grow in Spring

Want to get your kids outside more?  Are you interested in teaching them where food comes …

10 Best beginner topiary plants

10 Best beginner topiary plants

Topiary is the art of shaping plants. For beginners like us, we try and keep the shapes simple. …

8 great plants for a low hedge

8 great plants for a low hedge

These are some of the best plant choices for creating a small hedge. Keeping in mind we live in …

5 Best deciduous trees for summer shade

5 Best deciduous trees for summer shade

People often ask us what is the best trees to provide shade during the warmer months, while …

Best Plants for Privacy

Best Plants for Privacy

When it comes to plants for privacy, it’s my view that the plant needs to be evergreen, …

Patio Aquaponics System

Patio Aquaponics System

Do it yourself-Patio Aquaponic System This is an article about our patio aquaponic system. We are …

How to make an aquarium with live plants

How to make an aquarium with live plants

How to make an aquarium with live plants (for beginners) A few years ago our son decided he …

Grey Water Wetland

Grey Water Wetland

Why create a grey water wetland? How do they Work? There are many reasons to create a grey water …

Garden Stream

Garden Stream

Why we added a DIY garden stream and the benefits that come with it. We added a DIY garden stream …

Wildlife Pond

Wildlife Pond

What is a wildlife pond? Why build one? A Wildlife pond is just a body of water for the main …