"I wish I had known this when I first started gardening. SOAKER HOSES!!!!! I now have them. But,when I was new to the world of gardening, I didn't even think to put them in. So, start with them before you put your perennial's in. Good…"
I just bought a pre-planned perennial flower garden for the first time for my new flower bed. I'm out in Southern California, zone 9 near the beach where we get mild winters and summers. It doesn't get hotter than 85 degrees here in the summer (we do not have AC in the house). Most of the flowers are zone 3-9 or zone 3-8. Do you all think they will grow? The flower bed is on the north side of the house and gets partial sun/shade and we have a drip sprinkler system. Thanks for your help!
" I had over 40 active beneficial insect nests in an ordinary block of wood, last year. However, a woodpecker thought these wood make a delightful meal for himself, and his friends!...and ate them all. THIS year (2015), I am…"
"Its latest activity that is too limiting. I just added a fountain last year for my birthday and the grandkids love to play in it. Other than that, the deck is so surrounded by pots theres just enough room for chairs and a small table. I also want to…"
"Probably going to invest in a greenhouse heater and drip line for the fuchsias this year though my handy man had to move to Canada to find enough work! So i have the teenagers to install stuff. They need the money but have no expertise. We will see…"