I find very few things more satisfying than rolling up my sleeves in the backyard and tending to my bulbs and perennials. When I’ve got my nose out of the garden, you can usually find me skimming through my favorite gardening blogs, looking for fresh ideas. Here’s a list of some of my favorites.
So what makes a good border these days? A thought that dogged me on my recent visit to gardens predominantly in Cheshire. And what do we mean by the border? Is a good border classed as a typical herbaceous border as seen at Arley Hall or has that doyenne of the Victorian grand garden lost its…
The Guardian’s blog on gardening and gardens
For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness.
4. Out of my shed
These delicate violas are from viola specialist Wildegoose Nursery (Viola cornuta ‘Winona Cawthorne’ I think) and as well as being edible, they have a delicious honey scent. And planted alongside are some wonderfully textured mustard leaves. Red Frills, Golden Streaks, Green in Snow and Giant Red are all in the mix. Dead-heading keeps the violas constantly flowering, although I might have to replace some of the mustard leaves soonish, which are just about going to seed.
Urban Organic Gardener
Urban-style organic gardening blog about growing your own food with limited space and creative resources.
Big Blog Of Gardening
Organic gardening, organic lawn care. Delicious vegetables and fruit, beautiful flowers, and a green lawn without chemicals.
Cold Climate Gardening
I’m so glad to have you visit! If you are looking for help gardening in a challenging cold or short-season climate, you’ve come to the right place! Gardeni
A Gardener’s Wardrobe
Understanding Symbolism in a Japanese Garden.
Growing Cucumbers On A Trellis: How To Grow Cucumbers Vertically
Growing cucumbers on a trellis is easy, looks awesome, and has many benefits. Learn how to grow cucumbers vertically, and get tons of cucumber care tips.
11. DIY Garden
12. The Citrus Guy
“The Citrus Guy” is an expert in the cultivation of Citrus from Lowcountry who currently has over 55 different varieties in his yard. He declares himself as an Exotic Tropical Fruit buff, growing things many people have never heard of. But don’t be fooled, he is well versed in all other kinds of fruit as well.
13. My Garden Post
My Garden School is a Learning With Experts School, an online course provider for flexible learning. Their blog is a mixture of fun and interesting facts about gardening, interviews, and useful tips about gardening.
This blog is dedicated to all things related to vegetable gardening.
16. Heirloom Bay
In growing and selling organic, heirloom seeds, Heirloom Bay does its part in preserving what’s left of the natural, nutritional diversity that our grandparents once enjoyed.
HLB supports the Library of Life (the LOL), a fiscally-sponsored nonprofit that hosts free plant swaps at public libraries all over the country. In addition to volunteering for and donating to the LOL, Heirloom Bay returns 10% of each purchase to its customers in the form of $calechange.
A blog full of laid-back composting advice written in fun and easy-to-read posts. Learn backyard composting tips and tricks to turn your garbage into a dark crumbly soil amendment.