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Planning the perfect greenhouse for your home or garden is easy with the help of Arcadia GlassHouse. The horticulture experts at Arcadia have created a planning guide to direct you in selecting and designing your new greenhouse. This comprehensive FREE download walks you through each step of the way from site selection, architectural design elements, to maximizing the growing space within your greenhouse.
Clematis expert Dan Long, owner of Brushwood Nursery, takes the worry out of pruning clematis vines in his first free download. Dan provides step-by–step instructions for pruning clematis from the spring bloomers to fall blooming varieties as well as herbaceous clematis. Dan also shares stunning photos of his favorite clematis; soon to be your favorites, too!
Want to Have a Chemical Free Lawn? Since 1929 The Espoma Company has been the pioneer in natural gardening solutions. While much has changed throughout the years, the core philosophy that has guided four generations of family ownership has remained the same – develop the highest quality, most effective natural and organic gardening products possible. Learn how to make your lawn pet and kid friendly with this FREE download from Espoma! Espoma products work in harmony with nature to grow beautiful lawns & gardens.
Roses add color to your yard and beauty to your life. There are so many options when it comes to roses, everyone can find one that will fit into their landscape and lifestyle. This FREE download from Witherspoon Rose Culture teaches you how to get started growing this wonderful plant.
Though many of us have put our outdoor gardens to bed for the winter, we still have that urge to feel our hands in the dirt and to feel surrounded by growing plants. So the editors of Horticulture have pulled together some of our favorite features and columns to create this mini-issue themed specifically around winter gardening.
- You have a worn and weedy lawn that needs extra attention
- You want to put in a new lawn
In this free, easy-to-download PDF, you will a get a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to sowing seed to create a well-established lawn before winter. Learn how to remove old sod; amend the soil; make the seedbed; sow the seed; and mulch, water and care for your new lawn.
- You want to grow plants that are native to temperate regions
- You want to start seeds of perennials, or fall-ripening trees or shrubs
In this free, easy-to-download PDF, you will a get a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to sowing seeds that require a moist, cold period before sprouting. Learn how to sow the seeds; locate the seeds in a proper setting; care for the seedlings during germination; thin or transplant the seedlings; and plant the seedlings in the garden.