Native Plant - I suppose it's a good thing that I like wild flowers because most of the natives tend to be prairie wildflowers, direct sun and able to withstand drought. This flower (Oxeye Heliopsis helianthoides) is more appealing to me than are most heliopsis; its less "bunchy" and seems to grow in smaller (and taller) clusters.
The latest craze in the green gardening market is the self-watering barrel garden. Barrel gardens are easy to make and efficient to use. A drum can hold up to 72 plants, allowing for more food to be harvested at a one time
Garden Tower Project The Homestead Survival vertical planter with a worm tower in the center really works. You add kitchen scraps into the center tower which creates a compost tea that drips out the bottom which you add back into the plants. Each hole can
How to Make A Terra Cotta Pot Flower Tower (or Crooked Tower) with Annuals - Perfect for limited spaces - an apartment or condo; home w/ small or no yard; deck, patio, porch or outside front door. Works well with fragrant herbs or a mix of flowers herbs.
Bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis) is native to woodlands and a shade loving perennial. The name bleeding heart describes the unique flowers, which resemble tiny pink or white hearts with drops of blood at the bottom.
Tower of Flowers or Tiered Front Porch Fairy Garden