Free Garden Plan with Red Roses – Miracle on the Hudson Rose

At my current house, I am planning to create 2 climbing rose garden areas. In my front yard, I am focusing on the pastel pinks, blues, white, etc., but in the back, I want a warmer, more typically primary-colorperennial and rose garden. I’ll plant red Altissimo climbing roses and yellow Golden Showers roses, and I’ll…

Altissimo Is A Vigorous, Stately and Regal, Red Climbing Rose

  Altissimo is a rich, velvety red single rose with a golden yellow center. Altissimo has wiced thorns, and it doesn’t grow as an arching and suppple climber. Rather, it has thick, stiff canes that lend themselves more to pillars. This is a disease-resistant rose, and it tolerates a bit of shade. “Presenting a sumptuous…

Free Garden Plans and Plants for Shady Places

I have recently moved to the Ozark Mountains, and a massive number of rocks and large stones in the soil  make gardening almost impossible. A Waterfall in the Ozarks ©Jacki Kellum 2018 Don’t get me wrong, the Ozarks  Mountain Region is the land of waterfalls, and if you can dig a trench into your lawn,…

Free Garden Plans & Companion Plants for Japanese Maples & Azaleas

I have a small yard, and much of it is shady. I have discovered that Japanese Maples perform well in partial shade, and I have bought several 4′ Japanese Red Maples to set out. Japanese Maples Are Perfect for Small Gardens – They Even Grow in Partial Shade – What is the Difference between Bloodgood and…

Free Plan for a Small, Colorful, and Easy Vegetable or Kichen Garden

Check out this free Better Homes and Garden Plan for a Small Vegetable Garden. The garden is about 8′ x 12′ Typical of an older-styled kitchen garden, flowers are planted amidst the vegetables. I especially like that this plan is incorporating sunflowers. One of my main purposes in gardening is to provide subject matter for my paintings,…