Here at Trees.com, we're all about finding ways to help your garden grow. That's why we're seeking green thumbs to help us prove the theory that plants grow better when people talk to them, as two-thirds of tree-talkers believe.
The surge in buying plants during pandemic lockdowns was well-documented since, for many of us, our trees and houseplants became constant companions and sources of comfort during a difficult time. Here at Trees.com, we want to find out how many recent and lifelong plant-owners share our tendency for chatting with the greenery. Could talking with your plants even help them grow stronger?
82% of Americans plan to buy at least one pumpkin this fall
As plant-keeping booms during pandemic, 88% of Americans say the hobby has improved their mental health
From baking bread to putting together puzzles to learning TikTok dances, Americans found many hobbies to keep themselves sane and occupied during the COVID-19 pandemic. Another popular past-time that emerged is plant-keeping. According to a new survey of 1,000 Americans ages 18 to 54 and older, conducted by Trees.com in partnership with online survey platform Pollfish, two-thirds of Americans used this time to try out their green thumbs and spruce up their homes and gardens with plants.
Orchids are common houseplants because they are beautiful and usually fairly inexpensive. People typically buy orchids while they are flowering, and when you take them home, their stunning blooms can last many weeks or even months.
If you're looking for a way to prevent weeds from spoiling the look of your garden without using harsh chemicals, then landscape fabric could be the solution. Here we find out all about landscape fabric and how to use it effectively.
If you’re keen to recycle and help out the environment by repurposing your old belongings that no longer have any use, then you might be interested in learning about the many ways you can re-use old tires to help decorate, your garden. This is a fun and thrifty craft that you can complete by yourself or engage in with children. It gets the creative juices flowing and also gives you an excuse to spend more time outside with loved ones.
There was a time when there was a very limited choice when it came to backyard ponds, but nowadays, there are so many options for creating a pond or water feature in your garden that you can be sure there is a style and maintenance type that will suit anyone.
Searching through gardening websites can be useful if you are looking for a specific product, or you want to know you are getting the best possible deal. However, there are such a huge amount of online gardening stores in existence now, and it can be tricky to know which are reputable and which are worth your time browsing through. To save you time, here is a list of some of the best online gardening stores operating today.
If you're looking for an alternative to a solid fence or wall around the boundary of your property, then lattice panels could be a good option. These have the advantage of being less expensive than most fence or brick options, and because they are not solidly constructed, they allow light through their gaps and enable you to see through to the spaces beyond. If this sounds like something that could work in your situation, consider these following lattice fence ideas to help rouse your imagination.
Shade-loving plants are great for brightening up dark corners of the garden where most plants will not grow. They also make great ground cover underneath trees or space-fillers in between larger shrubs and plants. This list includes some of the best plants for shady spots.
If you want to create a garden oasis that is based on an oriental style, you will need to carefully select plants that are indicative of Japanese culture and history. Fortunately, many plants that are native to Japan thrive in North American and European climates, so they can be easily incorporated into home gardens. For some of the best plants to give your garden a Japanese style, consider these options: