Gardeners Tips


Information and Wisdom for Gardeners with Tips and Pictures. There are now around 950 pages of tips and hints on plants and gardening. All the information is based on the author’s experience, teaching gardening and particularly growing the plants in an urban garden in the North of England. Additional material includes photographs and posts from the author’s son based in Oxford where he spent sometime working in college gardens.

Posts by Gardeners Tips:

Growing Wishbone Flower

While you may have not heard of this annual by this name, you may be more familiar with Torenia.  This annual is a compact, well branched Read more..

How to Grow Moss Verbena

If you are looking for a colorful ground cover that reaches a foot at maturity then the moss verbena is the answer.  If you live in USDA Read more..

How to Grow a Strawberry Tree

The strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo ) is a native of Southern Europe, Asia Minor, and South West Ireland.  It is generally a shrub or small Read more..

Guide to Growing Satin Grass

Satin Grass (Sisyrinchium striatum) is from Chile and Argentine.  It is also called Spring Bell or Yellow-eyed grass. This perennial is an Read more..

Tips for Growing Lavender Cotton

Lavender Cotton (Santolina chamaecyparissus) is native to Western and Central Mediterranean. It is also known as Gray Santolina, Holy Herb, Read more..

How to Grow Salvia

Salvia (Salvia splendens) is also known as Scarlett Sage. This plant has green leaves and striking red flowers on tall stalks.  Salvia is Read more..

Guide to Growing Statice

Statice (Limonium sinuatum) is also called sea lavender.  It is native in the eastern and southern Mediterranean regions.  While Read more..

How to Grow Strawberry Geranium

Strawberry geranium (Saxifraga stolonifera) is also called Mother of Thousands.  Like its common name, strawberry geraniums put out thin Read more..

Tips for Growing Roseroot

You may have not heard about roseroot since it is typically seen in European countries but a recent study of this plant showed that it Read more..

Pests of Parsley and How to Organically Treat Them

While parsley normally does not have a problem with pests, there are times that pests seem to feed on your parsley.  There are three minor Read more..
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