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Planting Bulbs

Posted by Avant Garden Decor on Oct 12th 2017

Planting Bulbs
With fall soon approaching, it’s actually time for gardeners to Think Spring! Why think of spring now, you may ask? Because as summer fades, fall is the time to plant your bulbs.Let’s start with the very basics. What’s a bulb? A bulb is an underground stem, enclosed with scale-like leaves, containing stored food for the shoots within. The scales are held together by hardened stem tissue. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinth, and lilies are true bulbs. Crocus, usually thought of as a bulb, is actually a
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Spring Bulbs vs Summer Bulbs

Posted by Avant Garden Decor on Oct 12th 2017

Spring Bulbs vs Summer Bulbs
Bulbs generally fall into two main categories – spring flowering bulbs and summer flowering bulbs.Spring flowering bulbs are hardy bulbs and often serve as a first sign of spring when they bloom. They are planted before fall’s first frost and are able to withstand the cold winter months. Most spring flowering bulbs, like daffodils, are able to flower year after year without being replanted. Summer flowering bulbs are planted after the season’s last frost because they are not able to survive cold
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Top 10 Indoor Plants

Posted by Avant Garden Decor on Oct 12th 2017

Top 10 Indoor Plants
If you love your foliage and are stuck inside because of the cold, don’t worry, you can still have your plants and grow them too!Here is a list of the top 10 indoor plants to help you get through the cold winter months. 1. Peace lily – This is a great indoor plant that is small enough to be placed on your table top or anywhere you like. It has long stems and elegant white flowers, perfect for any décor!2. Philodendron – If you’re thumb isn’t the greenest, this average sized plant is perfect fo
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All About Container Gardening

Posted by Avant Garden Decor on Oct 12th 2017

All About Container Gardening
What’s the best thing about gardening using containers? The answer? Anybody can do it!Beginner or advanced gardener. Homeowner or renter. Large yard. Small yard. No yard. Deck, patio, porch, front steps, balcony, roof…window boxes. Grow flowers, foliage, vegetables and herbs for display and decoration, fragrance and recipe ingredients. Whoever you are, wherever you live, whatever you want to grow…the opportunities for container gardening are limitless.Container planters, available in a wide vari
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Seed Starting

Posted by Avant Garden Decor on Oct 12th 2017

Seed Starting
Seeds are nature’s way of reproducing plant life. But we can also grow plants deliberately from garden seeds ourselves, either directly in the ground, or in containers where we tend the growing seedlings until they are strong enough for us to plant them outside. Most of us plant garden seeds that are produced commercially.What Garden Seeds to Plant at HomeThere are probably millions of garden seeds on the market that you can plant in your garden. In fact, the choice for someone who has never pla
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