Can You Grow Black-Eyed Susan From Cuttings? (Maybe. Try This Instead)

Can You Grow Black-Eyed Susan From Cuttings? (Maybe. Try This Instead)

If you’re looking for an easy way to propagate black-eyed Susan plants, you may be tempted to take cuttings from your existing plants. While this can be done, it’s not always successful. A better option is to grow new black-eyed Susan plants from seed. Fortunately, starting from seeds will open the doors to far more…

Growing Black-Eyed Susan In Pots And Planters: A Complete Guide

Growing Black-Eyed Susan In Pots And Planters: A Complete Guide

Growing black-eyed Susan in a planter, flower pot, or other container isn’t very common, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done.  Black-eyed Susan can easily grow in containers if planted in rich, well-draining soil with regular water. Smaller varieties will perform the best, but all types will need full sun. Starting with transplants will…

14 Awesome Reasons To Plant Nasturtiums In Your Garden This Year

14 Awesome Reasons To Plant Nasturtiums In Your Garden This Year

One of my go-to gardening practices is mixing a variety of flowers and vegetables in one garden bed. It’s called companion planting, and one of the top flowers to use for this is the nasturtium. These bright and colorful flowers are effortless to grow and make excellent companions throughout the garden. Nasturtiums are excellent companion…

14 Best Companion Plants For Nasturtiums: Flower, Veg, And Herb

14 Best Companion Plants For Nasturtiums: Flower, Veg, And Herb

While nasturtiums won’t ever harm their garden-mates, the benefits of these plants are well-suited for specific herbs and veggies in your garden. From their ability to repel certain pests to their weed-suppressing leaf canopy, nasturtiums earn a spot in any garden or container. I’ve experimented with companion planting nasturtiums throughout my garden over the years…

6 Reasons Your Garden Needs Marigolds (The Ultimate Companion Plant)

6 Reasons Your Garden Needs Marigolds (The Ultimate Companion Plant)

Marigolds are beautiful flowers with many benefits. Therefore, planting them in your garden is ideal and even encouraged for the most abundant plant growth. So why should you plant them in your garden? You should plant marigolds in your garden because they’re low-maintenance, all-purpose flowers with many benefits. Marigolds attract beneficial insects that repel pests,…

What’s Wrong With Your Black-Eyed Susans? (Keep Your Plant Healthy)

What’s Wrong With Your Black-Eyed Susans? (Keep Your Plant Healthy)

If your black-eyed Susans have discolored leaves, signs of mildew, or black spots, determining what is wrong with them sooner than later can help you save your plants.  When determining what is wrong with your black-eyed Susans, identifying the symptoms and the root cause of the issue is critical. Most problems with these flowers, such…