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from The Family Handyman

Tips for Moving Heavy Potted Plants

Big outdoor planters are a great way to display flowers, but moving them is backbreaking. Here's a simple way to cut the weight in half, with packing peanuts and improve drainage at the same time.

Veronica - so many different uses in the landscape. At home in the rock garden, between flagstones in the patio or as a slow growing but long-lived ground cover in the xeric garden, this little plant always looks good. The tiny dark green leaves disguise it, looking like another creeping thyme; but when it comes into bloom, it's covered with hundreds of small azure blue flowers.

from Better Homes and Gardens

Tips for Planting Your Favorite Bulbs

15 Tips for Planting Your Favorite Bulbs Fill your garden with beautiful bulbs that bloom in spring, summer, and fall. Use these tips to ensure success.