How To Care For Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

How To Care For Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

Fiddle leaf figs are the darlings of the design world and for good reason! Their large, architectural leaves make a dramatic statement, offering a modern accent to homes and offices. While the ­fig may have the reputation of being a bit of a prima donna, if you follow some basic guidelines, you and your fi­g can have a long and productive relationship.

Flowers to Enhance Your Vegetable Garden

Flowers to Enhance Your Vegetable Garden

Flowers add both beauty and functionality to your garden. They provide interesting colors, scents, and textures to the landscape and allow you to create beautiful homegrown bouquets all summer long.But flower power doesn’t stop there! Flowering plants attract pollinators and beneficial insects that help your fruits and vegetables develop robust harvests, and they increase the ecological biodiversity of your neighborhood.

How to Plant a Tomato

How to Plant a Tomato

Tomato season is upon us and after deciding which tomatoes to grow, they need to be planted! For this project, we chose a Brandywine heirloom tomato to plant into a container, but the steps also work for planting tomatoes into a garden bed.

Which Tomato Should I Grow?

Which Tomato Should I Grow?

We've boiled down the tomato decision process in this infographic to help you pick the tomatoes that are right for you. We'd love to know what you're planting! Comment on this post or share on social media using the hashtag #heyswansons

The Root Of Everything: Soils, Amendments & Mulches

The Root Of Everything: Soils, Amendments & Mulches

Soil really is at the root of everything in the garden. Without healthy soil, plants will not thrive. Period. Whether you are planting in containers or directly into the garden, the use of specific soils, amendments, and mulches will have immediate and lasting benefits! Here are a few of our favorite soils, amendments, and mulches, plus how and when to use them.

The Four-Season Fragrance Garden: Spring & Summer

The Four-Season Fragrance Garden: Spring & Summer

We all know that roses and lilies smell amazing, but here is a collection of annuals, perennials, and shrubs you may not be as familiar with and which will bring unique and evocative fragrances to your garden throughout the year.