Easy Backyard Gardening

Easy Backyard Gardening takes the stress out of gardening and makes gardening in your backyard fun!

We offer flowers, plants and tree suggestions, gardening tool recommendations and easy care instructions to help you create your own backyard garden retreat.

How to Weed-Proof and Grass-Proof Your Flower Beds & Gardens

How to Weed-Proof and Grass-Proof Your Flower Beds & Gardens

I love gardening, but I absolutely hate pulling weeds!  I have tried several different methods of killing the weeds and grass that are always determined to take over my flower [...] Read More
Red Maple Trees

Red Maple Trees

The Beauty of a Red Maple Tree I have several Maple trees in my yard.  All Maple trees are beautiful, but in the fall my Red Maple tree is especially [...] Read More
Bulb Planter Tool Makes Gardening Easier

Bulb Planter Tool Makes Gardening Easier

I Love My Bulb Planting Tool! Many years ago, I purchased my first bulb planter tool and immediately fell in love with it!  It has truly made planting my new [...] Read More
How to Grow Hydrangeas

How to Grow Hydrangeas

Add the Beauty of Huge Blooms to Your Garden! I learned how to grow hydrangeas in my garden simply by watching my grandmother.  She had the biggest, most beautiful hydrangea [...] Read More
Rose of Sharon Flowering Bush

Rose of Sharon Flowering Bush

A Rose of Sharon Bush Makes a House Feel Like Home I love my Rose of Sharon Bush! When we moved into our house 21 years ago, the backyard was [...] Read More
Gifts for Gardeners

Gifts for Gardeners

Let’s face it!  Gardeners often spend so much time in their gardens, they don’t know what is available in stores.  There really are a lot of things that make a [...] Read More
How To Paint Your Own Garden Figurines and Décor

How To Paint Your Own Garden Figurines and Décor

Painting Garden Figurines and Outdoor Décor Painting your garden figurines can add a unique and personal touch to your yard, patio and flower beds.  Over 20 years ago, I started [...] Read More

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Gardening Tools

Gifts for Gardeners

Gifts for Gardeners

Let’s face it!  Gardeners often spend so much time in their gardens, they don’t know what is available in stores.  There really are a lot of things that make a gardeners life easier.  After all, it is more about the beauty of the garden and spending time in our peaceful retreat.   It doesn’t always […]

Blue Hawk Leather Garden Work Gloves

Blue Hawk Leather Garden Work Gloves

I have working, or playing, in the garden all of my life.  I’ve owned more pairs of gardening gloves than I care to remember.  They always get holes in the fingers and are rendered useless.  I end up tossing them in the trash.  Currently, I have 3 pairs of gardening gloves, but only 1 pair […]

Reusable Lawn and Leaf Trash Bag Holder Stand with Bag

Reusable Lawn and Leaf Trash Bag Holder Stand with Bag

As you can well imagine, I work in my yard often, especially during the summer months.  Because summer days get extremely hot in our region, which means I get tired a lot faster, I am constantly looking for any way to make my work outside easier.  Two years ago, I purchased a Reusable Lawn and […]

Black & Decker 17″ Blade Hedge Trimmer

Black & Decker 17″ Blade Hedge Trimmer

The Black & Decker 17″ Blade Hedge Trimmer is Perfect for Women (and Men) I love my backyard and I enjoy the results of my labor in my backyard, but not all jobs are easy.  I stand just barely over 5 ft and trimming our hedges and bushes can be challenging for me each spring.   […]

Bulb Planter Tool Makes Gardening Easier

Bulb Planter Tool Makes Gardening Easier

I Love My Bulb Planting Tool! Many years ago, I purchased my first bulb planter tool and immediately fell in love with it!  It has truly made planting my new bulbs fast and easy.  I also love the gradation marks on the bulb planter tool that measures the depth for proper bulb planting. This little […]

Leaf Hauler – Handy Helper for Fall Leaves

Leaf Hauler – Handy Helper for Fall Leaves

Raking leaves in the fall can be a back-breaking task. Raking, bending over to pick up the leaves, then bagging them is an extremely tiring job.  Anyone who has ever raked leaves knows how much time and energy it takes.  For those of us who have a lot of trees, it is a job that […]

Utility Garden Cart for Moving Flowers, Supplies & More

Utility Garden Cart for Moving Flowers, Supplies & More

I’ll be the first to admit that having a garden utility cart makes a world of difference when working in the backyard. Up until a few years ago, I did not own a garden utility cart. In the past, I grabbed my children’s wagon when I really needed help moving supplies. Due to the debris […]

Watering

Raintrain Traveling Sprinkler – Easy Lawn & Garden Watering

Raintrain Traveling Sprinkler – Easy Lawn & Garden Watering

The Raintrain Traveling Sprinkler is one of the greatest inventions in my gardening lifetime!    The Raintrain water sprinkler will travel across my yard by using a water hose as the “rail” or guide as it waters my lawn and garden for me.  All I have to do is set out the hose and the […]

The Zero-G Expandable Hose

The Zero-G Expandable Hose

I really hate fighting a hose, but I really need to water my plants and flowers.  While selecting my flowers last spring, I came across a fabulous invention.  The Zero-G Expandable Hose!  I love this convenient garden hose.  I no longer have to drag a heavy hose, or even the big reel cart, from bed […]

Winterize

Winterize with Styrofoam Outdoor Faucet Covers

Winterize with Styrofoam Outdoor Faucet Covers

There are several styles of faucet covers available to insulate and winterize your outdoor faucets.  Anyone who has ever had a pipe burst, or a outdoor faucet freeze, knows these inexpensive faucet covers can save a ton of money and prevent extreme anguish.  It is an awful lesson to learn the hard way. We have […]

Winterize with Styrofoam Outdoor Faucet Covers

Winterize with Styrofoam Outdoor Faucet Covers

There are several styles of faucet covers available to insulate and winterize your outdoor faucets.  Anyone who has ever had a pipe burst, or a outdoor faucet freeze, knows these [...] Read More
Best Wooden Bird Houses

Best Wooden Bird Houses

Have Them Take Shelter Inside Best Wooden Bird Houses Wooden bird houses make the perfect nesting place for small birds.  We often see them flying around our neighborhood and, of [...] Read More
Seedballz Seeds Of Hope Seed Collection

Seedballz Seeds Of Hope Seed Collection

Seeds Of Hope & Breast Cancer Seeds of Hope are a beautiful combination of flower seeds that features all pink blooms. This [...] Read More
The Yoshino Cherry Tree

The Yoshino Cherry Tree

The Yoshino Cherry Tree aka Prunus x yedoensis This Yoshino Cherry tree is truly a lovely flowering tree. It is the baby of our garden!  When our son selected a [...] Read More
The Jane Magnolia Tree

The Jane Magnolia Tree

The Jane Magnolia aka Magnolia Liliflora The Jane Magnolia Tree Blooms   Our home would not be complete without our Jane Magnolia Tree. Twenty years ago, our son chose a [...] Read More
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