Flowers

How to Throw the Ultimate Pollinator Party

Have you ever taken a stroll through your veggie or fruit patch to find full blooms and gotten really excited only to see that...

No Fail Houseplants For Every Room in Your House

It’s no secret that we adore houseplants here at Backyard Vitality. They clean the air, lift your mood, and bring a taste of the...

7 Perennials That Aren’t Really Perennials

We all love the bright colors and plentiful blooms of annuals. But let's face it, they’re not exactly the most economical plants for your...

Top Ways to Keep Pesky Critters Out of Your Garden (organically)

Gardening is a soothing, peaceful pastime that brings you in touch with the earth and allows you to spend time cultivating life and growing...

Grow These Herbs to Reduce Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is a common condition where the heart pumps blood with extra force. This puts the arteries under heavy load...

Keep Pests Out of Your Garden With This Special Salt

Epsom salt is familiar to gardeners as a fertilizer. When you find your plants looking tired, giving them a small dose of Epsom salt...

This Radiant Skin Remedy is Easy to Grow

Aloe vera is one of those intriguing plants that checks all the boxes. It is drought resistant and incredibly tolerant of forgetful waterers. It...

How to Create and Care for a Beautiful Terrarium

Terrarium (Pl. terrariums/terraria) by definition is a miniature garden sealed in a glass container. They are excellent for displaying beautiful plants individually or as...

6 Health Benefits of Echinacea and How to Grow It

It would almost be easier to list what echinacea can’t do rather than what it can. This vibrant purple plant is a veritable gold...

5 Ways to Protect Your Garden Plants in the Summer Heat

If you live in a part of the country that regularly experiences temperatures between 90 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the summer months, you...