Clarisse Walters

Hi, my name is Clarisse Walters, and I have a big passion for all things gardening related. My great grandfather owned the most beautiful garden, and as a child I enjoyed nothing more than helping him tend it over the summer months. Through Essential Garden Guide, I want to share my passion and knowledge with others so that you have all the information and tools you need to become green fingered yourself. Once you know the basics of gardening and the different types of plants, you will be able to begin creating the garden of your dreams.

Do Air Plants Need Sun?

Featured Image Source Scientifically known by their biological name Tillandsia, air plants can survive literally anywhere without soil. All they need is enough water, enough light and plenty of air. Can air plants grow without sun? These plants from the bromeliad family need sun, but not a lot of it: Excess sunlight can cause the …

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Ground Cover Plants with Blue Flowers

Perennial Flowering Ground Cover Explained You can find excellent perennial flowering plants that will be a perfect alternative to grass, even on the most challenging grounds. Perennial ground cover plants are low-maintenance plants that offer permanent protection against soil erosion despite the steepness of the slopes. Most of these plants do well in partial to full shade. They are …

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