Story Starter Ideas

Story Starter IdeasWe understand that sometimes everyone needs a little inspiration for their next article or blog post. Whether you are a garden writer, garden center, garden blogger, or a landscape design professional we hope you will find these story starters to be useful. Let us know if these are helpful or if you have some other ideas about future story starter topics you would like to see here. Happy writing!

 

CONTAINER GARDENING

Punchy Summer Plant Pots & Containers

Keywords: Containers, thriller-spiller-filler, mixed containers

Summer Story Starters

Keywords: containers, choosing the best container

Rose + Pot = Happy Summer Days

Keywords: containers, container gardening

Spring Story Starters: Mini Organics Yummy and Pretty

Keywords:  containers, potted flowers, organics, how to videos, Dave Epstein videos

Tropicanna – A Hero in the Mix

Keywords: containers, growing plants in containers, cannas

Containerology 101 – Tips for Gorgeous Long Lasting Pots 

Keywords: container gardening, container gardens, containerolog, dave epstein, growing plants in containers, todd holloway

Super Size It! Large Containers in 3 Easy Steps 

Keywords: container, container gardening, roses, cannas 

10 Planter Tips from the Pros 

Keywords: container gardens, container ideas, container plants, roses, cannas

Ready-made Container Recipes 

Keywords: container ideas, containers, filler spiller thriller, cannas

 

 

LANDSCAPING IDEAS

Edging Plants: Summer Story Starters

Keywords: edging plants, landscape solutions, garden railings, walkways

Gorgeous Drought Garden Story Starter

Keywords: drought-tolerant plants, mulch, landscaping ideas

Autumn Story Starter Ideas

Keywords: fall clean up, boosting rose gardens, fall fix-its

Summer Story Starter Ideas

Keywords: mass planting, planting in odd numbers, tall in the back, plant placement

10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds and Borders

Keywords: ecoscaping, low maintenance beds, garden borders, mulch

Growing Gorgeous Roses

Keywords: drought-tolerant roses, landscaping with roses

Creating Bird and Butterfly-Friendly Landscapes

Keywords: butterfly gardens, attracting birds, bees and butterflies to the garden

Ecoscaping Trend is Revolutionizing Landscaping

Keywords: eco-scaping, sustainable landscape, low maintenance landscapes

Designer Landscapes at Home

Keywords: landscape design, simple landscape ideas

Putting Roses in the Mix

Keywords: using roses in the landscape

Which Tree?  This Tree

Keywords:  planting trees, magnolias, selecting trees

Spring Story Starters: Be Bold with Blossoms

Keywords: planting trees, magnolias, blossom trees

Five Hot Ways to Beat the Heat in the Garden and Firescape Your Landscape

Keywords: drought tolerant plants, cordyline, firescaping, roses, agapanthus, canna, phlox

Plants to Help Any Landscape Challenge

Keywords: containers, deer, slopes, small spaces

Less Work, More Play with Easy-Care Plants

Keywords: agapanthus, easy care plants, roses, foliage plants, low care plants, low maintenance landscapes

 

 

GENERAL GARDENING TOPICS

Tackle Your Fear of Growing Roses During The Year of the Rose

Keywords: selecting roses, easy care roses, drought tolerant roses, thornless roses

Let the Garden be Your Guide to Pantone’s 2017 Colors of the Year

Keywords: Pantone Colors of the Year, using colors in the landscape, selecting colors for the garden

Overwintering Tenderennials

Keywords: overwintering tender bulbs, corms, rhizomes and more

Decorating with Chillies, Garlic, Plants and Pumpkins

Keywords: fall decorating, using plants as part of your fall decorations

Garden Bargains 

Keywords: end-of-season garden deals, selecting the best plants at summer’s end

Three Tips to Stretch Your Garden’s Good Looks . . .

Keywords: fall gardening, extending the garden season, garden tips

Red Plants are Fab

Keywords: using red in the garden, garden design

Gardeners: Mark Your Plants

Keywords: planning, gardening, plant labels

What’s a Hero Plant?

Keywords: garden hero plants, feature plants, accent plants, highlight plants

Romance in the Garden

Keywords: Giving live plants for Valentines day, roses as gift plants

Pantone’s Rose Quartz Pink and Serenity Blue in the Garden

Keywords: Pantone color of the year 2016, complimentary colors, using Pantone colors in the garden

Fuss-Free Festive Gardens

Keywords: holiday decorating, creating festive entrances, decorating your garden at Christmas time

Autumn Story Starter Ideas

Keywords: fall clean up, boosting rose gardens, fall fix-its

Garden Fixes

Keywords: entranceways, edging, water issues

The Best Roses for Your Garden

Keywords: easy to grow roses, climbing roses, cold-climate roses

Story Starter Ideas

Keywords: mass planting, planting in odd numbers, tall in the back, plant placement

Spring Story Starters

Keywords: color in the garden, easy care plants, fragrance in the garden, practical plants

A Magic Carpet Made of Roses

Keywords: easy care roses, 20th anniversary

10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds and Borders

Keywords: ecoscaping, low maintenance beds, garden borders, mulch

The Best Plants Win Awards

Keywords:  easy care plants, award-winning plants

Gardening -  Good for the Soul, Good for the Environment

Keywords, therapeutic gardens, health benefits of gardening, reducing stress by gardening

Creating Bird and Butterfly-Friendly Landscapes

Keywords: butterfly gardens, attracting birds, bees and butterflies to the garden

Is  You Garden Winter-Ready?

Keywords: winterizing the garden, overwintering plants

Autumn Story Starters

Keywords: late season color, garden rooms, sprucing up container gardens

Are YOU Hosting the Wedding?

 Keywords: Flower Carpet, landscaping, garden ideas

Summer Story Starters

Keywords: narrow bed solutions, block planting, containers

How to Have Fresh Flowers Every Day

Keywords: cut flowers, Flower Carpet

Spring Story Starters: Mini Organics Yummy and Pretty

Keywords:  containers, organics, how to videos, Dave Epstein videos

The Drought-Surviving IMP

Keywords: drought tolerant plants, drought gardening, low-water use plants

Waking Up Your Roses

Keywords: rose care, spring care for roses, pruning roses

Season Long Foliage

Keywords: container gardening, Foliage plants, garden design

How to Beat Extreme Weather Conditions?  Extreme Plants

Keywords: drought tolerant plants, extreme weather, cordyline, roses, heat tolerant plants, plants for wet places, salt tolerant plants, agapanthus

Earth Day Garden Tips

Keywords: cordyline, roses, garden tips, recycled items in the garden, repurposed containers, cannas

Cutting Gardens The Next Big Thing

Keywords: agapanthus, container gardens, cut flowers, roses, cannas

Cottage Gardens Tips for Easy Style

Keywords: cottage gardens, english gardens, cordyline, roses, garden styles, cannas

Story Starters Culled from World Travels

Keywords: butterflies, deer, easy care gardens, roses, garden challenges, plant selections, right plant for right place, story starters, cannas, water gardens, wet conditions

Containers /Gardens go sustainable

Keywords: container gardens, landscapes, low-maintenance plants, sustainable plants, tips from the pros

Cannas: Extreme Makeover Foliage Edition

Keywords: containers, foliage, foliage plants, cannas

Six Story Starters for you

Keywords: affordable gardening, easy care plants, roses, low maintenance gardens, plant combinations, shrubs


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