Gardening : Home & Garden
Poppies are a fantastic family of plants and when it comes to planting your garden they are very versatile. Most poppies prefer to be planted in direct sunlight where their blooms will bounce the suns rays around and really thrive. However, there are also poppy flower seeds which are suitable for th
Now that most of the Northern Hemisphere has defrosted it is time to start waking up the Rose Beds or ready for new Roses!First, pruning roses in the spring; Pruning is basically the act of getting rid of dead and damaged pieces, and teaching the new growth to grow in the correct outward facing dire
Rock gardens provide a tranquil landscaping feature for your yard. Typically, rock gardens will feature ground-cover plants and shrubs around the outer edges and build up to taller shrubs near the middle. This progression in height can add striking visual appeal to any property.
Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) is a highly revered plant in Hindu culture, where it is also known as Holy Basil or the Queen of Herbs, and a home garden is considered incomplete if it does not include tulsi. Tulsi is an important herb in Ayurvedic medicine and is used to restore balance, reduce stress and
Conserving water is important for many homeowners. Whether you live in a desert, rural town or a high-density urban area, installing a rain barrel is both an eco- and budget-friendly solution to your watering needs. However, if your garden is more than a few feet from your rain barrel, watering is p
If you like cooking with fresh herbs, and enjoy the incredible fragrance they add to your home, a kitchen greenhouse window can open a world of possibilities. With a kitchen greenhouse window, you can bring the outdoors inside and grow your own herbs, and even fresh vegetables and flowers. A kitchen
The brilliant orange trumpet creeper vine does well in the heat.trumpet vine image by dwags from Fotolia.comGardens in the southern United States are sometimes difficult to maintain due to intense summer heat and sunlight. However, a variety of sun-loving plants are capable of thriving...
It may sound like a good alternative for homeowners with large outdoor areas. But what if you have got limited garden space? Well, you do not have to worry about that because you can choose indoor vegetable gardening. In fact, you will enjoy several advantages with growing vegetables indoors.
People have used fish parts for thousands of years to fertilize crops.fish heads isolated image by Alexey Klementiev from Fotolia.comEvery part of the fish is an effective fertilizer, providing necessary nutrients to plants. Fish fertilizer exists in two forms: liquid emulsion or home...
Many gardeners these days have a veritable "arsenal" of tools at their disposal and over recent years, long reach hedge trimmers have become very popular and fit into that category of "why didn't any one think of that before". Prior to their development, gardeners would spen
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This article outlines tips and tricks to raising house plants successfully. Using this advice will help in keeping house plants alive inside the house where the atmosphere can be hot and dry.
Mulch is a material made from other garden materials that is then laid across the surface of the soil. This material can help the soil underneath to retain moisture and also if the right one is used can improve the condition of it as well. Below we explain some more about mulch, Wilmington gardeners
Chrysanthemums, often called "mums," are bright, daisylike flowers that are easy to grow and bloom in spring or, more often, in fall. Mums come in a wide range of colors and their biggest requirements are sun and moderate water. Compost is a recycled matter made up of organic plant and sometimes ani
What plant support is best for my needs? Depending upon your taste in flowers and plants if you are a keen gardener then it is likely that you will at some point decide that your garden will benefit from a good plant support or two! All gardens suffer from general wear and tear with regards to the f