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Attracting Birds to a Tropical Garden

Some individuals enjoy bird watching but prefer to do their bird watching in their back yard. This article provides advice on attracting wild birds to your back yard.

All About Organic Gardening

The following article covers a topic that has recently moved to center stage–at least it seems that way. If you’ve been thinking you need to know more about it, here’s your opportunity. The following article presents the very latest information on organic gardening. If you have a particular interest in organic gardening, then this information article is required reading.

Soil pH – Easy Solutions

Whether you are putting in a new lawn or wanting to improve your existing lawn a good place to start is by knowing the pH of your soil. More than likely you have heard about soil pH but it sounds too technical to deal with. Soil pH is actually easy to measure and easy to correct.

Start the New Year With a New Clean Up For Your Lawn

With the winter holidays already behind us, it’s time to look forward to the coming months of sunshine, flower buds and plants sprouting and maybe even some new green lawns. But before you get caught up in spring fever, it’s time to look at what kind of clean-up is necessary for the lawn as well as other preparations to take this month.

Tree Shelters and Protecting Trees and Shrubs in Your Garden

Tree care can be tricky sometimes, especially if you live in an exposed or coastal area. Trees and shrubs can suffer greatly from the effects of wind and salt but what is the solution to the problem? This article examines tree shelters in great detail and offers tips and advice on where and when to use them effectively.

Organic Plant Foods for Container Gardening

When used in reference to fertilizers, the word organic generally means that the nutrients contained in the product come from the remains or a by-product of an organism. Cottonseed meal, blood meal, fish emulsion, manures and sewage sludge are examples of organic fertilizers. Some organic fertilizers are high in one of the three major nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, or potash,) but very low in others. Some are low in all three macronutrients.

Dry Plant Food for Container Plants

The nutrients in soil-less potting soil generally lasts about six weeks before they are drained away by watering, while soil-based potting soils will retain their nutrients for as much as eight to ten weeks. After that period of time, it is best to offer your plants a granular, slow-release plant food to maintain healthy roots, stems, leaves and flowers. Some types of granular plant food looks like little caviar eggs, or small round pellets.

Bonsai Techniques

Bonsai is an art that takes time to learn and master. Those who haven’t ever done it before should take classes and read literature because one mistake could damage the tree. Here are some of the techniques used when growing the tree.

Bonsai Soil – A Small Plant’s Huge Need

Think of bonsai plants and trees and how cute they would look in your little garden or even inside your home. Now think of the many months, sometimes even years, that a gardener must spend in taking care of these beauties. ‘Still interested to continue? First you need to make a choice: would you buy your soil or would you mix your own?

The Great Weed War – Achieve Victory For Good – Naturally

Organic weed control is actually much, much simpler than most people think. Many people mistakenly believe that the only way to keep weeds out of a lawn is to use chemical weed killers and pre-emergents. It’s simply not true. There are perfectly natural methods of weed control that are much more effective and much less costly. This article will show you how to do it.

March Landscaping Tips

Placing statues in your garden can reflect the kind of personality that you have. You may make the garden’s statue the central theme of your landscape or merely a complimentary piece.

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