Pruning Holly And Boxwood Shrubs: Selective Pruning Instead Of Shearing
Selectively pruning your Hollies and Boxwoods with basic hand tools is easier than shearing with gas tools, plus it’s better for the overall health of the plants. Here are a few basics every gardener should know about selective pruning as it relates to Hollies and Boxwoods.Improve Your Diet With Fruit and Vegetables and Lose Weight
A large percentage of the world’s population is overweight or obese, leading to health problems that cost trillions of dollars every year. And one of the reasons for this is that people don’t eat healthy food – like fresh fruit and vegetables. In Britain the Department of Health is taking action. You should too!Tasty Tomatoes Are a Valuable Commodity
Whichever way you look at it, tasty tomatoes are a valuable commodity. They are nutritious and delicious, and most of us include them in our daily diet.Help Your Lawn Survive the Salt Assault
Yards and lawns are living eco systems that require balance and care. Salt can put that system out of balance. Do yourself a favor and call a certified lawn care service and see what they can do for you and give your yard the boost it needs to become the lush and luxurious lawn you desire!Growing By The Seasons
As soon as the ground is workable, you can plant things that a few light frosts won’t bother. The ground to be workable must be not too wet, but have a little moisture in it.What Are Pleached Trees?
There are a lot of methods of training trees out there, some more difficult than others. ‘Pleaching’ is one of the more challenging and satisfying methods of exerting control over the growth of trees, so it’s worth taking a moment to read up on what it entails.Using an Inorganic Mulch
Inorganic mulches are used less often than organic materials, yet they carry some real benefits of their own. Read on to discover what they are.Stopping Ash Dieback With Pre-Emptive Measures
If you’ve been keeping up to date with the state of Britain’s woodlands over the past year, you’re likely aware of the serious problem of Ash Dieback. Authorities are moving into gear with pre-emptive methods of slowing the disease, and it’s worth finding out what they are.Sheds Made Secure At The Manufacturing And Installing Stages
Over the last few years the garden or yard shed has become a target for the common thief who has seen the shed as an easy target. Sheds by definition can store some quite valuable equipment as they store garden machinery like power mowers and hedge trimmers and other similar items but they also are a place where household tools are banished to such as electric drills, planes etcetera and also car repair and cleaning tools.Native Plant Nurseries Should Provide Top Quality Plants
If you’re purchasing plants to create your own small ecosystem or restore an area after a fire or flood, you need to consider the source of your plants to insure you receive the best possible quality. Read on to learn more about this topic.Plants for a Tropical Garden
Creating a garden under some sort of ‘theme’ can be immensely satisfying, and tropical gardens are up there with the best. Read on for a quick rundown of three particularly appropriate species you could consider.