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Backyard Landscape Design Trends for 2015

Landscape design trends will focus on the back yard next year. Designers have recognized Americans’ recent renewal of enthusiasm for nesting and refocusing on home and family to create breathtaking backyard spaces. City dwellers across the country have picked up the mantra “grow food, not grass,” incorporating all types of fruits and vegetables into traditional landscape design. Here are the top three backyard landscape design trends you can expect to see in 2015.

Greenhouse Polycarbonate – 10 Biggest Misconceptions

I get a lot of phone calls and emails asking about polycarbonate, what it is and how to install or store it. There is so much confusion surrounding these subjects. The objection of this article is to clarify these points.

Conservatories for Growing

Conservatories are typically seen as spaces to relax, host a dinner party, or celebrate a special occasion with friends and family, but they can also be used to grow plants. The glazed roof and walls of a conservatory provide exposure to sunlight that plants and trees, such as limes and oranges, need to grow.

Arborists and Why You Need to Hire Them

The overall care and maintenance of your garden can be quite essential to increase the appeal and attractiveness of the house, but as your plants grow bigger their care can become difficult and at times dangerous also. We tend to underestimate the risk of injury and damage that is posed by the sudden collapse of a tree branch even from a relatively short height.

Sow Carrots, A Rainbow Of Colour

Carrots are available in red, yellow, white and purple colours as well as orange. A mixture of colours adds interest to a carrot dish at meal time. Specific growing requirements for carrots are few and they are easy for the home gardener to provide. Once the seeds are sown they need minimal care apart from watering.

Tomato Care From Seed To Planting: An Easy Step-By-Step Guide

Unless you live in a frost free area you will need to start tomato plants indoors. You can plant seeds indoors four to six weeks before the last frost is expected. If you have a bright, warm spot out of direct sunlight your seedlings will grow well and caring for them until it is safe to plant them outdoors is a simple task.

Grow Your Own Vegetables From Seed: It’s Fascinating

Growing vegetables from seed is fascinating and the crops are abundant. Somehow, the plants you raise from seed are more personal than those grown from purchased seedlings.

Natural Neem Oil Insecticide Is Non-Toxic to Pets

Neem products are manufactured from extracts from the Neem tree, which is native to India. They are non-toxic in the recommended low concentration and are safe and effective if used correctly. Neem oil is an excellent insecticide for organic gardeners to use to protect their plants. Used correctly it won’t harm household pets.

Kill Weeds Organically – 2 Successful Methods

Organic gardeners do not use toxic sprays to protect their plants and avoid the use of commercial weed killers unless they are formulated for organic gardening. Many use home made solutions. The two easiest of these are vinegar and boiling water.

Hydroponic Gardening: How to Avoid Nutrient Deficiencies in Your Plants

Perhaps there is nothing worse to a hydroponic grower than to step in his garden and see yellow, curled edges, and burnt tips on plan leaves. These are the signs that the plants aren’t getting the right amount of nutrients they require for survival.

Garden Design for Chalk Gardens – Finding Plants That Will Thrive on Chalk

Garden Design for Chalk Soils – Alkaline soil is common across Britain, especially in areas like the South Downs, and is mainly derived from limestone or chalk, so the soil is known as chalky. It generally has a pH factor of 7.1 or above.

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