Tree Thugs – When a Beautiful Thing Becomes a Big Problem
Learn more about trees and how to handle them effectively. It is important to know the specifics about the trees in your garden in order to act adequately in every situation.How To Get Plants For Free With No Effort
Let mother nature do your work for you by planting self seeding plants that come back year after year. Here are some top examples.Why Don’t Peonies Flower?
There are a number of reasons why a peony may not flower. Find out what they are and if there is anything you can do to improve things.How to Mix Hydroponic Nutrients
Plants grown traditionally in the soil could get essential nutrients form the soil, but if you’re growing using a hydroponic system, it would be up to you to ensure that everything your plants need is in the nutrient solution. You could choose ready-made hydroponic nutrients concentrate and simply add a certain amount of water. It is also a good alternative to make a simple, inexpensive hydroponic nutrient solution on your own using some basic ingredients.World of Color in a Fairy Garden
It is a rainy Monday morning. As I was leaving for work, I took our dog for a walk outside and to our surprise a squirrel was on the porch steps. Within seconds our setter decided to chase the squirrel, pulling on the leash, and tossing me into a muddy, sandy puddle. Time for a quick shower and change of clothes. Eventually, I was finally pulling into the driveway and arriving at work.9 Specialty Herbs To Include In Your Herb Garden
Looking for some specialty herbs that will open up exciting culinary possibilities in your sweet, savory, and spirited recipes? You probably have your favorite plants that you grow every year in your herb garden but it’s fun to explore and experiment by cooking with different herbs. So get a few extra containers and give these a try!6 Steps for Growing Tomatoes Vertically
One of the most exciting trends in gardening worldwide is vertical gardening, particularly for those who have limited or no horizontal space. Not only do vertical gardens beautify a boring fence or wall; some vegetables and fruit – including the smaller tomato varieties – do well and provide urban dwellers with the opportunity to grow their own food.Crape Myrtles, the Kings of Color
The Crape Myrtle can give you the added “Pizazz” to your garden that another tree won’t. These trees resemble the lilac tree and are laden with lovely scented flowers.Gardening: A Spiritual Exercise
After an almost record setting long and cold winter the first hints of spring have awakened the gardener in me. As i toiled in the task of preparing my yard for a new summer season I felt a warm feeling, almost an attachment to mother earth as I participated in the season renewal.Planting Solutions for Shady Gardens
The home environment is something we have a choice about and the right plants can make a big difference to the enjoyment of our space. From the tiniest landscape to the biggest there are solutions to fit all scenarios but the shady spots seem to test the patience of even the best gardeners.Gardens In Full Bloom in June
June’s ideal climate (not too hot, not too cold) brings out the best in plants and trees-new growth, budding flowers and well-forming fruit. It is also time when gardeners can plant and prune so yards look their best throughout the summer months.