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Why Tree Pruning Or Lopping Is Best Done In Winter

Winter is the perfect time of year to prune your trees. This is because trees are dormant and changes you make to them will be slowly introduced to the tree as it “wakes up” coming back into spring.

Beat the Summer Heat by Planting Vegetables and Flowers in May

Summer is almost upon us. May is when to plant vegetables and flowers so they are well established before summer heat takes hold.

Elegant Azaleas – Stunning Impact in Your Garden

Elegant azaleas can add a stunning impact in your garden. I have a faint pink azalea with darker markings on the petal edges that is gorgeous with prolific blooms from the bottom of the plant to the end of every branch. I bought this evergreen azalea last spring and transplanted it this winter into a larger container where it busted out in a plethora of new growth filled with blossoms for the spring fashion show, the only thing missing is fragrance. The good news: azaleas can bloom for several weeks.

Flowering Plants That Attract Butterflies

In this article, I want to talk about plants, but not all kinds. I want to mention some in particular that every outdoor lover enjoys. These plants bring about not only beauty, but also a sincere meaning behind them. They come in different types and in an array colors. I’m talking about the ones that attract butterflies to them. Truly, flowering plants and butterflies are made for each other.

All About Composting

In order to avoid purchasing expensive humus or substratum for flowers or great harvest, residents of villages or garden communities can make valuable compost from garden waste. Once the waste is put in the pile, the right temperature and amount of oxygen and humidity, green mass disintegrates thanks to the micro organisms. Adding additional mineral fertilizer results in valuable compost, which is perfect for flowers and vegetables. But in order to make the most out of compost, you need to know a few things first.

Why Hire a Professional Tree Service Company?

Going green is the latest trend in the melting scenario of global warming. Every household observes a well-maintained greenery to make their property eco-friendly and soothing, to the eyes that often includes trees, flowering plants and mini shrubs.

Which Herbs to Grow in Your Garden

We all find ourselves busy and worn out because our lives are packed with so many tasks. Quite often we forget to go to the grocery store after a long day of work to get herbs for a meal. I find myself getting home after work and realising that I didn’t get basil for the pasta dish we planned to cook. That’s when I decided to grow my own herb garden in the back yard

Incorporating Vegetables in Your Garden

It’s not surprising that many people are opting to grow their own vegetables, especially since the food prices continue to rise. Many gardeners find themselves planting and tending to various plants and flowers, so why not add vegetable plants also. There are quite a few vegetables that you can grow in your own garden. Of course, you need to consider your climate when you choose particular vegetables.

How to Grow Malva Moschata – Musk Mallow

Malva moschata or musk mallow as it is often more commonly referred to due to the basal leaves having a slightly musky scent, is probably one of Britain’s prettiest native wild flowers. A deciduous, hardy perennial in most parts of the United Kingdom and with rounded leaves, the foliage is delicate and almost fern like. Musk mallow flowers from mid-summer through to early autumn with a succession of the prettiest, fairly large, saucer shaped flowers in the most delicate of pale pinks, a delightful sight in any herbaceous border.

Lapageria Rosea Chilean Bell Flower, Copihue

Lapageria rosea the Chilean Bell Flower is one of the most fantastic flowering climbers in the world. Gardeners and horticulturists will be interested in reading all about this lovely plant and viewing the photos on Pinterest.

The Elements For Creating a Japanese Garden

The Key Elements of a Japanese Garden – Japanese gardens are growing in popularity nowadays. This can be attributed to its graceful combination of plants, water and rocks all meticulously arranged to invite a sense of calm and tranquility. If you’re looking to build your own Japanese garden at home, here are important principles you should keep in mind: 1…

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