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Garden Landscaping – Thinking About Umbrella Shaped Plants In The Garden Design

A professional technique for choosing landscaping trees, is to consider first their form and shape. Trees and shrubs that develop an umbrella shape are a category particularly suited to a small home garden.

Tomato Pest And Disease Problems – Preventing, Diagnosing And Treating

Tomato plants can develop many pest and disease problems. Learn how to prevent, diagnose and treat common tomato problems. You will then grow huge and prolific tomato plants, to the envy of your entire neighborhood!

Growing Tomatoes – Heirloom Vs Hybrid Varieties

Hundreds of choices of tomato varieties abound for the home gardener. How do you know which is the right variety for you? Learn the differences between heirloom and hybrid varieties, and you are on your way to selecting prolific plants for your garden!

Tomato Growing – Proper Nutrition For Huge Tomato Plants

Grow huge tomato plants with secrets to proper nutrition. When you feed your plants and what you feed your plants makes a big difference in overall plant health.

Setting Up A Productive Orchard

Developing an orchard is a long term investment and should be regarded it with extra caution. The waiting period sometimes takes one, for several years to wait before the plant bears fruit.

Calculation for Purchasing Packaged Compost

Packaged compost is one of the wonderful products now available on the market designed to help make your gardening a little easier. Knowing how to calculate the number of bags of product you need to cover an area in your garden though, can be a bit overwhelming. For instance, one of the packaged compost products is available in a 16-quart bag.

Starting Tomato Plants From Seed

Starting tomato plants from seed is really very easy with just a little bit of knowledge. The most difficult part for most gardeners is that they don’t know exactly how to get their tomato seeds started. In this article I briefly explain how to simply and dependably start great home-grown tomato plants from seed.

How To Build A Hypertufa Trough – A Step by Step Guide

Hypertufa is an artificial stone used as a substitute for the natural Tufa rock. This step by step guide will show you how to build a beautiful and practical hypertufa trough for your garden or patio.

Winning Ideas For The Care Of Orchids

Think growing orchids is too difficult? These winning ideas for the care of orchids should help to change your mind.

The Importance of Watering Your Garden

No matter the size of your garden, whether it is a small front lawn or a 20 acre back garden, as the owner you want it to look full of life. If you want to have a lush green lawn there are many ways you can achieve this. The first thing you need to do is to look at the state of the lawn. If your lawn is infected with moss you may be better off tearing it up, renovating it and then replanting grass seed or it maybe a case of simply buying some weed killer.

The Joy of Winter Gardens

Winter gardens bring a special joy to the heart of any gardener. A true gardener can transform a cold, bleak landscape into something with colour, interesting shapes and movement. With a little bit of planning, you too can add interest and beauty to your garden during those long winter months. Here are a few simple things that you can do.

Tulip Bulbs Problem – What to Do When Bulbs Sprout Indoors

Have you kept your tulip bulbs indoors and now find they are sprouting? What do you do with them? Will the bulbs actually bloom if you pot them? Read more to find out…

Advancing the Age of Your Bonsai

One of the most important aspects of your bonsai is the age. Not the actual age of your bonsai, but what age your bonsai appears to be. As far as aesthetics are concerned, it is important that your bonsai appears far more aged than it actually is. If you are able to create the appearance of a 500 year-old pine with a 5 year old bonsai, then you are surely well regarded and envied by the majority of your peers.

Hummingbird Havens

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds have crossed the expanse of the Gulf of Mexico and have been sited all along the Texas, Louisiana, and Florida Coasts. It is time to get ready for them in your backyard. Bluntly put, there is huge fascination for these small bundles. It is just such fascination that fuels the desire to find a way to attract hummingbirds to our yards. How does one attract these amazing dynamos to your yard?

Shade Trees – The Critical Points To Remember Before Choosing One

Choosing a tree, especially one close to the house, is the most critical gardening decision you will have to make. Here are some pointers to help you get it right.

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