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Pergola Ideas – How to Include One in Your Garden Design

Do you like the idea of having a pergola? The right pergola, in the right place, is a wonderful structure that can enhance your garden in no time at all. And it will reward you handsomely for many years to come. With this in mind, let’s look at why you might include one in your garden.

Organic Gardening – Growing a Garden in Today’s Current Economy When it Counts the Most

Growing an organic garden in times when it really matters the most can be a rewarding and enjoyable way to get through hard times. Organic gardening is a cost effective method of gardening and can produce a highly productive crop that is both healthy for you and the environment.

How to Care For Your Lawn and Home Garden

This article talks about the various ways in which you can provide a great look for your home garden or lawn. The article talks about weeding, mowing, watering and fertilization.

Lawn Care Tools For a Great Lawn

This article talks about the role of lawn care tools for a healthy and beautiful lawn. It says that tools like aerators, shears, rakes and lawnmowers are essential for the health of your lawn.

Grow Your Own Asparagus Patch

In return for a Saturday of planting, you can harvest from own asparagus patch for 10 to 15 years. Now that’s a good return on your investment, and all you need after that is a bit of patience.

Bedding Plants – How to Integrate Bedding Plants Into the Overall Garden Composition

To get the most from bedding plants, they should be suited to the style of the garden as a whole. Here are some tips for matching them with the rest of the garden plants.

Growing Tomatoes – The Best Tips For Growing Tomato Plants For a Bumper Harvest

A look at how to sow, grow and harvest your best ever crop of tomatoes. Thsi article will help you with the sowing of the seeds, planting out, watering and when to harvest your tomato plants. It looks at these in depth to help you get your best ever crop.

Why Organic Gardening?

You’ve probably noticed that organic foods are becoming very popular. This is because many individuals are learning the benefits of organic foods. At first, it seemed as if “organic” was a word used to describe an exotic type of food, but it is anything but. Some individuals would even steer clear of the organic foods section in their local supermarket because of the fact that these foods were different…

Home Made Bamboo Plants – Easy and Rewarding

Bamboo is so useful for so many things, it is food for pandas, it supports tomato plants, it can be made into a fishing rod, it is a great house plant and there has even been a bicycle made out of bamboo. Bamboo is also the fastest growing plant in the world. The bamboo plant is often given as present has been a popular choice of novelty gift over the last few years. Many of these plants are sold in shops in the high street, but surprisingly there are very little worth buying online as the quality isn’t that good as well as transportation problems. The alternative is to make your own home made bamboo plant, it is very easy and a rewarding pastime.

A Greener Path to Your Door

We recently built a contemporary farmhouse style home. There was no lawn sod or sprinkler system for extra water. Deer are rampant in the neighborhood, so the landscaping choices are limited.

A Quick History of Wildflowers

Just thinking of wildflowers is enough to make most people smile, the vision of a crocus or a snowdrop struggling through the snow fighting to herald spring. Wildflowers herald new growth and new life, the end of the depths of winter the magnificence of color.

How to Care For Your Lawn Organically

This article focuses on organic lawn care for your lawn. It talks about different ways like mowing your grass high, watering infrequently, organic fertilization and regular weed removal as great methods to help in looking after your lawn organically.

4 Points to Consider If You Want to Enhance Your Garden With an Arch

Garden arches are just one of the many items people use to create beautiful, relaxing gardens and landscapes. The garden arch is a great way to add instant structure and height to your garden, or to create a decorative garden entrance or focal point.

Growing Chili Peppers From Seed 101

Many people think growing chili peppers from seed is hard and is only for experienced gardeners. In this article I will share with you the experiences I have gained from growing hot peppers over the last few years that will give you some tips to get your chili crop underway. The first thing you need to do is to source some high quality seeds.

Drought Tolerant Plants

If you live in a typically dry area of the country, like California, Arizona, Texas or any other state prone to droughts, you may notice a high water bill during those dry, summer months. The culprit could very well be your lawn.

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