Controlling Pests And Diseases The Organic Way – Companion Planting
Maintaining healthy plants is the best way to avoid Pests & Disease. Soil Rich in Organic Matter is a great starting point. Companion planting is a great way of keeping the nitrogen level up in the soil. In the vegetable garden you can mix Legume crops such as peas and beans with root crops such as carrots. Alternate planting’s between rows of carrots and rows of Peas or Beans.Attract Entertaining Guests in Winter – Try Feeding the Birds
Would you like to entertain guests who don’t stay long, don’t eat much and are always grateful for what you give them? Try feeding the birds. Here are 4 from the AHA on How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard.Are You a Plant Killer? 6 Quick Tips to Turn Your Brown Thumb Green
Six quick and easy steps to turn even the worst plant killer into a green thumb plant lover. Are you a plant killer? Do your friends refer to you as the plant executioner? Does your local greenhouse have a wanted poster of you out front? If so, this article is for you.Planting Daffodil Bulb Tips
Planting daffodil bulb advice is relatively easy to give because daffodils are very resilient flowers that are easy to grow. It is almost as easy as putting the daffodil bulbs in the ground and waiting for the growth. Almost, but not quite.Can A Window Covers Improve A Homes Value And It’s ‘Curb’ Appeal?
A homes windows covering are now getting a lot more attention from ‘he neighbors’ and home appraisers when shutters are installed.Tips for Planting Bulbs in Spring
You have your garden tools in hand, you’re thinking about plant bulb in spring, and you’re wondering if you are going to waste time and money doing so. No, you’re not. You just need to consider these tips before embarking on spring bulb planting.All About the Wild Orchids
Orchids grow in the wild, thriving mostly in dense forests and jungles, making them such exotic members of the botanical world. Wild orchids exist practically in every planet save, of course, for Antarctica where plant life can hardly survive.Web Review Of Victorian Canna Hybrids
A Web Review Of Victorian Canna Hybrids: Great progress began in 1870 in the hybridizing of the canna lily by a combination of genetic materials from the wild canna species that had been collected from around the world, leading to the production of the ‘Madame Crozy’ cultivar. A great interest developed in canna lilies as a colorful garden plant that previously had been grown chiefly forCurb Appeal – Spring TLC For Your Curb Appeal’s Focal Points
Spring has sprung in some parts of the country. And you may be one of the lucky where the trees are budding and the birds are chirping, but many areas are still under frost. For those homeowners who want or need to work on their curb appeal, now is as good a time as any to polish up those focal points that make your curb appeal sing even in the harsh winter months.The Passion of Gardening
Spring has sprung! Roll up your sleeves, pour yourself an ice cold glass of lemonade (or beverage of your choice), grab your shovel, and get ready for another year of tending to Mother Nature’s palate of colors and array of fragrances. Our friends, the bees, the birds, the earthworms, the butterflies, who share this environment with us, are on stand by to assist making your labor of love welcoming and beautiful to those who wander near.Building Your Privet Barbecue
If you are interested in having a custom barbecue just behind you, you first need to think of what you really want to have in your backyard cooker. Do you want something simple or something more elaborate? Are you thinking of setting up a fire pit or something that is gas operated?Raising Roses and Your Climate Zone
To become a proud owner of a beautiful rose garden this year, one of the first things you should research what climate zone you are in. It may be nice to know that your yard will receive lots of sunshine. But, one of the key bits of information you need concerns the annual temperature variance in your zone. It is primarily how cold your plants will get that will determine the plants that you will be able to grow.Water Works
It reduces stress, soothes nerves and aids concentration, provides beauty, site and sound. What is it? See what Pindar, D. H. Lawrence and others have to say.What Do I Need For Growing My Own Herbs Indoors
An indoor herb garden not only requires little maintenance but it will also provide you with the beauty of having wonderful smelling plants in your own home. But just what is it that I need for growing an indoor herb garden? In this article we will look at what you will need in order to grow many of the pleasantly aromatic herbs that you can buy at your local supermarket today.Build Your Own Japanese Water Garden
Learn the basics of designing your own tranquil, beautiful Japanese water garden in your backyard.