Behind the Scenes with the Mountain Gardeners Lisa’s Summer Blooming Shrubs

Artificial Turf Grass – Green With Envy?

Looking for a great looking lawn without all the fuss of caring for it? Give artificial turf a try.

All Tulips Look Alike – Or Do They?

Do you have the picture in your mind showing that tulips all look alike? Believe it or not, there are several different flower types that sit atop a tulip stem.

Common Sense for Novice Green Fingers

This easy access to vegetables is one of the nicest parts of having your own vegetable patch. At the end of the first year, you will know which vegetables grow the best in your soil type, and which ones you found the most handy to have ‘available’ outside your door.

Chinese Hibiscus And Family – Excellent Landscaping Shrubs For Gardens In Mild Winter Climates

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, which is known by a number of common names of which “Chinese Hibiscus is just one, is one of the mainstay landscaping bushes in Mediterranean and dry climate gardens, despite originating from sub-tropical habitats. Its main benefit as a shrub is the showy, lush blooms that cover the plant throughout the summer. Chinese Hibiscus is ideal for screening purposes and as an informal hedge.

April – What You Need To Do In Your Garden!

As winter comes to an end its time for you to pull on your wellingtons and get weeding. April is the month of preparation in your garden.

Growing Carrots – A Vegetable Gardening Primer

The basics of starting a vegetable garden for beginners. Growing carrots is used as a way of demonstrating the various tips and tricks.

The Roots Of The Grape Vine

The roots of a grape vine plays an important role in growing high quality grapes for eating and for making wine. Soil preparation, planting methods and how to fertilize the wine, all add up to becoming a great viticulturist.

Landscaping With Bedding Plants – Not Just A Question Of Color

Bedding plants, whether annual or perennial, are generally planted to supply color to the garden. This role is most effective when the bedding plants are chosen as part of a specific color scheme, as opposed to being “peppered” around the garden without any clear design purpose. Like all plants however, they also have shape, form and texture.

Add Some CO2 To Your Hydroponic Gardening

An easy way to add the benefits of CO2 to your plants. A cheap way of adding CO2 to your hydroponic setup.

Compost Bins For a Better Environment & How Composting Can Help You

Compost is a great garden fertilizer, containing several nutrients for your garden. Not only is it a necessary addition to the soil in your yard or garden, it’s also the perfect way to get rid of your food scraps, yard clippings, leaves, manure, pine needles, dryer lint, and even cardboard and papers you need to get rid of.

Daisies – The Pure, the Simple, the Beauty

Ask a any four year old to draw you a flower and he or she will you a daisy. Daisies look like what a flower should look like. Nothing fancy. Simple yet elegant. Strong but vulnerable.

Hunting for Garden Collectibles & Antiques for Cottage Style Homes

“Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Garden Sheds”: Decorating with garden collectibles and antiques is very popular today as more and more people are after a cottage style look where “shabby” is in and mass produced and manufactured is out! If you want to have fun this Spring, bring outside accessories in side and inside collectibles and accessories outside.

A Nice Hummingbird Feeder Can Add Peace To Your Home Garden

It does not matter whether you purchase a hummingbird feeder or if you make your own, there are some things that you should take into account. Knowing what to look for will make sure that your feeder has plenty of visitors.

Artificial Light for Starting Seeds and Indoor Growing

In starting seeds indoors and growing house plants, light, along with temperature and humidity, can be controlled and thus become a tool for producing luxuriant healthy growth. With fluorescent light you can give plants just the illumination they need all the time, no matter what the weather outside.

Easy To Use Home Gardening Tips That Are As Simple As 1-2-3

Thousands of individuals ranging in all different age groups are enjoying the satisfaction and the accomplishments that can be found in home gardening. It can be both relaxing, as well as being very rewarding, when you make the selection of choosing home gardening as your favorite hobby of interest.

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