Behind the Scenes with the Mountain Gardeners Q&A – Caring for Autumn Evergreens

Basic Bonsai Tools For Beginners

You don’t need a lot of tools in order to grow and shape Bonsai. Here are the essentials you need to get started.

Care And Planting Of Bonsai Seeds

For those that want to say, “I did it all myself,” growing bonsai from seed gives you that unique opportunity. While not the fastest approach to a mature bonsai, it can be a very rewarding experience.

Native Gardening Works

Planting natively has become very popular gardening style, especially in dry or arid zones where water scarcity is a factor. By selecting plants native to an area, the landscape is improved without further introduction of foreign species. Native gardening works because it preserves plant species, provides food and shelter for native fauna, and contributes to water management whilst maintaining a healthy ecosystem.

Fresh Flower Bouquet – Worthy of All Occasions

A nicely wrapped fresh flower bouquet given in on special occasion will surely set the mood of any person right make him delighted. Hence, they are religiously gifted in all the occasions that is worthy of celebration.

Wild Bird Feeders – Quality Check

Poor bird feeder construction is not only potentially dangerous for birds, it will ultimately lead to frustration and more money spent on the part of the aspiring bird watcher. If you are in the market for a wild bird feeder (and you should be – bird watching is a very fulfilling hobby), make sure you purchase a well-made product.

All Natural Insecticide Products

All natural insecticide products are readily available to challenge the dangerous chemical versions. In the past we have polluted our soil with chemically derived insecticides but this was not always the case as there was a time where all natural insecticide products were used.

Garden Design Ideas To Give Yourself Some Quiet Time

Feeling too much stress? Do you need a place to unwind and gather your thoughts? This is one of the absolute best garden design ideas and it has the power to change your life.

Five Things To Consider When Creating A Bonsai Garden

Growing bonsai trees has become a serious hobby for some enthusiasts. For others, caring for a bonsai garden is simply a reflection of their life style, that mirrors the harmony and connection between their human soul and the creative power of nature.

How And Why To Defoliate Your Bonsai Trees

The art of bonsai attempts to grow full scale trees in miniature. One not only needs to make the size of the overall tree and branches smaller, but the leaves as well. Full scale leaves on an otherwise miniaturized tree tends to ruin the perspective. People who practice the art of bonsai use a process called defoliation as one of the techniques to produce smaller leaves on their bonsai trees.

Preserving Roses

A beautiful hobby idea to treasure roses for a long time and keep them looking good for weeks. This article will tell you in detailed steps how you can wax the roses and keep them.

How To Grow Organic Tomatoes – One Of The Top 10 Super-Foods

Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) is a soft stemmed, spreading plant which can reach 1.8 metres (6 foot) in height when staked. Tomatoes – especially when cooked – have cancer-fighting lycopene (an anti oxidant which gives tomatoes their gorgeous, rich red colour), that helps remove free radicals from the body.

Fall Bulbs For Spring Blooms

Fall bulbs are, naturally, planted in the fall and flower in the spring. Many believe that they should be planted in the early spring, believing that the winter frosts can harm them. In fact nothing could be farther from the truth.

Grandpa And The Deer

At first, he thought they were the noblest of creatures. Everyday one or two would visit our meadow, grazing like little brown and white lawn mowers across the four acre expanse. “Beautiful creatures,” he would smile.

Mulch and Feed Your Gardens For Free

In Today’s throwaway society, there is absolutely no need to go out and purchase mulch material for your garden, unless it is for the particular aesthetic appearance, “The Look”, sake of the mulch material.

Protect your Seedlings from Animals and Birds

No matter how much people try to encourage the wildlife to visit and live in their gardens, there will always be occasions and/or parts of the garden where we do not welcome them. This being mainly when we are planting young seedlings or a crop of edible plants is getting close to harvest.

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