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Fantastic Gardening Advice With Ideas For Five Plants You Can’t Kill In Your Garden

Neglect these plants all year – they’ll love it! Forget annuals, they’re much too much like hard work. Instead, put in easy-to-care for, pest and disease resistant evergreens, drought-lovers and robust perennials that reappear year after year.

Tips For Winter Lawn Care

A simple way to be sure that your lawn is hearty and healthy every spring is to give it the right lawn care during the cold months of late fall and winter. Even though most lawns seem completely dormant during these months, how the grass is cared for during this time can make a difference to the overall health and beauty of it in the summer. Below are some ideas that will ensure that the lawn is as healthy as it can be when warm weather returns.

Gardening Ideas For The Month Of August

Yes, we know the weather’s been rubbish but fingers crossed things are about to change. For all you keen gardeners, here’s a list of the top jobs to do in the garden this August. Onions, hedges and roses Lift onions and shallots by loosening them and resting them on top of the soil to ripen.

Important Summer Lawn Care Tips

Proper lawn care maintenance is important in the summer. The most important thing you can do for your lawn is to water it properly during the summer. The second most important step to a beautiful summer lawn is to mow the lawn properly.

Tomato Plant Support

Growing tomato plants? Make sure you support your tomato plants to get optimum growth. Here are some ways you can do this. Just decide which method works for you.

Checklist for Preparing Lawn Equipment in the Spring

Taking care of your mower before the mowing season begins will help avoid problems in the future. Here’s a checklist of items to do to prepare your mower (and other lawn equipment) for the season.

Planting Tulip Bulbs

The rapid approach of Spring is heralded by the growing appearance of beautiful tulips. Dotting the landscape these colorful flowers are a favorite of many. Unlike other flowers, planting tulip bulbs requires a bit of thought and work.

Your Vegetable Garden and the Soil that It Grows In

You’ve decided that you wanted vegetable garden, but how do you know if it will grow well in the soil that you have? A successful garden starts with a fertile, well-prepared soil.

Gardening With Children – How To Get The Best Results From The Gardening Tasks

Whether you have or your own garden and see the value in involving the children in its up-keep, or as a teacher in a school where horticultural activity is part of the curriculum, you may wish to give some thought to each of the main gardening tasks, to see how to obtain the most satisfying results from them. For where children are concerned, the quality of the results is judged not only by the physical state of the plants and features, but also by the fulfillment and inner development gained by the children. Health and safety …

Chili Pepper Seeds – Where To Get Them From

Chili pepper seeds are viewed by many gardeners as an exotic commodity and something that are hard to track down and more importantly near on impossible to grow. The common misconception is that growing chili peppers is a specialist activity that only seasoned horticulturalists can do successfully. The truth actually shatters the myth above.

Blueberries – A Look at Growing Blueberries

Growing blueberries is pretty straightforward, but there are a few things to know first. To start with, blueberries tend to favor growing in somewhat cooler climates. You can find varieties that can grow in climate zones three through seven. They are bushes, and with the proper care they should continue to grow for ten to twelve years. And they can grow to an impressive size in that time.

Raised Beds Gardens – When and Where You Want Them

Weather conditions in many places make it difficult to put in a garden. Dry conditions, wet weather, too much sun, not enough sun, are all problems faces somewhere in the country. Very few placed have ideal conditions year round, so we have to look for an advantage to extend the growing season in our area. One approach that works to mitigate many of these problems are raised garden beds.

Tips For Lawn and Garden Weed Control

The thought of attempting to keep your lawn and garden free from invasions of weeds without blasting them with noxious chemicals might be a lofty ideal, but probably conjures up visions of sore backs and aching knees. However, kneeling in the garden and snatching weeds by hand is not the only way to avoid using chemicals to kill the unwanted plants. In fact, there are some great ways to accomplish this end by working smarter, not harder.

How to Start a Rose Garden in Pots

Potted roses are practical options for a full patch if you do not have the space or the energy to manage a full-blown garden. You can always learn in a huff how to grow and care for a bunch of potted roses, lock in soil moisture with the efficiency of cigar humidors, and get rid of tiny pests better than the Terminator. Read on to get more ideas to start your potted roses.

Do You Recognize The 3 Early Warning Signs Of A Perfect Lawn?

Creating the perfect lawn is not depending on how much money or time you spend on it every week or how many years of experience in gardening you have. By following those simple rules you can create your perfect lawn.

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