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Gardening – Combining Colors and Textures

Gardening allows us to express ourselves through plants and flowers. Your garden tells a lot about you. Neat and tidy pastel flowers give a different impression than wildly mixed flowers. Following are tips for combining colors and textures to create an attractive garden.

How the Evergreen Tree Interacts with External Environment

Evergreen trees are useful for their environment. They can thrive in good condition.

The Growth Habits of a Deciduous Tree Explained

Learn more about deciduous tree’s and their growth habit under good conditions

An Explanation of the Growth Habits of Tropical Trees

Learn more about tropical tree’s and how they grow under good conditions.

Do it Yourself Lawn Care

You don’t need to have lots of time on your hands to engage in do it yourself lawn care. Whether you live in the suburbs, in the middle of the city or in a rural area, you want to keep your lawn looking its best at all time. Of course, you can hire a lawn service, but this takes all the enjoyment out of looking at the lawn and knowing it is that way because of your work. Lawn care and landscaping add to the appeal and the value of your home if you ever decide to sell.

The Incredible Versatility and Benefits of Planting Trees in Your Landscape

If any one feature could be singled out as primary to successful landscaping, it would likely be the presence of fine trees. Even a single tree can make a tremendous difference in the comfort and the livability of a home.

Soil Testing for the Health of Your Land

Soil testing can yield important information for growers and grazers about the general health, fertility, structure, and physical properties of any given land and its suitability for different crops.

If You Compost It, They Will Come

Like building a baseball field, if you compost it, they will come. “They” being little critters like flies and wiggling worms.

How to Use Green and Brown Matter in Your Compost

Adding organic material into your compost can sometimes be a sticky situation, especially if you’re new to the composting game. How much green matter to brown matter you want to throw into your compost bin is really up to you, however, there are a couple formulas you can start with until you find something that works for you.

How to Make Compost – Some Like It Hot

Compost is easy to make. Nature does it every day on the forest floor just by letting leaves and such accumulate and rot. However, most gardeners want it in fair quantity and good quality which requires some planning and forethought. The results are more than worth it.

Compost Maker – You and Your Equipment

Compost makers are where you find them. They may be either the people who make the compost or the equipment they use.

Tips for Growing Roses

Roses are the crown of any garden and rosarians all around the world unite in their care for their beloved plants. Here are some tips for planting, growing and fertilizing rose plants in your garden.

Organic Compost – It Is All in What You Add

Compost by definition is organic. It is the decayed remainder of flora and fauna and thus is processed organic material. That said, additives both known and unknown can add inorganic material to the mix.

Enjoy the Fine Art of Gardening

Gardening can be a fun and relaxing pastime. A beautiful, productive garden is a joy to behold.This is how it is done.

Homemade Compost Bins – Ready for the Garden

Homemade compost bins allow one to fit the bin into the general aspect of the property and to tailor the bin or bins to the needs of the gardener and property. They are neither tedious nor difficult to build and may be made from a variety of materials.

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