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Fall Autumn Color – American Beech

Not only is the American Beech one of the most beautiful deciduous trees found in the woodland, for various reasons it is a valuable tree for wildlife, too. The small nuts are nutritious food for many different types of animals and birds. The trees frequently become hollow with age, providing many animals winter shelter within the warmness of its trunk.

Creating an English Country Garden

Traditional English gardens are known around the world for their beauty and tranquility. It is no wonder so many people are drawn to create one of their own. Making a true English country garden of your own is far from a simple task, however. In fact, it is quite challenging in many ways.

How To Grow Garlic In Your Organic Garden – Step by Step – Part 1

What an amazing plant! Garlic (Allium sativum) has been around for more than 3,000 years. It’s not that surprising really when you look at the culinary and medicinal purposes it boasts. Garlic is not only a staple in the kitchen, but its health benefits are outstanding as it is a natural antibiotic and has antiseptic properties. In the organic garden it is often used as the base for various insect deterrents and it also has antifungal properties. Garlic is also a very useful companion plant.

How To Grow Garlic In Your Organic Garden – Step by Step, Part 2

Maintenance. Garlic needs very little attention. Through winter you will need to water only if conditions are extremely dry. Pull any weeds as they come through.

Seeds: Why They Can Reproduce Cultivars Characteristics

For a short answer yes. But, it’s like the lottery. Your chance of reproducing the exact characteristic well known are minimal.

The Home Porch In Its Simplest Terms Can Help The Neighborhood Become An Extended Family

Porches are making a revival all over the country. Some homeowners are searching for that connection to their childhoods. Some homeowners who never had a porch in childhood see the addition of a porch as an inexpensive addition to their living space.

Bonsai and Tree Cultivation as an Art Form

Now when you first look at a bonsai, you think that the tree has to be some special dwarf variety, Yet the miniature form of the tree that you see is not produced by some genetic dwarf, but rather it is the result of years of patient shaping of ordinary species by a bonsai tree gardener. The next time you see a bonsai, look carefully at it, study its harmony and begin to appreciate bonsai as an art form. Who knows, perhaps you’ll take up bonsai tree gardening as a hobby yourself.

Fire Pits – How to Choose the Right One For You

When you mention fire pits to someone, it’s amazing how often they have a very specific idea about what a fire pit actually is. And yet the reality is that there’s a huge range of fire pits available, which can make choosing the right one for you more difficult.

History Of Plum Trees And Their Hybrids

A history of the delicious fruit tree, the plum!

Autumn Tree Colors – Sassafras Tree

Sassafras is a colorful addition to the fall pallet of trees in the forest, the yellow and burgundy colors flashing in the autumn sun. The three distinctive leaf types make it easy to identify.

Common Lawn Weeds and How to Control Them

Constant vigilance is the best way to keep weeds under control. You should never allow the weed to flower or set seed.

How To Lay Lawn Turf

Learn to lay lawn turf like the masters. Read on for all the information you need.

History of Gardening Tools

In the modern world we use a number of gardening tools. Some of these are manual, whilst others are electric powered. But what is the history of gardening tools? What were the earliest gardening tools and when did they first appear? Read the article below to find out.

Some Great Gift Ideas For The Gardener On Your List

It’s the holiday season and you want to buy a special gift for your gardener. This is the prefect time for a gardener’s gift as he will be able to visualize and plan what he wants to do with it before the onset of spring when he can actually use it.

Artificial Grass for Ideal Lawn

What do you have to do when you want to have ideal lawn? You spend much time on spraying, mowing, trimming, and fertilizing the grass. You pay bills for watering, when you are going on holidays you ask your neighbors to take care of your lawn. And when you finally have the perfect lawn you are afraid that kids or pets can damage it… Is there alternative solution? Yes – artificial grass.

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