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Where Do Bulbs Comes From?

The word bulb is used as an umbrella for all those plants that have a root system that has been adapted to withstand long periods of drought by storing food reserves beneath ground. It includes not only true bulbs but also corns, tubers and rhizomes, as well as plants with fleshy roots.

Enjoying the Benefits of an Outdoor Misting Fan

The summer heat can be brutal, particularly if there are activities or chores that must be taken care of. It’s always been an absolute sweat bath that quickly saps the strength and turns whatever you’re doing into a complete ordeal. The ideal solution is to figure out a way to get some relief from the heat while still working, or even lazing around, outside. Fortunately there is a solution that is surprisingly accessible and very effective.

Home Vegetable Gardening – Growing Great Carrots

Who doesn’t like carrots? Now you can enjoy them every growing season by following these tips and tricks to produce a healthy harvest.

Cordless Leaf Blower – Is it the Ideal Power Tool For Your Garden?

When we were kids, we would love to play around the lawn with those fallen leaves scattered all over, kicking them around, picking a handful of them up and throwing them to our playmates. We would even jump over or throw ourselves into a pile of dead leaves which would lead to our moms scolding us. Those were the fun days.

Fall Garden Maintenance is Important For Early Spring Planting

Tips you should know about preparing your garden in the fall for an early spring planting. Testing your gardens soil and adding the organic amendments needed to have a healthy garden is a very important part of organic gardening.

Families, Genera and Species in Bulbs Family

True bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes belong to a relatively small number of plant families based on similarities in the reproductive organs within the flower rather than on the appearance of the flower or the storage organ itself. Most true bulbs and corms belong to only a few families.

Rhizomes and Tubers in Bulbs

A rhizome is a swollen underground stem, from the ends of which shoots, then foliage and flowers emerge, while roots grow on the underside of the rhizome. Side branches will form each year, typically after flowering has occurred, enabling the plant to spread.

What is True Bulbs

The word bulb is often used to describe true bulbs, corms, tubers, rhizomes and plants with fleshy root systems that can cope with long periods of drought by storing food reserves beneath the ground. There are, however, clear differences between these five types of plants.

Home Vegetable Gardening – Optimize Your Garden For Growing Lettuce

Lettuce is a great vegetable to grow in your garden. It grows fairly quickly and when done properly can yield you a bountiful harvest for quite sometime.

A Herb Garden How To – All You Need to Know

Though there are many articles out there that discuss the basics of herb gardening, it is this author’s opinion that an herb garden how to article is still needed. Sometimes we need to read something constantly or in many different forms and styles in order to really absorb it, and memorize all that we need to do. So here’s a quick herb garden how to on herb gardening basics.

The Secret Herb Garden

When you are herb gardening you need to be careful about the design you choose and the effort required to maintain the garden. This is even more important if the herbs that you are growing are used for medicinal or culinary purposes. This concept comes from ancient classical world descriptions of gardens.

How to Get the Best Results From Herbs Grown in Pots

If you grow your own herbs, you will find yourself saving a lot of money while adding new flavors to all your meals. You will also add aroma and beauty to the surroundings and achieve a very strong sense of peace and achievement.

My Top Three Culinary Herbs to Grow

Everyone has there own views on which herbs are the best. Here is a list of the best three home herb garden plants. This list only applies if you are gardening only culinary herbs. If you take this list along with yourself to a nursery, you are guaranteed to succeed in finding herbs that you can grow easily, but also herbs that taste very nice.

Choosing a Herb Garden Kit For Your Home

You can buy herb garden kits for use either indoors or outside. It is so convenient and nice to grow herbs that you like right in your own house. You will find using herb garden kits much easier than pots, finding seeds and buying soil. Everything that you might need is in the kit. You also save lots of money as you do not have to buy any herbs from stores.

Start Your Own Home Herb Garden

If you are a person who is wanting to start your own home herb garden and has no clue where to begin then you should read on. It is really quite simple and much easier compared to starting a huge vegetable garden. Herb gardens are very easy to start, but they are also as easy to maintain.

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