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Herb Garden Plants – Spice Up Your Food, Your Health, and Your Life

When we mention herbs, many of us will immediately think of Basil, Chives, Thyme, Sage… Indeed they are among the most popular herbs. Having said that, did you know that besides their ability to spice up food, these herb garden plants are treasured for their scent, beauty and healing power as well?

What to Consider When You Buy Vegetable Seeds

The seeds that you will be using for your vegetable garden are important when you grow your own organic vegetables. You will need to use some tips to buy vegetable seeds that can be used for getting the best vegetables created in your garden.

Japanese Garden Design – 5 Simple Steps to Create a Magnificent Japanese Garden!

If you’ve grown a container garden or two but want to advance your gardening and decorating skills, Japanese garden design is the way to go. This ancient form of garden design was created to promote peace and tranquility. You can be relaxing in your own paradise in no time by including these 5 key ingredients in your garden.

Garden Gates Can Be Found For Any Garden Decor

Garden gates can add a great look to your garden decor and will also add functionality. Read this article to find out more!

Gardening Plants – An Endless Buffet to Choose From

If one were to start listing the names of the garden plant, even a hundred page book will not suffice. Gardening plants include almost all varieties like flowers, herbs, shrubs, fruits, vegetables, and many others. Gardening plants also vary from season to season, some flourish during the spring-summer season and some like the fall-winter period. Whatever kind of a garden you may decide to have you will have plenty of plants to choose from to suit your taste.

War on Gastropods

As an amateur gardener, I’ve only just encountered the scourge that is the common garden snail. While tending my plot of fledgling veggies, I noticed the tell tale half-moon shape that was cut out of the leaves. On close inspection I found the foot soldiers of the Armies of Gastropod waging war on the innocent saplings.

Ten Tips For Caring For Your Peacock Orchids

Peacock Orchids, known botanically and sold as “Acidanthera”, are a rather rare sight in gardens yet are some of the most enticingly fragrant flowers one can plant. Their elegant white petals and maroon-to-purple throat are highly appealing to experienced and novice gardeners alike. Peacock Orchids are very easy to care for, ergo their low maintenance is particularly appealing to people who would like to plant beautiful, fragrant flowers but don’t have a lot of time to care for them.

Increase Soil Efficiency by Using Compost

What is compost? Compost is the end product obtained by the decomposition of biodegradable material. This dark brown, crumbly and earthy smelling material also contains leaves.

Working to Take Care of the Environment

As our country works toward taking care of our environment, our family decided we were going to start doing things with our planets best interests in mind. That of course includes recycling and using less water but we also decided to do a family greenhouse.

Working With Portable Greenhouses

Every new gardener is looking for a way to have a different plants and ways to grow them but they don’t necessarily want a permanent greenhouse fixed on their property. One of the best ways to have a temporary greenhouse is to look into portable greenhouses that are on the market.

Carnivorous Plants – They Actually Do Something – Part 2

In this second article, we will discuss the North American pitcher plant, or sarracenia species. These plants digest the greatest volume of bugs of all the CPs.

Indoor Herb Gardening – Learn the Basics

How do you get started? You could use a very big container for a several different herbs or choose individual pots to plant herbs separately. The easiest indoor herb gardening set could take as little as fifteen minutes to get started.

Gardening Tips For Beginners – Annuals – 6 Ways to Use Annual Flowers

Annuals are plants and flowers that complete their entire life cycle, from seed to seed, over the duration of the summer or their particular growing season. Popular annuals include impatiens, petunias, marigolds, and geraniums – just to name a few. Here are 6 great ways you can use Annuals around your yard and home…

Flowers – In Color! Design Tips From the Pros – Part 2

In part 1 of this article we explored the basic structure of a color wheel and its importance to flower design. A color wheel is very useful to help understand how colors relate to each other. In part 2 we’ll look at various types of color combinations, how to use the color wheel to find them, and how to use them with flowers.

Stay at Home Moms Can Grow Their Food at Home

There are a number of reasons why people all over the world grow their own fruits and vegetables. When you’re a stay at home mom, this is a great opportunity to start a garden. It could drastically reduce your grocery bill plus give you the opportunity to stretch a little outside. Have you visited the grocery store lately to see the prices of fruits and vegetable? It’s ridiculous!

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