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Why We Should All Take More Interest in Flowers

This article discusses why we should all take more interest in flowers. Afterall, flowers are available all year round with exotic and tropical flowers being grown under heat or imported from all corners of the world the choices are varied and most importantly, affordable.

Discover the Secrets of Juniper Bonsai Care

One of the most popular types of bonsai trees is the juniper a firm favorite of many bonsai enthusiasts. However there is a huge selection of different types of trees to choose from all equally beautiful. The juniper is one of the low growing varieties producing lush greenery.

Which of These Bonsai Types is Perfect For You?

It is useful to know that the word “bonsai” is pronounced “bone-sigh”, with “bon” being translated as “tray” and “sai” as tree. A wide range of bonsai types are available and it is important to know that they get better with age! Bonsai trees all have distinct styles such as informal upright, formal upright, cascade, semi-cascade, literati and raft.

Take Your Bonsai Hobby Outside With Outdoor Bonsai Trees

Want a new challenge for your bonsai hobby? Then why not try growing and shaping some outdoor Bonsai trees?

Are You Up For the Challenge of the Surinam Cherry Bonsai Tree?

The Surinam Cherry Bonsai Tree is a sub tropic oriental tree that can be grown in the Southern United States. Originating in Hong Kong and South China they can grow inside your home or they can flourish just as well outside. If you plan to place them inside your home they make fantastic conversation pieces and add elegance to any room.

Save Money With Hydroponic Garden Systems

With the ever rising cost of the economy today, it is only natural for people to look for a cheaper way to go where their daily expenses are concerned. Most people are well aware of the cost of gasoline going through the roof but our cost for food is also on the rise. There is a great way to save money and get the food that you use on a daily basis. Hydroponic garden systems are just what people need so that that they can grow their own herbs, fruits and vegetables right in the comfort of their own home.

How to Add Healing Properties to Your Garden

Water features are thought to have certain attribute that help in the revival of the soul and mending of the body. Famous gardens throughout history have has water features as part of there features and many societies have manipulated the landscape in order to benefit from these water features. Certain societies attribute healing properties to these water features and in today’s society scientists have been researching the correlation between therapeutic gardens and patient’s well being in a hospital setting. A water feature in a garden at home would therefore in theory also help in the de-stressing and well being of the inhabitants.

Making a Peaceful Place in Your Garden

You should arrange at least some part of your limited “man-made landscape” to provide an area where you can rest and think, a peaceful observation point. I prefer a natural “planted” space instead of the old-fashioned gazebo garden-house structure.

Starting a Garden – What to Plant

Before you choose what to plant, stop and think what your goals for you garden harvest? Is it to have a fresh garden salad on the table every night? Or do you want to can your own spaghetti sauce? Or both?

Your Garden – Location, Soil, and Sunlight

Having a garden is such a rewarding experience, and the taste of freshly grown vegetable can’t be beat. Having a garden is not as difficult as you may think. With some simple planning and time, you can be rewarded with yummy fresh veggies too!

Your Garden – The How to Guide For Seedlings and Transplants

Starting seeds indoor for your garden is a great way to save money! Here is what you do, and how you do it!

Starting a Garden – How Big & How Much?

Many times, when someone decides they want a vegetable garden they will plant far more than what they need, have a garden too large to handle, and then become overwhelmed and discouraged. The thrill of gardening will wear off before the first seed has sprouted, and you will end up with an enormous weed patch and money down the drain. Trust me on this one, I know from experience, because I have made this very mistake!

Gardening – 10 Ways to Save

Gardening can become expensive if you just step into Home Depot and buy all that you will need in one swoop! There are ways to obtain inexpensive, free items for your garden that will be cost effective as well.

The Year-Round Herb Garden

Did you know it’s possible to have a great herb garden all throughout the year? All you need is a kitchen and some light and you’ll be all set.

Organic Weed Control – How to Get Rid of Annoying Weeds Fast

Every gardener knows the frustration and stress of dealing with weeds but VERY FEW know how to deal with them effectively. Article Covers: Uses for dead weeds that actually benefit your garden, Natural methods for preventing weeds from growing, How to keep weeds from ever sprouting above the soil, Little known tips that give your garden a winning edge, and much more!

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