Soil Test Kit

Pest Control – Adventures with Small Animal Traps

For those of us who garden and live in the suburbs, which means where small animals live as well, keeping unprotected plants (especially vegetables) from being eaten can be a real challenge. There are few things more painful from a gardener’s point of view than coming outside and seeing a plant that has taken weeks to reach a decent size, chewed down to the ground. If can reduce the most well adjusted plant grower to a sobbing mass.

How To Build A Garden Trellis

If you’re running out of room in your garden why not try vertical gardening and make use of that wasted space above your beds. With the use of a garden trellis you can reclaim that space and grow robust and healthy vines such as cucumbers, beans and melons. This guide will describe how you can build a inexpensive garden trellis for your garden.

New Crape Myrtle Trees Flourish in Both Northern and Southern Climates

Thanks to a breeding program undertaken by the U.S. National Arboretum, scientists have developed a series of hybrid crape myrtle trees that are attractive, disease resistant, and able to grow further north. These hybrids are known for their abundant summer and fall color, handsome bark, low maintenance, long life and the fact that they’re relatively free of crippling diseases and insects.

Bonsai Tree Care Tips

These excellent bonsai tree care tips will give you the help you need to start growing stunning bonsai trees that will make your home as beautiful as ever.

Your Lawnmower

Find the right lawnmower for your yard. With research and planning, you will find the best one for your needs and your lawn.

Common Morning Glory

Plant the Common Morning Glory in your flower garden for a bit of old fashioned charm. Its bright flowers shimmer in the morning sun, creating an almost magic luminescence in the early light.

10 Herbs You Can Grow in Containers

Get some tips on how to plant an herb garden inside.

Tips in Choosing Planter Size and Shape

Try and choose a planter that will draw people’s eyes where you want them to be drawn. You should choose a planter size and shape that will draw attention where you want it to be drawn. However, the impact should not be so big as to distract people from the setting.

Landscaping To Make Garden Rooms

The area of land surrounding your home is no longer your yard, it is an extension of your home. The landscaping and gardening of your yard is now as important as the decorating of the inside of your home.

Low Maintenance Gardening Does Not Mean Boring Gardening

Low maintenance gardens need not look like the bare type, not many plants, lots of rocks, paving, gravel etc. You can have a beautiful garden following a few principles. Choice of plants, type of plants, garden layout, mulching and a well thought out garden design.

The Advantage of Tube Bird Feeders

Find out why tube bird feeders may be the best choice for your yard.

Pest Control – Garden Pests

The list of bug pests that the gardener has to battle could easily fill a book. There really are too many to cover in one online article. But here are some of the ones that most gardeners will come across at one time or another.

The Beautiful Bird of Paradise Flower

California is one of the most beautiful places in the world. I can attest to this because I grew up in this wonderful state. However, I have to relocate to another state because of a few reasons. Anyway, this state is just drop dead gorgeous, from the ocean to the mountains. The flora is also one of best things that I love about California.

How To Get Rid Of Gophers Humanely

Discover how to permanently free your lawn and garden from gophers without using poisons. These simple, affordable methods protect your plants without exposing you and your family to dangerous chemicals.

Orchids 101

Orchids are beautiful and exotic flowers that looks good in any home and although some species are hard to care for there are others that are very easy to care for.

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