Wildflowers Gone Wild

Choosing the Best Weed Eater

One of the great time saving devices for trimming a lawn is a weed eater. A weed eater can mow down a large patch of weeds and grass in no time, leaving you with more time to do more productive things. Weed eaters all basically have the same design but they do come in different sizes and power ranges. You will also see a variety of power sources for different weed eaters, from the old traditional electric weed eater that uses an extension cord to the more …

Growing Your Own Organic Veggies

Here are a few suggestions for growing your own organic vegetable garden. Start with top quality soil. You can do that by creating your own compost pile prior to starting the garden. This extra effort will payoff as you harvest the final product. You will have fresh, wonderful tasting chemical free vegetables.

Create an Attractive Butterfly Garden

Butterfly gardens are man-made spaces which were initially developed by ecologists. They were designed and developed to conserve the natural butterfly habitats which are rapidly losing to urbanization and create a pretty picture in the process.

The Perfect Tree for Your New Garden

You can plant the perfect tree in your garden with an investment of time and money. When you tree begins to produce fruit, flower blossoms and gives shade, those investments will start paying off.

The Azalea Shrubs Are Easy Plants To Grow In Shade

A detailed description of how and where to plant azalea shrubs.

Gardens of New Zealand

When I was a teenager in school my hero was Captain James Cook, the British sea captain who made three voyages of circumnavigation around the world, before being killed by cannibals in the Hawaiian Islands, which he discovered. I read his thrilling ship’s logs from cover to cover, and often went to sleep with images of sailing into the mysterious Bay of Islands, Dusky Sound and Queen Charlotte’s Sound, all beautiful safe anchorages he found in New Zealand. His mission was one of scientific exploration, especially the discovery and recording of new plant species, which he found in such abundance that the ship’s floral artist gave up trying to complete his plant portraits during the trip, settling for a pencil outline and a watercolor rendering of one flower and a leaf so each subject could be completed on his return home. Last January my wife and I totaled up our air miles and discovered we could afford a trip to New Zealand.

Gardens of France

In early June I went to France to attend the opening of the American Impressionist Museum, next to the Claude Monet Museum at Giverny. Over one thousand invited guests sat down to a five-course dinner under a huge tend erected in an apple orchard. The tent had a wooden floor with holes cut out so the apple trees could poke trough into the dining area.

Finding the Right Hedge Shrub for Your Yard

As with anything choosing the right hedge shrub comes down to personal preference and the type of look you are trying to gain in your yard.

Island Gardens

With the approach of winter, my thoughts turn to travel–especially to sunny islands where I can snorkel, swim and enjoy walks through lush tropical vegetation. I have a special fascination for islands, probably because I live a good two hours drive from the nearest beach, and because Bucks County is part of such a large continental land mass.

What You Need To Know When Buying Vegetable Seeds

Your garden seed is one of the basic building blocks of a successful garden. Find out what you need to know when ordering from vegetable seed companies online.

Don’t Forget The Greenhouse Accessories

From heaters to grow lights, there are an abundance of things you can add to your greenhouse to make your greenhouse hobby even more rewarding. Once you had completed your search for the perfect greenhouse, you need to start considering what greenhouse accessories you will need to make sure your greenhouse delivers your desired results.

Gophers Got You Down?

The key to telling the difference in damage is when you see your plants dieing. Moles do not commonly eat vegetation. If you notice plants turning brown or yellow and there is tunneling around them, it most likely is a gopher doing the damage.

Hydrangea Planting Guide

Learn how to choose the best type of hydrangea for your garden as well as how to plant it properly.

Weed Control in Your Lawn

Nearly everyone who has a lawn has the problem of weeds interfering with their vision of a lush green lawn. Weeds are not something anyone who desires a beautiful lawn wants to deal with. They are an uninvited guest that shows up unexpectedly and will only leave once brute force is applied.

Garden Fountains Make a Nice Addition to Your Landscape Design

Garden fountains are the most popular decorative accessories used in the gardens that help enhance the ambiance manifold. Skilled craftsmen, dexterously design fountains that bring peace and serenity in the environment. Lending an ornamental look to the garden, fountains come with attractive lightning systems and colored flowing water. They add definite character to the garden by beautifying its overall look.

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