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How to Grow a Winter Vegetable Garden

How to Grow a Winter Vegetable Garden

In the United States, the Southern region and some areas in the North, such as west of the Cascade Mountains, are places where the climate is mild enough to raise vegetables in the winter. Not only is planting in the winter a way of keeping the soil conditioned for spring, it helps save money on foo......[Read More]
13 Exciting Herbs For Tea Herb Gardening

13 Exciting Herbs For Tea Herb Gardening

Drinking tea has been a ritual for hundreds of years in many countries around the world. It is relaxing, it brings together friends, it is great to sip alone on the patio or in front of a good book and some teas even have medicinal properties.......[Read More]
Some of the Most Popular and Effective Mulches

Some of the Most Popular and Effective Mulches

Grass clippings are ideal for vegetable, annual, and herb gardens, because you can get them by the bagful.Leaves are great for weed control, especially leaves that fall from any deciduous tree. Pine needles decompose slowly, and allow water to easily seep through. Straw breaks down quickly, adding n......[Read More]
Honorable Mention - Norfolk Island Pine

Honorable Mention - Norfolk Island Pine

Gardeners photos of plants grown indoors, with their tips for growing and caring for them.......[Read More]
How to Construct a Natural Pond

How to Construct a Natural Pond

A pond can greatly enhance the appearance and beauty of the landscaping around your home. Your pond can create a natural environment for plants and animals in your yard that can bring you hours of enjoyment. With the right tools and materials and a little planning, you can build your own pond.......[Read More]
How to Trellis - Tips For Your Garden

How to Trellis - Tips For Your Garden

Learning how to trellis your plants is easy, if you take the time to plan it well. By doing this you will make good use of your time, avoid mistakes, and end up with a trellis that is best suited to your garden.......[Read More]
When to Plant a Garden?

When to Plant a Garden?

Planting time is crucial to the success of a garden. It is important to know when to plant a garden so you do not waste time and money in the case of a late frost. While there are cold-weather plants that can survive a frost and thrive in chilly temperatures, most garden plants need warm temperature......[Read More]
Wild Bird Feeder or Squirrel Feeder?

Wild Bird Feeder or Squirrel Feeder?

When you hang a wild bird feeder in your yard you occasionally wonder who you are feeding, the birds or the squirrels! Squirrels are so nimble and have a voracious appetite and can empty your ... ......[Read More]
Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus

Here are the best gardening photos of 2013, from our Gardening Photo Challenges held throughout the year.......[Read More]
How to Treat Powdery Mildew

How to Treat Powdery Mildew

Many types of plants are being affected by a certain type of fungal disease called as powdery mildew. This disease can be caused by different types of fungi which belong to the order Erysiphales. The symptoms of this disease can be noted easily, the plants that are infected usually display white spo......[Read More]
The Elusive Garden Blues

The Elusive Garden Blues

For many gardeners, cultivating blue flowering plants is both a challenge and a pinnacle in flower cultivation. The main reason is that blue is difficult to find genetically as no single pigment produces a true blue.......[Read More]
Fast Growing Trees for West Texas

Fast Growing Trees for West Texas

West Texas is the driest part of the state. While a wide range of trees can adapt and even thrive in this region, many plants from east Texas fare poorly here. A number of fast-growing trees are well-suited to growing in west Texas, though.......[Read More]
Want to Grow Large Heads of Cabbage? Here's the Best Method to Get it Done

Want to Grow Large Heads of Cabbage? Here's the Best Method to Get it Done

Cabbage will do best planted where nothing else similar to this vegetable has planted over the past three years. Cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and cabbage fall into this category. The soil should drain well and does not need to be particularly rich in nutrients. They can be added later as needed.......[Read More]
Take Care of Your Gardens, Gardens will Take Care of you

Take Care of Your Gardens, Gardens will Take Care of you

As a homeowner all of us want our home to look the perfect one isn't it! When we are talking about home we must not forget about the most important part of our homes that is our garden or law......[Read More]
Guide to Ferns

Guide to Ferns

As nonflowering plants, ferns are part of a unique subset of the plant world. Around 12,000 species of ferns form a diverse group of 35 families. Just about any natural environment imaginable is hospitable to at least one type of fern, but most of the varieties found in North America are woodland pl......[Read More]
Herb Indoor Gardening at the Comfort of Your Home

Herb Indoor Gardening at the Comfort of Your Home

There are some requirements in herb indoor gardening. You do not even have to renovate and redesign your place. Putting pots by the window of your kitchen will do since you only need enough sunlight to start off.......[Read More]
Perennial Plants from Seed

Perennial Plants from Seed

Growing Perennial Flowers from Seed......[Read More]
Lawn Mowing and Hedge Cutting Equipment

Lawn Mowing and Hedge Cutting Equipment

Lawn mowers and hedge trimmers can be used to ensure that your lawn looks healthy and manicured all year round. With such a large selection of equipment available on the market, it can be a ... ......[Read More]
4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

Getting your home in tiptop shape for holiday entertaining can be done months in advance. Of course, it helps to put on the finishing touches just before guests arrive by making something delicious in the ... ......[Read More]
About Lawn Fertilizer

About Lawn Fertilizer

Fertilizer is a necessary part of achieving a beautiful lawn, but a small percentage of homeowners actually apply fertilizer to their lawns on a regular basis. Even fewer actually understand the importance and role fertilizer plays in a happy and healthy lawn.......[Read More]