Gardening : Home & Garden
To supply the best possible conditions for your container plants, you have to use an artificial, or soil-less growing mixture. The question is, which type is best?
Concrete planters are simple to make, and concrete is a sturdy building material that withstands natural elements for many years before showing signs of decay. Fill the planter with your favorite tall or trailing plants to enhance the appeal of the landscape and attract butterflies, bees and humming
Everyone has there own views on which herbs are the best. Here is a list of the best three home herb garden plants. This list only applies if you are gardening only culinary herbs. If you take this list along with yourself to a nursery, you are guaranteed to succeed in finding herbs that you can gro
New England Aster
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Hydroponic and aeroponic gardens keep plants in contained, controlled situations, with consistent water flow and support. These systems don't use soil, and depend instead on outside sources of nutrition. Keep aeroponically grown plants in the right conditions, and feed them consistently for growing
In nature, the croton Codiaeum variegatum, known as the garden croton, is not at all like the crotons found at gardening centers. It grows to 10 feet tall, dwarfing a garden or household specimen. The colorful foliage, however, is just what you'd expect from a croton. Codiaeum variegatum is a tropic
Trimming is an essential part of maintaining your pine trees. However, improper trimming can leave holes in the tree or wounds where fungal infections can enter. Damaged areas, fungal infections and areas where the tree is uneven should make up the majority of the pruning cuts. Early June and July a
Physostegia virginiana (Obedient Plant)
Hardscaping is a new age term that is considered to be the future of conventional landscaping. Here, homeowners invest significant resources to work around the outdoor terrains surrounding one's home to create uniquely paved backyards. ...
Choosing a snow shovel with a user-friendly design makes the chore safer.Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty ImagesShoveling snow can be a fun chore if you have the right shovel. While many consumers have transferred to snow blowers or electric shovels, you can still shovel a driveway loaded...
Disposing of chemicals is something many people do incorrectly. Antifreeze is one of those chemicals and should not be thrown in the trash, poured on the ground, or poured down the drain. Antifreeze has a number of negative effects on the environment, and it's toxic to animals and people. If antifre
While bird houses are easily obtained commercially, making your own birdhouses allows you to tailor them to your decor and personal tastes. Birdhouses can be made from various materials, from gourds to old boots to small logs, ceramics and cedar boards.The first thing to decide is what bird you are
Keeping Your Soil Healthy Your soil is the most important part of your garden, but too many people forget to nurture their soil.Soil is a living thing, containing microbes, fungi, insect life and g...
For many decades, every individual residing in any part of the world, cherish the desire of building a beautiful house, just like that, which appears in the dreams. House, is the best place to live se
If you're looking for an easy-to-grow orchid, consider Dendrobiums. They send out long, arching sprays of flowers in fall and winter. Flowers are typically lavender, white or a combination. In the wild, they grow by attaching their roots to tree bark.
A modern fire pit can enhance your backyard experience greatly. Whether you are entertaining into the wee hours of the night, or want to extend your outdoor activities longer in the year, fire pits ca
A basic overview of herb garden information including flowers which are herbs. Many people have flower gardens and don't realize many of their flowers are also herbs. If I only had 10 minutes to tell you the basic information on the steps to take to create a herb garden this is what I'd sa
Lawn Grubs can be extremely irritating and annoying. It is even more therefore when you observe them a few months after fixing your sod or lawn. Assuming they were similar to the usual weeds and Lawn
Common cattail plants (Typha latifolia) grow around ponds and along waterways as a perennial. This wetland plant produces long, stiff sword-like leaves. The plant reaches a height of approximately 9 feet. It spreads rapidly through a creeping rhizome root system and seeds.