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Planting and Watering in Borders and Containers

Cannas, begonias and dahlias are available in a wonderful array of colors and can be started into growth in late winter or early spring so that they produce a mass of flowers throughout summer. Cannas and dahlias should be planted into, and begonias should be placed on top of, barely moist compost a

Cilantro Seed Uses

The plant, Coriandrum sativum, produces leaves known as cilantro in North America; this versatile plant is a popular herb and spice in the kitchen. The dried seeds of this plant provide many culinary uses and are common in Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, South Asian, Latin American, Chinese, African

DIY Trellis

Trellises offer an upright place to grow and are a fine addition to any garden. They are easy to make and will provide support for plants that vine, climb or put out tendrils that grab onto anything they come in contact with. Arch type trellises are useful for ornamental or vegetable type plants.

Grow Lights for Herb Gardens

Many gardeners grow herbs for use in the kitchen. Although in the summer these can be harvested from an outside garden, the best way to have a steady supply of herbs available year-round is to grow them indoors. An indoor herb garden can easily be set up in a sunny window or other convenient locatio

My 3 Favorite Types of Lilies

Lilies are the most beautiful flowers in the universe and with superior reasons. Lilies are of over 100 different species, they come in many beautiful colors.

DIY Plans to Build a Hydroponic Garden

Hydroponic gardening, also known as floating gardens, is a method of growing plants without dirt. Soil-less gardening has been around for centuries, one of the earliest examples being The Floating Gardens of China. A hydroponic garden is planted in a container with the roots growing down into water

Grow Mushrooms For Additional Income

Thousands of people today, grow mushrooms for additional income. Mushrooms are in great demand. These are fairly easy to grow and hence make a great business preposition to consider.

Growing Kitchen Herbs in Pots

An introduction to herb gardening in pots or containers. Information is included that will give a prospective herb gardener insight into what is required in growing herbs in pots and its rewards.

How to Get the White House Garden Look

The First Family are always trend-setters, and the Obama family is no exception. This year they've started their own vegetable garden, and it's easy enough to get the same look on a smaller scale.

Orchid Pots Overview

When it comes time for repotting, there are three types of orchid pots you can choose. The pros and cons of each type will be discussed in this article.

How Should I Care for My Grow Light System

Using hydroponic gardening techniques and choosing the proper growing equipment is Susan Slobacs lifelong passion. Since discovering how easy it is to grow food all year round, indoor gardening has be

Can You Use Orchid Fertilizer on Plants?

Orchids are bright, exotic flowers that require some very specific care. The right fertilizer, at the right time, keeps the plants healthy and blooming. Orchid fertilizer is a specific combination of vital minerals.

Spectacular Blooms - Organ Pipe Cactus

I have Organ Pipe cacti in the backyard and it is their season to bloom (May, June and July). During the this time the cactus will send out a shoot and it usually takes about 5 - 7 days for a bud to form.Once the bud is fully formed the cactus will bloom during the night.

Ways to Maintain Your Lawn Design

When you become the owner of a house, you invest much effort and time in making improvements in the house in order to add its property value. Recently there has been a great demand in ...

What Can I Plant on a North-Facing Fence?

Much softer than a plain fence, a vine-covered fence is a feature in the landscape. Even a north-facing fence will support vines that like partial shade. The vines will receive additional light during the early morning and late afternoon, when the sun is low in the eastern or western sky. Flowering

Growing Herbs in Your Square Foot Garden - Basil

Learn how growing herbs, especially basil, in your square foot garden is an excellent way to have a kitchen garden right outside your back door. Basil is one of the easiest and most popular herbs for both beginners and expert gardeners.

Pest Control - Yard Pests

Insects are our friends. Though there are some varieties that can cause problems for us, especially if we are gardeners; there are many varieties that are benign, and others that are beneficial because they control other insects that are pests. Trying to rid your yard, garden or landscape of insects

Tree Removal Services, Washington - Hiring an expert

Tree removal services need to done regularly for aesthetic purpose to give your land a good look. So it is better to consult a professional who can help you. Tree removing is not an easy task but has