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11/09/2021 08:34 AM
Natural Mosquito Repellents on Your Garden
Mosquitoes become human enemies. Not only the bite makes the skin become bumpy, itchy, and reddish, mosquitoes can also cause various diseases, such as dengue fever (dengue hemorrhagic fever) and malaria. To get rid of it, people often use drugs made from chemicals that have the potential to have a bad impact on health. Now, why don't you try other alternatives to using mosquito repellent plants at home?
10/19/2021 07:13 PM
Diatomaceous Earth As a Pesticide
What is diatomaceous earth? How does it work? Will it protect my plants from insects?
10/19/2021 07:00 PM
How to Plant Flowers in a Barrel
Buying a barrel to plant my flowers in was the best thing I ever did. I have had two barrels for a few years now on my patio and they are still in great shape.
10/19/2021 06:23 PM
One Pepper You Should Never Grow in Your Home Garden
I always like to experiment, because you know only through experimentation in your garden and other things in life will you find new and exciting ways to do things that are maybe even more fun and better than ways you've done them in the past. So this year, you know straight up I'm growing eight different varieties in this bed and in my other beds I probably have over fifty varieties total this year of different varieties of peppers easily, probably pushing sixty actually to see which ones are going to grow better, which ones are going to yield more and more importantly which ones I'm going to enjoy eating the most because there's no point in growing something that you don't enjoy.
10/19/2021 06:19 PM
Have Fun With Bonsai
What does bonsai mean? How to proceed with bonsai. How to develop a bonsai plant.
10/19/2021 06:03 PM
August Gardening
Summer gardening in August. Water wise gardening. Tips for gardening in hot weather.
10/19/2021 06:03 PM
Organic Gardening With Nature
Sustainable landscaping and the use of non-toxic products. Treating the soil for beneficial life. Recycling organic material.
10/19/2021 06:03 PM
Organic Gardening Resolutions
Organic gardening resolutions. Some points that all gardeners should be aware of.
10/04/2021 09:28 AM
Structural Tree Trimming
Because a tree is not like a shrub that must be thinned frequently, trimming is permanent and has a significant effect on its structure and appearance. The most beautiful mature trees maintain their youthful appearance through deliberate trimming as they grow. It is advisable to make small wounds on mature trees rather than larger ones when trimming.
08/19/2021 11:13 AM
How Do You Know If You Need Tree Removal?
A young healthy tree has so many more benefits for you and your neighborhood. But can you prevent your tree from turning into a liability? We will help you check and figure if your tree is a menace.
07/12/2021 10:56 AM
Desentupidora Curitiba Tele Esgoto
A Desentupidora Curitiba Tele Esgoto sempre teve seus valores, que unidos a for???a de vontade da nossa equipe e profissionais, levou nossa empresa a se tornar reconhecida em Curitiba. Nossos valores s???o: Respeitar o meio ambiente, ela ??? determinante para o futuro; Respeitar e buscar a satisfa??????o de nossos clientes para gera??????o de valores ???ticos e compromisso. Respeitar e se comprometer cada dia mais com o crescimento profissional de cada um de nossos colaboradores.
06/28/2021 07:28 PM
5 Benefits Of Seaweed Fertilizer Extract For Plants
Seaweed fertilizer is on the list of organic fertilizers. They are produced when marine plant seaweed is processed as the main raw ingredients. Also, the primary ingredient is the organic material that is obtained from kelp.
06/23/2021 01:14 PM
Garden Care: Are You Doing It Right
Garden care is important for the health of your plants. It is better to use natural materials such as crushed shells and pebbles to build structures for flower pots. Do not expose your plants to chemicals, sunlight, or other harmful substances. Allowing a few hours of exposure can be good for the plant. In fact, direct sunlight for a few hours can protect the young leaves from damage, especially during the hottest part of the day.
06/23/2021 01:14 PM
Proven Tips to Make Your Plants Healthier and Richer
Planting seeds is one of the most important parts of successful gardening. Having seed packets is only a start though; after planting, you should provide support so your seedlings can grow. The first thing you need to know is that each variety of plant is different from the other in regard to the planting procedure. To determine what type of support you will need, research all the varieties and their potential root systems. An example of such support would be something such as gravel or sand. However, some varieties require more support than others, so make sure you know what each variety needs before you start planting.
06/22/2021 09:53 AM
A Comprehensive Guide to Get Started With Garden Care
Many people have not yet discovered the joys of garden care. They may not realize the value of plants, flowers, shrubs, trees, and other landscaping elements that give a home its beauty and charm. However, these elements will pay off in time and money.
06/17/2021 12:02 PM
The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Own Garden
Gardening can be fun and interesting, but it's also can be exhausting. You have to be extremely organized, be able to think ahead of your garden, find the things you need easily, and are able to use the correct tools. However, this does not mean that gardening is easy. If you want to succeed in gardening, you have to plan properly.
06/17/2021 12:02 PM
Design Tips That Will Help You Create a Rich Garden
Your garden design doesn't have to be a huge, boring mess. It can be simple and beautiful if you look around and really consider what you are trying to accomplish. Remember, it is not an end in itself - it is a place to relax, enjoy, and get some fresh air and sunshine.
03/24/2021 04:55 PM
How To Get Rid Of June Bugs
Warmer weather is around the corner, which means gardening time. It also means pesky insects such as June bugs, that may ruin your flowers and plants. This article is to help you get rid of June bugs.
03/03/2021 01:28 PM
Health Benefits of Using a Cedar Hot Tub
Are you planning to buy a bathing tub? If so, consider investing in a cedar hot tub. Today, more and more homeowners buy these bathtubs. According to a study, about 7.3 million US residents own hot bathing tubs. Most people install them outside their pool, whereas some individuals mount them in their bathing room. Buyers usually pick these containers to enrich the value of their house. However, many positive health benefits come with hot bathtubs.
03/03/2021 01:28 PM
10 Reasons You Need To Buy Wooden Hot Tub Now
Think for a moment, if you could escape from the busy life around you, leaving back everything including the buzzing sound of the noisy city and all the stress you had. You are wondering how, right? Now, I will tell you how you can earn this; you should buy a wooden hot tub. This is the perfect way as it gives you such an experience that you think you are in a forest, where there is no noise except for the wind's hustling, and the relaxed feeling that you get just can't be described in words.
03/03/2021 01:28 PM
5 Benefits of Sauna Room That You Need to Know
Once in a while, do you not feel stressed and wish for a break from the unpleasant environment and the burden you carry every day? What if I tell you that I have a very perfect and simple solution to your problem. This simple solution is a break, but not an ordinary one. I want you to experience something that you haven't felt before. It is to visit a Sauna room and have the best time of your life.
03/03/2021 01:27 PM
The Good and Not So Good Facts About Outdoor Barrel Sauna
If you are a big fan of saunas, you will surely fall head over heels in love with an outdoor barrel sauna. But, before you go out and get one, there are a few things you should know about these relaxing accessories.
09/14/2020 11:38 AM
Lavender Can Add A Certain Sachet To Any Garden
Lavender can spruce up any garden area or home. It is the perfect touch to add to any garden to create a smooth, relaxing scent. Use lavender flowers to give your garden that appealing look or smell, and make them last longer than ever!
09/02/2020 01:27 PM
Grow Healthy Food Such As Fish and Vegetables Using Aquaponics
Many of use consider growing vegetables in our backyard a process that uses soil and an abundance of water. This is not the case with aquaponics. This type of agriculture combines aquaculture and hydroponics. This is a symbiotic system which uses the waste water of marine animals to provide nutrients to plants in a grow tank. The roots of the plants are set in a grow bed and are provided water and nutrients from a tank containing fish such as trout or tilapia. The plants cleanse the water water by using up the waste created by the aquatic life. This water is then sent back to the fish tank. This is a closed loop system ans wastes very little water. The fertilization needed for the plants is provided by the waste water created in the fish tank. Water will have to added because of evaporation, but this will much less when compared to a soil based agriculture system
08/31/2020 06:21 PM
Advantages of Aquaponics When Compared To Soil Based Agriculture
Aquaponics is a system which combines basic aquaculture with hydroponics in a symbiotic environment. This method uses the waste products from fish to supply nutrients for plants. These plants, such tomatoes or lettuce, are therefore grown hydroponically. The use of waste water created by the fish purifies the water thus making the environment they live in. An automatic recirculating system is used to drive this process.
07/10/2020 04:47 PM
How To Control The Humidity Level In A Greenhouse?
If you want your plants to grow well in a greenhouse, make sure the humidity level is in the desired range. Excessive humidity can kill the plants because of mold and mildew growth. It can cause fungal infection in the roots, stems, and leaves of the plants.
05/11/2020 08:09 AM
Carrot and Celery Fly Control
That little pest that really annoys me is the carrot fly: A creature that is a member of the psilidae family, also called " Rust Flies ". Apart from eating carrots, they can also be found on: celery, parsnips and parsley. I seems me that they are out to get my crop, what ever I do.
05/05/2020 07:21 PM
How to Deal With Rats
Rats have been around with mankind from the beginning of time. We are told that nobody is further away from a rat than six feet, at any given time. I do not believe that is necessarily true, however there are a lot of rats around. Apparently there are 60 species of rats in the world. The smallest one is about four inches long and the biggest one is called a Bosavi woolly rat that weights in, at over three pounds, about the size of a cat.
05/01/2020 06:29 PM
Getting Rid of Cabbage Moth
You do everything possible to have healthy growth and 'bang' your plants get slammed by some critter or another. What do you do? As more and more of us are concerned about climate change from chemicals and the like, we turn to the old ways of control. This means, in general, natural control for all those bugs that help themselves to our crops.
04/28/2020 08:56 AM
Make Your Runner Beans Thrive
Runner beans are a very profitable crops for the grower to grow. You will see them in practically every vegetable and allotment plot that you come across. However, like everything else, to get the best yields there is a right way to cultivate. In this article, I will try to point you in the right direction.
04/24/2020 08:17 AM
Autumn Sown Onions:
The idea of sowing onion seeds in August is a very good one, because it is a known fact that seeds sown at this time of year are not affected by onion fly. However it is not always possible to do so because some land might be exposed to cold north or easterly winds which will prevent the seeds from taking off.
04/24/2020 08:16 AM
Know Your Onions:
The onion is perhaps the most respected crop in the vegetable patch as well as the highest priced in the market. Producing a fine crop of onions takes work and care, for there are many problems along the way like mildew and onion fly. However, I will lead you down the right path to avoid these troubles by growing your onions with the correct cultivation.
04/15/2020 06:50 AM
Summer Management For Potatoes
From the time that the plants show through the soil, the best thing that you can do for quick and healthy growth, is to use the hoe between the rows every time that the soil is dry enough. The reason for this is that the hoe will keep the weeds in check, and at the same time conserve water by forming a fine tilth.
04/13/2020 07:49 AM
Planting Potatoes:
April is, of course, the best month to plant potatoes, and the main crop should be in the ground from between the 1st of April and the middle of May. I always put mine in the ground on Good Friday.
03/23/2020 10:42 AM
Benefits of Having a Greenhouse
The benefits of having a greenhouse are many. It benefits both hobbyists and commercial growers. Plants thrive and produce under the weather protection and ideal growing conditions that these structures offer. Any plant enthusiast would enjoy working and being rewarded with beautiful healthy plants..
10/24/2019 07:21 PM
What Is the Difference Between a One Stage and Two-Stage Snowblower?
Anyone looking to buy a snowblower will pretty much soon realise that the choice tends to come down between what are referred to as one stage or two stage snow blowers. There are a few manufacturers who also make what are known as three stage snow blowers, and these will be looked in into and referred to at the end of the article.
10/24/2019 07:21 PM
A Guide to Snowblower Operating Controls
Snowblowers come in different makes and sizes, some one stage to stage or even three stage, some have tires and some have tracks, and some are in effect compact tractors adapted to clear large areas of snow. It is important when operating a dedicated snowblower to understand what the various operating controls do, prior to anyone using it. You do not want to have to find out how to stop it when it is in full throttle and out of control.
10/18/2019 08:33 AM
What to Look for in Snowblower Safety
For many people, a snow blower can be a lifeline, but there are some risks and hazards which need to be flagged up. These can be easily dealt with, but they are important and often overlooked.
08/01/2019 07:52 PM
Water Garden Ideas and Advice
Water adds charm to any garden. It is easy to manage, lively and ever-changing, and blends effectively with earth, rocks and plants.
08/01/2019 07:46 PM
7 Practical Tips to Make Gardening Easier
Gardening is no easy task, especially if you have put quite a lot of effort into it. It won't take you long before tending to the flower beds, pruning and doing all sorts of other gardening chores starts to feel tiring and overwhelming. The purpose of gardening is to make you feel happy, not super tired.
08/01/2019 07:19 PM
5 Things You Can Do With Your Landscape in the Winter
Plenty of gardeners feel anxious about the coming of winter and snowy weather. This is mostly because the garden doesn't see much action then and popular landscaping projects are put to rest until the thawing effect of spring touches the place.
08/01/2019 07:16 PM
Winter Care Tips for Potted Plants
With the arrival of cold weather this winter, you may think that your gardening efforts should come to a halt. It is easy to believe that you have to wait for spring, but that is not entirely true. Planting in containers gives you some flexibility in the cold months because you can essentially move plants around to make the most of what the season has to offer.
06/04/2019 09:54 AM
Tips for Taking Care of Your Garden
Everyone likes a well-maintained garden. It looks beautiful and creates a peaceful and tranquil aesthetic. Sadly, in the busy lifestyle of today, most people feel like they lack the time, necessary for it. Little do they know, however, taking care of your garden does not need to take up all of your free time! Just as with any other activity, knowing what to do and how to do it efficiently and effectively is the key. In this article we will go over the basics of garden care, offering you tips and tricks on efficient garden maintenance.
05/28/2019 09:25 AM
Bladderwort: Problems and Some Application Questions
Aquatic Utricularia or Bladderwort is a water-loving plant native to the North America. It can be commonly found in waterlogged soils, ponds, rivers, marshlands, waterways. The plant is a source of nutrition for birds like waterfowl, insects, and some mammals.
05/23/2019 01:55 PM
The Expandable Garden Hose: Veteran Gardener Secret Weapon
What separates The Grow Worm expandable garden hose from the competition? Its simple. It starts with a double layer of latex - the same best quality as used in weather balloons & fire hoses, which means it won't rip or burst.
05/10/2019 10:27 AM
Raised Bed Gardening Trumphs Over Poor Soil Conditions
Think that the poor soil where you live means you're doomed to a life of gardening disasters? Think again. You can beat your soil problems by taking raising your plants out of the ground. Raised bed gardening means you never have to worry about poor soil conditions and that you can have a healthy, thriving garden no matter where you live and what your soil type. Even if you have the world's best soil for growing, doing your gardening in raised beds still have some advantages. Find out more about the pros and cons of raised bed gardening and see if it is right for you.
04/30/2019 04:14 PM
Why Is Purple Loosestrife a Threat?
Lythrum salicaria or Purple loosestrife is a tough perennial that is characterized by its spiky pink-purple flowers. The plant was brought to the north-eastern United States in the 18th century by early settlers for their flower garden. Since then, it has spread aggressively across the United States and Canada.
04/24/2019 11:54 AM
Backyard Habitat
We know that creating bio-diverse yards not only increases property value and so reduces energy costs and dust - but it also reduces noise and gives us a little more privacy. Becoming certified with any organization is a great way to help out, they use the funds raised in these programs to help run a wide variety of services. At the time of registering the property, it is a great opportunity to add a tax-deductible donation.
04/24/2019 11:53 AM
Understanding Garden Terms
Do you find yourself confused by terms like: hybrid, genetically modified, heirloom, open-pollinated, heritage and microsystem? In this article we will go over some basics that will help clear up some of the confusion.
04/23/2019 09:08 AM
Take December Off From Gardening Chores-Or Not
Tending to a garden is not necessarily high on the list of things to do in December, but if gardening is your passion, there is still plenty to keep you busy. Turn Leaves And Branches Into Mulch: Fallen leaves and branches make good much. Cover a pile of the material with a waterproof tarp to hold in heat and keep rain from washing away nutrients.
12/12/2018 06:32 PM
Start Your Fall California Garden in September
September is the time to plant cool weather vegetables and flowers as well as perform fall maintenance around the yard. Plant Cool Season Vegetables: Plant such vegetables as broccoli, peas, kale, beets, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, spinach, radish, carrots and celery. These plants will start producing in late winter or early spring.
07/26/2018 12:26 PM
What Are Deep Watering Stakes and How They Help Your Plants
Deep watering stakes are a boon for gardens, orchards, parks, walkways, drives, and any other landscape with plants and trees.When watering plants, you typically tend to wet the area where the stem meets the soil or growth mixture.
07/25/2018 04:30 PM
4 Common Soil Problems and Solutions
When it comes to planting trees, you want good soil. Learn which soil conditions may make tree planting a challenge for you, and how to solve the problems before they can damage your landscape.
07/16/2018 10:58 AM
5 Tips to Help You Organise Your Garden Shed
If you have a lovely garden shed, you have to keep it in decent condition. Sheds can aid a gardening hobby in so many ways. They not only provide a storage area for all of your tools and equipment but can also be used to keep plants safe in harsh weather.
07/05/2018 11:52 AM
Safely Mowing An Overgrown Lawn
Mowing an overgrown lawn can seem simple and straightforward, however if not done correctly, a lot of damage can occur to the lawn, which may not be easily fixed. This article will explain how to correctly mow an overgrown lawn to ensure a neat finish with the greatest chance of maintaining a healthy lawn into the future thereafter.
07/05/2018 11:51 AM
The Best and Worst Traits of Bermuda Grass
Bermuda grass lawns are one of the most preferred lawn types in many warmer regions around the world today. This lawn can produce a beautiful home lawn which is pleasant to the eyes, is tough enough to withstand and repair itself from heavy wear and tear, and is easily treated for common lawn problems. However, there are negative traits to Bermuda lawns as well, and it's wise for us to consider these whenever we may be looking at this lawn type for our own homes.
07/03/2018 12:11 PM
Time to Get Down and Dirty - Planting Vegetable Seeds
The first thing you will want to do when preparing to plant your vegetable seeds is to get the soil ready. Obtain some garden compost, making sure you remove pebbles and such from it. Next, fill a seed tray with the compost. Create a nice, flat surface on top, although don't harden it by flattening it too much.
07/03/2018 12:10 PM
Yummy Patio Gardens: Growing Tomato Plants In Pots
Container gardening or pot gardening is the practice of growing plants, including edible plants, exclusively in containers instead of planting them in the ground. There is nothing that could be more engaging and relaxing than having your patios decorated with delicious and luscious plants that you can view right at the start and right at the end of your day.
06/13/2018 12:10 PM
The Keys to Successful Vegetable Gardening in Alabama
Alabama has a perfect climate for growing all sorts of vegetables throughout the year. Pests abound in such a warm location but with proper care, your garden will flourish.
05/29/2018 04:09 PM
Typical June Gloom Provides Ideal Conditions For Garden Growth
June in southern California usually means overcast mornings that transform into mild sunny afternoons making it an ideal month to spend time in the garden before summer heat takes hold. Thin Out Fruit Trees: By June, trees should be bursting with small fruit such as apricots, plums and peaches. The weaker fruit will start to drop this month.
05/25/2018 08:54 AM
How To Grow Shiitake Logs In A Home Garden
Shiitake logs that are grown at home have superior taste along with appearance and texture when compared with the commercially available products. With a bit of knowledge about growing logs and effort, you can grow this product in the home garden.
05/23/2018 10:12 PM
How to Choose the Best Garden Design
The garden is one of the most beautiful and peaceful parts of a home. It brings us closer to nature, gives us a glimpse and feel of greenery with the comfort of our lawn. You can spend a perfect afternoon in your garden reading a book or unwind after a tiring day enjoying the beauty of green, all these will bring you such solace which you cannot find even if sitting in a fancy decorated room. But in order to get peace and happiness in the garden, its look and design should be pleasing. If you are not happy about the look of your garden then you will hardly find any peace there over all the grumping. The design of garden plays an important role in your outlook towards it. So choose the design carefully.
05/08/2018 03:47 PM
Top Tips for Spring Foraging
Spring is a great time to forage for wild foods. Find out some helpful tips to guide you on your foraging journey.
05/08/2018 09:24 AM
Growing Aubergine
What wonderful plants these are. The plant has two common names. Here in the UK we called it: Eggplant and in the rest of the world, They are known as; Aubergine. The plant is a member of the nightshade species and as such related to the potato and tomato. Asia in origin and first written about in China in 544. I think of it being Greek because they use it in many of their dishes, however in China, the fruit is in daily use.
05/04/2018 04:15 PM
The Popular Wooden Garden Shed
There are wooden shed kits or traditional construction materials for building a garden shed. This type of shed may be a simple box shape or designed to be a more elaborate structure. How the shed will be used is the major determination for construction. The neighborhood location or the architecture of the home determines the style.
05/02/2018 09:22 AM
How to Deal With Cucumber Bitterness
Latin Name: Cucumis sativus, part of the gourd family. In the Middle Ages the plant was called the cowcumber. Many people will not eat or grow Cucumbers because they are bitter to the taste. This is true of older varieties and is caused by a bitter gene which is part of the make up of Cucumbers.
04/27/2018 03:43 PM
Green Thumb is Not Necessary When Planting in May
Just about every vegetable and flower will do well when planted in May so even novice gardeners will experience success. This is especially true in Southern California where the weather is perfect for spring gardens. Plant Warm Season Flowers: Some flowers just do better when the weather (and soil) is warm.
04/26/2018 10:47 AM
Why Is an Aquaponic System Better Than a Hydroponic One?
Hydroponic gardens are already highly popular among people of all ages. They require little space, are easy to take care of and give satisfactory results. However, because you will need to supply the water with necessary nutrients, which are most of the times chemical, the taste of the crops is not quite the ones people expect. Also, people trying to switch to organic products have a hard time in coping with the chemical additions from the hydroponically-grown vegetables. Fortunately, a new type of gardening is available. It is called the aquaponic system and can help you grow organic food in your home.
04/26/2018 09:13 AM
Growing Mint
Round leaf, Apple, Hairy or Horse, Middlesex, or Spearmint and Bergamot,to name but a few of the many species of mint that are used today. Mint is one of the oldest herbs and comes from around the Mediterranean area, however the plant has been found everywhere expect the Poles. As far as I know there are well over 30 varieties of Mint.
04/25/2018 09:07 PM
Types of Greenhouses
Are you a passionate gardener? Are you considering installing a greenhouse, but do not know the differences? Learn about cold frame boxes, lean-to and free-standing greenhouses to help you make a decision as to the type of structure which will fit your gardening passion.
04/20/2018 09:24 AM
Spinach All the Year Round
Growing your own Spinach and eating it all the year round. How to grow, cook and eat.
04/12/2018 12:27 PM
Lean-To Greenhouses - Portable or Permanent Structures
Hobby and serious gardeners are always using some form of greenhouse environment for their seeds or seedlings. The amount of gardening or types of plants grown determines the consideration for a portable or permanent structure. The greenhouse is an essential tool for any type of vegetation.
04/10/2018 12:28 PM
Aquaponics Indoor Gardening
Aquaponic farming which is utilizing fish and plants in an aquarium setting is very popular worldwide and many home gardeners are using this system for growing their family needs for fresh fruits, vegetables, and fish. People enjoy the benefits of eating these organically grown foods.
04/10/2018 09:56 AM
How to Deal With Dandelions
History: Dandelions are herbs and have been around for millions of years. The Chinese mention this herb in the early 7th century and the Arabian doctors did not get around to the Dandelions until the 10th century. The dandelion is classed as an herb and for centuries was part of herb gardens.
03/29/2018 09:56 PM
First Full Month of Spring Offers A Multitude of Garden Options
For most, the gardening bug only hits in spring. That means gardens have been given minimal attention during fall and winter.
03/21/2018 09:42 AM
Two Perfect Additions To Your Garden
What's your favorite Florida native plant.? If you're drawing a blank, then we can help you. Not only are these native plants a beautiful addition to any garden, they provide a sense of place.
03/09/2018 08:55 AM
Horse Tail: The Weed of Nightmares
Given the nature of this plant; if left unchecked in your garden and in the extreme it will destroy your house. As I write this, it is early March and Horse Tail is deep down in the ground abiding its time to burst forth and plague you one more time.
03/05/2018 10:12 AM
The Upsides of Raised Beds for Your Garden
Raised bed gardening is not a fundamentally new concept. In fact, it has been around for quite some time, as gardeners have discovered the convenience and options it provides. Modern gardens are filled with this feature, and many people are now focusing their landscape design on raised beds.
02/26/2018 09:33 PM
Gardeners Rejoice! Spring Is Right Around the Corner
Although the winter has been mild this year, there's nothing like spring (which officially begins March 20), to kick off the planting season. Keep Weeds in Check: Just about everything grows in spring-including weeds. You might already see weeds starting to invade your garden, especially after a rain.
02/26/2018 09:53 AM
The How-To Of Rhubarb
Rhubarb: History: It is not clear where or what is the origin of Rhubarb. There are mentions of Rhubarb in China going back to 2,700 BC, however Rhubarb was also found on the banks of the Volga. Whatever Rhubarb's source; the plant was used during the times of plague being a most potent drug with purgative qualities.
02/23/2018 02:17 PM
Things To Keep In Mind Before Palm Tree Removal
Palm tree removal is something that needs proper planning and execution to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Palm tree removal is not a small task and should not be tried by inexperienced people at all. It's a wise step to hire professional palm tree removal services.
02/21/2018 11:00 AM
How to Keep Potted Plants Safe in Winter
If you are an avid gardener, you know well enough that growing plants in containers is a tough job. Even more so is when winter comes around and you need to invest effort in keeping plants safe.
02/13/2018 02:21 PM
When Should You Trim Your Trees and Shrubs?
Summer is often considered as the best time to trim your trees. Tree trimming is an amazing way to make sure that your trees stay in an excellent and healthy condition. To make sure that the trees in your yard increase the value of your property, hire an expert arborist to do the job for you.
02/09/2018 09:58 AM
Top Tips For Tree Care And Cutting
Proper tree care and cutting its extended branches is quite crucial to maintain its health. However, tree maintenance work or tree cutting is not an easy task. In fact it's quite dangerous to perform, so hire professional help to do the job for you.
01/24/2018 08:12 AM
Ways to Be a Great Gardener
Every Gardener knows how important it is to take time to reflect on ways in which you can improve the performance. Gardeners are observant people and as such, they can scrutinize, monitor, and take different signals from the plants so as to make a determination on whether the plants are the way they need to be.
01/12/2018 03:07 PM
Tips for Preparing Your Garden for Winter
Winter is an important time to maintain your garden's health and assure yourself a good crop for next year. You may think that might take too long to prepare your garden, but the truth is that it takes less than one day to prepare your garden for the upcoming winter.
12/26/2017 10:15 AM
The Benefits of Smartweed
Over the years, the scientists globally have been in the pursuit to find medicinal plants to cure illnesses and discover effective drugs to sustain mankind. Towards that end, many realized the importance of smartweed, botanically known as polygonum hydropiperoides. For long, it was known for its hot, peppery flavor and still find its place in many homes across Eurasia and America.
12/26/2017 09:57 AM
Algae Control for Ponds
Due to the very nature of algae, you find it in most bodies of water body which in fact, is a good sign that suggests good health of a pond. But, when the amount reaches unsustainable levels, you need to take action. If algae get out of control, it makes the pond water murky and clogs filters and pumps.
12/26/2017 09:55 AM
Growing Water Lilies And Water Lily Care
Since time immemorial, water lilies have captivated humans' attention towards its enchanting beauty. The plant has been gorgeously immortalized in religion and art. Majestic palaces and gardens were once its home, but today it found its place even in your home garden.
12/13/2017 10:10 AM
How to Save Money When Looking After the Garden
As most other outdoor activities, gardening is a pleasant and relaxing occupation. What's more, it is rewarding to observe the beautiful green spot you created on your own. However, it would be right to assume that gardening is not a cheap hobby. It consumes a lot of time as well. If you want to find out more affordable and faster alternatives to a beautiful yard, continue reading. You will discover that correctly planning your lawn can be as healthy as never before. In the same time, you will be able to avoid unnecessary spending.
12/07/2017 10:08 AM
How Arborists Can Help You To Maintain Your Garden
Hiring an arborist to trim, prune, or remove an unwanted tree is no doubt a smart decision to make. An expert arborist will not only make your easy, but it also allows you to save money on the long-term. Still not impressed? Read this article to know the reasons why you should hire an arborist.
12/07/2017 09:15 AM
How to Deal With Duckweed in Your Pond
Duckweed or Lemna minor is a really small, free-floating plant with three 0.06" - 0.125" long leaves known as fronds and one hair-like root. They make slow-moving or stagnant water as their habitat. Their rapid propagation attribute results in mass coverage of the pond. If their ideal conditions are provided, they can grow exponentially in just a few days. Therefore, this is a menace that needs to be managed. So before finding its ways for prevention, one needs to understand the cause of its growth.
12/05/2017 11:24 AM
Gardening Without a Plan
Not sure if you realize it but even "gardening without a plan" needs a plan. Ooops, wow! This kind of gardening doesn't take a ship-size plan but requires just a little pre-thinking or pre-planning.
12/05/2017 10:33 AM
Welcome to Autumn
There is a chill in the air this morning. Fall is upon us after an unseasonable warmth. Welcome Autumn.
11/30/2017 08:21 AM
Enjoy the Holidays by Gardening in December
The holidays are a busy time of the year, but for those who love to garden, there is still plenty to do in December. Harvest Your Fall Vegetable Crop: It's time to start harvesting vegetables from plants sowed in September and October. You can even add more vegetable plants before it gets too cold.
11/22/2017 02:39 PM
Composting For The First Time
Composting is nature's process of recycling decomposed organic materials into to established soil known as compost. Anything that was once living will decompose. a composting is an acceleration of the same process nature uses. The process of natural decomposition is very important to one type of waste disposal. Composting is a form of waste disposal where organic waste decomposes naturally under oxygen-rich conditions.
11/17/2017 02:43 PM
How to Care for Young Trees
If you have planted new trees on your property and you plan to grow them over the coming years, you need to invest in the right care for them. That is the only way to ensure that a tree survey doesn't reveal unpleasant signs later on.
11/02/2017 09:18 AM
How to Control Coontail Moss
A species of Ceratophyllum, Coontail is also known by different names such a hornwort, or coon's tail. This plant grows in ponds, lakes, streams and floats freely on top of the water territory. Feather that emanates out of the plant's stem looks like a raccoon's tail and that's where it has derived its name from.
10/31/2017 10:21 AM
Aquatic Weed Removal Tools You Will Need for a Lake & Pond
If you are a pond owner, one of the things that you need to take care of is the proliferation of the green habitat in your beautiful water body. Undoubtedly, their color might look attractive, but too much of their presence can create a difficult ecosystem underneath. Plants take away much of the sunlight, air, and water for photosynthesis and the fauna living beneath dies of suffocation.
10/31/2017 08:47 AM
Shorter Days in November Mean Less Time in the Garden in Southern California
Fewer daylight hours in November means less time to garden. Pick one or two outdoor projects to focus on this month. Add Last Minute Fall Color: There is no reason why your flower garden can't look beautiful in fall and winter.















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