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Spring Planting Tips
Spring means that the garden centers are packed with people, and car trunks are packed with plants. Everybody has dirt on their knees, dirt under their nails, and is excited about gardening. To make certain...
The Tools of Rose Gardening
Like any job you tackle, its always easier if you have the right tools. Before heading out to your rose garden, make sure you arm yourself with these basic rose gardening tools.Gloves"You can complain...
A Little Known Secret to Successful Outdoor Gardening
A Little Known Secret to Successful Outdoor Gardening ......PruningOutdoor gardening is so much easier when you know how. Outdoor gardening is much more enjoyable when you know a few secrets.Much of the...
16 Lawn Mower Safety Tips
1. Always read the instruction manual before operating your lawnmower. I know it sounds boring but there is a very good reason you are supposed to read it (didnt you ever wonder why you were never able...
How To Plan A Garden Right
Gardening is a hobby that brings joy, entertainment, and a better quality of life. It is a creative activity, the result of which is a more aesthetically appealing home. Thoughtful planning of a garden...
Tips for Preparing a Planting Bed
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Like Fall Flowers - A Tip To Care For Your Winter Garden Pond
Just like caring for your fall flowers it is just as important to beware of what the needs are of your garden pond. Most garden ponds are built to give additional beauty to the area. Yes, these are becoming...
Rose Cutting Tips That Maximize Display Life
What could smell or look lovelier than a vase full of stunning roses? With just a little care, they can last a very long time in a vase. 5 Tips For Cutting Roses1. Wait until after 3 p.m. to cut, when...
How To Kill Baby's Tears
Family: Urticaceae (Soleirolia soleirolii , syn. Helxine soleirolii) Babys Tears (also known to as angels tears, mind-your-own-business or Irish moss) are a semi-evergreen invasive perennial and often...
2 Ways to Safely Transplant Rose Bushes of Any Age
You will occasionally want to move a rose bush from one
location to another, but fear shocking the bush too much and
having it die. However, here are two effective ways to
minimize the shock to the bush...
Enhance Your Garden with Beautiful Edging
Adding edging around your garden or landscape is as important as the
garden itself. The edging frames your garden much like a picture frame. A
picture can be interesting and beautiful but it needs a...
Blue Flowers Add Style and Color to any Garden
Blue flowers are some of the most striking plants around and can
add a rich splash of color to any garden. Plant them in a cluster of
all blue or mix them in with other flowers for a rainbow of color....
Choose The Hybrid Tea Rose For A Touch Of Classic Elegance
The Hybrid Tea Rose is a modern rose, the offspring of 2 old timers getting together: the Hybrid Perpetual and the Tea Rose. These magnificent modern flowers grow on long stems and bloom throughout the...
Plant Shrub Roses For Carefree Beauty
Shrub roses are an easy, colorful choice to use anywhere you would plant a shrub. Sturdy and Plant-FriendlyUnlike many roses, Shrub Roses are perfect for planting anywhere. Theyre "plant-friendly" and...
Easy Steps to Composting
It is becoming more and more obvious these days that we need to recycle as much as we can, and anyone with a garden has a head start and can make a great contribution. To many novice gardeners, including...
What You Need to Know About Planting Roses
When spring arrives, and the ground is thawed, it is time to start planting
your rose garden. Roses date back to biblical times and have been a
considered a cherished aphrodisiac then and still are today....
Aerated Compost Tea, The New Organic Fertilizer
Organic gardeners all know compost is fantastic stuff. But now, theres something even better and thats aerated compost tea. If you start with a good compost youll have a versatile elixir for all your...
Your Rose Garden Planting
Sometime during the year you will probably plant roses in
your rose garden. There are many opinions on how to do
this but I will tell you what has worked for me.
First let me distinguish planting rose...
Growing Tomatoes : The Secrets of a Professional Gardener
For many people, growing big juicy tomatoes is part of what makes vegetable gardening so enjoyable. Whether purchasing plants from your local nursery or starting tomatoes from seed, there are a few basic...
Summer Gardening Tips
Dont be afraid to trim those flowering shrubs and trees that need it. Failure to prune is probably the biggest gardening mistake a person can make. I spent 20 years landscaping homes and businesses, and...
Choosing the Right Roses for Your Garden
The selection of roses you can grow in your home garden is enormous. With so many to choose from, finding just the right ones may seem more like work than play. To make this process easier, here are a...
Why Grass Seed Mixtures Are The Way to Go
The gardener without years of experience will do well to
consider planting a mixture of grasses rather than a solid
turf of a single species. If he knows exactly what he is
doing, and understands how to...
7 things to consider when buying a BBQ
BBQ as we all know is an abbreviated form of barbecue or barbeque. The BBQ has assumed so much importance today that you could call it the crown. You could ideally locate the BBQ near the main cooking...
The Olive, History and Production
The Olive tree dates back to early ancient times in both biblical and classical
writings. In these early writings, the olive oil is referenced as a symbol of
both goodness and purity, and the tree represents...
Outdoor Design with Old Ladders
So you want to liven up the outside of your home, but dont have a fortune to spend? A ladder may be just what you need to spruce things up. Below, check out some ideas for using old wooden ladders to...
Start Your Plants From Seeds
Propagating your own plants from seeds is much more rewarding and less
expensive than buying seedlings from the garden supply shop. One of the
first things you will need is a box or tray approximately...
How To Get Free Plants
Almost any plant will grow by cutting if it is taken at the correct time of year. Hydrangeas start to shoot in the early spring and are one of the easiest plants to propagate. Simply stick your prunings...
Be An Exhibitionist: How to Show Your Roses
Now that you have a rose garden you are proud of, its time to take the next step and let others see the beauty of your roses. Rose shows and exhibits are exciting events where you get a chance to see...
A Flower Garden for your Home
Picture a constant supply of beautiful cut flowers for your home, or fresh
cut flowers for friends, and special occasions. Beautiful flowers at your
disposal are possible by planting a well-stocked flower...
A Beginners Guide To Garden Bridges
Just because you dont have huge, elaborate gardens does
not mean you cant accentuate what you do have with l
garden bridges. Garden bridges could be just what you need
to turn those mediocre garden areas...
Planting Roses in Pots
In years past, serious rosarians would never consider having a potted rose on their property unless it was just waiting for its home to be prepared in the garden.Times have changed and potted roses now...
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