Why Grow Organic? Some first time gardeners might wonder why they should bother growing something organically. They wonder if it really costs that much extra money. Well, that’s a question best answered with a question and here’s a question for you to think about- why grow organic at all? It
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Tips to Design a Rain Garden: In this article we will be looking at the design of a rain garden, which is basically a decorative and functional low-maintenance garden designed to capture the runoff from a roofed home or building and utilize it to irrigate without sacrificing nature in the
Garden Rain Barrel: The Garden Rain Barrel of Yesterday Among today’s efforts to be more conscious of the environment, there is a return to many gardening tips from the past. A garden rain barrel was a regular accessory to those who maintained gardens in the Victorian Era. In fact, according
Wild violets (Viola papilionacea, Viola sororia, Viola pubescens( as well as other species) are a near relative of violas, pansies, and other garden flowers. Even though some people today see this plant as a good wildflower others regard it as stubborn perennial lawn marijuana. Wild violets could be taken out
Native to Europe, creeping Charlie was released to North America in the 1800s as equally a decorative and also a medicinal plant. It has proliferated to a hard-to-kill yard weed. What’s Creeping Charlie? Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea), known as”floor ivy,” is aromatic citrus that is a near relative of mint.
Queen Anne’s Lace is an attractive wildflower herb. Its clusters of small white flowers sit above delicate fern-like foliage. In the center of the flower is a dark purple spot. This is said to be the blood of Queen Anne, an English queen who was a keen lace maker. One
Gardening is much more than a hobby or fun pastime. In fact, there are many proven benefits of gardening that people enjoy. No matter if you’re a hobby gardener or a professional-level horticulturist, spending time out digging in the dirt and caring for your plants, you too can enjoy these
There are so many different types of house plants out there – it can be difficult to know where to start. This guide will walk you through the top 25 best and most common house plants that are low maintenance, what they require and how to help them thrive indoors
Red Tip Photinia: Red tip photinia (Photinia x fraseri) is a broadleaf evergreen shrub that gets its title in the stunning red colour of its young leaves, that change into a dark green as they mature. Also called Fraser photinia, it’s a wonderful shrub for hedges and privacy screens. Additionally,