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Compact Hydroponics Greenhouse Horticulture

Gardening inside of garden greenhouses has without a doubt been demonstrated to produce a very good harvest, but the use of hydroponics within a greenhouse, the advantages are multiplied. Hydroponics

How to Make Crepe Myrtles Grow Straight

The crape myrtle is a southern favorite for its ability to bloom profusely with little care. Native to Asia, the crape myrtle was introduced to the southern United States in the mid-1700s. Crape myrtles grow naturally as shrubs with multiple trunks. They make attractive single-trunk trees but must b

How To Propagate Indoor Plants

When a plant gets too large or straggly, or when you simply want some more plants of the same kind, then it is time to take action. Propagation is really easy if tackled in spring ...

The Problem With Annuals In The Flower Garden

Annuals have always been a big part of the flower garden and probably always will be. They provide lots of color and grow rather quickly but are not my idea of easy.

Growing Azaleas

Azaleas are hardy and half-hardy deciduous and evergreen shrubs.Azaleas are most conveniently divided into three groups from the gardener's standpoint.One of these comprises Azalea indica and its many

Creating A Koi Fish Pond In Your Garden

Creating a koi fish pond in your garden is an ambitious project, but one that is not beyond the abilities of the amateur gardener. You will need to do some planning and probably recruit friends and ne

World Of Color In A Fairy Garden

It is a rainy Monday morning. As I was leaving for work, I took our dog for a walk outside and to our surprise a squirrel was on the porch steps. Within seconds our setter decided to chase the squirrel, pulling on the leash, and tossing me into a muddy, sandy puddle. Time for a quick shower and chan

Enjoy Your Garden All Year Round With a Glass Veranda

When the sun comes out many people enjoy getting out in their garden. The first smell of spring is in the air and we know summer is on it's way! The problem we have here in the UK is the lack

How to Fertilize Tangerine Trees in Florida

Tangerine trees, a citrus fruit similar to oranges, are a member of the mandarin family of fruits. Like orange trees, tangerine trees grow well in most Florida climates due to the warm temperatures. The tangerine is slightly more cold hardy than other citrus and can therefore also be successfully gr

Choosing a Garden Wall Fountain

The first thing you need to do when shopping around for a new garden wall fountain is to decide where you want to install it. Ideally, the wall should be flat, with ample real estate and an accessible, yet protected, electrical outlet. Get the free tips here.

8 Important Facts You Need to Know About Organic Gardening!

Don't you believe it would be much healthier to grow vegetables and fruits with the use of things only found in nature? Organic farming does not utilize chemicals that may have any harmful affect on your health. This is particularly important when growing vegetables.

Lawns - Greener Solutions for Urban Australia

With changing Environment, it is essential for us to adopt greener technologies and solutions. Threat of global warming creates awareness about preserving the green zones. Lawns help in enhancing the

Victorian Greenhouse For Modern Day Gardeners

The gorgeous greenhouse structures of the past have inspired modern day greenhouse designs. The Victorian Greenhouse has become a popular choice among modern day gardeners who want to have the most beautiful greenhouse designs available. Although the modern day Victorian designs are not as majestic

Earthworms In The Garden / Earthworm Facts

Notice the lowly earthworm, squirming away, going about its everyday business. Simple creatures you may think but they have quite a important use in the garden. Did you know the earthworms are nature's first gardeners? They don't exist just for kids to eat and fishermen to use as bait :)So

Plans on Building a Shed

Of the various types of outbuildings, none is more common or more versatile than the shed. There are potting sheds, tool sheds and so on. Properly constructed of materials suited to your climate and geography, your shed will last for decades. Planning and building one is a relatively simple project,

How to Plan a Garden Border

A well-planned, thought-out garden can add beauty to your yard and value to your home. However, in order to achieve these ends, you must decide which plants to incorporate into your garden and where in the garden to plant them. A good place to start when planning your garden is the garden border.