Gardening : Home & Garden
Woodland clearings play home to plants that thrive in the sun.forest image by Jaroslav Pohl from Fotolia.comThe majority of woodland plant varieties require at least partial shade to grow because most of the sunlight in this setting gets filtered out by the canopy of trees. Many species,...
Best known for their ability to "mock" or imitate the sounds of other birds and wildlife, Mockingbirds (Mimus polyglottos) (many-tongued mimic) are often called the "American Nightingale". Their lovely song is a delightful sound that echos through marshes, forests and open woodlands. There are 17 di
Anyone who is keen on purchasing a sprayers backpack has to look up the different kinds of products that are offered online. If you are doing your homework you may be able to search out a quality product that can work for your needs. Analysis is very vital when it involves finding a good product for
"I have never met a tomato I didn't like" I would bet there area probably hundreds of people that would agree with me on that point. In fact there are probably as many people ready to agree as there are different varieties of tomatoes available to grow. Visit your friendly garden shop
Besides the horrendously high cost of fruits and vegetables in the stores, most of us would like a way to get better tasting, and healthier, chemical free veggies.Here is a great way to save money, and grow perfect vegetables at the same time.This year, why not plant your own organic vegetable garde
To make next year's vegetable garden even better than this year we have a few chores to do in the fall. If you take care of things at the end of the growing season, you'll have less disease to worry about and starting off next year will be easier. But what do you do with the leftover plant
Lupines, which include some that are known as bluebonnets, comprise any of nearly 200 species of annuals, perennials and subshrubs in the genus Lupinus. Their natural habitats include dry, hilly grasslands, open woodlands, along riverbanks or on coastal sands or cliffs. American gardeners usually g
Hose end sprayers are commonly used to spread water-soluble plant food over both small and large areas. They are a convenient tool to use to water lawns and gardens and "feed" the area at the same time. Some hose end sprayers can be connected in line between two hoses so that the fertilizer can be s
I did not know what to call them in this culture. I called them Hibiscus in the USA. I learned that they are called gumamelas here in the Philippines. I bought one and tried to raise it in this new country that I claim as my new home. Great success can from my efforts.
Growing grape cuttings is the best way to grow grapes. The main reason for this is because typically, cuttings obtain the characteristics of the grape vine where they come from, so you already have an idea of their ability to grow and bear fruit. Here is a step-by-step guide for you to follow.
Luminaries, or numerous smaller festive outdoor lights, are becoming increasingly popular at all times of the year. It is believed that the tradition goes back thousands of years to holiday celebrations. Earlier in American history, colored lanterns from China were placed on the ground and lit with
Sago palms (Cycas revoluta) are distinctive plants called cycads, which have existed for more than 150 million years, according to the Floridata website. While it may look like a palm tree, the sago palm is not one and must be cared for differently. Although sago palms grow slowly, they eventually r
If you think the foods you take are safe and good for health, you are probably on the wrong track. Be it fruits or vegetables easily available on the market are produced with commercial purpose ...