Answering 18 of Your Seed Starting Questions!

All You Need to Know About Deadheading Flowers

Deadheading flowers is a crucial technique that helps in getting the most from your plants. Many people do not realize the importance of deadheading spent flowers. It helps in channelizing the energy of plants by preventing the seeds from setting.

A Short Guide To Planting Spring Bulbs In Autumn

Spring bulbs – now there’s a joyful autumn job in the garden! When most plants in your herbaceous borders are beginning to look a bit sad, you can turn your mind to the new life that will sprout in the spring. Planting bulbs in the autumn is one enjoyable way of planning for that explosion of colour we all look forward to in the spring. Spring bulbs are an essential addition to every garden as far as I am concerned. They provide a splash of colour to borders from February through until May.

Outdoor Living – Your Gorgeous Garden

We eat, sleep, work and play in the garden, as we do in the home, so it makes sense to design the garden around these activities. Dividing the garden into ‘rooms’ is a helpful way to go about this.

Pruning and Planting on Tap for Gardeners in November

Cooler November weather in Southern California makes it the ideal time to plant over a dozen varieties vegetables while also pruning trees for a healthier, fuller look in spring. Plant A Cool Weather Garden: A fall vegetable garden can be just as rewarding as a summer garden. Vegetable seeds to plant in November include beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, collards, endive, favas, Kale, lettuce, mustard, parsley, parsnip, peas, radish, rutabaga, spinach, Swiss chard and turnips.

Why Has My Leyland Cypress Hedge Developed Large Brown Areas and What Can I Do About Them?

Leyland Cypress hedges are widely planted throughout the UK and in many other countries. They are quick growing and can form attractive dense evergreen barriers. However, large, brown dead areas are increasingly a problem on established hedges.

The Favorite Flowers of Bees and Butterflies

Flowers are one of the people’s favorite creations of God. They are widely used for different purposes. Flowers are the best weapons to melt someone’s heart.

How to Take Care of Lilac Flowers

Lilac flowers are absolutely delightful flowers, with a lovely scent and easy to take care of. You just have to know a few pointers, and everything will go alright with them.

Ergonomic Tools for Home and Garden

The need for ergonomic tools is important to identify when using hand tools in the home and garden. Especially if the tools are used for extended periods of time. Finding the right tool for the task at hand will save unwanted discomfort in the future.

Some Common Low Maintenance Perennial Plants

Low maintenance perennial plants are a great option for cost effective landscaping. There are some perennial plants that need less maintenance and care as compared to the other plants. If the basic requirements are met then these plants grow well and need less attention.

Countertop Compost Bins And A Banana Peel

Many of us eat bananas but few of us eat the banana peel. So what is in a banana peel and why should you put it in the kitchen counter compost maker?

Plumeria Cutting – Rooting During Anytime of the Year

Like anything else with gardening, rooting a Plumeria cutting is all about the preparation. With the right tools and instructions, you will have a beautiful Plumeria tree growing throughout every season. Please note that all the items I mention in this article can be found at Lowe’s or Home Depot.

Grow Plumeria From Seed – The Easy Way

A very simple and easy to follow guide on germinating Tropical Plumeria Seeds. Grow your own Tropical Plant and add a touch of the tropics to your home. Remember it is not hard to build up a nice collection of Frangipani Plants without it costing a fortune and besides this is the fun way to do it.

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