Aerating Your Lawn to Promote Healthy Turf for Your Home
Lawn core aeration is the process of mechanically removing plugs of thatch and soil from the lawn. Aeration opens the soil, helps reduce soil compaction, improves water infiltration, improves turf grass rooting, reduces thatch and acts in many other ways to improve the lawn and reduce stress. Lawn aeration restores vitality to the soil.Small Greenhouses – How to Set Them Up
Setting up your small greenhouse is not difficult if you follow the proper steps and take the project on one step at a time. There are several decisions that need to be made before you set up your greenhouse and we will discuss the steps and decisions that you will need to take to make sure you get the best results from your small greenhouse.Garden Loppers That Are Ideal for Your Gardening Needs
Professional lawn care providers and homeowners that take care of the shrubs on the property are going to have to eventually prune the shrubs in order to keep them looking nice and also to keep them healthy. The correct tools for this job are tools known as loppers and pruners. We will focus on the loppers in this article. There are three types of loppers that will be needed for small trees and shrubs. These three types of loppers are the bypass lopper, the anvil lopper and the ratchet style.Designing Your Garden – What Makes a Good Garden?
This is an article that sets out the steps of how to create a good designed garden. It suggests how to break the garden up into smaller bits and tackle one at a time. It defines the concepts of formal and informal and some of the different types of gardens you can create. It talks about choosing plant material, tips on colour and what makes a garden work well. Good design is about creating mystery, surprise and tension and this article helps you learn how to create these.Orchid Information – A General Overview of The Orchid Family
This overview of the orchid family covers various and unusual, orchid species and their wide range of habitats. This includes the Rhizanthella Gardneri and Epidendrum Boothianum along with the more popular species favored by hybridizers.Planting Trees On Wet Land
Planting trees on land which is occasionally or permanently damp can be a problem. They may not thrive. I give some ideas for success.The Art of Growing Roses
Roses have gotten a bad reputation in recent years, but the truth is that roses are not difficult to grow. There was a time when no garden or landscape was complete without the beauty of the rose to enhance it and give long lasting enjoyment to the ones who grow them. Picking roses that are right for your growing zone is half the battle; from there it is very easy to learn the basics for proper planting procedure and care of the roses. Once you get the basics down, you will be absolutely amazed at the beautiful bushes you will receive with a little care.Easy Guide To Orchid Types
There are many, many different species and hybrids of orchids. However, there are actually only two different types of orchids. The first type of orchid is the terrestrial orchid which includes the species of orchids that grow in the ground.The Scoville Scale & Growing Chillies
The Scoville scale is the world recognised scale for measuring the heat in chillies and other peppers. The Scoville scale was created in the early 1900’s by Wilbur L. Scoville who was a pharmacist.Introduction to Container Gardening – Creating a Container Garden Plan
So you’ve finally stopped looking with longing at other people’s yard gardens, and decided to start container gardening on your balcony or patio. Congratulations! But before you get started, remember that it’s not enough just to buy a bag of soil and some annuals or vegetables, slap them into containers, and stick them outside. To garden successfully, you should set up a container garden plan in advance.The Art of Propagating Orchids
Successful orchid propagation is a combination of patience, timing and science. Get the tips and guidelines for growing and propagating orchids with confidence.How to Build a Wire Tomato Cage
Using a tomato cage will result in greater tomato yields. You’ll see that you can easily make your own tomato cages, and that it’s easier than you first thought possible.