Calla Lily Pictures Bring the Beauty of the Flowers to You
There are a number of ways to locate calla lilies pictures. You can find many options for pictures on the internet. You can purchase them in full or you can simply buy the rights to use them.Killing Weeds
Isolated weeds can be removed with an old kitchen knife or treated using a spot weed killer. You may need to treat areas of established perennial weeds several times to kill them completely. When the problem is more widespread, we need to use an overall lawn treatment.Vintage Roses From the Old Garden Rose Collection
The Old Garden Rose is a much sought after variety of garden roses. Hybridization of these has gone on for centuries and we now have a wide array to choose from. The advantages of planting old garden roses are many.The Awe-Inspiring Pink Garden Rose
Although the Red Rose seems to be the darling of enthusiasts, it is actually the pink garden rose that walks away with the accolades. Wild Varieties (the Species Rose) and the original old gardens like the Hybrid Perpetuals, Centifolia, and Bourbons are mostly pink in color.Caring For Your Knock Out Roses
Creating a conducive environment for the health of your knock out roses extends the life and enjoyment of your rose bushes. Careful planning and maintenance contributes to the quality of your landscape.The Advantages of Using Organic Fertilizer
Unlocking the long term benefits of using organic fertilizer in your lawn and garden. The main advantage of using organic fertilizer is that it improves the overall structure of the soil itself, which leads to healthier plants that grow larger and live longer.Organic in the Garden – Building a Soil For Sustainable Future Crops
Organic Gardening and farming builds on the asset the soil naturally gives us as a growing medium by supporting soil organisms and bacteria which naturally provide the nutrients and sustainable growth benefits plants need for natural growth. Traditional Agriculture and gardening methods use chemical approaches to feed a plant with often-synthetic versions of a natural substance to support the growth of the plant, not the growth of the soil as a living organism.Garden Wagons Are Not All Created Equal!
Are you trying to decide which type of garden wagon will be best for your garden? My senior mom and I went shopping for a garden wagon for her yard this weekend and discovered some important things for you to consider that will save you time, energy, and money.Types of Fertilizers
Fertilizers are grouped according to their mode of manufacture or origin. Organic fertilizers are derived from naturally occurring organic materials, such as animals and plants. Some of the most widely used are bone meal, high in phosphorus, fishmeal, fish, blood and bone, hoof and horn, high in nitrogen and seaweed meal, also high in nitrogen.Speeding Up Composting
There are several actions you can take to minimize the times it takes for the composting process to be completed. Give the decomposition process a kick start by adding a proprietary compost activator or a spiteful of well rotted compost from a previous bin to each layer of material added. This will provide extra nitrogen and introduce the necessary micro organisms needed for decomposition.Single and Double Digging
Used on heavier soils, single digging is a very good technique for incorporating organic matter into the upper layer of soil. It follows the same process as simple digging, except a trench about twelve inches wide is excavated across the plot and the soil deposited on one side. A layer of well rotted garden compost or manure is placed in the bottom of the trench. Moving six inches back, the next row is dug, but the excavated soil is thrown forward to fill the first trench. After two passes across the plot the first trench will have been filled and a second trench created.Garden Compost
Composting is good for your garden and good for the environment. It is a convenient way of getting rid of garden waste and will also saves you money, so it is well worth making the effort to do it. Making your own compost is sound sense. It returns organic matter and nutrients to the soil that would otherwise be lost.Fertilizers and Nutrients
Plants need a range of essential nutrients to grow well. The amount of fertilizer you use and how often you need to apply it will depend on your soil and the types of crops you are trying to grow. In nature a nutritional cycle occurs whereby plants take nutrients from the soil as they grow, then eventually die and rot, allowing the nutrients to return to the soil.Creating a New Lawn
The decision to create a new lawn is not one to be taken lightly, but it does give you the opportunity to give your garden a top quality surface. A new lawn is best laid in spring or early autumn. The main consideration once you have decided to have a new lawn is whether to grow it from seed or lay turf. Seed is cheaper, costing less than a quarter of the price of turf, and is easier to do.