Wild Rose Varieties
The bright yellow blooms of the elegant Golden Rose of China have a rarity value among wild roses, and certainly many have had a sure eye for its beauty. Together with Rosa moyesii, also from China, it is the most frequently sought-after wild rose.Growing Swiss Chard From Seed
Up until about seven or eight years ago, I was simply a traditional home vegetable gardener. I, like a lot of other people, grew the basics such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and various greens. As I started to expand my vegetable gardening horizon I learned about so many new plants that offered up great tasting and healthy options for my family’s dinner table. One such vegetable is Swiss Chard.An Introduction to Container Gardening
Join the ranks of the many thousands of gardeners who have take their gardening experience to new heights by getting involved in container gardening. Learn to grow vegetables, herbs and fruit in pots and other containers and you can enjoy the delicious flavor of fresh food all year.Top Issues Relating To Japanese Knotweed
Japanese Knotweed may not be a problem in its native country, but in the United Kingdom, there are no known enemies, and the plant is allowed to grow with no deterrents in place. The speed at which Japanese Knotweed has been able to spread across England, Scotland, and Ireland has been alarming. It is capable of choking out other forms of plant life and tipping the ecosystem in its favor.How Are the Thousands of Tomato Types Classified?
Have you decided to grow tomatoes but are perplexed by the many different types of tomatoes out there that are available to plant? Don’t feel bad, because most people feel the same way. There is a simple way to break down the types of tomatoes that the rest of us can understand and make it much easier to figure out what to plant in our gardens.Guide to Buying an ATV Sprayer
Maintaining your lawn can be a tricky business. You have to spray your plants with insecticides and herbicides several times a year to keep them from pests. If you have a large lawn or farm land, an ATV mounted sprayer can help you do your job faster and easier.Preparedness Seeds for an Emergency Garden and Urban Survival Supplies
Are you prepared to grow your own food? Preparedness seeds are also known as non-hybrid, open-pollinated, heirloom, non-gmo and survival seeds, and are a great addition to your survival gear. Some type of emergency garden or survival garden should be a part of your urban survival supplies in preparedness for a disaster. Preparedness seeds can also be used in your everyday garden too.How Much to Grow in Your Intensive Garden and Bed Design
Using the lengths that you choose for your beds you can calculate the number of plants that you will get from each row. If the plant spacing is 3″ apart, then you will get four plants per foot, 6″ apart two per foot, 12″ one per foot etc. For larger plants spaced 24″ apart, you need space on the ends, start the first plant at 1′, and space them 2′ apart from there.Dandelions, Not Just Those Dreadful Weeds
It is now the time when everyone is outside working in their yard. One of the things that is seen quite often are those yellow flowers that people just do not like, yes, dandelions. Dandelions are not just weeds, they can be beneficial in many ways, so how about read this first, then decide if you really want them all gone.What to Grow in Your Intensive Garden Early
Crops that are spaced 6″ or less apart can be planted early without being damaged by frost and can be planted from seed include peas, radish, green onions, spinach, lettuce, Swiss chard, turnips, parsnips, beets and carrots, etc. If you like radishes you do not need to devote rows to radishes alone, they grow fast, and the radish seed can be mixed with your green onion, carrot or beet seeds. This has a thinning effect on the plants that they are mixed with.Healthy Plants – 7 Tips to Buying Healthy Plants
Buying plants from grower or nurseries is an easy way to start or enhance your garden. But, you don’t want to buy problems. Taking a few minutes when you are picking out your plants, can save you lots of time and money.Using Fresh Herbs
The real bonus your herb garden provides is the ability to cut fresh herbs on a daily basis. A fresh batch of pesto cannot be compared to a jar of “store bought” pesto. Keep in mind that the flavor is contained in the oils in the leaves or stems of fresh herbs. For this reason it is best to use the fresh herbs as soon as possible after you cut them.