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How to Propagate Oriental Poppies – Papaver Orientalis

One of the most amazingly spectacular poppy families is that of the Oriental poppies, Papaver Orientalis. Offering gardeners huge decadent blooms, Oriental poppies are loved by horticulturists and continue to grace herbaceous borders and cottage gardens around the planet. Another great benefit of the family is that they are perennial, meaning that they will rise out of the soil year after year to fill flowerbeds with stunning color.

Himalayan Poppy Seeds – Planting Shady Aspects With Meconopsis Poppies

One of the most stunning families of poppies is the Himalayan Meconopsis, a rare and distinct poppy that will bring stunning color to your garden. It is particularly beneficial to gardeners because not only does it thrive in moist shady aspects, but as long as it’s not allowed to flower in its first year, it is a perennial specimen that will return to borders season after season.

Make Your Own Compost and Gain Benefits

Making your own compost is easier than you might have thought. Preparation can be handled easily with only minimal skills required. Anyone can do it and it can surely be done on your home backyard.

How Tomatoes Grow – Knowing What Makes Tomatoes Tick

One of the most intriguing parts of growing tomatoes is the actual part of growing them. This is not only the most intriguing portion of the growing process but it is also the most sensitive. You make one wrong turn and you will end up with tomatoes that are below par. If you are grower growing tomatoes for a living, this will spell bad business for you because who would want to buy tomatoes that don’t taste like real ones.

Propagating Orchids at Home

There are many ways of propagating orchids that can be done right at home. Methods of orchid propagation commonly utilized by home gardeners are division, keikis, back bulbs and aerial cuttings.

Shade-Tolerant Vines for Garden Obelisks

Although there are many vines that grow well in full sun, there are many that are less well-known that will grow well in partial to deep shade. Planted in ideal growing conditions, these vines will quickly cover any freestanding garden structure, like an obelisks, or produce a dense, living screen along a fence line.

Caring for Orchids – 5 Common Questions Answered

Orchid care, while perfectly simple with the right knowledge, can be somewhat overwhelming at first the beginner. The following are 5 of the most common questions novice orchid owners ask along with their answers.

Odontoglossum Orchids – 5 Easy Steps to Create the Perfect Environment for Your Odontoglossums

Odontoglossum orchids are well-loved for their intricately designed flowers. They bloom with colors ranging from white, yellow, red and purple, with some having colors and patterns that resemble a tiger. Do you know these 5 steps to give them exactly what they need?

Gardening Journal, Tips for What To Include In It

Now is the time to start a gardening journal; as you start planning your garden, start making notes in it. It can be a 3-ring binder with pocket folders, a calendar with pockets, or an online gardening journal. Keep everything pertaining to the garden in it.

Hydroponic System: Installing an Air Pump

Hydroponic systems require an air pump to oxygenate the water reservoir. Don’t worry if you don’t know how to set up your air pump. By the end of this article you will know everything you need to know to set up the air pump in your Hydroponic System.

Indoor Vs Outdoor Herb Gardens

Are you planning on planting a herb garden? What a wonderful way to bring fresh herbs into your home and kitchen, and what better way to occupy your free time? There are many pros and cons to having either an indoor or an outdoor setting for your herb garden, but the choice is ultimately yours, and whatever will work best with your situation is the best way to go. Here are some things to consider when you are deciding where and how to put in a herb garden.

Upside Down Tomato Growing – More Than Just Gardening!

Upside down tomato growing has enchanted many gardeners around the world and this has become one option that many home gardeners want to try. While some plant their tomatoes just for the beauty of it, others make it their best food supply and upside down tomatoes can be hung near the kitchen for ease of picking.

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