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Green Roses

Green roses are unusual and alluring flowers. With St. Patrick’s Day coming around, lots of people will get interested in these exotic beauties.

Winterizing Roses – How to Protect Your Roses During the Cold Winter Months

Roses tend to be fairly delicate, so proper care needs to be taken to guarantee their survival during the frigid winter season. If you happen to live in a really moderate climate with mild winters, you might not need to take any special steps. However in colder climates, your roses must be protected.

Container Gardening – Choosing the Best Containers for Successful Growing

Selecting the most appropriate container for a particular kind of plant is crucial to its success. If you end up picking the incorrect size pot, it could significantly stunt the growth of the plant. You have to pick the right size of pot, but it is just as essential to select a container that is made with the proper material. Different materials are more effective in different situations.

Perennials in the Garden

Perennials are plants that reach their maturity for at least two seasons. They can be planted as a single, solitary plants, grouped in a flower border or flowerbeds and also between shrubs. Many are also planted with annuals and biennial plants in mixed flower garden beds.

An Alternative To Composting: The Bokashi Method

A new spin on recycling food wastes involves pickling in a bucket, not turning massive stinky piles. ALL food wastes can go into these buckets, including meats and dairy products, cooked and raw. As the food wastes pickle, the microbes produce a variety of beneficial substances. Some of these substances include enzymes, vitamins, amino acids, trace minerals, some plant hormones, and organic acids. The pickling process also controls pathogens and damages seeds in the container.

Seed Starting 101

Starting your own plants from seeds to the novice and sometimes even the experienced gardener seems like an overwhelming task. It just seems so complicated and such a big production, when in reality it is very simple with a little planning and not much effort.

Choosing Containers for Container Gardening

There are thousands of containers that are great for gardening. Depending on your budget, the plants you plan to grow and how you want your garden to look, some are better than others. Here are some things to consider when buying containers for your garden.

Relaxing In Your Beautiful Garden

All of us want to have a special place where we can go and just relax, when the day is done. In our busy lives today, there is little time to just sit and relax. But, when the long days and warmer temperatures of summer are upon us, we will want to be able to relax and enjoy the fruits of our labors with our family and friends.

Organic Cabbages – How To Grow Them Without Using Seeds

An organic gardening secret from the 16th century that grows more vegetables and keeps rare seed pure. It’s simple to apply – but your gardening friends won’t have heard of it!

March Garden Chores

Well As March approaches it is time to think about getting started on the garden chores. I know that you probably did a good cleanup last fall but I am sure that plenty of leaves and winter debris have blown in and collected in flower beds and along fences.

Hate Mosquitoes? You Need Bats! Now, Before Spring, Is The Time To Take Control

Spring is just around the corner, and very soon we will be able to start enjoying the great outdoors again. However, in most areas of North America, uncontrolled mosquitoes will wreak havoc on your outdoor activities. One of the most effective and environmentally friendly ways to control the mosquito population near you is to install a bat house. A small bat can eat hundreds of mosquitoes in a single hour. As the weather warms up, bats will leave their hibernation and start looking for new summer homes.

8 Tips for Preparing Your Garden for Spring

When is the perfect time to begin thinking about what needs to be done to prepare your garden for spring? The answer: while the snow and ice are starting to melt! Ensuring you properly prepare your garden for spring will guarantee it will thrive all year long.

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