Mackinac Island–Carriage Rides, Gardens, Art, Oh My!

Bonsai Watering Tips

One of the most important things you need to master when caring for a bonsai tree is determining the correct bonsai watering schedule for it. Proper watering is key to raising a thriving bonsai that is full of vigor. In fact, one of the most common reasons for failure is poor watering – either too little or too much of it.

Lawn Dead Spots and Dead Patches in the Lawn Caused by Curl Grub

The first question you need to ask yourself is “Does your lawn develop dead patches or areas of dead spots around the beginning or middle of summer?” – If so and if you can easily pull dead grass from these dead patches in the lawn, then you are most likely to be looking at lawn damage caused by Curl Grub. Curl grub, otherwise known as cockchafer, scarab beetle larvae, or white curl grub, is the juvenile or larval form of Black Beetle, Christmas Beetle (as referred to in Australia for obvious reasons) or any of the Scarab Beetles. Curl Grub is a serious threat to any plant including your lawn as it feeds voraciously on the roots of the turf grass.

How To Garden Without A Garden

If you think you have no garden space, don’t let that stop you. You would be surprised at what you can do to create your own space, even on land that doesn’t belong to you.

Top Tips to Build a Cheap Greenhouse in Your Garden

This is one of the ways to make your greenhouse building cheap. Other than this, you need to make proper plans. You can use PVC tubing because it is cheaper than the other options. You can either build a glass frame or plastic frame.

Are Yellow Orchid Leaves an Indication of Unhealthiness?

The yellowing of orchid leaves are not always the sign of unhealthiness, since this may happened naturally to old leaves as a part of the ongoing aging process. Orchid leaves are important indicators which can tell us at an early stage that something is going wrong before your orchid condition might get worse. Healthy leaves suppose to have a light green color and eventually become darker when they are getting older.

Begonia Plants – How to Grow Them?

Begonia plants are found almost in every shape, size and color. It is a bit ‘more difficult to give a general idea of a system that is uncomplicated, which makes any sense. Many of the most preferred variety gives a person a good idea, because nothing makes a wide range of plants to which it belongs.

Money Tree: The Jade Plant

Money Plant: Its actual name is Jade plant but its known with different names like friendship tree, lucky plant or Money plant. The plant is a native of South Africa but popular as a worldwide house plant. Its referred as money tree.

Orchids Are Good For Your Health?

I have long believed that orchids are more than just mere plants. Yet on my search, I’m still surprised on the new things I am discovering. Although it’s fairly obvious since most plants now are used as a cure for something, orchids are also medicinal. Orchids have been used now for centuries as medicinal plants.

Bee Balm Will Attract Hummingbirds, Butterflies to Your New Garden

Bee balm is a colorful, easy-to-grow plant that will attract hummingbirds and butterflies. It is perfect for the new gardener. Here are some of the more popular bee balm plants.

Woodland Plants For This Spring

This spring I am planning to try some new plantings in the beds. I have been researching these plants and I think they will fit in good with the theme of the woodland garden.

Why Install Power And Lighting Outdoors?

If you have never enjoyed the pleasure of entertaining in your own garden, you may question the need for having lights and power outside. But people that engage in barbeques and outdoor cooking, and treat their yard as an outdoor living space will certainly know. You can use your yard after dark and enjoy cooking or company on warm nights.

Why Install A Shed Or Greenhouse?

If you like to spend time in your garden, then you may consider the benefits of a shed or greenhouse. If you already own a garage or have a basement which holds your garden tools, you may realise some of the benefits. But a shed in the garden provides convenience and a storage area where it is most needed.

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