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Add Zest to Your Cuisine With a Perennial Herb Garden

Unsure which herbs to grow in a perennial herb garden? Confused by the range of plants and their botanical names? Here is a short but useful guide to the most commonly planted culinary perennial herbs, with a short description of each, and suggestions for planting and using them.

Know How to Manage and Grow Beautiful Climbing Roses With Ease

Professional gardeners make it look so easy when they show us their extravagant gardens of flowers on television. However, what we don’t see is the process of learning they went through themselves in order to create such beautiful gardens. Anyone can manage and grow beautiful climbing roses with a little time and effort. If you want to know how to manage and grow beautiful climbing roses with ease then read on and discover for yourself how it all works.

How to Transplant Roses

There are several reasons why you might want to transplant your blooming roses. It might be that something is blocking it from getting enough sunlight or you wanted to redesign your garden and you wanted your rose bush to take the center stage. Whatever your reasons may be, it is important to note that transplanting roses require a certain methodology so that their growth would not be hampered

Propagating Corms and Rhizomes

One of the wonderful attributes of rhizomes, corms and tubers is that they are successful self propagators, by creating both new growth below ground and seeds above. What are rhizomes? Anyone who has planted a cannas from what seems like a small rhizome in late winter will be amazed at the sheer quantity of root material that can be dug up the following autumn after just one summer’s growth, that is a mass of rhizomes all waiting to be divided and propagated. If that was not enough, some cannas are also generous producers of seed.

What You Should Know About Propagating Tubers

Plants grown from tubers are also great survivors. Individual tubers grow to quite large proportions, surprisingly large compared with the tiny tubers on offer in the shops and also produce generous quantities of seeds and shoots, which can be propagated. Leave a few tubers planted in the eye of an old apple tree and within a few years it will be a mass of blue flowers as the seeds form new plants and the tubers plump up and grow.

Inside Herb Garden Secrets

An introduction to new trends in herb gardening. Information is included that will give a prospective herb gardener insight into what is involved short cuts to herb gardening.

Best Kept Secrets of Italian Herb Gardens

Interested in starting your own Italian herb garden? Italian herbs can add spice and flavor to any meal. All of your favorite spices including basil, garlic, parsley and chervil are considered Italian spices and commonly appear in every pasta or pizza dish you order. One of the newest trends in cooking is for chef’s to maintain their own Italian herb garden. The advantages in this are not only economic but also related to flavor. The chef knows that freshly picked Italian herbs are far more satisfying and tasty than store-bought seasoning.

Chia Herb Garden Exposed

That’s right, you remember… they’re still around and now the chia herb garden is rapidly increasing in popularity. Like the chia pets, the herb garden version of chia grows quickly when the gardener applies moistened seeds of chia (scientifically known as Salvia hispanica) to the specially designed pot along with a sponge.

Earthworm Farming

Women love diamonds, men love dogs, and gardens love earthworms. Not all gardeners know this, but earthworms actually play a significant role in improving any garden. Worms can be found in many different soil types, but the thing is, the healthier your soil, the greater the earthworm activity, and vice-versa.

All the Herb Garden Information You Need

Start an herb garden today. This article will provide you with all the herb garden information you need to grow wonderful, nutritious herbs.

Creative Garden Potting Benches

If you’re a gardener, chances are you’ve come across more than one person who had a potting bench. And you’ve likely seen how convenient they can be – a quick and easy place to re-pot your indoor plants, start seeds for your garden, and transplant outdoor plants. After seeing this, you obviously want one yourself. Here are a few ideas to help you get a fun and convenient potting bench.

Benefits of Container Herbs

Growing container herbs is fast becoming the way of choice for many people. It is not just the apartment dwellers who do this, but families on farms or who have gardens plant this way, too. If you have grown your herbs outside in the ground, you’ve probably seen an early frost wilt the leaves and cause your plants to go dormant.

Garden Mulching – All About Lawn Mulch

Lawn mulch can benefit your yard in many ways. One, it can improve the appearance, especially when a light or neutral-colored mulch is used around colorful plants. Two, it helps protect your plants.

Bonsai Tree – Tips to Choose the Best Plants

Choosing plants for your garden seem to be an exciting feat. However, looking closely on the decision making, you will then realize that it is turning to be a confusing and often very difficult task. Plants and flowers have a way to get into you and looking at them and even their seedlings you imagine that everything says “Pick me! Pick me!”

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