Perennials for the Shade

Can I Move My Greenhouse?

I get asked this question all of the time. If I buy this greenhouse and assemble it, can I take it with me when I move? Unfortunately, this is a decision I just had to make myself.

Reliable Rosemary

Rosemarinus officinalis is one of many herbs that everyone knows today, people have known rosemary since they first contemplated how to dress the Sunday roast! It is tied to romantics and religion going back for a very long time. A rosemary bush is reputed to have sheltered the Virgin Mary on her way from Egypt.

Edible Landscaping With Parsley

Parsley has become an extremely popular herb to be grown in the home garden, and an excellent plant choice to include in your edible landscape gardens. It is know for its unique flavor and ease to grow. Parsley is used as a delicious seasoning for many dishes, and when used in salads. It is also know to be high in vitamins A and C, along with other minerals.

Being Neat And Tidy Not Always Good In The Vegetable Patch

How many times have you seen pictures of vegetable gardens with nice neat rows almost as if they were planted using a ruler? Have you ever visited someones vegetable garden leaving with a sense of envy or jealousy after having seen all those plants organized into neat little rows all spaced so proper?

Perlite – A Soil Amendment To Improve Clay Soil In Your Garden

Horticulture perlite has served the professional grower for many years, and is becoming more commonly used to help the home gardener solve a variety of common problems with their garden soil. It has the ability of promoting drainage and aeration in heavy clay soils, horticulture perlite also provides optimum moisture retention for successful plant growth.

Growing Parsley In Your Organic Garden

Parsley is a highly nutritious and is one of the most popular herbs grown in the home herb garden. Parsley is rich in vitamins, mainly vitamins A and C. It is best when fresh, but can be dried or frozen.

Tips On Planting Poppy Seeds – Growing Poppies

Start thinking about adding poppy seeds to your garden want list. Poppies are wonderful specimens for any garden. They are carefree plants that produce seeds for sowing in the future, so once started you may never need to buy seeds again. Poppy seeds are available in both the annual and perennial varieties, tall or short, and produce blooms, large or small in just about any color that you could possibly want. Here are some important planting tips to ensure that your poppy seeds get off to a great start.

Preventing Soil Erosion in Your Garden

Soil erosion is a destructive factor that could effect the quality of a soil structure, and without out even knowing it. Erosion will strip a soil of valuable nutrients, needed for plant life to thrive. Taking the steps to save your garden from losing the essential nutrients that plant life need to survive will greatly benefit the productivity of the crops you are growing.

Stephanotis or Madagascar Jasmine

The Madagascar Jasmine is a stunning climber in every way. Its name Stephanotis Floribunda gives a hint of the many flowers it produces, but you have to really smell the beautiful perfume to enjoy this plant. The other name for it is the wax flower, and indeed the flowers have a waxy delicate appearance. This plant adds something special to the garden or container in which it is planted.

The Most Popular Flowers

All flowers are popular in their own right depending on the use they’re intended for. No flower is left neglected especially when you’re making a flower arrangement. They’re all used in all aspect of the arrangement you intend to do based on the occasion the flowers are used.

Silk Bamboo Tree – Get The Tropical Look With Great Flexibility

A good and low maintenance alternative to regular bamboo is a Silk Bamboo Tree. One of the first thing to take into consideration before deciding to buy yourself a bamboo plant is the amount of care you can give it. And if your schedule does not allow you to provide sufficient care, then such trees are an ideal solution for you.

Good Reason To Grow Your Own Vegetables This Year

Growing your own vegetables is a terrific way to insure that you are eating healthy and that you are feeding your family nutritious safe food. The taste of home grown vegetables is also a very compelling reason to start a vegetable patch.

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