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Dispel Flower Maintenance Myths

There are so many myths surrounding the purchase and maintenance of fresh flowers; oftentimes, you get so many conflicting ideas for your flowers that it is hard to tell what’s right and what’s not. You may even have ruined a beautiful bouquet in a bid to abide by these instructions.

How a Garden PH Test Helps Your Garden Grow

Many gardeners follow general advice and end up confused as to why their garden doesn’t end up like the magazine picture. A garden pH test gives you a quick and pretty accurate idea as to how your garden is different, and what you might need to do about that difference.

There Are Only Two Types of Orchids That Are Right For You!

There are 2 types of Orchids. Do you know which 2 types they are and how they can help in deciding which ones to buy from the store? Take a minute and get more information on the types of Orchids that are right for your garden ad why!

Preserving Fruits & Vegetables Against the Vicious Attack of Birds

In this article, you will find some valuable tips to preserve your fruitful garden if you have any. There are some birds that are responsible for disrupting the fruits and thus rendering them useless. These birds include crows, starlings, grackles, robins, orioles, woodpeckers and blackbirds. In order to prevent your garden from their attack, the tips in this article will come in handy.

Supplying Artificial Orchid Lights For Gorgeous and Bountiful Orchid Blooms

We all know that plants need sunlight; but how much? Depending on the type of orchid you have your plant may need more or less sunlight. Find out some particulars about giving sunlight to your growing orchid garden.

Treat Them Kindly

Research has shown that flowers, particularly fresh ones, play a great role in uplifting the spirits of one who is sick or feeling low. The benefits of fresh flowers however, are not limited to these people; they can serve to enhance the feelings and even performance of everyone else as well. It is for this and other reasons that you should make a trip to the flower shop today and get a beautiful bunch of them for your home

The Effects of Wind on Gardens

The wind is the enemy of the grower, causing wind burn, which is responsible for the death of many plants, especially young seedlings and cuttings, and the destruction of the leaves of even the most well-established subjects. The prevailing wind blows from the west to the east, and the western boundary should, therefore, function as a wind break. Solid structures will deflect the wind, and it will be seen that immediately to the windward is a sheltered position as there is in the area immediately to the leeward.

The Ideal Florist

Buying flowers is one really difficult task for most people, especially because they are to a great extent clueless about the topic. One thing that could make it a relatively smooth process is getting a florist who knows their job. The next time you go to a flower shop, look out for the following signs in the florist to gauge their prowess:

How to Trade Plants Online

Find out how to expand your garden collection without spending an arm and a leg. Find some friends to share plant cuttings with from across the country.

Vegetable Gardening – A Healthy Way to Eat Right

Growing your own vegetable garden is a healthy, nutritious way to carry on a healthy lifestyle. You can eat all the vegetables you want and not get fat!

Fruit Trees in Cottage Garden

Bramley trees are monsters that, year after year, produce enormous crops to provide for all your culinary needs, including adequate supplies of an incomparable chutney. As the year turns the apple gradually loses much of its acid during storage and, whilst remaining the perfect cooking apple, slowly takes on a dual role, becoming a dessert fruit that will last until following spring.

Unusual Vegetables – Are They Worth the Try?

What makes unusual vegetables different? I guess it’s the size, shape, color, variety and how popular it is. It’s nice to grow them in your garden provided that you know when to plant them and that you’re familiar with the taste.

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