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Easy to Grow Herb Garden Seeds

If you want to start your own herb garden, it’s important for you to remember that not all herbs grow well from seed. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most commonly used herb garden seeds for you to start with…

Cats, Shade and Gravity – A Natural Part of Your Garden Patio Design

Those living in condos and apartments may love to have a beautiful garden of flowers. Sadly, no one knows of a flower garden design without dirt. This is not readily available if you live in shared dwellings. A patio garden design will require that you follow rules that are fairly strict, but they will allow you to have great looking flowers that will grow.

The Incredibly Useful Lavender Plant

Lavender is not actually a species so much as it is a genus of plants. There are thirty nine different species within the lavender genus, and it essentially refers to a flower that is presented in a violet color. This is a hardy plant, and many times it can be discovered in places that it doesn’t really grow.

Design a Garden That You Won’t Regret

Similar to anything else you do as far as flower garden design goes, designing a flower garden is really a matter of taste. You need to be able to predict any errors that could occur, and luckily there are a few tips that will help you get your garden moving along nicely.

Make Your Garden Your Relaxing Den With a Garden Wall Fountain & Garden Lights

A garden is a place to relax and unwind. We turn to our gardens with a cup of tea, seeking mental peace and visual serenity. But gardens need regular maintenance, and extra efforts for beautification. Garden wall fountains and garden lights are two such garden accessories that add not just beauty and glamor but also soothing natural sounds, bringing about a sense of calmness and tranquility to your outdoor space.

Growing Herbs Indoors – Fragrance in Every Room

There are many uses for herbs apart from cooking. Fresh and dry herbs are also used for decorating the home and adding a pleasant scent to any room in the house.

How to Grow Annuals For a Spectacular Summer Garden – Part 3

If you’ve been doing your gardening work diligently your annual seedlings should now be thinned out and growing in weed free flower beds, well on their way to flowering in a few weeks and giving you a spectacular summer garden to enjoy. It’s not just the garden itself but all the insects and wildlife you will attract too – the sound of bees and insects plus butterfly’s all add an enormous amount to any summer garden display.

Whoever Heard of the Borage Herb?

The borage plant is thought to have originated around the area of Aleppo (Syria) but is now naturalized in the United States. Historically this herb was steeped in teas or wines and drank by ancient Celts, Greeks and Romans before battle as it was believed to bring courage, bolster bravery and feelings of elation. The Welsh call this herb “the flower of gladness”.

Learn the Secret to Beautiful Roses – Watering – When, How and How Much?

The care of roses is not an easy thing to master. Roses have not been royally dubbed the “queen of all roses” for nothing. They are beautifully splendid but are often tricky to grow. Watering is one of the most important aspects of rose garden care, and while it is commonly known that all plants should be provided with enough water, there are special considerations for roses. For instance, beginning gardeners ask, “When? How? And how much?” We try to provide you the answers to your questions in this article.

House Plant Care and Maintenance – The Top Five Tips For Keeping Your Indoor Plants Looking Good

Does that beautiful houseplant you bought look sad within weeks of you getting it in the house or office? Remember that tropical plants grown in a pot indoors are in an extremely artificial environment. Here are five simple ways to help your indoor plants to survive indoors.

Variegated Beauties

Come on-Be a Sport. Two variegated plant introductions with back stories as fun as their foliage.

Autumn Borders in a Garden – What You Should Know

Some late flowering bulbs need the warmth of a wall to help them produce their best flowers and give them protection through the autumn and the winter cold. Many encomia are grown in pots so that they can be given winter protection. However, planted at the foot of a wall, they should survive the winter if they are well mulched. Encomia has long flower spikes, to 30 inches, topped with a large tuft of lead like bracts which give it its common name, giant pineapple flower.

Starting Your Own Home Herb Garden

Do you find yourself with lots of time on your hands with nothing to do? If so, you might consider taking up the wonderful hobby of herb gardening. You will be able to produce your own fresh herbs at your house and still do other activities in your spare time.

Choose Your Herbs For Growing Indoors

When choosing herbs for growing indoors, you need to take into consideration the growing climates herbs like to grow in. While most herbs will grow well in the same conditions, there are certain herbs, which will grow better in mild climates. The inside of your home is a mild climate where the air is not too humid and not too dry. The temperature in your home ranges between 68 and 78 degrees for a typical home. There are certain herbs that grow best in these conditions.

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