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Chives – Growing This Mild Mannered Herb

Chives are a mild flavoured member of the onion family – the Allium family. It is easy to grow and can be used in a wide variety of ways; including medicinally as well as the various culinary uses – from salads to sauces. It is understandable that it is a herb that everyone should grow.

Basil – The Herb For Italian and Indian Cuisine

Basil has a strong clove-like flavour and is an essential ingredient for pizzas, pasta sauces and other Italian cuisine. It is also a good partner for minced beef and sausages, as long as it is used sparingly. Sweet Basil is the most popular variety for use.

Bonsai Fikus Trees – Materials You Need To Care For Them

The Bonsai Fikus is a fun type of tree to work with, but you will need the right equipment to do it properly. In this article you will discover some of the most important tools that Bonsai Masters use every day.

Training And Shaping Bonsai Azalea Trees

Training and shaping Bonsai Azalea trees is a lot of fun once you know how. Find out which type of wire to use, when to use it and why in this article. You will be shaping your own Bonsai Azaleas in no time.

How to Select, Buy and Use Contemporary Outdoor Lighting to Transform Your Garden

If you want to create a garden that you can enjoy as much during the evenings as during the day, this article will help you. It provides ideas and recommendations on how to use contemporary outdoor lighting to bring a garden to life in the evening. Find out how to create illuminated outside spaces that look fantastic and become natural extensions of the home for family and social events and activities. There are also suggestions and recommendations on how to buy contemporary lighting and where to look for the best deals.

High Altitude Gardening

Do you live in an area where the altitude is above 7,000 feet and want a garden? If so then read on about gardening in high areas.

Hydroponics Made Easy – A Great Project for Kids

Here is a great project to help kids learn about growing fruits, herbs and vegetables using hydroponics. I break it down into 7 easy steps. This is a great project for the family to live, learn and grow organically.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Foliar Feeding

Foliar feeding is a method of fertilizing plants directly. It involves directly spraying nutrients onto the plants leaves and stem where they are absorbed and used. It is considered an almost immediate way to feed your plants.

Thyme – The Aromatic Herb That Will Suit Any Garden

Thyme was used by the Egyptians for embalming, the Greeks used it in their baths and burnt it as incense and the Romans used it as a room purifier as well as using it to add flavour to cheese and liqueurs. Thyme has a long history as a sign of courage as well as ensuring safe passage to the afterlife.

Kitchen Gardening During Drought

Global warming may increase. More extreme droughts are predicted. Successful gardening requires practical strategies for dealing with hot, dry weather.

Getting a Greener Thicker Lawn

Getting a green and thicker lawn is the target of many home owners who have a lawn. It makes the compound look attractive and actually makes a great place to sit out and enjoy the sun. There are many elements which go into getting a greener and thicker lawn.

From Here to Serenity!

This week we’ll be departing from domestic gardening conventions to appreciate the traditions of a more exotic vein of horticulture, one whose stylistic boundaries, while not necessarily correlating with European tastes, are still invaluable as a source of inspiration – namely the design, reasoning and aesthetic of the neo-classical Japanese garden. Traditionally there are three archetypes of the Japanese garden – Karesansui, Tsukiyama and Chaniwa, and while their origins and objectives vary widely, you can be assured of several common elements that unite the trio:

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