Thriving in a Cold Spring

How to Grow a Bonsai From Seed

This article is a front to back guide to growing a bonsai from seed. It covers everything from purchasing the best seed to watching for growth.

The Security and Comfort of Fences in a Miniature Fairy Garden

You have taken the first step. The weeds have been removed and the amended soil is ready for planting. Why, for a miniature garden, does there seem to be so much space that needs to be filled? What to do next? Well, I discovered the answer to that question this past weekend and here is my story.

You Can Grow Plants and Vegetables Quickly and Easily Almost Anywhere With a Simple Aquaponic System

I found that Aquaponic gardening can be great if you want to grow organic plants quickly and easily. It is very easy to set up an Aquaponic garden regardless if you are a beginner or experienced gardener. It can be set up inside, outside, in a green house or even a small space. You can grow almost any type of plant or veggie!

How To Start A Bonsai Tree

In this article, I cover the different ways you can start a bonsai tree. This not only provides readers with a list of options, but also outlines the life cycle of a bonsai.

Best Indoor Grow Lights For Orchids

LED Indoor grow lighting will provide significant savings. In addition, LED lights are environmentally friendly.

The Art of Pruning – The Basics

There are many reasons why one needs to prune. Pruning keeps the plants within their bounds and promotes stronger stems. It removes damaged or diseased stems and it encourages flower growth. It also is used to train plants into a desired shape

African Violets – How to Care for This Popular Flowering Indoor Plant

Under the right conditions, African violets bloom nearly all year round. They thrive in temperatures between 16 and 22 degrees Celsius. In the summer, your violet will enjoy a westerly or southerly window but in winter they may need a little extra light.

Container Gardening – How to Brighten Up the Paved Courtyard

Never let it be said that container gardens are second best to those gardens on the soil. They may be labor intensive but being as rich and extravagant as your pocket will allow is their reward. Containers solve many problems for would-be gardeners

Companion Planting of Iris and Daylilies

When thinking of a companion plant for your iris garden, give daylilies some consideration. If you love iris and plant nothing but iris, you really have nothing to show but dead foliage after the month of blooming. Iris are beautiful, don’t get me wrong, but you need something besides just iris growing in your garden.

The Origin or Orchids

This article is about the origin of orchids, one of the most exotic plants in the world. They are twice as many orchid species on Earth than bird species, and four times more than mammals. Use this article to inform reads about the wonders of Orchids!

How to Care for a Juniper Bonsai

This article is about how to care for a Juniper bonsai, one of the most common bonsai for beginners. It covers location, watering, basic pruning and training, and fertilizing.

The Ruby Falls Redbud

The Ruby Falls Redbud is a perfect tree for a small garden or a garden feature plant for you or your favorite gardener. This new variety is an exciting new cross between the weeping green “Covey” and the “Forest Pansy” Redbud.

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