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Growing Tomatoes – 10 Tips For Successful Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the most commonly grown crops with at-home gardeners, and it is not difficult to see why. Tomatoes are relatively easy to grow in many different climates, each plant can produce a large yield, and of course- perhaps most importantly- there are few things as delicious as a home-grown tomato. To have your own bountiful crop of home-grown tomatoes this year, here are 10 tips for growing successful tomatoes at home.

Garden Statues and Their History

Garden statues can add a certain look to any outdoor space and ornament any garden. These types of lawn ornaments are perfect for flower gardens, any porch area, and both front and back yards. It is important, however, not to overcrowd your place with these historical lawn ornaments, which is why placement of your statues is vital. Let’s take a brief look at the history of garden statues and why they have withstood the test of time as lawn ornaments seen in yards and gardens across the entire world.

Growing Rosemary – Tips to Make Growing It A Success

Of all the herbs, growing Rosemary is the easiest and most forgiving herb and plant. Rosemary is one of the oldest herbs around today. It is a member of the mint family, but isn’t as invasive as mint. This is one of my favorite herbs to grow as it requires little in the way of maintenance.

Efficient Gardening

Effective gardening can be very simple. You may even find help out of your kitchen.

When to Plant a Backyard Herb Garden

With the way the economy is looking these days, people all over the nation are looking for ways to improve their lives without having to spend a lot of money. It is so easy to spend a lot of that flimsy green paper we keep in our wallets if we depend on outside sources to supply our homes and families with the things that we daily need. However, with a garden in the backyard, you can save yourself a lot of worry and money by learning to be self sufficient. But you’ll need to know a few tips, like where and how and when to plant a backyard herb garden. Here are a few tips.

Prune Orchids Without Causing Harm

Pruning is a vital part of helping your orchid grow. Unfortunately, it can also be a precarious time for your plant if not done properly. These 6 essential tips will help you prune your orchids without harming them

Mandevilla: Fast-Growing Tropical Flowering Vine

Extremely prolific, mandevillas can grow 10 feet or more during a single growing season. Mature specimens often reach heights of 30 feet or more, although these specimens are grown either in the tropics or in a greenhouse in temperate zones.

Where Roses Are Ideally Grown

Roses have always been symbols of love and beauty since ancient times being sacred to the Greek Goddess of Love, Aphrodite and thus the ancient Greeks and Romans associated roses with the Goddess. In ancient Egypt, roses are associated with Egyptian Goddess Isis as roses were offered to her. Biblically, the rose is believed to be the Virgin Mary’s favorite flower as she was seen on several separate occasions with garlands of roses in her hand, on her slippers and in instances where she reportedly communicated in dreams of selected religious personalities, a rose has always been present to let her presence felt.

Growing Dendrobium Orchids? Follow These Tips

The real trick in getting Dendrobium orchid care right is to know about the background of the type of Dendrobium you have. Research its natural growing environment and so know its needs. It really doesn’t take much time, effort or knowledge to get your Dendrobium performing at top form if you have the right information for it to start with. Help yourself by enjoying the Dendrobium orchid care tips provided here.

Buying Bare Root Plants for Your First Garden

Bare root plants are an economical way to add deciduous plants such as roses, fruit trees, and peonies to your first or new garden. Here’s a helpful primer on how to get started.

Container Gardening for the New Gardener

Container gardening lets you move a plant when you want to, whether it is indoors or on a patio or deck. Here are some tips on how to get started in container gardening.

The Advantages of Aquaponics Systems Are Revolutionizing the Way We Grow Food

Aquaponics is one of the fastest growing trends in gardening. The advantages of aquaponics systems is causing many traditional gardeners to switch to this revolutionary way of gardening. Aquaponics is a way of combining hydroponics and aquaculture. When these two systems are combined, both systems compliment each other to create a system that works with nature instead of against it.

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