Drying Herbs – Choosing the Best Time to Dry Herbs
Herbs are very popular ever since the ancient times. At present, they are still highly regarded for their various culinary, decorative, and medicinal purposes. It is no wonder then that many people are now planting their own herbs outdoors as well as indoors.Home Vegetable Gardening – Raising and Lowering the pH Levels of Your Soil
The pH level is a scale that displays how acidic or alkaline something is. A pH level less than 7 means, whatever it is you are testing is dominantly acidic and a level over 7 means it is more alkaline. If you get a reading of 7 that means it is neutral which is normally water.Large Greenhouse Plans – Victorian Vs Arch Designs
Of all the large greenhouse plans available on the internet, it generally comes down to 2 designs: The Victorian-style greenhouse, and the Arch/Hoop design. Both are built completely different, and both provide plenty of space. This article compares the 2, and helps you choose what’s best for you.Easy to Build Portable Greenhouse Plans
If you’ve got a small backyard, a greenhouse that can be moved around can come in rather handy. There are many ways to go about constructing such a greenhouse, and the internet can provide you with all kinds of portable greenhouse plans. This article provides you with a couple of ways in which to build a quality greenhouse.Gardens – A Place For Meditation
Beautiful house need a beautiful garden – they make a perfect match all together. Professional designed garden is not only a great pleasure for our eyes but also a great heritage for our children. And the garden will present passions, dreams and temper of its owner.Tips on How to Grow Container Gardening Vegetables
When you hear of growing vegetables I’m sure you will right away think of a vegetable garden plot. But do you know that you can also grow vegetables in containers? If you have limited space or living in a condominium unit or an apartment but would like to eat freshly harvested vegetables then container gardening is the answer. Here are tips on how to grow container gardening vegetables which you can enjoy and harvest fresh for your meals.Have You Tried Brewing Teas From the Herb Garden Plants?
Although the most common and popular use of herbs is in culinary applications to flavor foods, garden herbs may also be used to brew healthy… and… tasty teas! A cup of hot tea brewed from the herbs harvested from the plants grown in the backyard herb garden can be an enjoyable and soothing experience with added health benefits.Bonsai – A Beginner’s Guide
Bonsai is a word that brings thoughts of beautiful Japanese gardens, landscapes in miniature and age old trees patiently pruned and nurtured to resemble nature in its finest form. For the beginner where to begin can sometimes be the hardest task.How to Produce Dazzling Displays of Naturalised Bulbs
Naturalising bulbs is the method of setting / planting bulbs in a situation, usually in grass or under trees, which makes them appear like wild flowers that have grown and spread there ‘naturally’. It is important to select the right variety, or mixture of varieties of bulbs, to produce a visually pleasing display which does not look out of place, that will be able to survive, reproduce, and spread themselves naturally, so they produce stronger displays year on year.Herb Garden Plants – Parsley and the Devil
All forms of parsley are grown as annuals, although strictly speaking they are biennial plants. Popular folklore about herb garden plants has it that parsley seed goes nine times to the devil and back before germinating.Selecting Roses For Beginners
Roses are the world’s favorite flower and this is demonstrated by the size of the global market for rose bushes and cut flowers. They were first cultivated in China some 5,000 years ago and then during the Middle Ages in Europe, they were cultivated in monasteries for their medicinal properties.Naturalised Bulbs – Top 7 Bulbs For Stunning Naturalised Displays in Woodland and Under Trees
There’s nothing quite like a walk through woodland in spring, particularly those which are flushed by torrents of colour from spring flowering bulbs. During this time, the woodland floor seemingly comes to life. The bulbs carpet the leafy ground, bursting forth in a dazzling display. Near to where I live we are blessed with areas of woodland that are vibrant in colour from January through to May. Reproducing these displays in our own woodland garden areas or under and around trees is reasonably easy to achieve, with bulb plantings in drifts and irregular shapes around the trees.Planting Herbs – Tips For Planting Herbs in the Fall
The success of planting herbs does not only rely on how you take care of them but also on the time you plant your herbs. Herbs are different from one another and they also have various needs. However, all kinds of herbs are ideal to be planted during the fall season.Growing Herbs Indoors – Types of Indoor Herbs and How to Choose Them
Do you want to keep your home beautiful and fragrant at the same time? Do you want to grow plants that can survive indoors with little care? Do you want to have herbs which you can immediately use in preparing your dishes?