Isn’t it frustrating to carefully tend your garden, only to see it suffer, shrivel and droop in a drought? Don’t despair! Here are the top four gardening tips to beat the heat.
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While you’re waiting to get back in the garden, how about sharing and fostering your love of gardening with the children in your life? Giving them their very own tools and supplies can make them feel not only grown up, but also at home in the garden and excited to dig in, so to speak. […]
If you’re an avid gardener who can hardly wait to get back in you vegetable patch, the dead of winter can be an especially challenging time. Now that the weather is not yet cooperating, take this time to plan your garden. Here are a few tips.
Some of the most exotic indoor plants are actually trees – miniature trees, to be exact. Of course, all of these trees originated in the out of doors, but are adaptable to indoor living. They just need a bit of extra care. It may not surprise you that trees planted in the ground produce more […]
While many plants are beautiful, some hold a hidden danger: all or part of the plant is poisonous. In fact, the leading cause of inquiries to poison control centers nationwide are related to children nibbling on garden or household plants. So it’s important to know which plants are poisonous.
Foliage is defined as the leafy parts of a tree or plant. It refers to either individual leaves or the collective leafy canopy of many trees or plants. To grow indoor foliage plants is a great way to bring the outdoors inside and add beauty to your interior space. Want to add some foliage plants […]
It happens every January. You put away the holiday decorations, only to find the house feels bare and colorless. Next year, why not plan to bring color and a bit of spring into your home with the beautiful from forced tree branches? Here’s a quick primer on the process.
Container gardening can be an excellent way to enjoy the colors and textures of plants without consuming a lot of water. If you thought drought tolerant plants look boring, these beauties will change your mind. Their bright colors and unusual shapes will win you over. Some of these plants can grow quite large. Consider constructing […]
What’s the most reviled weed in the lawn world? Taraxacum officinale, otherwise known as the dandelion. Its flower can mature from bud to seed in as little as 24 hours, and once the puff balls appear, the seeds can easily spread on the slightest breeze. Dandelion seeds thrive and germinate in warmer temperatures – over […]
Do you bag your grass clippings? Many people do. Perhaps it’s standard operating procedure in your neighborhood; everybody does it. In decades past, it has certainly been traditional to dispose of grass clippings by putting them in the refuse bin or hauling them to yard waste processing centers.