Gardening : Home & Garden
Small Space Gardening - Creative Fencing
There are many things that we need to consider in making our new apartment look homey and presentable to visitors. Since, apartment has only limited space to accommodate your home furniture and decora
Creating a Bog Garden is a little more involved than sticking some plants that love moisture into a soggy part of your yard. It takes some planning, some planning, and some hard work.
For individuals that reside in cooler areas, encountering 5 or more months in winter season every year, the advantages of a Greenhouse could be huge. Gardening using a green house permits a prolonged growing season which could start and end several weeks outside of the conventional growing season. G
Color is usually the first thing that grabs your attention when you walk into a garden, then perhaps size or shapes. It is the seeing, the visual aspect which inspires the ooohs and aaahs. But it's the olfactory sense, too, which craves equal gratification. A garden without fragrance is only ha
Voles are really a big nuisance, especially for those who have their own little cultivable lands. Voles can eat and destroy anything and everything they find, from small shrubs to trees. In fact, they can ...
Everyday objects such as old or inexpensive sawhorses and ladders can be easily converted into trellises for square foot gardens -- small, raised beds in which vegetables and flowers are grown. The A-frame structure of these tools gives them stability, whereas their hinges make it easy to pack them
Creation of cactus gardens basically involves regional collection of succulents and cacti, which are grouped by specific genera and growth forms. While treading through the cactus garden, an individual would be able to witness dozens of species. Popular groups include the ferocactus, Opuntias, Echin
Book review of Tovah Martin's, "The New Terrarium," with photos by Kindra Clineff
Periodical tree trimming and pruning is essential to preserve the health of a tree. Trained arborists can visually examine a tree and decide if trimming needs to be done. Apart from tree health, trimm
A member of the pepper family, the peperomia genus consists of more than 1,000 species of plants. Hailing from the American tropics, peperomias are frost sensitive plants that may be cultivated in a warm greenhouse or as a house plant. In frost free climates, peperomia is sometimes grown as a ground
Some kinds of lawn grasses increase by sending out long roots, called stolons or sprigs, that spread on the surface of the soil or just below it. Two common lawn grasses that produce stolons are hybrid bermudagrass and zoysiagrass. If you're replacing or repairing your lawn with one of these gr
You have a few Japanese Garden Design Options... but don't waste your time and money with the free designs advertised. There is no such thing as a free Japanese landscaping design that is worth having! Here are a few tips for creating your own space.
Beans are susceptible to diseases that affect the health of the plant. Root-rot diseases such as Pythium root rot cause a white fungus to grow on bean roots.
A decorative folding screen allows you to divide a larger room into two smaller spaces. It also allows you to set aside an area for privacy. For example, you might set the decorative folding screen in the corner of a bedroom to use as a changing area. The screen room divider can be a simple one that
Railings are used as a barrier to separate two parts of an area. It may be used simply as a decorative separator, or as a protective one. A large variety of materials and designs are used to make railings.
Greenhouses can extend the growing season year-round and provide a sheltered environment for starting seeds, as well as creating a micro-climate for plants (such as tropical ornamentals) that cannot survive outdoors. Adequate ventilation--essentially just removing air from inside the greenhouse and
If you think orchids are difficult to grow, you would be wrong. The real secret to growing these beautiful flowers is research. By doing the research before you purchase can save time, money and frustration.
There are some easy, organic pest control methods to take care of slugs and snails in the organic garden which don't require the use of harsh or toxic chemicals.