Gardening : Home & Garden
A sensory garden is one that is designed using plants that have special sensory qualities plants that will stimulate our sense of sight, smell, touch, or taste. The idea of using plants that are especially suited to stimulating responses from our senses not only makes for a pleasing area for us to v
The grownup corn rootworms emerge in July and can damage corn afterward in the summer months. The grownups will feast upon the upper surface of the foliage, oftentimes concentrating damage in close proximity to the the tips of the leaves. Impairment on leaves appears brown where the lower exterior o
No matter how you see it, growing herbs is very beneficial. Sure it can be hard or perhaps, gruesome for first-time-gardeners, but at the end of the day, it's sure to bring more pros than ...
Seasoned gardeners have learned to accept that plants have life spans and growth seasons. This is true for outdoor gardens, especially those that see winter's snow. Few garden plants survive the winter frost, and gardeners have to plant again in the spring, or revive the roots of plants that ca
A trellis can provide a multitude of uses: It may form a privacy wall from neighbors, act as a large anchor for plants and conserve space by allowing them to grow upward, and can even add an architectural element to landscape. The most ideal place for a trellis is on the side of a house or wall, li
Wood spots around the construction of a home are great places for termites to get into. They can easily devour different spots around a home and cause a home to become damaged. You can easily keep termites from being worse than they could be if you use the right termite control ideas with wooden par
Gardening with the cycles of the moon is a centuries old tradition. Modern publications, such as the Farmer's Almanac, still publish yearly calendars of the cycles. To know which cycle you are in look at the fullness of the moon. The moon develops from left to right, starting as a new moon, developi
Gardening is often seen as an outdoors activity that is limited to certain weather conditions. When it comes to herbs, a windowsill facing south or west is an excellent area to grow and harvest herbs
The members of the Brassica family of vegetables, of which Broccoli is one, have been shown to produce a enzyme called sulforaphane, which can aid in the fight against cancer. It may seem like a simple thing to include more Broccoli's in your diet, alas that would be easy if the price of fresh
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When you use a traditional garden sprinkler to water your plants from overhead, some of that moisture gets lost to evaporation. A portion is also carried away from its intended target if there's a breeze. Besides, overhead irrigation leaves the foliage wet, which creates an ideal condition for funga
Sweet basil is one of the more popular herbs to grow and eat. Many herb gardeners include sweet basil in their garden in order to have it readily available to use for cooking, in oils, for aromatherapy and to scent the air. Planting and growing sweet basil is easy, but you do need to consider a few
If you are looking for alternatives to growing your vegetables in a typical flower bed, I would absolutely give aquaponics a try, you can easily have fresh organic vegetables in a fraction of the time it would take to grow in soil and for a fraction of the effort. It's a great talking point wit