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Shade Flowers - Tips on Using Herbs to Add a Splash of Color to the Shade Areas of Your Landscape

Shade Flowers - Tips on Using Herbs to Add a Splash of Color to the Shade Areas of Your Landscape

There are many varieties of herbs that make great shade flowers and can add splashes of different color throughout the landscape of full sun, partial shade, or shade. If someone tells you that you can't grow herbs in the shade, please don't listen to them. Herbs make wonderful shade flower
How to Eradicate Powdery Mildew on Grapes

How to Eradicate Powdery Mildew on Grapes

Powdery mildew affects plants, trees and fruit. It resembles a white powder or crust, sometimes taking on the shape of a web, and can hinder the growth of its host by disrupting the photosynthesis process. If you find traces of powdery mildew on your grapes, you will want to kill the fungus before i
Counting Down to Spring

Counting Down to Spring

Are you looking out the window dreaming of Spring? Are you tired of being cooped up in the house and forced to eat store bought tomatoes? Me too!
Planting Guide for Colorado

Planting Guide for Colorado

Much of Colorado lies at 6,800 feet above sea level or higher, so high altitude gardening techniques are needed. Unpredictable weather patterns, including high winds, hail, drought and June snowstorms, test a gardener's patience and ingenuity.
How to Build Your Own Worm Farm

How to Build Your Own Worm Farm

So you've chosen to take the plunge and started up your own worm farm. Maybe you're seeking a natural means for composting waste, are curious about the nutrient rich fertilizing substance produced by the worms, or are hoping to provide a constant supply of live bait or live food for exotic
Japanese Knotweed Eradication Tips And Strategies

Japanese Knotweed Eradication Tips And Strategies

In the late 1800s, a pretty little vine from Japan was brought to the United States. Many people planted it as a fast growing ground cover with a sprinkling of white flowers. Others used it ...
A Proven Formula for Planting Grapes

A Proven Formula for Planting Grapes

In order to be successful at grape growing, you need to have the accurate knowledge. This article explains what to do in order to plant and grow a successful vineyard. It will guide you and tell you precisely what you need to do to get the best result possible.
Insect Deterrent Ground Cover Plants

Insect Deterrent Ground Cover Plants

Vegetable gardens can be green, thriving and fruiting affairs, but they also draw a number of pests with their green growth and sweet blooms. While some gardeners turn to commercial pesticides to solve the problem, others keep their garden organic with companion planting.
Creating Butterfly Gardens With Your Kids

Creating Butterfly Gardens With Your Kids

To get your kids to love gardening, you have to give them a reason to. Most kids are tantalized with butterflies with their beautiful colors and graceful movement. Creating a butterfly garden is actually a nice concept to get your kids to love gardening.
Container Herb Gardening

Container Herb Gardening

This article teaches you how to plant a container herb garden using five containers and putting them into one big one. People who see the final product will want one of there own, if it is your container herb garden they are looking at.
How to Buy a Right Rainwater Tank for your Home?

How to Buy a Right Rainwater Tank for your Home?

Rainwater Tanks are ideal for beating water restrictions. Water stored in them can be used for gardening, washing clothes, flushing toilets. Buying a right rainwater tank needs some factors to look up
Any Plants Out There That Green Caterpillars Won't Eat?

Any Plants Out There That Green Caterpillars Won't Eat?

Although it may seem like green caterpillars eat everything in sight, the truth is that most have only a few plants that they prefer to feed on. The problem is that there are many different kinds of green caterpillars, and they each eat something different. Interplant susceptible plants with other c
Bonsai Plant Care

Bonsai Plant Care

Caring for a bonsai plant is a serious undertaking. The phases of care should be performed at different times because the resulting stress if done all at once could easily terminate the plant. In spring, begin by pruning the root system. Follow up a few weeks later, after your bonsai has demonstrate
Proper Orchids Pruning Will Keep Your Plant Healthy

Proper Orchids Pruning Will Keep Your Plant Healthy

Orchids pruning is a very important thing to do for the health and wellbeing of your plant. There are two areas of your plant that will require pruning. How and when you need to do this will depend on the species of orchid that you have. You can use sharp clean scissors or pruning shears to trim you
Saffron Thistle Control

Saffron Thistle Control

Saffron thistle is a tall and gangly weed that grows in pastures throughout Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Successful management of the noxious weed requires a combination of several control measures to prevent growth.
Best Decorative Indoor Plants For Texas

Best Decorative Indoor Plants For Texas

Indoor plants bring a warmth and natural atmosphere to the home or office and can be a great decorating tool to compliment your furnishings and architecture. Choose your color, size, leaf design and maintenance requirements ...
Australia' s 6 Biggest Water Reform Policies

Australia' s 6 Biggest Water Reform Policies

Managing Australia's water supply has been a major government focus in recent times, with the following resultant policies and programs. While canopies can help reduce evaporation, concerted efforts are now being made to reduce water consumption. This is being done through investment in water e
Duckweed Benefits

Duckweed Benefits

Duckweed (Lemna minor) is a free-floating, seed-bearing plant with up to three leaves or fronds. The plants are 1/16 to 1/8 inch in length and create dense colonies in quiet, undisturbed water. Duckweed has a rapid growth rate and is considered invasive. Despite being disadvantaged as an...
Fiberglass Planters - Promote Structural Integrity

Fiberglass Planters - Promote Structural Integrity

Large Planters have become one of the most important elements of container gardening. In fact, most prominent commercial establishments such as hotels and restaurants have utilized it to complement every faade of the buildings, which ...
Fruit, Vegetables, and the Greenhouse at the End of August

Fruit, Vegetables, and the Greenhouse at the End of August

Work in the greenhouse seems to go on unabated, and as always we look forward. One of the sweetest flowers and the favourite of many in the spring bulb parade, is the white Roman hyacinth. It should be ordered now as it sells fast and is not in abundant supply. Fresh and innocent, it flowers from No