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  1. Container Gardening Indoors and Outdoors By Mary Hanna
    For years people have been gardening in containers, mostly because they lacked space. For some it was because they lived in climates that wouldn’t allow them to grow year round. Container gardens afford you the option of planting outside until the cold forces the container inside, next to a sunny window.Most container gardens were planted by people that lived in apartments but still wanted the addition of color and the feeling of accomplishment when seeing their plants grow. Big, beautiful sh…


  2. Growing Orchids as House Plants By Robert Roy
    One of the long standing myths that I still hear is that orchid house plants are difficult and finicky to grow. Well, plain and simple, the answer is No. In fact, orchids as house plants are easy to grow and will continue to bloom for years. Some orchid plants have been around for centuries.WateringOrchid house plants and orchid plants in general will need watering periodically, usually you can water once a week. Remember, most orchids are air plants and this means you will see their roots. Th…


  3. Greenhouse Gardening as a Hobby By Brigitte Smith
    For people who would like to do more gardening but live in a short growing season area, a hobby greenhouse is the answer. A hobby greenhouse is not large enough to produce vegetables or flowers on a commercial basis. It will, however, give you a place for a tomato plant or two and some fresh greens even if you live in the northern regions.Greenhouse enthusiasts even have their own association, called the Hobby Greenhouse Association, which publishes a quarterly magazine. The organization al…


  4. Popular Adirondack Chairs - Everything You Need To Know By Jennifer Akre
    Adirondack chairs were invented during the early 1900’s by a vacationer who was looking for ways to furnish his summer home. By utilizing materials found around his Westport, NY, vacation home, Thomas Lee crafted a unique chair that caught the attention of a local carpenter and would eventually gain widespread popularity.The chair was made out of eleven slats of wood, had wide armrests, and was unique in that both the seat and back angled so that it would sit better on the steep mountain terra…


  5. Flowers Wilting? Tips for Making Your Flowers Last Longer By Janna Hagan
    We all know one disadvantage of flowers is that they don't last very long. While they are here they bring happiness and warmth to any dull decorating space. If your flowers are dieing awfully fast, then you may be using poor flower care routines. There are many little things that you can do to lengthen the life span of your flower arrangements and flower bouquets. Many florists and flower shops provide good information on how to care for your specific flower type. Read on for a few extra tidbi…


  6. How to Choose a Gazebo By Alison Cole
    It’s been said, “Be in the world, but not of it.” Gazebos can make that possible for all those people who have looked out a window at the rain and the wind and wanted to be there without suffering nature’s ravages. Many people want to sit outside and be enveloped by nature’s power but still return home dry, unbitten, unburned, and completely safe from harm.Even if you’re not interested in watching storms sweep in, gazebos can still make the outdoors more comfortable, in fact adding another roo…


  7. Developing the Perfect Landscaping Idea By David Dunlap
    Using landscaping ideas can be an effective way to attract wildlife, such as birds, to your yard and neighborhood. Thoughtfully placing bird feeders or houses around your yard can make it an inviting environment for different types of bird species. There are several advantages to utilizing landscaping ideas to increase wildlife populations around your home.First, if these birds are spending time nesting in your yard, the less of a chance they will have to be eaten, killed, or harmed in some wa…


  8. Enhance Your Garden with Beautiful Edging By David Chandler
    Adding edging around your garden or landscape is as important as the garden itself. The edging frames your garden much like a picture frame. A picture can be interesting and beautiful but it needs a frame to enhance its appearance, so it is with your garden.There are various types of garden edgings. Many people prefer to use something heavy and permanent, like a low brick wall, or rocks set together with mortar. However, not everyone is physically capable of creating such a structure.Brick…


  9. Who Sells Flower Bulbs? By Seth Miller
    Flower bulbs offer some of the most distinctive, unusual flowers around. Gladioli, lilies, crocus, lilac, daylilies… all are instantly recognizable. When it comes time to buy flower bulbs, however, many people are at a loss. Who sells flower bulbs?In searching for “the” flower bulb company, Jackson and Perkins is probably the most recognizable name. They are a very well-known catalog distributor of flower bulbs.Though well-known and reputable, Jackson and Perkins is not the only flower bulb co…


  10. Hydroponics Gardening verses Organic Gardening: Which Grows the Best Cannabis? By Jan Money
    Copy-write 2005 Jan Money.Hydroponics gardening offers many advantages to the cannabis grower. In fact hydroponics gardening is probably the number one source all cannabis that is cultivated in the U.K. It seems these days that even though cannabis is still illegal in the U.K. most people know at least one person that grows their own cannabis. These growers may well start off growing organically but quite often soon progress to a hydroponics garden because of the many advantages.What are th…


  11. The Advantages of Canopy Gazebos By Alison Cole
    Canopy gazebos are for the economically minded but that doesn’t mean cheap. Some consumers actually prefer a canopy gazebo to a permanent structure, because a canopy gazebo is portable. You can take it down and set it up whenever and wherever you please. They’re great for lounging, picnics, and so on, and they work wonderfully well as merchandise tents at arts and crafts festivals.Most canopy gazebos require two or more people for set-up. To set up a canopy gazebo on natural ground, erect the…


  12. Pesticides By Stewart Hare
    The terms “Pesticides” refers to many chemicals including herbicides, insecticides and fungicides and are designed to kill certain types of pest. These include insects, plants, fungi, moulds and rodents. Pesticides are used in modern farming on fruit and vegetables to increase yields and are thought to increase produce quality. However, pesticides are toxic chemicals designed to kill agricultural pests but can also cause problems with human health if exposed to in large amounts. Aldicarb used …


  13. Store Your Outdoor Furnishings to Make Them Last By Debbie Rodgers
    In many parts of North America, the end of "porch season" has arrived. Whether you're clearing out for some oncoming bad weather, closing up the cottage for the season, beating the vandals on devil's night, or just retreating to your nest for the winter, you'll want to store away all of your outdoor items with maximum care.Dirt particles can settle deep into fabric and wood fibers and making tiny cuts that hasten their deterioration. Untreated soiled spots can become irremovable stains. Moistu…


  14. Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum By Gwen Stewart
    Known as common garden chives, Allium schoenoprasum, can be grown indoors and out. Chives are rich in vitamins A and C, potassium, and calcium. They are grown for the flavour of their leaves, which is reminiscent of onion, although much milder. Both the stems and light purple flowers are used in cooking and the snipped leaves are an addition to many dishes. Chives lose their flavour with long cooking so it is best to add them to dishes at the last minute. For chopping stems, a pair of sci…


  15. 6 Indoor Plants That Love The Dark: A Tip From The Garden Center Nursery By Flor Bonifacio
    It was a long search that took me more than ten years. But finally I found it - the indoor house plant that will brighten up the end of a corridor 5 meters from my front door. The Aspidistra, commonly known as the Cast Iron plant, has graced the drawing rooms of many an otherwise drab Victorian English manor, and now graces my suburban Sydney brick home.Many gardening experts describe the Aspidistra as one of the toughest and most adaptable house plants. Its long blades of slender dark gree…


  16. Coaxing Fresh Vegetables From The Garden All Winter Long By Kenneth Point
    Autumn typically signals the end of home grown vegetables from the garden, but with a little ingenuity you can harvest garden fresh produce well into the winter months. My Central Pennsylvania garden continues to supply fresh vegetables during the fall and winter when most gardeners in my growing region are content to dream about next summer’s bounty. Read on to discover simple tricks that will fortify your garden against the onslaught of frigid weather.Fall often delivers brief cold spells wi…


  17. Enjoy Creating and Growing a Sustainable Garden While Feeding Your Family By Jim Kennard
    A sustainable garden means one that can be sustained over time, and would necessarily involve I) growing food you want to eat, so you are motivated to continue growing, II) growing economically, so that it is worthwhile doing, as well as III) taking care of environmental issues, so that the ground will continue to support growing.I) The plants to be grown should be chosen primarily on what your family wants to eat, and what will grow in your locale. After that, Consider using heirloom seed r…


  18. Guide to Basic Lawn Mower Maintenance By Keith Kingston
    Trying to start your lawn mower after a long winter can be very frustrating. Performing a few routine maintenance tasks before you store your lawn mower for the winter can save you time in the spring, prolong the life of your lawn mower, and save you money over the long run. Even if you have already put your lawn mower into storage for the winter, a few simple maintenance tasks performed before starting your lawn mower in the spring can be very beneficial.Wash and dry your lawn mower after …


  19. Can Your Sundial Really Tell The Time? By Hugh Harris-Evans
    "I am a sundial, and I make a botch Of what is done far better by a watch"So wrote Hilaire Belloc, but is this really fair? Sundials are the earliest known form of time-keeping having been used for some five thousand years. The Greek historian Herodotus stated that sundials were first used by the Chaldeans and Sumerians in Babylonia which was part of the modern Iraq. They used vertical rods on their buildings and noted the position of the shadow to record the passing of the hours. The concept…


  20. Granite Flexible Preformed Rock Ponds By Gerry Fung
    More than just a Preformed PondTraditionally, preformed ponds are large shells, which are extremely burdensome and difficult to transport. For example, a typical preformed pond kit would come in a box that is 60 x 48 x 24 , which is too large for many car trunk sizes. Liner kits, on the other hand, present many difficulties for the beginner pond gardener. Since every liner pond shape is different, pond gardeners must customize their own pond and ensure that it is level, and that it does not ha…


  21. 6 Important Tips for Beginner Bonsai Tree Caretakers By Jon Weaver
    Bonsai trees are a wonderful hobby to enjoy for a lifetime. However, when most people start out, most of their bonsai trees fall sick and die within a few weeks. Bonsai trees are extremely sensitive to their conditions and the caretaker needs to learn how to properly take care of these wonderful and attractive plants. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions about caring for bonsai trees, and their answers.Q: What about selecting the proper containers, and should they have drain hol…


  22. Forcing Bulbs for Indoor Bloom: Even 'Brownthumbers' Can Do It By Tom Schneider
    Forcing Bulbs for Indoor Bloom'Force' is such a strong word for making a plant bloom out of season. 'Coaxing' is better, maybe even 'teasing', of course, 'fooling' won't do because we all know that Mother Nature will not be made light of. But as long as we understand her rhythms we can speed up the seasons a bit, like nudging spring into our homes during the bleakest of winters. This is especially true, and easy, with bulbs, those remarkable self-contained flower factories.Choosing Your BulbsM…


  23. Set Out a Feast for Your Feathered Friends By Debbie Rodgers
    February is “Feed the Birds” month in much of North America. And what great timing! If you’re going through a cold winter, you can help the wintering birds that are going through it with you. If you live further south, you’ll have not only year-round feathered friends to feed, but also an influx of migrating visitors from colder climates.If you grow native plants in your garden, chances are good you already have quite a few feathered visitors already. If you’d like to supplement that, or if no…


  24. Same Day Flower Delivery By Eddie Tobey
    So, you’ve let your wife’s birthday slip your mind. This is an incredible feat considering she has been dropping not-so-subtle hints for the past 2 weeks. After you have smacked yourself, you begin to devise a plan. A surprise dinner at her favorite restaurant will certainly show her your romantic side, but you need something else. The tried-and-true gift of flowers will certainly do the trick. It is no surprise that men find giving flowers as a gift to be a safe and sure way to please their m…


  25. Growing Your Own Herbs for Tea By Cyndi Roberts
    If you love herbal teas, as I do, you know they are just a little bit pricey. However, growing your own herbs is easy and so much fun!Here are just a few of the herbs you might want to consider for a tea garden:Chamomile: Remember the favorite tea of Peter Rabbit? Only the flowers of this fragrant herb are used when making tea. Chamomile tea can be enjoyed by itself or you might enjoy adding mint or lemon verbena.Lemon Balm: This herb is lemony with a touch of mint and makes a soothing cup of …






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