Everyone knows that grass is green, but did you know that your lawn can change its color slightly throughout the year? The color of grass depends on the environmental conditions - how much sun and rain it gets and what the soil is like. Most subtle color changes are harmless, ...
February 19, 2018support
Keeping cats out of your garden is an age old, common problem for most gardeners, especially with the UK cat population exceeding 7.2 million in 2008 last year. The following tips explain some popular methods on how to keep cats out of your garden. When cats enter your garden, they will ...
February 16, 2018support
A green roof is known by several names such as eco-roof or living roof. They have been built on buildings for centuries. Many countries in the world have green roof subsidies or programs that encourage eco-roofs. Scandinavia has long had farm house buildings that have sod covered roofs. Some cities ...
February 13, 2018support
Not everyone is privileged of having his or her own compost pile in their backyard, so I'm going to discuss some info on how homemade compost bins are done and how to compost in a garbage container. Composting is not as hard and as expensive as it looks - not like ...
February 10, 2018support
Aster flowers are a very common plant in North American gardens. The name of the plant is derived from the Greek word, meaning "star." Asters are a member of the sunflower family even though they look like a daisy in appearance. The main characteristic of the aster is that all ...
February 7, 2018support
The type of garden you are growing is not the issue, but getting the proper amount of water to the right plants at the right time is crucial for success. Disease is the first reason for needed a water timer. Some plants, like tomatoes are more prone to diseases if they ...
February 4, 2018support
Increasing numbers of home gardeners are turning against chemical fertilizers as the main means of feeding their garden plants. This trend is strengthened by the vague idea that chemical fertilizers are synthetic products and therefore unnatural. When it comes to growing edible plants, many people believe that they and their families ...
February 1, 2018support
Improving our yards or business establishments is our usual concern because all of us values beauty. We put flowering plants here and there, fences that serve as boundary, table and chairs to have refreshment or meal outdoors, swings, garden gnomes, and other material objects that we want to have in ...
January 29, 2018support
Using hydroponics to grow African Violets. African Violets are lush colorful small houseplants and are favorites throughout the world. Most people dearly love these small potted flowers because they are beautiful, abundant flowering plants that take little room and can grow in nearly any corner or on a window sill. Did you ...
January 26, 2018support
A beautiful outdoor garden becomes even more attractive when it has been accentuated with such items as outdoor fountains. The fountain may be only one or there may be several of them. It all depends on the degree or the atmosphere of serenity that you want to create, and the ...
January 23, 2018support