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Mutant Bluebonnets in the Texas Hill Country

Mutant Bluebonnets in the Texas Hill Country

I've written about the Native American legends and medicinal uses of Texas Hill Country wildflowers and also about the most prevalent of the flowers; this year I will swallow my pride as a UT grad and talk about the creation of the maroon bluebonnet some call aggie bonnets, as well as the other......[Read More]
Decorating Your Garden Furniture

Decorating Your Garden Furniture

Homeowners forget about decorating their gardens with furniture. Having a well landscaped garden with well furnished items is just as important as decorating your interior. It is not expensive to add a few items to the garden and it makes a bare garden look more attractive and inviting.......[Read More]
Leaf Drop in Chilli Plants - How to Cure It

Leaf Drop in Chilli Plants - How to Cure It

One common issue chilli plant growers face is flower drop. In this article I will explain exactly what it is, why it can strike on chilli plants and what you can do to avoid it. ......[Read More]
1st Place - Up My Garden Path

1st Place - Up My Garden Path

Gardeners' photos of spring blooming flowers, with their tips for growing and caring for them.......[Read More]
Mnage Et Garde Denfant Toulouse: Simplifiez-vous La Vie

Mnage Et Garde Denfant Toulouse: Simplifiez-vous La Vie

Faire le ménage, s'occuper des enfants, gérer les tâches administratives, jardiner, faire les courses… tout cela peut prendre beaucoup de temps, alors que nous en avons tous de moins en moins.......[Read More]
Sun-Loving Hosta Plants

Sun-Loving Hosta Plants

Hostas tolerate sunlight better if the soil is evenly moist and fertile.Funkie-Bl?¡ètter image by bbroianigo from Fotolia.com"Sun loving" isn't the best way to described plantain lilies (Hosta spp.), although some species and cultivars are more sun-tolerant than others. Gardeners in.........[Read More]
Multiple Use Of Lawn Care Tractor

Multiple Use Of Lawn Care Tractor

The owner of a lawn tractor, like the owner of any other vehicle in this world, would disserve to know the role of good parts and supplies.......[Read More]
Choosing the Right Type of Orchid For You

Choosing the Right Type of Orchid For You

This article discusses the two main orchid types, terrestrial and epiphytic, and which one may be right for you. Explores some of the characteristics, as well as ways to meet their watering, potting, and nutrient needs.......[Read More]
Garden Fountains 101

Garden Fountains 101

While you're out surveying the yard this spring, deciding what new changes to make, give some thought to making your own fountain. Not only do they make an attractive focal point in your yard, the ... ......[Read More]
Kids Herb Garden - Boost Your Child's Gardening Enjoyment

Kids Herb Garden - Boost Your Child's Gardening Enjoyment

A kid's herb garden is a great way to give with no previous exposure to gardening the opportunity to see how things grow. For a child who has grown up doing gardening chores, it's a way to share the joy of planting and caring for a garden of their own.......[Read More]
Virtual Mystery of Orchids

Virtual Mystery of Orchids

Researches found out that orchid seeds only germinate when exposed to a special fungus that growers can replicate with a gelatinous mixture of sugar and nutrients. Today, as a result of this and other discoveries, orchid culture is a huge-dollar activity with millions of customers.......[Read More]
Do You Want Plants For Your Landscaping Project?

Do You Want Plants For Your Landscaping Project?

If you are struggling for ideas on how to decorate your landscaping project, using plants could really make a big difference. They are simple to care for and they also can look amazing too. There is such a huge range of plants available so it will really be down to personal preference on which ones ......[Read More]
Raspberries For the Home Garden

Raspberries For the Home Garden

Is It Possible? In the month of June we pour our cereal into the bowl and then wander into the garden and pick more than enough Raspberries to cover the cereal. We add the milk or better still some cream, if the diet will allow and then sit on the patio beside my tiny berry patch and savour the flav......[Read More]
About Zen Gardens

About Zen Gardens

Zen Buddhism is one of the more popular religions in the world and many people in Western nations have begun to adopt its philosophical teachings. The Zen garden is part of Zen Buddhism. It uses plants, rocks and sand to create a serene "mind-scape" that is everchanging. The sand is raked in differe......[Read More]
When to Feed Birds and What to Feed Birds

When to Feed Birds and What to Feed Birds

Do you think that birds only need to be fed in the winter? Think again.......[Read More]
The Online Flower Delivery System Is The Best Way To Go If You Are Sending Someone Flowers

The Online Flower Delivery System Is The Best Way To Go If You Are Sending Someone Flowers

How well are you acquainted with the whole idea of sending flowers to loved ones using online methods? This may seem surreal to people who are used to buying and sending flowers using the traditional methods, but the thing that needs consideration here is the fact that there is nothing easier than u......[Read More]
How to Adjust Sprinkler Nozzles

How to Adjust Sprinkler Nozzles

Lawn sprinklers have adjustable settings to make the water discharged travel a particular distance or in a certain radius. Adjusting the settings is a simple matter of changing the position of two screws that control an individual nozzle's operation. Nozzles are made primarily from plastic component......[Read More]
How To Take Advantage Of Log Cabins

How To Take Advantage Of Log Cabins

If you have spent a decent amount of money on a new cabin, then you might be interested in the different ways that log cabins can be used.That is why we have come up with this guide on how you can turn your new buy into something truly special.Read on to find out more.......[Read More]
Farmers' Almanac Flower Planting Dates

Farmers' Almanac Flower Planting Dates

Since 1818, the Almanac Publishing Co. has put out its annual book on weather predictions, gardening, fishing, good living and core values. Full of sound, often humorous advice, the Farmers' Almanac has been a staple in many American homes for nearly two centuries. If you have a green th......[Read More]
Gardening - Lawn Maintenance Chores Part I

Gardening - Lawn Maintenance Chores Part I

First in a series of articles on lawn maintenance chores.......[Read More]