Hugelkultur for Long Term Soil Creation, Water Storage and Soil Management
By Eric J. Smith The use of wood waste in the landscape is often neglected for many reasons including no capacity to burn, aesthetic disadvantage or limited uses other than dumping.Why I Love Living in the Country
Country living is not for everyone. It can mean extra work on weekends, and additional daily chores that does not come with living in the city.Gardening With Calibrachoa Aka Million Bells
How to create a beautiful garden with Calibrachoa aka Million Bells. Step by step information to be successful.With Spring Upon Us, Time To Make Garden and Landscaping Plans
Spring officially begins March 20 but there is no need to wait to start planning and planting your spring garden and landscape projects. Evaluate Your Soil: With the heavy rains over the past few months, important nutrients from the soil may have leached out. Add soil amendments with the proper pH balance to encourage strong plant growth.4 Small Shade Trees That Are Perfect for Any Yard
If you want to upgrade the look and the function of your landscaping, consider some of the most recommended small shade trees. They offer beauty, convenience, and plenty of energy efficient shade!Gardening – The Hardest Vegetables to Grow
Give your garden an early start by growing cabbage – one of the most abundant crop and very easy to grow and most importantly very delicious to eat. Think of salads, soups, stir fried etc., cabbage is there for you.Herbicides to Use Against Invading Water Chestnuts
Water Chestnuts as we all know is one aquatic vegetable that grows in marshes under the mud. This edible vegetable has many benefits to its credit. However, while we enjoy eating water chestnut, there is another community of people for whom it becomes an obstacle.When Is the Right Time to Start Getting Rid of Lily Pads?
Just when you have finished building your pond and think of putting beautiful aquatic plants to enhance its beauty or purchase a lake home that you find to have lilies and the water front, realize that extracting or removing them can be very difficult. These stunning looking plants besides adding beauty to the pond or lake front also create ruffles inside the pond. Hence excessive growth can lead to overgrowth and therefore need proper trimming and chopping or chemical treatment from time to time.What Is Sustainability for Preppers?
What is sustainability and what does it mean to the prepping community. These ideas from the past are relevant again and probably more important than ever.Children Love to Garden
Children love to get their hands in the dirt and emulate what the adults are doing. Working side by side with your child creates memories and teaches life lessons. Show them the value of growing plants and they will be lifelong gardeners.Plant and Prune Between Rainy Days in February in Southern California
With February being the rainiest month of the year in southern California and the ground already saturated by January downpours, gardeners need to take into account the wet weather when planning their garden activities this month. Prune Rose Bushes: After the chance of frost has past, February is the time to prune rose bushes. Pruning when there is still the possibility of frost can cause damage to any new growth.How to Hire the Best Gardeners
If you have a garden and you love seeing it bloom and prosper, you are lucky. Should you ever find it a little stressful and hard to devote the time, you can always hire one of the many gardeners to look after the place for you.