Rocks – Designs, Ideas for Rocks

Rocks are often abound in people’s gardens. They may range from huge boulders of steel-hard granite, to ones that crumble almost as one watches, usually of sandstone.

Tumbleweed Composters Make Me Eat Humble Pie

Tumbleweed composters are similar to other tumbler composters in that they produce compost quickly. But their real strength is the ease of use and assembly.

Growing Spinach in Your Home Vegetable Garden

When I was younger I could not stand the taste of spinach. of course that was more than likely due to the fact the only spinach my mom served came from a frozen box that had to be cooked. Then in my early twenties I grew (no pun intended) to love to eat fresh, raw spinach. That is when I began growing my own spinach. I found that this cool weather crop is a great addition to any home vegetable garden, and a lot easier to grow then you think.

Gardening – Start Your Seedlings NOW

It is almost the end of February, it’s time to think about gardening. With the cost of everything going up, this may cramp a gardener’s style. For anyone who is cost- conscious, starting your plants from seedlings is an economical alternative. Garden centers are not yet open, here in Canada. But unlimited selection of seeds are already on store shelves. Browse around and get ideas about what to plant this coming season.

The Importance of Proper Rose Care

Rose care is not nearly as difficult as people think! Water, sun soil and love are all the plants need. This article details the basic ingredients necessary to produce a beautiful rose garden full of healthy colorful blooms.

Orchid Fertilizer: What You Should Know Before Feeding Your Plants

Adding orchid fertilizer can be tricky as overfeeding your plants can be harmful. In orchid growing, you need to learn the basics of fertilizing orchids so you can feed your plants correctly.

The Fascination of Growing Miniature Roses

The only way in which miniature roses are diminutive is in their size. They are very big on beauty, grace, fragrance and color! This article brings to light the many settings in which these little beauties shine!

Growing Bluebonnets for Your Garden

Instead of the typical daisies, petunias, or zinnias, make your garden stand apart this year by planting bluebonnets. These bold indigo wildflowers beautifully enhance any style landscape. Bluebonnet flowers thrive in sandy soil, nutrient-depleted soil, even soil heavy in clay, and once stabilized will survive with little water and practically no maintenance. If this is your first venture into wildflower gardening, you may have questions on how to plant bluebonnet flower seeds. These simple guidelines will ensure success for your garden…

What Contributes to a Higher Yield?

After gaining experience and having a few successful grows, indoor gardeners then start wondering how to get bigger yields. There are different factors that contribute to larger crops and some are more important than others.

Growing Swan Plants for the Kids

Try growing swan plants in your garden for a little bit of fun! Children love them; transporting even adults back to childhood by the wonder of seeing the transformation of an egg into a beautiful butterfly! Find a space in your garden or one of your containers to grow the swan plant

Sir Walter Weed Killer

Sir Walter Weed Killer is another name given to the product “Sir Walter Weed Control”. Sir Walter Weed Control is a Selective Herbicide product that targets different weeds (including bindii, clover, oxalis, dandelions and other broadleaf weeds) in buffalo grass and other lawns. The active constituents that make up this product include Bromoxynil and MCPA. The actual label name for this product is “Amgrow Sir Walter Buffalo Weed Control”. Sir Walter, in a joint venture with Amgrow, has produced a selective herbicide that (according to the label) is a safe and effective herbicide to target broadleaf weeds in buffalo and other grasses. In our experience in the Lawn Care industry, we have found that this herbicide works well in controlling these weeds in Sir Walter Buffalo turf.

Wildflowers Following Nature’s Design

In nature, certain species are found growing together and they form a specific community called a “plant community”. Native plants always grow in association with other native plants to create plant communities that are essentially associations of indigenous species that have evolved over thousands of years and adapted to the specific geography, hydrology and climate of a particular area. The resulting “communities” are really groups of plants that exist together because of the given conditions.

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