INSULIN PLANT the leaves of this herbal medicinal plant are used to control Blood Sugar.

Myth Debunking: The Truth About Topsoil Care

The base of every garden is its topsoil. To ensure proper growth for millennia of seasons to come, it must be properly used and maintained. But not all thact known methods of care are actually true. Here are a few myths that would actually destroy the quality of your soil.

Laying New Lawn Turf – Gardening Decisions

There are various reasons why you might decide that it’s time for some new turf. Perhaps, the weather in previous years has been particularly unkind and left the lawn looking just a pale shadow of its former self.

Caring For Orchids Right To Make Them Bloom and Grow Each Year

There’s a misnomer that caring for orchids is hard to do or geared more toward the elite society. However, there are over 25,000 species and over 100,000 hybrids that allows for anyone who has a green thumb (and for those who don’t) to grow orchids. Regardless of what breed of orchid, finding the flower type to grow is easy to do.

What’s All the Fuss About Bottle Trees?

Have you ever wondered where bottle trees came from and what their story is? Then keep reading for some answers to your questions.

Grow Spinach From Seeds

Spinach is one of the healthiest leafy greens you can eat. It is loaded with plenty of vitamins and minerals that all doctors and nutritionists would recommend. So why not add this healthy tasty treat to your home vegetable garden? Besides its health benefits, spinach is easy to grow from seed and in many areas of the world and you can get many harvests from the same plant as well as planting during the spring and winter months.

Killing Weeds the Natural Way

  Stuck with how to tackle weeds, not sure if you should just buy weed killer or use something more natural for your garden? With more and more people looking into more natural and organic ways of living, not filling your garden with chemicals is a good place to start. Here are just a few ways in which you can eliminate weeds from your garden, without filling it with toxins or breaking the bank balance.

Preparing Your Winter Garden

Keep your garden healthy during the winter months. Follow these tips to keep your garden in shape for the spring.

The Rob Roy Rose 2

This attractive Floribunda has been around for over forty years and is still a very popular bedding rose.A Beautiful large crimson scarlet blooms which are high centred and elongated like hybrid tea blooms. The large and impressive blooms up to 4ins (10cm) wide.

How to Create a Welcoming Entry Area Using Planters and Plant Stands

The front door of a house is so much more than a way to get inside. And the walkway and porch are so much more than a path and place to stand while you find your keys. Or, at least, they could be more.

Growing Olive Trees in the UK

The olive tree is synonymous with the Mediterranean and warm climates so it may seem surprising to know that the olive is actually very hardy and adaptable to a wide range of climates. In the UK they do best in milder microclimates such as coastal areas and urban settings. Here is a short guide to growing and caring for olives in your garden.

Why Do Herbs and Other Plants Have Latin Names?

Have you ever wondered why herbs and other plants always have Latin names? This article explains why and the history of how it happened.

Put Your Window Sill To Work For You – Container Gardening

With window sill gardens, the growing season is never over even with back to school and the end of the outdoor gardening season in the Northern tier of the world. But, it doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the gardening season altogether. Did you ever hear of a Window Sill Garden?

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