Basic Information About The Bonsai Tree

Others may call the bonsai tree a dwarf plant, but the name literally means “potted plant” that originally came from China. The name is a combination of two words, with ‘bon’ that means tray or dish and ‘sai’ which means tree or plant. This makes the tray or container the home for this miniature shrub.

Why Should I Build a Greenhouse?

Are you tired of losing a corner of your house or garage to your plants every winter? Well, that is one of the best reasons to build a greenhouse. I hear it every year; almost the exact same statements.

Herb Garden Pests and Safe Pest Control

One of the most rapidly growing hobbies right now is herb gardening. It seems like gardens are popping up everywhere with people trying to eat healthier, more organically, and without straining the environment. Growing your own herbs is also a great way to save on groceries with food prices increasing all the time. Since there are so many people that are now getting into gardening it is important for them to get information about how to care for their new gardens. The biggest concern that a person will probably have with a garden is herb garden pests and safe pest control.

Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Like mosquitoes? Well, like it or not in just a few months the pests will be returning fresh and ready to bite away at every human being they can reach.

Some Things You Should Know About Your Roses

Were you aware that like many things, Roses come from China and that they have medicinal qualities? This article provides an interesting glimpse into the physical and yes, the psychological history of the beauty and mystery of roses.

Growing Organic Zucchini

Zucchini is a “summer squash” and therefore doesn’t store long term like winter squash such as butternut or acorn squash. Learn great tips on growing organic zucchini in this article.

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Orchids

You might think that caring for orchids with their magnificent flowers is highly demanding. But it turns out that growing these mystic plants has got nothing to do with magic as long as one sticks to some basic rules.

Tabletop and Other Small Space Vegetable Gardens

If you feel you just don’t have the necessary space to grow vegetables–think again! With a little thought and innovation, you can use small spaces you may not have thought of to grow healthy, tasty vegetables to add flavor and variety to your meals.

The Difference Between Hybrid and Non-Hybrid Seeds

While most gardeners use hybrid seeds, more and more are beginning to seek out the non-hybrid and heirloom garden seeds in order to save seeds from one season to the next. Additionally, many feel that the plethora of GMO seeds currently on the market are a threat to human health, making planting non-hybrid seeds that much more important.

Conserving Valuable Resources Using Composting Equipments

If you’re someone who’s interested in composting (even worm composting) and recycling organic wastes from your kitchen or yard, then you should start by getting yourself a bin to contain these. Sure, you can also explore creating a compost pile on your garden (as this can also be quite easy to do), but you won’t be able to keep your organic scraps safe unlike when you store these inside a composter (you’d want to be able to harvest your compost without any pests or other unfamiliar objects mixed into it). Now this is where the proper use of composting equipments come into the picture.

Using Papaver Somniferum Poppies for Flower Arranging

Papaver somniferum poppies have a fantastic range of uses in the garden. They are, first and foremost, a stunning plant which will fill your garden with color. Having been highly hybridized over the years you can find some stunning varieties with unique and interesting petal shapes, colors, and size. However, these poppy plants are also known as Breadseed poppies due to their seeds being perfect for culinary use. And finally, they are also known as the Florist poppy as they are perfect to incorporate into flower arranging.

Two Planting Designs for Papaver Somniferum Poppies

Poppies are a fantastic plant which can be added to gardens to create stunning and colorful scenes. If you are trying to create an element of garden design in your oasis then careful planting of each individual poppy is a good idea. There are a couple of great planting methods to follow if you’re stuck for ideas, and these will result in stunning scenes in your garden.

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