What Does the New USDA Frost Zone Map Mean to You?
You may have been gardening your whole life and never knew that your corner of the country is in a zone. A plant hardiness zone that is. If you live in the United States of America like I do (and you may having something equivalent outside of the USA), then you will come to know, as your vegetable gardening experience continues to grow, that the country is broken into plant hardiness zones.How to Successfully Germinate Chilli Seeds and Other Plants Using A Propagation Kit
Ever wanted to grow your own chillies and other herbs at home and are having problems germinating your seeds? Find out some simple germination tips that can help you to easily achieve great germination every time.Early Spring Gardening – Starting Seeds Indoors
Spring is coming! New beginnings and new gardens await us in the very near future. You can get a jump start on the season by starting your seeds indoor. Find out how.Develop a Good Eye When Shaping Your Bonsai
Pruning a Japanese maple bonsai tree may look like a standard cut and wire, but bonsai keeping is close to an inspired art form. The sight of those miniaturized trees in beautiful pots can be breathtaking especially if the bonsai has been shaped delicately and carefully.What You Need to Know About Square Hydrangeas
Have you noticed that peculiar cubical block of hydrangea flowers in the hotel concierge desk or in a fancy restaurant? Did the stunning square arrangement make you stop? It is unique and may look hard to do, but it isn’t.February Jobs in the Garden
If you look carefully you will start to see the first signs of spring in the garden this month. Catkins appear on trees, the first bulbs start to poke their heads trough the soil and a few brave flowers begin to appear. With January over, gardeners begin to look forward to spring. But this month can be slow to develop in the garden, so use the time to finish those winter jobs still left to do. Here are the main jobs you should be getting on with this month in the garden and a few of the plants that will be looking their best this early in the year.Creating a Lavender Garden
Lavender is a large family of plants, some annual, others perennial, some hardy and others tender. It is a plant well worth collecting and if you have some space in your garden, why not create a small garden devoted to the species. Here is a short guide to creating a small lavender garden which measures 15 feet square, including preparation, types of lavender you might like to grow and some companion plants.Simple Seed Germination Test
If you gardened before, chances are you have some seeds laying around that you never planted. You might wonder if they’re worth planting this year, or if you should just buy new seeds. Fortunately, there is a simple experiment you can do to answer that question! This article will show you how to do a seed germination test.How to Build the Perfect Garden In a Tiny Space
Nowadays people are finding it very hard to care for a home that has a lot of garden space. People who work all day prefer to have a small garden in their home instead of caring for a big garden, which takes up more time for maintenance. So if you’ve been looking for a few garden landscaping ideas for small gardens, read on.Amazing Ideas To Do a Beautiful Garden Makeover
Having a magnificent garden waiting for you at the end of a long day can be a breath of much needed fresh air. The fresh green grass, colorful flowers, the aroma and other features can make you feel like you’re one with nature. Constructing a garden and later maintaining it so the natural beauty isn’t lost is very crucial.Amazing Tips to a Naturally Beautiful Garden
People always look for ways to improve the beauty and quality of their surroundings. There is nothing better than greens when it comes to natural beauty. So gardens play a vital role in increasing the beauty of a house or a park.How To Keep Un-Wanted Guests Out Of Your Garden
Have you ever wondered how to keep critters and pests out of your garden? You now want to have a full crop with beautiful results, what could be more frustrating than disappearing food? There are many simple ways to beef up security on your garden without costing you a ton of money. Protect your investment of time and money by building or growing a security barrier. Here are just a few ways you can protect your delicious fruits and vegetables.