Side by Side Herb Garden: With vs. Without Vermicompost




Scaling And Chipping

Each scale of a lily bulb can be separated from an established plant and encouraged to produce one or more bulb lets. This is relatively simple technique that is best carried out in late summer or early autumn, before the roots have begun to grow. Similarly, some bulbs, including daffodils, hyacinths and snowdrops, can be propagated by chipping, a technique whereby the bulb is sliced into sections, each of which has a proportion of the basal plate. The cut surfaces are then dusted in fungicide and allowed to dry before planting. Each separate piece should produce a new plant.

Plumeria – Facts You May Not Know

Thought Plumeria were just another flowering tree. Think again. There are many interesting facts about this diverse plant that you will want to know about.

Propagating Bulbs

Bulbs look best planted in borders or naturalized in grass, where they will increase naturally if left undisturbed. Some types, however, may become congested and need dividing or you may wish to propagate them to grow elsewhere. Bulbs increase as you would expect once they are planted in the backyard and also will form some clumps. The simplest technique of proliferation is just to lift a recognized bunch and split it up prior to replanting. Daffodils, for example, can be lifted about six weeks after flowering when the foliage has started to dir down. Clear soil from the bulbs and pull off any offsets to be replanted along with the healthy parent bulbs.

Guide To Attracting Birds To Your Garden

First it should be noted that most birds will usually be attracted by the geographical location of your garden. Obviously you want to find out which birds are in your particular geographical area.

What Are Flowering Shrubs?

We usually come across small- small plants with decorative flowers. Actually they are nothing but flowering shrubs.

Kumquats – Choosing an Interesting Vegetable to Put in Your New Garden

When planting a home garden, there is no reason that you need to stick to just the basics. Growing your own produce gives you an excellent opportunity to discover, harvest, and cook with a variety of interesting and exotic fruits and vegetables. Here are three tips for choosing interesting vegetables to plant in your home garden.

How to Distinguish Red Worms

The physical make of red worms are actually small in size. That’s because they are epigeic (they belong in a specific ecological group). Not only are they surface dwellers (unlike the nightcrawlers that like burrowing under the ground), they also survive by feeding on organic and decomposing materials.

Garden Sheds For Work And Sanctuary

Building your own wooden shed is a great way to add storage in your backyard without paying too much or spending a great deal of time. Sheds vary considerably in the complexity of their construction and their size, from small open-sided tin-roofed structures to large wood-framed sheds with shingled roofs, windows, and electrical outlets.

Plant Requirement: Identifying Plant Nutrient Deficiency

Pest infestation or plant diseases aren’t always the reasons for plant disturbance. Other than these two, also consider Plant Nutrient Deficiency when managing your plants in the garden. So if you happen to detect an unusual sighting on your plants (such as a discolored or deformed plant, or a combination of other things), then there must be a problem.

How to Build Your Own Grape Vine Trellis

Grape vine trellis is important to grapevines. We all know that grape vines need support as it grows up and out. It also needs support because the grape clusters become so heavy that its vines cannot fully support is weight and has the tendency to bow to the ground or the vines can break eventually.

Poppy Seeds – Bring a Smile With Feathered Poppies

Whatever kind of garden you may have it will have a certain personality. Formed by the use of your favorite plants and colors some may aspire to create a sophisticated setting of clean lines, a carefully distinguished palette, and hard landscaping. Others may want a huge colorful blousy affair, full of vibrant blooms and scents.

Garden Chairs For Perfect Relaxation

Cedar garden chairs are very popular for outdoor use on decks and patios, as it is designed to be durable and resistant to scratches and does not crack or fade. Wicker garden chairs offer a look that’s perfect for use in the garden or indoors.

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