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Simple Tips For Effective Landscape Gardening

There are people who believe that there are two ways to keep your lawn. You either spend no money on it and ignore the fact that it looks like a trailer park, or you lavish care on it and make it look like the White House lawns. Well, of course, as with everything else that takes an extreme view of things, this is somewhat wrong. Affordable landscaping is eminently possible and it can be yours if you know how.

Keep Gardens Thriving Despite August Heat

With August being the warmest month of the year in Southern California, keeping gardens growing in the heat can be a challenge. Prune Less: Avoid removing large branches from trees and shrubs in summer. The shade keeps soil temperatures underneath the trees cool.

Techniques in Growing Various Flowering Plants

Flower gardening is an invigorating and productive hobby. Moreover, flowers can make your lawn and entire home look more enticing. These plants can transform a plain-looking property into a colorful and beautiful landscape.

Common Problems with Growing Tomatoes

Look out for these common tomato plant problems. You may be able to save them if you act quickly.

Living Green Is Just One of the Benefits of Composting

So you want to live green and reduce your environmental impact, then think about composting. The benefits of composting are numerous, from reducing the solid waste you send to the landfill to creating a nutrient rich, organic additive for your organic garden. Don’t have a garden? No problem. We’ll also cover a variety of non-garden compost uses that can benefit the environment and save you money.

Finding Success With an Indoor Herb Garden

Some folks just don’t have the time to manage a huge garden however, they still have a need for fresh herbs and spices. Why not grow your herbs indoors? Although I love the fall season I hate saying goodbye to fresh herbs as they die off until next year, so in order to ‘stick it to the man’ I started growing all of my herbs indoors where I can get a year-round harvest.

Making Compost Is Easy

We love composting. It reduces the waste we send to landfills, teaches our boys about green living, and provides nutrient rich matter for our backyard garden. Here’s a simple recipe for making your own compost right in your backyard. Step 1 talks about location and container features. Step 2 covers the ingredients to add and those to avoid. Step 3 addresses mixing, watering, and time. Are you ready to get started?

It Is Easier to Create a Realistic Fairy Garden When You Are Familiar With Miniature Scales

The allure to miniature gardening or fairy gardens is that all ages that can create a garden suited to their lifestyle and surroundings. From small-scale terrarium gardens to large-scale landscape gardens, miniatures can be displayed in a variety of places. People living in the country may consider designing a plot of land for their garden, while apartment dwellers may chose container or terrarium mini gardens. Whatever the size of your garden, having a consistent scale will create realism in the world of minis.

Getting It Right: When You Should Prune Your Trees

Learn some fine gardening tips to prune your trees effectively. Know when the time is right to do this important task and have your trees healthy.

Mulch Delivery For Convenient Home Gardening

If there is one tool that every home gardener and landscape artist should have in their arsenal, that would be mulch. Mulches are pretty much important in gardening and landscaping. Available in organic and inorganic varieties, mulches help solve a variety of problems in a home garden.

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