Peonies : How to Move, Divide & Plant




Winter Gardening – How to Grow Vegetables in Winter

Most people believe that the vegetable gardening season ends in September and starts all over in April or May. While this may certainly be the time with the most agreeable temperatures – where you will spend more time outside – it isn’t true that winter is a “dead season”.

The 5 Elements of Caring for a Bonsai Tree

If you want to add some culture and excitement to your daily routine, consider buying a Bonsai tree. They are good for your health, terrific conversation starters, and beautiful additions to any space. Learn how to care for one here!

Moderate May Weather in Southern California Makes Gardening Easy

Temperatures in the 70s are the norm for May so being outdoors in the garden for extended periods is a pleasant experience–before the heat of summer kicks in. Prune Spring Flowers: Winter rains meant early blooms. Some of those flowers are starting to lose their luster.

How To Make Oyster Mushroom Spawn At Home

Mushrooms are a fungus that has a different life cycle compared to other plants that grow from seeds and die. The living tissue of the fungi is underground which feeds on rotten wood, and this is known as mycelium.

Top 10 Water Primrose Facts You Need to Know

Water Primrose biologically referred to as Ludwigia spp. is a herbaceous plant, native to Central and South America. It can be found mostly in the wet, swampy ditches that receive plenty sunshine.

Wintering Water Lilies: How To Store Water Lilies Over Winter

Water lilies by their sheer sight, look splendid in any garden pond. However, sometimes you get stuck in a situation wherein you will have to store this plant for winters. This impeccably looking plant can be stored, but needs a lot of poise and care to maintain this plant during the lean season.

Adding a Garden to Your Home: Is It Worth It?

If you want to have your own garden, this helps you understand the pros and cons of having one. You will also know the factors to consider when creating your home garden.

Coontail – Mechanical and Chemical Control Options

Identifying Coontail is relatively easy, it is like any submerged aquatic plant differentiated by “raccoon tail” band of leaves at the bottom of the main branch. It has lean stems and hard leaves. This plant is often sold for decorating aquariums and is also known as hornwort.

Despite July Heat, There Is Still Time to Add to the Garden

While July is typically too hot to add most vegetables and flowers to the garden, some plants do surprisingly well when planted in the summer heat. Plant Hibiscus: Hibiscus trees love heat and will quickly take root when planted in July. Plant in nutrient rich, well-draining soil.

How Much Mulch Can You Handle? A Beginner’s Backyard Garden Adventure

As a beginner gardener, I take pride in making decisions that force me to reach my goal of a landscaped garden not unlike the famous botanical gardens in the heart of San Francisco. Before moving, I visited and luxuriated in the serenity there, almost completely ignorant of the time and manpower it took to preserve. This ultimately led to my first lusting after being a Gardener.

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