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Proper Tree Caring

Trees are of great importance to our environment. They absorb carbon dioxide to be able to produce food and to decrease its amount in the atmosphere. In the process they release oxygen, which is vital to humans and animals. The roots help in keeping the soil solid and intact while the leaves provide...More...

Getting water to your plants

Watering plants outdoors is something that you need to do. There is nothing wrong with spending too much time with your plants. Getting to know them and what they need is going to be the ... ...More...

A Guide For Tending Black Pine Bonsai

Black pine bonsai is characterized by dense, bushy foliage and a thin twisted trunk. It is markedly different from other pines because of its oozy buds and purplish/green young bark....More...

What to Consider When Buying Water Fountains

A water fountain can be a pleasure to look at, listen to, and create a beautiful focal point. The sound of running water can bring peace, serenity, and tranquility any place that you choose to put one. Because of the wide variety of water fountains for sale, you can find one for just about any size ...More...

What is Container Gardening?

Many of us like to garden, but just don't have the time to invest in a huge garden or the desire to do so in many cases as well. So, what else is possible to do when you just what enough vegetables to feed a small family without breaking your back? We all know gardening can be hard work and one...More...

Deer Resistant Annual Flowers

Plant larkspur in the fall for vibrant spring blossoms that are deer-resistant.Butterfly on Larkspur image by Boster from Fotolia.comDeer-resistant flowers have certain characteristics that make them unattractive to deer. Deer use their sense of smell to determine what is edible. Cornell......More...

Growing A Vegetable Garden

Sadly it seems like the days of growing your own produce are coming to an end. Although people all over the world used to grow all of their own produce for consumption. This was actually a wonderful way of doing things....More...

A Basic Herb Garden - The Basics of a Typical Herb Garden

A basic herb garden is easy to create and it can be made in a small amount of space. If you live in an apartment or you have a small back yard you can still have a basic herb garden for daily use. There are a few things that you will plan for your basic herb garden....More...

How to Level a Milling Machine

The first thing to do when installing a milling machine is to level it. Mills produce the best accuracy when properly leveled. Mills last longer when properly leveled; if a mill is operated while it is not level, moving parts wear unevenly, causing premature malfunctions. Mills have four leveling sc...More...

Homemade Greenhouse - A Gardening Structure on a Budget

Hope for those who believe that a greenhouse is too expensive. Encouragement for those who would like to build a greenhouse but are concerned about which route to take. Advice regarding the many types of greenhouses that one might choose to build....More...

How Does Cow Manure Help Your Lawn?

Farm manure from horses and cows is one of the most readily available and inexpensive sources of lawn fertilizer and, properly managed, can be the inspiration for a lush, green lawn. Fresh manure from cows may have undigested seeds and weeds in it and is too "hot" to spread directly on a lawn. If yo...More...

Simple Cymbidium Orchid Care

Cymbidium orchids are very beautiful flowers and can be easily grown with the right knowledge. Using the proper cymbidium orchid care techniques is critical to the health of all your cymbidium orchids....More...

How to Pick Lawn Fertilizer

Choosing the right fertilizer for your lawn can make the difference between a green carpet and a brown landscape. It is important to determine what nutrients are missing from your soil, your soil's drainage abilities, and the basic components in fertilizer so you don't use too much....More...

How To Choose A Great Garden Shed

Do you love to work in your garden, but need a place to store those tools and pot those plants?With a garden shed, you don't have to go back and forth to the basement or garage.You are also more likely to take better care of your tools. Whatever your reasons for wanting a garden shed, here are ...More...

How to Build an Organic Raised Vegetable Garden

If you are considering planting an organic vegetable garden but aren't sure where to begin, then a raised bed may be the perfect solution to getting started. A simple raised bed is typically a 4-by-8-foot rectangle. This size allows for a good amount of vegetables to be grown for your kitchen and s...More...

Nutrients in Cow Manure

Cow manure provides essential nutrients for plant growth.cow image by david purday from Fotolia.comThe International Fertilizer Association and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations states that three key nutrients are vital to plant growth--nitrogen, also known as......More...

Growing a Juniper Bonsai Tree

There are many different types and styles of trees to select from when growing a Bonsai tree. One of the most popular trees chosen is the Juniper. There are several reason for the tree popularity. It can be grown both indoors and outside and as the tree grows it produces low growth, which is ideal f...More...

Japanese Cherry Trees

There are many different varieties of Japanese cherry trees and this article will list some of the most common to the area. There are at least 12 different varieties of cherry that will be listed starting with the Somei Yoshino....More...