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Boxwoods are available in a variety of forms and sizes. Use them as a hedge, foundation plant or as ground cover when you grow the prostrate form. Wherever you plant them, the best time to put them in the ground is in the fall before the temperatures reach freezing and the ground gets to hard to wor
Urban gardens provide a welcome oasis from busy city life.urban 2 image by Vitezslav Halamka from Fotolia.comUrban gardeners transform the smallest areas into welcoming spaces that offer havens from hectic city life. Inspiring, well-designed urban gardens feature careful plant selection,...
If you are trying to define the "most reflective" surface you have to take into consideration the wavelengths of the light involved. Fusion Film has been designed to reflect only the spectra needed for horticulture. Up until today all grow tents have been lined with Mylar, which is a silve
In a 'second-hand' garden it is not always a good idea to clear everything away and start again. If you remove the lot at once, you risk leaving the garden looking very open and exposed with no privacy. Many existing features such as trees and shrubs can be left, and a new garden created a
Moonbeam is a cultivar of Coreopsis verticillata, a deer-resistant perennial plant. Desirable for its cheerful yellow flowers, feathery foliage and general hardiness, this plant is native to the United States and grows well in a variety of climates. Recommended for beginning and experienced gardener
Hickory trees can reach a height of 80 feet tall and develop a dense canopy as they mature, making them wonderful shade trees. Lush foliage and lovely fall colors make them a beautiful addition to any landscape, and as an added bonus, these attractive trees produce edible nuts. The hickory tree is a
Almond trees are only mentioned in the Old Testament.Almond blossom image by Katja Sucker from Fotolia.comThe Bible describes numerous plants and flowers in the Old Testament. The plants are not only used for eating, but for making wine, dying clothes, making cosmetics and ornamental...
If you make soups and stews from scratch, it's likely that just about every batch will have a dried whole bay leaf or two tossed in at the beginning and removed before serving. The woodsy spice flavor that bay leaves add to a dish is subtle, but long-simmered dishes don't taste the same without it.
You've built your geodesic greenhouse and you're ready for the fun to begin. You want to feed your family fresh ripe veggies you grew yourself and keep feeding them all year long. It's a very exciting time for gardeners.