Outdoor landscaping with plants depends to a great extent on what you are looking to accomplish with your landscaping scheme. Here are some good ideas for privacy hedges, landscaping bad lawns and what to use with water features.
Garden mulching can be accomplished with a number of different products.
Liz Phair. Cinder cones. Composite cones. Stromboli, Hawaii and Iceland. What do all these things have to do with each other? Read and see.
A look at some of the most common weeds found in lawns around the country and some advice on how to get them out of your yard without resorting to chemicals.
Holly is the goodwill ambassador of the flower world. During the ancient Roman festival, holly was exchanged as a symbol of health and happiness. Early Christians appropriated the pagan myth of the holly king killing the oak king at midsummer. Eventually Jesus Christ was conflated with the holly king and the flower became a symbol of peace and goodwill.
North America. Let’s hear it for the way our continent led the way in revolutionizing the world. We ended slavery less than a hundred years after most of the rest of the world. And we extended the vote to women only a few years after Kyrgyzstan. Despite our leadership in the arena of progress, however, North America also lays claim to one of the most ancient animals on the globe.
Rocks are an artistically useful addition to a garden by providing the opportunity to arrange the garden both vertically and horizontally. Proper placement of rocks will create gaps and crevices inside which can be grown spreading plants that creep out over the flatter areas of the stones.
The truth is that the red of a tomato is produced without the help of sunlight. You can grow very delicious and very red tomatoes even if they are hidden from the sunlight behind the leaves. On the other hand, cutting the leaves may have the effect of increasing susceptibility to diseases that cause defoliation.
Plum trees that feature shallow roots are not exactly the tough kids hanging out in the neighborhood. In fact, you may tend to be frustrated by just how sensitive plum trees are to the vegetation growing around them.
Laurel is an excellent choice for planting in a container that stands as guardian to your the entrance to your home. A handful of laurels also make for a beautiful hedge. Learn more about what it takes to find success growing laurels.