Gardening

Anthony Fisher Pixies

Anthony Fisher Pixies are unique and hand crafted. Based out of Cornwall these pieces have a creative unique look. Not your everyday storybook pixie, Anthony Fisher pixies have a similarity to the artistry of the traditional European fairytales.

Hedge Trimmers Are Tools not Toys

If you are truly passionate about your lawn and garden then you have probably either seriously considered a hedge trimmer

Hawaiian Flowers Amazingly Beautiful and Super Long Lasting

Did you know that tropical flowers like the ones you can get from Hawaii last 1-2 weeks longer than other fresh flower bouquets? Following is some information on the care of fresh Hawaiian flowers and background on the different types you can order.

Sprucing Up Your Garden With Solar

Fountains are a popular addition to most landscaped yards. Solar fountains give you the benefit of traditional fountains without running up your electrical bill every month.

Grubs-A Small Pest That Can Devastate Your Lawn

You can get the better of grubs, though they're among the most damaging lawn pests in the United States.

Herb Farming Can Be A Profitable Business

Herb farming has become a profitable business. Here are tips for starting and marketing your own Herb Farm.

Garden Leaf Blowers - More Power to Your Elbow

Want more power to your gardening elbow? Enjoy this great article reviewing the different types of garden leaf blower and their uses.

History Of The Loquat

Loquats, ?Eriobotrya japonica,? are documented to have been grown in Japan around 1100 AD. Some botanists have suggested that the first plantings of the loquat trees may have come from China originally and later were introduced into Japan. The loquat tree was widely distributed in Europe after 1712, but early records show that it came to the United States in the mid-1800?s. This prolific plant is now established firmly as a seed-borne naturalized fruit tree in hundreds of cou...

A Japanese Garden is Not Your Ordinary Garden

Planting a garden is a fun and educational event for the entire family. You can try your hand at designing a Japanese garden or a Western culture garden.

Picking Out Fresh Cut Flowers For Any Social Occasion

Fresh flowers are something that you can take to any assemblage anywhere and receive a warm "thank you" for doing so. There just is nothing quite like dipping your nose into a bouquet and taking a smell of a pansy or a lilac.

Guaranteed Gladioli, Summer Colour That Returns

Would you like a summer bedding plant that you do not have to renew year after year? Well by planting hybrid Gladiolus corms, you can attain mid to late summer colour year after year with only occasional renewal.

Want a garden but not enough room or soil? Then Hydroponics Gardening could be for you.

Hydroponics gardening is a great idea for anyone who wants a garden but doesn?t have enough land or soil. Hydroponics gardening is, essentially, a way to cultivate plants using a nutrient solution instead of soil. With hydroponics gardening, it?s easy to grow lovely flowers and succulent vegetables virtually anywhere you want!

Banishing Pesky Pests To Create A Lush Lawn

If a one-healthy lawn no longer seems to have the dense, lush surface it had (or perhaps "dense" and "lush" are two words that have never been associated with that specific lawn), now is the time to identify the cause of the problem.

Easy Butterfly Gardening: Three Tips for Success

Here are three major tips along with recommended plants to be successful at attracting butterflies to your garden.

History Of The Pawpaw Tree

Pawpaw trees were discovered in 1541 by the Spanish explorer, Hernando Desoto, on an excursion into the Mississippi Valley, and he sent samples of this plant back to Europe.

Buying Chainsaws Online

You want to buy a chainsaw online and don?t know how to go about it. Are the shipping charges worth it or should you go to your local hardware, home improvement or garden supply store.

A Guide to Vines and How to Vine Beauty with Your Garden

If you find yourself bored with the usual assortment of flowers and shrubs in your latest landscape design, maybe it's time to do a little experimenting by adding VINES to your garden.

A hammock perspective of life

A brief article about how a hammock approach to life can help you release stress and tension, and be a source of happiness and wellbeing in your life.

All About Gardening

Gardening is perhaps one of the best hobbies that a more laborious nature lover can take up. The reason why I choose to call this hobby laborious is because it surely does involve a good deal of physical activity. This hobby is not meant for those nature lovers who simply want to bask in the natural beauty that already exists. Rather it is an ideal pass time for those who want to make their own contribution to the nature.

Raising the Echinacea Herb In Your Herb Garden For Use In Herbal Medicine

Raising the echinacea herb in your herb garden is very important if you are using herbal medicine. The echinacea herb is prized for it?s healing power when used in herbal medicine

Amazing Artemisias

Artemis - Goddess of the herbalist - gives her name to a genus of marvelously aromatic, safely psychedelic, highly medicinal, dazzlingly decorative, and more-or-less edible plants in the Asteraceae family. I love Artemis, and I love her plants. Read on to find out more about these amazing plants!

Get Rid Of Moss And Algae For Good

It's green; it's slimy; it's slippery. It's growing on your lawn, your patio, your steps and walkways--even your roof and siding. If you've ever lived through several humid or wet days, you probably have had to deal with moss or algae.

Growing Fruits And Vegetables The Way Nature Intended Them To Be

Gardening can add more quality to the way you live and even to some extent may also add quantity to one's life. There are many benefits of gardening, particularly organic gardening that can make one can forget about whatever is bothering him or her.

Insect Spray Warnings And Alternatives

All of us want to protect ourselves from anything that will harm us, no matter how small it may be. Mosquitoes, bugs and other small insects that fly or creep around our house are just some examples of those small beings that can pose serious danger to our health, especially to the young ones.

Vermiculture: Indoor Composting and Organic Soil Improvement

Vermiculture is a fun and interesting way to recycle kitchen waste with the help of earthworms. At the same time you'll be producing valuable earthworm castings, one of the best organic plant fertilizers around.

Why I've Always Wanted A Garden Fountain

I have always been smitten with the smallest things in life. In fact, even as a kid I remember being fascinated with small things and with finding beauty in places that most people ignored. So when it came time to purchase a home for me and my own family, there were naturally so many detail things that I was concerned about. As an architect, I was obviously concerned in detail with the layout of the house and with the way each room would fit into the bigger plan for the house...