Flowering Cherries

Flowering cherries While the briefness of their glory has to be acknowledged, cherries really are the hardy spring-flowering trees for temperate climate gardens. I can think of no others, apart from their close Prunus relatives and some of the magnolias that even come close to rivalling flowering... Read More

A Guide for Servicing Your Chainsaw

Chainsaws provide many years of service for very little upkeep. Taking the time to service your chainsaw will help ensure that your equipment will not let you down. For safety reasons, make sure you only service your chainsaw when it is fully cooled, with the spark plug disconnected. If you... Read More

Catch a Leprechaun in Your Garden

There is no mention to be found of female leprechauns in traditional Irish legend, so as to how they came to be .. your guess is as good as mine. These apparently aged, diminutive men are hard-working cobblers, turning out exquisite shoes for other sprites. If you happen across... Read More

Lifes a Beach--A Shore Theme in your Outdoor Space

Twentieth century American architect Phillip Johnson once said, "I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?" Mr. Johnson evidently didn't how to relax, but as another summer is slipping away, you can. Did you visit the beach this year? Do you wish you had? Either... Read More

Camellias

Camellias Named by Linnaeus in 1735 in honour of the Jesuit priest and naturalist Georg Josef Kamel, Camellia is a genus originating mainly from China but with a range covering a large area of South East Asia. The exact number of species is not clear but it is somewhere... Read More

Kirengeshoma palmata

Kirengeshoma palmata Sometimes known as yellow waxbells, Kirengeshoma palmata is a late-flowering rhizomatous perennial up to 1.2m high with arching stems and is native to the woods and mountain lowlands of Korea and the Japanese islands of Shikoku and Kyushu. The unusual name? No, it doesn't come from an... Read More

Fuchsia procumbens

Fuchsia (named after Leonhard Fuchs, a 16th century German botanist) is a genus of over 100 species of shrubs and small trees. Although there are four New Zealand native species (colensoi, excorticata, perscandens and procumbens) and one from Tahiti, the vast bulk of the genus occurs in Central and South... Read More

Gallica Roses

Very soon stocks of new season's roses will be arriving in the garden centres, if they're not already there. Indeed, to be sure of getting the most sought after varieties it may have been necessary to put an order in some time ago. However, in their rush for... Read More

Tuberous Begonias

If you appreciate plants that have no hesitation in boldly stating their presence with huge, almost artificially perfect flowers, then tuberous begonias are for you. While some may find them rather too overstated, downright brazen even, if you like colour, and plenty of it, with subtlety an option rather than... Read More

Growing Palms

Palms Everybody recognises palm trees, they are the universal symbol for the tropics but many are hardy enough for our temperate climate gardens. Until recently New Zealand gardeners have had only a very limited range of palms to choose from. In the last five years the range has... Read More

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Michigan Messenger

Landscaping Tips for Beginners
Michigan Messenger
Landscaping Tips for Beginners If you've never had to deal with a landscaping design in terms of gardening, then you will likely be overwhelmed by the choices you have to make. The same principles used in room design can somewhat be used in designing ...


Trowel & Glove: Marin garden calendar for the week of Nov. 22, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
The year-round service helps homeowners identify water-saving opportunities and soil conservation techniques for their landscaping. Call 473-4204 to request a visit to your garden. Garden volunteers: Marin Open Garden Project (MOGP) volunteers are ...


Community Garden has great season
Coldwater Daily Reporter
She noted that the "research garden" became the "gardeners' garden" and served as a space for volunteers to plant their own vegetables. They used leftover space to grow some okra and extra beets. She said that for the first time, they used landscaping ...


Dallas Morning News

Enjoy water features all year by winterizing
Dallas Morning News
For many people with backyard ponds, fountains and other water features, the arrival of cold weather means draining the pipes and pulling the plug, but water gardens can be attractive winter gardens, too, with the right preparation and landscaping ...

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The dirt on getting better soil
Tribune-Review
She is the author of several gardening books, including “Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control” and “Good Bug, Bad Bug.” Her website is www.jessicawalliser.com. Send your gardening or landscaping questions to ...


A perfect place for your personal oasis
MiamiHerald.com
There are piles of books on native plants, wildlife gardening and how to achieve naturalistic landscaping for temperate North America. There are even a few aimed specifically at Florida. But South Florida is subtropical. We are different. We are ...


Cape Coral Things to Do
The News-Press
(16+ years). 9-10 a.m. $24-$36. Rotary Park Environmental Center, 5505 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral. 549-4606. .... the waterways that surround Cape Coral. On this tour you are sure to see some elaborate landscaping and the homes of many snowbirds.

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Dr. Norman Highstein, dentist
Baltimore Sun
Known as "Dr. Green Thumb," Dr. Highstein was an avid horticulturist who enjoyed landscaping his various homes. He and his wife, ... In a 1987 interview with The Evening Sun, Dr. Highstein said that gardening was the perfect foil for dentistry. "One is ...


ABC News

Enjoy Water Fixtures All Year by Winterizing
ABC News
For many people with backyard ponds, fountains and other water-garden fixtures, the arrival of cold weather means draining the pipes and pulling the plug. But water gardens can be attractive winter gardens, too, with the right preparation and landscaping.

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Dallas Morning News

Live oaks are easy, offer consistency year-round
Dallas Morning News
Neil Sperry, a McKinney resident, hosts Neil Sperry's Texas Gardening from 8 to 10 a.m. Sundays on WBAP-AM (820). He is the publisher of Neil Sperry's ... Drive through older neighborhoods with fine landscaping. Notice how handsome the big, old live ...

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The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World!

Is your garden soil great? Does it produce an abundant... Read More

The Flower Garden in August

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Letting Nature Grow Your Garden

It is wisest to let Nature have Her way. Nature... Read More

What is Compost Tea?

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Science Cant Explain Everything!

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Laying Out Your New Landscape

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Growing Vegetables in Containers - The Compact Solution

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Guide to Basic Lawn Mower Maintenance

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Plan for Winter Plantings

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Tranquility in Your Own Back Yard

A garden fountain can add beauty and serenity to you... Read More

Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan

To design a wild flower garden, you do not need... Read More

Grey Water- Not Drinking Water- For Your Garden

The average home can reduce their water consumption by around... Read More

Backyard Bird--The Catbird

It's quiet now.Gone is the constant chatter, whistles and meowing... Read More

Wildlife Gardener

Gardening for wildlife has become quite a passion for me,... Read More

Marsh Marigold

The bright yellow flowers of the marsh marigold (Caltha palustris)... Read More

Potting Benches: Beautiful and Practical

Do you love spending time outdoors in your garden creating... Read More

Canopy Swings - Escape the Weather with One

Do you love to sit outdoors and swing for hours... Read More

Flowering Cherries

Flowering cherries While the briefness of their... Read More

How to Grow Bananas

If your grocer says, "Yes, we have no bananas. We... Read More

Furniture Benches Are Perfect For Every Outdoor Space

The task of selecting outdoor furniture for your natural spaces... Read More

About Window Ledge Gardening

The growing of flowering or foliage plants on window ledges... Read More

Selling Your House? Trim Your Shrubs!

Shrubbery and other greenery that has an unkempt appearance can... Read More

Mole Traps: Can You Use Them?

Mole control is one of the most complicated problems that... Read More

Feng Shui in the Garden

"The Ancient Art of Placement" called Feng Shui (pronounced phung... Read More

The Advantages of Silk Flowers

The silk flower is growing in popularity among young couples... Read More