Gardening : Home & Garden
Adding an arbor to your garden or yard will add an unexpected and eye-catching detail and liven up your outdoor space. Although arbors can be purchased pre-made, it is more cost-efficient to build your own. With the right materials, you can build an arbor in a few simple steps. Plus, building your o
Do you live in a dry area like Texas, or California? Do you live in a scorching desert like Nevada? You may think that the latest craze (rain barrels) does not apply to you. Think again! Do you have air conditioner? How would you like to have a free, untapped source of water from your air conditione
Herb garden markers are very helpful for active herb gardeners who have many different plant types to keep track of and care for. Additionally, they can be crafted in all sorts of materials and shapes at low cost or even for free. As a practical and creative exercise, these herb plant indicators are
Interior decoration has moved ahead in recent times and it has been more inclined towards objects with a natural appearance. One such way of achieving this has been the adoption of artificial plants as the ...
Container gardening is fun, easy to begin, inexpensive (you may even SAVE money growing plants or vegetables you would otherwise purchase) and really great for folks who don't have much yard space for ground-bed gardens. There are few things you want to consider before you set off to the Home a
There is one time of year in which many people have confusion when it comes to gardening. Is early spring vegetable gardening really possible? The simple answer to that is yes, it is. In fact, early spring vegetable gardening can be extremely enjoyable whilst also providing you with a good supply of
Decorative floral topiaries can range from a 12-inch centerpiece to a 4-foot outdoor decoration. Topiaries are formal yet whimsical. The strict symmetry of their design gives them their elegant, formal feel. The resemblance of the multiple round balls to large polka dots may account for the feeling
It is hard to determine one best lawn fertilizer because there are so many different kinds of grass. You also have to look at the soil of the area to determine what the needs will be in fertilizer. The amount of sun and shade that your lawn gets also has a direct influence on the way the grass grows
When you are planning to do landscaping on the front or backyard of your house located in the city of Halifax, the first thing you will have to decide is whether to hire a contractor for this purpose
Nandina domestica, also known as heavenly bamboo, is a hardy, drought-tolerant evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub well suited to gardens. The plant grows to 10 feet tall and spreads by rhizomes, but many dwarf cultivars stay small and don't run. Because they are not fussy about site, soil or care, dw
Lavender blossom added to a bath provides soothing fragrance.lavender image by koi88 from Fotolia.comAn herb garden devoted to a blend of plants to be used for the same purpose has several choices for a theme. Historically herb plants have been used for medicinal purposes, enhancing...
climbing herbal vines.
Creating a garden or homesteading is something that takes time, effort and dedication. Chances are that if you are thinking about gardening or growing your own food there are a million questions running through your head. The start to any good garden is a loose soil packed with nutrients.