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Choosing The Best Plants For Your Garden

Many times we buy plants on impulse then find there is nowhere in the garden that really suits them. Before buying plants carefully examine your garden to see how much sun and shade it gets, whether the soil is well drained or waterlogged and whether your aspect is sheltered or windswept. You'll then be equipped to go and buy the best plants for your situation; shade-loving plants for the sheltered areas, sun-lovers for the warm spots, drought-resistant plants for the parched areas which may b........ Read More

Gardening Tips On How To Buy Healthy, Thriving House Plants

When buying house plants whether it is from Lowes, Home Depot or a local garden center there are several things to consider. Many people just pick up a house plant without giving any thought, especially if the cost is low. But think about this, every house plant you purchase can give you years of enjoyment if it is properly inspected before you buy. Take time to choose a perfect house plant. If you hastily buy a house plant, it has the potential of causing devastation to your other house pla........ Read More

Variety In Garden Plants - How Much Is Too Much?

Have you ever walked by someone's front garden and thought - what were they thinking? The mixture and variety of plants seems to make no sense and are placed haphazardly all over the place. Although you most definitely need to choose a variety of plant types and colors for your own garden layout, how do you know when you've gone too far? How do you keep your garden design focused, yet interesting at the same time? Create a Theme Before you even place a plant in the ground you should decide on........ Read More

Plants In English Tudor Gardens

The intermingling of ornamental with useful plants continued to be common in Tudor gardens. As an innovation, Andrew Borde recommended that there be two divisions separated by a broad-hedged alley. One of these sections was to be devoted to pot-herbs, the other to "quarters and pulse together with a place for bee-hives." Sometimes, too, fruit trees were placed in a special enclosure. Generally, in the smaller gardens, all sorts of vegetation were included, and herbs grown for medicinal purposes ........ Read More

Iris As Garden Plants

Iris is the name of a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Iridaceae. The various Iris species have showy and beautiful flowers which make them popular in gardens and in floral arrangements. The name Iris is derived from the Latin name for rainbow, since Iris flowers exists in an abundance of color variations. The term Iris in not only used to describe the genus, it is also the common name for the comprised species. Sometimes similarly looking showy flowering species from related ge........ Read More

Indoor Gardening With Foliage Plants

Plants grown primarily for their leaf characteristics and utilized for interior decoration or landscape purposes are called foliage plants. As our society becomes more urban, living plants as part of the interior landscape increases. The use of live foliage plants brings individuals closer to an outdoor type of environment, and the large variety of plants gives us the opportunity to select species that will serve as attractive additions to interior decor. Foliage plants are excellent for indoo........ Read More

Watering And Fertilizing Your Indoor Garden Plants

Unless it is the middle of summer and there has not been enough rain, watering your outdoor plants is usually not necessary (or not very often). But indoor plants rely on you as a source of water and extra nutrients in the form of fertilizer. It is important to know the individual water and nutrient needs of each plant to keep them healthy. As mentioned, individual plants will require different amounts of water to keep them growing optimally. But what all plants do like is moist ........ Read More

Adding Climbing Plants To Your Garden

There are many different aspects to having a pleasing garden. When it comes to choosing plants and different types of additions to any garden, personal taste is something that usually comes into play first. Some like to keep it simple and striking, and some like to keep it intricate and textured. When you are one of the latter, you may decide that something like climbing plants can help you fill in some of the spaces that don’t feel quite right. When plants can climb, they add a whole new di........ Read More

Top 5 New Plants For Your Garden

Spring is coming, and it is time to start thinking about new plants, trees and flowers for your garden. Are you looking to add something to your garden? Read on to learn about plants you can grow. - Flowers. Flowers are everyone's favorite. From sunflowers to roses to daisies, everyone loves flowers. Some flowers only bloom for one year; if you want them in your garden next year, you have to re-plant them. Others can bloom for many years to come, provided you care for them. - Fruit trees. If........ Read More

Beautify With Garden Plants

There are many ways to make your house and lawn turn into a home. Every bit of careful touch you add will help your space feel more personal and inviting for your friends and family. As a landscape architect, one of my favorite ways to improve the look and feel of a home is through garden plants. I love to encourage all of my clients to invest in some great garden plants when they are at work creating a lawn or renovating their lawn. I love garden plants for so many reasons, but the obvious rea........ Read More

Choosing The Best Plants For Your Garden

Excited, that’s how you felt when you saw that space in your backyard. And you bought some plants, but without even considering first what kind of soil you have at your garden, or perhaps, without planning carefully what kind of plants will survive. Now your garden is a mess. Think it over. Before buying plants you should be attentive of where are you going to place the plants in the garden - shade-loving plants for the sheltered areas, sun-lovers for the warm spots, drought-resistant plants........ Read More

Choosing Plants For Your Koi Water Garden

So you finally finished your water garden construction. You have finally come to the fun part of creating your water garden: picking the flowers and plants that will make your water garden a beautiful oasis. Not only should you consider beauty when you are picking your plants, but you must also remember that plants provide another, more important value to your garden, biological life. Biological life helps maintain your pool by doing what they would do in nature. Be sure to pay attention........ Read More

Finding Bargains On Flowering Plants For Your Garden Spaces

If you are a typical 21st century consumer, you are living your life on a budget. Minding your money is a very important issue for you in your day to day life. As a result, when you are in the market for different types of products and merchandise, you take great pains to make certain that you obtain the best possible deal on purchases that you end up making. The same likely holds true when you are making purchases for you home garden. If you are looking to find bargains on flowering plants for ........ Read More

Hibiscus As Garden Plants

The Hibiscus genus comprises more than 200 different species. Hibiscus species are found in tropical and subtropical regions, as well as in temperate climates. It is a broad genus that contains herbaceous plants, shrubs and even small trees. Hibiscus plants are popular in gardens and flower arrangements, since the plants produce astonishingly beautiful flowers on a tall stem. You can choose between wide range of different Hibiscus colours, including the popular red, pink, orange, violet, laven........ Read More


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