Good lawn care tips – Proper garden care can seem difficult, but it’s not as hard as it looks. Here are a few general tips for making your lawn green and healthy no matter where you live.
Water it right. In general, you should imitate nature by giving your lawn a single long soak per week, rather than spreading your waterings out to shorter sessions each day.
Don’t cut too short. Long grass looks naturally greener – there’s more surface area on each blade, so more green showing. Longer blades keep the sun off the soil, keeping moisture from evaporating as quickly.
Flowering Trees For Garden Shade And Beauty – The most important components in a landscape are probably trees. Their prominent shape and size gives the necessary depth to any garden or lawn. Such a large and tall plant can be impossible to ignore in any scenery and they can add a sense of permanence with their remarkable longevity, making it possible for them to be enjoyed through generations. Additionally, trees attract life as they have the ability to support whole ecosystems being a possible home to birds, bees, butterflies, squirrels, small plants, and other creatures. Moreover, trees can also become aesthetic, flowering trees can add beauty and grace apart from a sense of strength and prominence.
There are many kinds of flowering trees, each being valued for their distinct qualities. Here are some of the popular flowering trees in the landscaping scene:
Corn In The Vegetable Garden – Corn ranks four spots behind tomatoes as the most popular vegetable to grow in a home vegetable garden, it still is a very popular item because of its taste, texture and availability. You may not have the budget of a commercial corn grower to make your life easier, but you can take some steps to make your corn harvest much more successful. Here are some steps you can follow the next time you decide to grow corn in your home vegetable garden.
Just as if you were building a house it all begins with a great foundation. In this case the foundation is the soil or site where your corn will grow. Preparing the site and laying that foundation begins long before the first corn kernels go in the ground.
The Californian Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) is a charming small, hardy annual, bringing an echo of West Coast sunshine to sunny places in poor, quick-draining soil. The species has bright orange-yellow, saucer-shaped, single flowers (about 7.5cm/3in across), borne in succession from early summer until mid-fall, and held 30-37cm/12-15in high above ferny blue-green leaves.
The flowers are followed by 7.5cm/3in cylindrical glaucous seedpods. There are several cultivars available, both semi-double and single, the former usually having wavy tissue-paper petals.