Basic Equipment For A Container Garden

Basic equipment for a container garden is relatively simple. No lawnmower is required, nor is a spade, fork or rake. Buy the best hand tools and they will last a lifetime! The More »

New Gardening Trends

New gardening trends are directly related to the economy and weather factors. The United States is seeing one of the largest shifts in how people garden and how homeowners are landscaping their More »

Frosty Winter Gardens

Frosty winter gardens are much more difficult to handle than frost free areas as wet frozen roots are a major cause for killing the plants. What to do in your frosty winter More »

Planning For Early Spring Garden

Planning For Early Spring Garden – As you plan what to add to your garden this winter, we’re sure you are paying attention to the light and water requirements all good perennial More »

Water And Drainage: Planting In Dry And Wet Soil

Water and Drainage: Planting in Dry and Wet Soil – Drainage is always a critical element that affects how a plant adjusts to the place it is grown. The definition of drainage More »

 

Planning For Your Garden In October

Planning For Your Garden In October

Fall is already here all over the backyard garden. Not that autumn is devoid of charm, but it does suggest that some wonderful summer and spring growers have died down. Not every bit is sacrificed, though, as there are lovely plants we can easily grow that will please us right up to the early part of winter.

Falling leaves and flowers losing their color trigger thoughts of necessary activities. Fall has been proclaimed, and the chilly season that follows requires gardens to be prepared. Anywhere from now and spring extreme conditions will set in, which often can damage or destroy the things living in your fall garden if they are not protected. There a number of activities which should be done to prepare the garden.

Bark Mulch Is Popular For The Gardeners

Bark Mulch Is Popular For The Gardeners

All of us know that garden is the beauty point of property and thus there is a need to maintain and beautify it. Bark mulch is a very popular name for the gardener and they would love to buy it. It is very much essential thing for landscaping needs and it produced from the shredded tea bark. Normally bark from pine, oak, cedar and other soft and hardwood trees are used as bark mulch. It is very much effective and has a great nutrient value for the plants, trees and flowers which you are gardening. It is very much to purchase and you can find it in a local gardening store. A gardener can make his mulch himself by purchasing equipment called chipper. But a chipper is very much expensive and only a gardener can buy this equipment if he or she has a plan on shredding lots of wood from the garden. Therefore purchasing it from bark mulch delivery companies or shop is the easiest way and by doing this you can also choose it from the qualities and sizes which one will suit most of your needs.

How To Make The Garden Bridge

How To Make The Garden Bridge

Just because you don’t have huge, elaborate gardens does not mean you can’t accentuate what you do have with the garden bridges. Garden bridges could be just what you need to turn those mediocre garden areas into something quite splendid.

Garden bridges can add a touch of country or formal design to a garden. Small garden bridges are easy to find. There are many garden bridges that you can find in garden centers or home improvement centers. One of the best places to find small garden bridges may be internet. There are lots of sites that have many ideas for small garden bridges.

Heptapleurum

Heptapleurum

Heptapleurum is a fast-growing tree-like plant with about ten leaflets radiating from each leaf-stalk. Its main advantage over its close relative Schefflera is that it will happily grow as a bush if the growing point of the main stem is removed. This plant grows quickly in any fairly good soil and it loves partial shade. It is originally from Australia.

They may be increased by seeds, air layering or cuttings. Air layering is useful for pot-grown plants that have become tall and spindly. Heptapleurum is quite easy if you provide winter warmth, good light and moist air. Leaf fall may occur if there is a sudden change in conditions – blackened tips indicate overwatering.