Organic Landscaping Techniques

Organic Landscaping Techniques – Many people are becoming more interested in using organic landscaping techniques that do not harm the earth. In addition to being great for the environment, organic landscaping techniques More »

Plants Propagation: Plant Cuttings

Cuttings are by far the most usual way to raise plants at home. The chance of success depends on the variety – some woody plants are difficult or impossible to propagate without More »

Growing Plants In Hanging Baskets

Growing spring plants in hanging baskets is one of the best garden projects, and they are very popular these days. Begin by buying a large hanging basket, into which you can pack More »

Homemade Window Boxes And Troughs

It is frequently difficult to find garden containers to fit a particular space. Windowsills may be too large, or too small for the boxes you can buy: balconies may require larger boxes More »

Spring Jobs In The Garden: The Tilling

Tilling is one of the essential gardening procedures. It needs to be done timely and properly as the fertility of your garden is directly related to tilling. Tilling a garden before planting More »

 

Garden Sheds

Garden Sheds

Garden sheds are normally small buildings that are placed in a backyard that can be used for hobbies, workshops or storage. Sheds are a very practical structure that most people have in their backyard. Most people who have sheds built often customize them depending on their needs. They are customized by adding windows, ventilation, shelves, electrical outlets and the like. They differ in size and in difficulty of construction. Garden sheds are normally made of steel secured to a frame.

These sheds are ideal for storing lawn and garden equipment or for adding a little extra storage for your home. Corner, vertical, horizontal and tool sheds are just some examples. Adding shelves and hooks to your shed will give you the most storage space.

Bermuda Grass For Your Perfect Lawn

Bermuda Grass For Your Perfect Lawn

Bermuda grass is a very superior type of grass, and very popular to many home owners. It is drought resistant compared to other grasses. It can stand the full heat of the sun. It grows in any kind of soil. It does not require much maintenance.

A lawn with Bermuda grass is very easy to maintain. When these grasses are well taken cared off, they can be good turf. Bermuda grass grows easily by nature, even if it is not watered regularly. It is able to keep color of lush green all year round. Its economical seeds grow on any climatic conditions. This is the reason why it grows in many areas.

The Best Flower Gardening

The Best Flower Gardening

Flower gardening is a wonderful hobby that one can pursue at one’s leisure. The colorful flowers in your flower garden will make your surroundings fresh and to the beauty of your backyard. If you are thinking of planting a flower garden but don’t have sufficient knowledge about gardening basics, these flower gardening tips will help you in this case. You can also plant wildflowers in your garden which require low maintenance and are easy to grow. There are number of things one should consider before planting a garden. Moreover, the gardening hobby can be costlier. You need to look for natural ways to take care of your garden and make your gardening hobby economical. The best flower gardening technique will help you to know about the economical ways to take care of your garden.

Episcia

Episcia

Episcia is an attractive trailing plant which has never enjoyed the popularity of its well-known relative, the African Violet. Because it requires high air humidity it is often difficult to grow as an isolated specimen plant or in a hanging basket, but it makes an excellent ground cover between taller plants where it can benefit from the increased humidity in the enclosed environment.

Episcia is grown for its attractive foliage and pretty, if rather small, flowers. There are two types of this plant – the Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata) and the delicate Lace Flower. The Flame Violet has the more eye-catching leaves – large and quilted with silvery or pale green veins.