Plants

Lachenalia Plant

Lachenalia Plant

Lachenalia Plant – Lachenalia (also known as Cape cowslip or wild hyacinth) is an attractive perennial plant which provides a host of tubular flowers in winter. It is a winter growing bulb under South African conditions. Despite its novel appearance, Lachenalia has never been popular because of its inability to live in a heated room. Lachenalia is a good container plant and also ideal for a sunny rockery.

Pumpkins For Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns

Pumpkins For Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns

Pumpkins For Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns – Pumpkins are the quintessential symbol of Halloween. Children all over America carve or help carve them into Jack-O-Lanterns each year. Next year, try growing your own Halloween pumpkins. Pumpkins, along with their close relatives, squash, are native to the Americas. Like American cities, they sprawl all over the landscape and require a lot of room to spread out.

4 Tips to Good Lawn Care

4 Tips to Good Lawn Care

A home that has a neglected lawn looks ugly. It’s actually a clear indicator of an abandoned home. On the other hand, keeping your lawn in good shape requires effort and commitment. This is because the grass will not grow unless it’s well nourished with water and fertilizers. Weeds must also be eradicated to prevent them from spreading. The problem with most homeowners is that they are not aware about the things they should do to maintain their lawn. Here are simple tips that can help you take care of your lawn stress free.

Selection Of Vegetables For The Organic Garden

Selection Of Vegetables For The Organic Garden

Selection Of Vegetables For The Organic Garden – Vegetables are good for your health and as such should form part of our everyday eating habits. Organically produced vegetables (grown naturally without the use of pesticides and with only natural fertilizer) are even healthier still. People mostly start growing vegetables so that they can eat fresh vegetables on a daily basis. Companion planting in your organic garden is the idea that some vegetables have a beneficial effect on others growing nearby and other plants have a detrimental influence.

Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders

Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders

Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders – Pernettya is a beautiful evergreen shrub that is remarkable in fall with its colorful and elegant berries. Few plants produce such a dramatic range of colored berries as pernettya and its hybrids. Set off by the small, glossy, evergreen leaves, the fruits vary from dark plum-red, through bright red, to pink, and finally white. Only the female plants carry berries, although it is necessary to have a male plant nearby for pollination.

Keeping Your Lawn As Beautiful As A Ballpark

Keeping Your Lawn As Beautiful As A Ballpark

Everyone wants their lawn to resemble the perfectly manicured blades of a ballpark i.e. vibrantly green, perfectly patterned, etc. If you have always assumed that you must be a professional to achieve the lawn of your dreams, it is worth noting that you are wrong since just about anyone can do it with the right information and advice.