Landscape Plants: Allamanda A Bush of Beauty
ORIGINATING from tropical America, the genius Allamanda contains 12-15 species of evergreen shrubs, including both semi climbing and upright types.
‘‘SERENITY” or ‘‘Meditation” or ‘‘Secret” gardens have one aim; to provide a place for retreat and to create a place where everything is serene and peaceful, a place to get away and unwind after the daily stresses of life. The great thing is that you don’t have to know anything about meditation to create serenity…
No Space Gardening – Grow Upwards
DO you live in the city, confined to an apartment with little space for gardening? Do you want to grow a vegetable garden but feel you cannot because you don’t have room? If so, there is good news for you. Life can be frustrating for the urban gardener, growing a vegetable garden is anything but impossible. When space is a premium and you’ve got nowhere more space, the logical way to garden is to grow upwards. Infact, with a little planning and imagination, vegetable gardens can be grown anywhere, regardless of space. Begin growing upwards.
ROCKERY or rock garden is a landscaping feature made by arranging rocks and plants, often in a way which mimics a mountainous or alpine environment, with plants native to rocky environments which usually prefer well-drained soil and less water.
Moving Water Project
ALTHOUGH a smooth still pond is immensely attractive and relaxing, the rush of moving water exerts absolute fascination and gives the atmosphere of your garden a completely different dimension. For those situation where a pond is not feasible option, such as where space is limited or where there are young children, a small water feature…
PASSION week signifies the end of lent and the celebrating of the resurrection of Jesus Christ this weekend. The fasting and abstenance from all forms of merriment gives way to tumultuous social events feasting extended family get togethers, parties and picnics
Vaults & Garden Cemetery: New
AS public cemeteries across the country have become a haven for ritualists and other diabolical characters who would not allow the dead to rest in peace, a number of private cemeteries are springing up.
Language of Flowers
DID you know that flowers have meanings associated with them? And that there are flowers befitting specific occasions? Flowers are part of the most important occasions in our lives. They are conspicuously present on weddings, birthdays, funerals, graduations etc, forming an integrated part of our lives. Some flowers have religious significance too. It is…
Extending Life of Cut Flowers (2)
NOTHING brightens a room quite like a vase of fresh flowers. Also nothing smells quite as nice (with a few exceptions). Floral arrangements can be particularly pricey around holidays like Valentines Day, Mother’s Day, Easter, so you want to get the longest use and enjoyment out of fresh flowers as possible. Since cut…
Valentine’s Day Aftermath
How To Make Your Cut Flowers Last Longer IF your sweetie shelled out big bucks getting a beautiful floral arrangement for you, or your bestie sent you a friendly bunch of peace roses for the Valentine/Love Day’s celebrations, make them last as long as possible. There are 200 million. That is the number of roses…