26 Aug 2017
Hot and dry climates can be a great challenge for the gardener, unless you want to grow a rock or cacti garden. If you have a landscape or areas of the garden where most flowers seem to fry, their brilliance fading and leaving lush healthy foliage looking dull and listless.
19 Aug 2017
Portulaca belongs to the Purslane family (Portulacaceae), a small family of 40-100 species including the genus Portulaca grandiflora. Portulaca plants have their origin in tropical South America.
5 Aug 2017
Most plants need sunlight to grow and flourish, but many species have limits to how much rays they can handle. Exposing plants that prefer limited or moderate amounts of sunlight to the sunniest patches of your garden will only set them up for failure and you for disappointment.
29 Jul 2017
While candles and oils are considered generally effective at keeping mosquitoes away, they do have some drawbacks, including their toxicity and the increased risk of fire.
22 Jul 2017
Foodscaping otherwise called edible landscaping is the practical integration of food plants in an ornamental or decorative setting.
15 Jul 2017
In these days of urbanization, many live in apartment and homes with small space for gardening or no space of all. With the high cost of living, many desire to have garden where they could produce vegetables and fruits to supplement the food needs and to reduce costs.
8 Jul 2017
The passion and romance of the tropics add drama and dimension to elegant homes, and creativity to commercial areas. Creating a feeling of lushness intermingled with pops of bright color is the real secret to achieving that tropical aesthetic.
1 Jul 2017
Anyone can learn how to container garden. Seriously. I used to be a confirmed slayer of all plants. My thumb was not green; it was a destroyer of green. However, over time I learned how to keep plants in containers alive, at least for most part.
17 Jun 2017
Coleus are one of the rare plants that are grown almost exclusively for colorful foliage. In this regard, they’re like crotons, but they’re smaller and perhaps somewhat easier to grow inside.
10 Jun 2017
To make that possible, you’ll have to plant your, seeds in containers. Container gardens fit just about anywhere and come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. To make the most of your little space, plant vertically.
3 Jun 2017
Enjoying your outdoor space is always nice, but especially more relaxing when you are surrounded by flowering plants, vegetables, and green foliage. However, not everyone has room for a traditional garden.
27 May 2017
If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need”- Marcus Tullius Cicero 106BC-43B.In the hustle and bustle of city life, people need, somewhere to pause and recover the equilibrium of a simple life, a place without clutter and complexities, a peaceful place.