Published: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:49:18 +0000
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZSubmit a Gardening Tip Controlling Snails and Slugs. Share What's Worked in Your Garden and What Hasn't.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZAvocado Tree from Pit. Gardening. Page 7.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZA New Foundation. Gardening. Page 8.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZWindow Boxes of Color. Gardening. Page 9.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZZinnia Garden. Gardening. Page 20.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZZinnia Profusion. Gardening. Page 21.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZRaised bed gardening refers to gardening in soil that has been mounded or contained higher than the surrounding soil. Raised bed gardening is an old gardening practice, but it’s currently growing in popularity again because it offers several advantages to simply growing your plants in level ground. Here are some easy kits for building your own raised bed.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZFairy House in Fairy Garden. Gardening. Page 19.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZBackyard Pond in Virginia. Gardening. Page 2.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZFairy Garden. Gardening. Page 18.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZThe following photos demonstrate the diversity of gardening in containers.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZInside the Gazebo. Gardening. Page 32.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZLack of humidity is a culprit in may indoor plant deaths, especially during the winter. You may first notice a low humidity problem as browning leaf tips on your houseplants. As a plant dehydrates, it can start to look withered, puckered or simply drop its leaves.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGarden Gazebo. Gardening. Page 31.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGarden Gazebo and Patio. Gardening. Page 30.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZBird at Frozen Pond. Gardening. Page 4.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZBackyard Frog Pond. Gardening.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZFrozen Backyard Pond in Winter. Gardening. Page 3.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGardening is easier with the right tools, but there are a lot of them. You need a way to store your garden tools so that they're still handy when you need them. These products will help your organize all your garden tools, so you can find them when you need them. Some even let you take the organizer and the tools with you.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZThe American Hort. Societys A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants is a definitive reference on over 20,000 plants grown around the world. This book deserves a spot in every gardening library, since it can answer almost every growing question a gardener asks about their plants.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZWater Garden in Pakistan. Gardening. Page 6.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZHardy Mums. Gardening. Page 22.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPink Rose Tree. Gardening. Page 6.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZHow to Press Fall Leaves for Decorating and Crafts. Page 4.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZColorful Cannas. Gardening. Page 6.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPortulacas. Gardening. Page 25.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPatio Pots. Gardening. Page 10.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZTomatoes are responsible for the initial interest in heirloom vegetables and the book 100 Heirloom Tomatoes is written by an expert who has tried them all. If you lament tomatoes not tasting as good as you remember, this book will help you choose varieties to grow that will have everyone discovering new faorites.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZClimbing Rose. Gardening. Page 3.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZElephant Ears Jungle. Gardening. Page 29.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZTips for which vegetables need extra water and when they need it most.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZMums and Roses. Gardening. Page 23.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZTo make gardening fun and accessible to kids, you need to make it personal. This is a gardening project from my local 4H organization that you can easily do with your own little clover buds. Garden in a Bucket lets kids create a personal, private garden that they can take with them, take care of, show off and enjoy. It takes only a few minutes of effort, but the junior gardener can enjoy his or her garden all summer.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZWhat is meant by softwood when you are taking cuttings of trees and shrubs?
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZHow to plant, grow and harvest all types of beans. Tips for what types of beans to choose and how to care for them in the garden and in the kitchen.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZWater Garden Pond in Pakistan. Gardening. Page 5.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZDo your strawberries look like they're rotting, just before they fully ripen? The problem is probably gray mold and here's what you can do about it.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZBorder Flowers. Gardening. Page 27.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZCompanion Planing in the Vegetable Garden. Page 7.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZHome Water Garden in Pakistan. Gardening. Page 8.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZWhite Rose. Gardening. Page 5.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZMorning Glories. Gardening. Page 24.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZThe key to organic gardening is keeping a healthy balance in your garden. Prevent problems, rather than treating for them after the fact. Here are some more tips to help you garden organically.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZFresh picked melons are a luscious treat and they are not as hard to grow as you may have heard. Follow these easy growing tips and enjoy.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZNew gardens, profuse flowers, sentimental gardens and garden surprises. These photos show what passionate gardens are growing and enjoying in their own gardens.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGeraniums. Gardening. Page 21.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZIf your garden soil tested low in pH or alkaline, what does that mean?
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZHaving the latest daylily used to be a badge of honor. But now that it's becoming hard to tell them apart, are they still garden worthy?
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZHybrid tea roses aren't quite as fussy as their reputation would have you believe, but they do require some maintenance. Pruning hybrid tea roses will help keep them healthy and productive. Follow these easy steps to keep your hybrid tea blooming.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZUsing Your Houseplants as a Table Centerpiece. Page 3.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPowis Castle in Tennessee. Gardening. Page 28.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZMums get all the attention, but asters are hardy fall blooming perennials that thrive in most gardens and require minimal care.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZContainer gardening lets you experiment with different styles and gardening techniques. Here are some unusual plant containers and pots to help you design your container gardens.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZNew Rock Garden. Gardening. Page 17.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZYou've had your garden soil tested and you've been told it's acidic. Now what?
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZDesigning a drought-tolerant, or xeric, garden doesn't mean you can't use plants you already love. Many garden plants are very drought-tolerant, as you can see from the list of plants here, to include in your xeriscape garden. Page 3.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPhoto of a well maintained vegetable garden. Page 9.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPrimrose in Bloom. Gardening. Page 4.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZBasic garden visit etiquette should guide your behavior when touring public and private gardens. To be a good guest in another gardeners garden, follow these common rules of courteous behavior, like staying on paths, not picking flowers or seeds and not talking about how much better your plants are doing.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZUnder the Pagoda. Gardening. Page 22.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZSnow insulates plants, but it doesn't protect them from road salt. For a border by a road, here are some salt tolerant plants and tips to keep them safe.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZAgapanthus and Clivia. Gardening. Page 8.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPotted Fuchsias. Gardening. Page 24.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZButterfly on Butterfly Bush. Gardening. Page 3.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPotted Daffodils in Coffee Cups. Gardening. Page 12.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZCreeping Rose Bush. Gardening. Page 4.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZWater Gardening in Pakistan. Page 7.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGrow salad greens for a continual harvest of tender leaves. These are some of the easiest plants to grow and you can be harvesting for weeks.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZThere's no avoiding weeding and watering the garden, but there are ways to lessen the load. Incorporate a few of these tips and work less.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZColeus plants have become a must have in the garden. The colorful foliage instantly brightens a garden design and lasts all season long. Here's where to find out what coleus are available and identify your favorites.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZVoles are a huge garden pest, tunneling, eating and destroying plants. Here's a quick and simple tip for keeping voles from eating your plant's roots.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZNot all coneflowers are purple. There's getting to be enough variety in coneflowers to design an entire garden around them. These new echinacea hybrids are colorful, easy care perennial plants. Some are even fragrant. Take a look at the new coneflowers.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZSummer flowering bulbs add color and a tropical flair in your garden, long after spring blooming bulbs have faded.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZHere's a great example of a gourd bird house. It's painted and decked out to welcome any nesting bird. Page 2.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZAnother organic control has been added to the vegetable gardener’s arsenal with new studies that show adding worm compost can cut down on damage by sucking and chewing insects like aphids, caterpillars and mealy bugs.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZThanksgiving centerpieces can be elaborate creations or as simple as a basket full of colorful leaves and berries. Forage through your own yard and gardens for the making of a holiday display. What nature doesnt supply can be easily found in grocery stores and nurseries, like roses and carnations in shades of orange and gold, russet sunflowers and spider mums and purple spikes of Liatris. Here are some suggestions to get your imagination going.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZSun Parasol Mandevilla. Gardening. Page 2.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZStart the growing season off right by filling your gardens with cool season flowers and vegetables. Some of spring blooming plants are hardier than we are and can be planted outdoors even before the threat of frost is past. Other cool weather crops may need a bit of coddling to begin with, but cool spring weather is when they shine, so don’t miss out by waiting too long to plant them.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZIf you always have plants sitting by the driveway, waiting to be planted, you really need a nursery bed. Here are some ideas for it.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPotted Hyacinth Line the Entryway. Page 5.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZPhot of Sambucus Black Lace.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGarden Statuary. Gardening. Page 5.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZThe Cascade Gardens™ Adjustable Height Trellis is an innovative idea that lets you decide how tall your trellis should be. A trellis that fits anywhere and adjusts to the height you need.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZSummer squash should be in every home garden. Summer squash grows easily, tastes best freshly picked and comes in varieties from acorn to zucchini. The only trick to growing great summer squash is choosing the right varieties. If you love zucchini, there are dozens to try. But summer squash doesnt stop at zucchini. This profile of summer squash should convince you to try a few vines in your home garden.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZColorful Garden Corner. Gardening. Page 26.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZBlack Swallowtail Butterfly on Butterfly Weed. Page 4.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZBearded Iris. Gardening. Page 4.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGarden photos of Shahzad Ahmed's Islamabad garden.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZSuccession planting beans in the vegetable garden. Page 8.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZAt the Biltmore Estate, the house gets most of the attention. The job of designing gardens to complement this masterpiece was given to Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American Landscape Architecture. Obviously most of us could never try and replicate gardens on the scale of the Biltmore Estate. However there is much to be learned from studying the variety and selection and the way Olmsted incorporated them into the naturalistic landscape of a very formal estate.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZThe water gardens featured here are each very personal to the gardener who designed them. Most people say their biggest mistake is not making their water garden large enough. These photos show how elaborate or intimate a water garden can be and still be inviting and satisfying to the gardener. I hope they'll provide you with some inspiration for designing your own water garden.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZSnow Covered Garden Shed. Gardening. Page 16.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZMany spring flowering bulbs can be forced into bloom during the winter, but most will need a period of cold temperatures to stimulate growth and flower production. This period of precooling varies with the type of bulb, as shown on the Prechilling Chart.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGardening gloves are a very personal choice. Some gardeners can't work with them, others have several favorite pairs for different garden jobs. Here'a pair of gardening gloves that bridge the season, protecting your hands from the cold as well as some of the rougher jobs in the garden.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZGarden books often make recommendations of particular plant cultivars. Are these special plants?
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZAjuga is a fast growing groundcover that can take over, if you're not careful. However, when it is in bloom in the spring, there's nothing to top it. If you have the space to let it roam, it's well worth growing. Page 2.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZCactus Garden in Winter Snow. Gardening. Page 2.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZThe popular home and garden pesticide diazinon will no longer be available for sale. Diazinon has been one of the most widely used pesticides by home gardeners. It was also particularly popular as a grub control for lawn care. Diazinons use on lawns was shown to be a high risk for birds. Certain doses can also cause symptoms such as nausea, headaches, vomiting, and weakness in humans.
2017-02-25T11:49:18ZFor gardeners who wear gloves, there is no perfect pair. There are gloves for wet work, gloves for abrasive work, gloves for delicate work... But we all have our favorites. I'm still quite partial to Foxgloves, myself. I am also grateful for my heavy-weight gloves every spring and fall. But I've been trying more of the wonder fabrics coming on the market. Here are 4 gloves recommended by me and some of my fellow gardeners.