Teak Furniture - A Cut Above The Rest

As you shop around for outdoor furniture, you will notice that much of the higher quality pieces are made from teak wood, and for good reason. Teak furniture is not just sturdy and durable, but also very beautiful with rich warm tones. Manufacturers obtain their wood from different countries but... Read More

Safety On Lawn Tractors

Every gardener riding a lawn tractor should be concerned about safety. But, most homeowners don't take much time thinking on how risky can be driving lawn tractors. It is obvious the indestructible feelings that you feel when driving a large lawn tractor. You are there, sitting on top of a... Read More

5 Most Popular Flowers for Your Garden

When planting a garden there are many questions which you must ask yourself before you begin. Where are you going to plant it, do you have the garden equipment to do so and how big do you want your garden to be? When do flowers bloom and what are their... Read More

Storm Damage and Mature Tree Pruning

One winter evening I was working on the computer when the power went out. The freezing rain that had been forecast must have been the culprit. It was getting late so I went to bed figuring we would have power again by morning.Thunder and lightning woke me a couple times,... Read More

Tranquility in Your Own Back Yard

A garden fountain can add beauty and serenity to you yard or garden. It's long been known that running water can aid in relaxation. The addition of a water fountain can not only add a stunning center piece to you landscape design but also improve your overall experience of relaxation.However,... Read More

Choosing the Perfect Landscape Painting

Landscape paintings are a beautiful way to spruce up the decor of your home. Although you can buy cheap reproduced paintings, you may want to consider purchasing an original from an artist to reduce the risk of a friend obtaining the same one. You can even buy one from an... Read More

Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan

To design a wild flower garden, you do not need to be a specialist or an artist, you just need to be observant and let your creative juices flow. Look around you, what is unique about your surroundings? Do you wish to enhance or compliment these things. Will your new... Read More

Fertilizers - What you Need to Feed Your Lawn

Just like humans need food, water and shelter to survive, lawns depend on certain elements to live, sixteen to be exact. Most of these elements are already found naturally in the environment, but several others need to be added to your lawn. Adding fertilizer with these three elements, nitrogen, potassium... Read More

Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips

To keep wood garden sheds, arbors, or trellises looking their best, consider using a wood finishing product such as sealer, stain, or outdoor paint. Wood finishing protects exposed wood from sun, water, insect, and fungal damage.Here's a list of some common wood finishing products:Wood Sealer: Wood sealer blocks the pores... Read More

A Look at Fall Flower Bulbs

Most people would think of fall as a season when trees are changing colors and dying. For many, the autumn leaves are our last dance with color before the dark, gray winter sets in. It doesn't have to be that way, though. Fall flowers can offer a splash of rebirth... Read More

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Garden Room Boundaries

The areas of your landscape can be divided into several... Read More

Patio Design and Patio Furniture - The Use of Focal Points

A focal point is an important design element; it is... Read More

Colour in the Garden

Colour affects our emotions, moods, physical, and spiritual well-being. It... Read More

Planting Bare Root Roses

Before planting, the plants must be prepared. The following suggestions... Read More

Wooden Greenhouses

An important addition to any British back garden, the greenhouse... Read More

The Truth About Tulips

Roses may be beautiful but Tulips are magnificent. The huge... Read More

Gardening - An Expression

Give the same plants to several people, you will see... Read More

Garden Room Boundaries...

The areas of your landscape can be divided into several... Read More

Mix Perennials into Your Garden for Staying Power

Perennial plants and flowers stay around for more than just... Read More

Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 4) Environment

THE BASICS OF HYDROPONICS.The Success or Failure of Your Plants... Read More

Oregano: Joy of the Mountain

Known as "joy of the mountain," Origanum vulgare is commonly... Read More

Garden Sheds - More Than Just Storage

You may already have a garage or shed in your... Read More

Invite Spring Early - Grow in Your Basement

Now's the time to get ready to grow your own... Read More

Backyard Ponds

Backyard ponds are a great source of fun and enjoyment.... Read More

Plan Before Buying Rose Bushes

So, you have decided to plant rose bushes in your... Read More

How To Choose Water Garden Plants

So. The water garden bug has bitten. You've dug and... Read More

The Ivy League

Parthenocissus tricuspidata is commonly known as Boston Ivy, Cottage Ivy,... Read More

Kirengeshoma palmata

Kirengeshoma palmata Sometimes known as yellow waxbells, Kirengeshoma palmata... Read More

The Perfect Garden Sundial

Is it possible for a garden sundial to tell perfect... Read More

How to Grow Sweet Corn

Purchased corn, whether on the cob or in a can... Read More

Rose Meanings Explained

Roses are the traditional gift given on Valentines Day, but... Read More

Planning Permission Tips UK - Landscaping Schemes - Do They Add Value-Is It The Chicken Or The Egg?

Have you noticed how everything looks great at the moment... Read More

How to Grow Chocolate Cosmos

Chocolate cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguinea) is both nose and eye candy... Read More

Fountains of Refreshment

When hot, sticky days hit, try to use all your... Read More

The Hosta ? A Shade Loving Perennial

My first introductions to Hostas were four small green and... Read More

Hummingbird Nesting Facts

Every spring the United States and Canada are blessed with... Read More

Summer Pond Tips

Low Oxygen levels Kill FishUse an oxygen tester and air... Read More

Tips For Successful Backyard Grape Growing

Growing grapes in the backyard or garden can be a... Read More

Gift Ideas for Bird Lovers

Some of the best gifts you can give to a... Read More

Preparing The Garden For Winter

Are you like me? Sad to see the summer end... Read More

Earthworm Friends in the Garden

Earthworms are a gardener's best friend.Research has shown that earthworm... Read More

The Care of Cattleya Orchids

Cattleya Care: a bit more in-depth.This month we are going... Read More

My Spring Bulbs Wont Bloom - Why?

You can hear the wailing from here. "Why aren't my... Read More