About Hummingbirds and How to Attract Them to Your Garden

Visualize watching a bright green hummingbird in your garden moving from flower to flower in search of the tasty nectar within. These beautiful and tiny birds weigh about 2 to 20 grams and are found in a wide variety of environments from the high Andes to lowlands, and from dry... Read More

External vs. Submersible Pumps. Which One Should You Use?

For many people, it's never been a question of whether to use a submersible pump vs. an external pump because most people have smaller ponds and are used to just using a submersible pump. They're easy to install, and are pretty reliable - so why even consider an external pump?There... Read More

How to Care for Your Outdoor Water Fountains

Garden lovers around the world love putting fountains among their flowers, plants, bushes and shrubs. And with the Christmas season upon us in the U.S., many garden lovers may get their very first fountain as a gift this year.Fountains make wonderful gifts year round. They're beautiful to look at, and... Read More

The Incredible Daylily

Some people have referred to daylilies as the poor man's orchid. Indeed, daylilies, like orchids, are a beauty to behold. Daylilies are no longer just the muted yellow and orange plants grown in road ditches. They come in every color from white to deep purple (almost black) and in a... Read More

Orchid Care - What The Leaves Tell Us

Orchid Care Leaves Tell Us About Orchid HealthOver the past 20 years the orchid supply has become almost limitless. All in all orchid care leaves is becoming more important to all the orchid lovers. The leaves can also give very important information about the orchid plant.Orchid care leaves can help... Read More

Make The Most From Your Vegetable Garden

All your hard work has paid off, and now you are presented with a dilemma, too many vegetables! After sharing your wealth with friends, family, co-workers, neighbors and anyone that happens to come to visit, there are alternative options of what you can do with your extensive supply of tomatoes,... Read More

The Importance of Garden Decor

The Quest for SignificancePeople are looking for ways to add significance, peace of mind, a quality experience, and an escape from the "rat-race" in their lives. Stated differently, people want to add depth and meaning to their lives. One way to accomplish this, it is asserted, is to make or... Read More

Companion Planting

If you look closely at the natural landscape, you'll never see a large area populated by a single species. Why then would it make sense to plant a single crop in a field or in a section of your garden? It doesn't. Companion planting makes a lot of sense.Single crops... Read More

7 Factors Needed for a Compost Pile

Compost, made from decomposed grass clippings, leaves, twigs, and branches, becomes a dark, crumbly mixture of organic matter.Learn how composting works. Even a newbie to composting can make good quality compost. It can be compared to cooking as art or part science. The following 7 factors will help you master... Read More

Flower Meanings & History of Flowers

The charming and delicate beauty of flowers has fascinated people of all nations and backgrounds for centuries. Flowers have been bred and cultivated for their decorative beauty as well as their ability to heal diseases. Flowers are the subject of poems and myths, and religious symbols are associated with flowers... Read More

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Planting Roses in Pots

In years past, serious rosarians would never consider having a... Read More

Gardening--Fun and Frugal!

Whether you are an avid vegetable gardener, a beginning herb... Read More

Landscape Wallpaper

Landscape wallpaper can be a great addition to your computer's... Read More

Choosing the Perfect Landscape Painting

Landscape paintings are a beautiful way to spruce up the... Read More

How to Create a Zen Garden

When you hear the term "Zen Garden" the picture conjured... Read More

Pest Control Tips for Maintaining Your Greenhouse

Greenhouses provide a warm, humid atmosphere and are home to... Read More

Grow the BEST Tasting Tomatoes

Tired of tomatoes that are rock hard and taste like... Read More

Lawn Moles and Proper Lawn Care

Are your making mountains out of your molehills? Although lawn... Read More

All about Tulip Gardens

As the curtain of winter lifts, tulips are one of... Read More

Gardening For Birds

What a cruel trick the weather is playing on us.WE... Read More

Fun, Funky Garden Plants

I have a love for funky, fun and unique garden... Read More

Cast Aluminum Furniture

In days gone by, outdoor furniture was cast from iron.... Read More

What is the Right Plant and Where Do I Put It?

Know if your plants are disease-susceptible. Your choice of plants... Read More

Low Maintenance Teak Furniture

In all likelihood you have heard of teak furniture and... Read More

Wild Flower Garden - Plan to Plant

In the previous article I discussed design for your new... Read More

Gardeners Gift Ideas

Plant lovers and backyard enthusiasts are special people who will... Read More

The Benefits of Using Landscape Software

If you enjoy making your yard as beautiful as it... Read More

Safety On Lawn Tractors

Every gardener riding a lawn tractor should be concerned about... Read More

Canopy Swings - Escape the Weather with One

Do you love to sit outdoors and swing for hours... Read More

Butterfly House in the Flower Garden

Whenever you decide to look for a butterfly house for... Read More

Orchid Care - What The Root Tells Us

Orchid Care Part 4 Diseases of the RootsOur final part... Read More

Organic Hydroponics - Simplified

These days, it's easy to get lost in the wealth... Read More

Wooden You Like to Know? A Primer to Wood Outdoor Furnishings

To many people, wood is the quintessential building material for... Read More

Edible Flowers in Your Garden

Flowers can be an integral part of cooking. While most... Read More

5 Simple Steps to Care For Your Push Reel Mower

Though most Push Reel Mowers made today are durable, they... Read More

Gardening for Kids

Children are continually bombarded with advertising for fast food and... Read More

Overwintering Pond Fish

The metabolism of koi and goldfish is controlled primarily by... Read More

Choosing the Proper Pond Pump

Whether you have a preformed or a liner pond, a... Read More

Colour in the Garden

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

Working with Landscape Contractors

Having a beautiful and functional landscape is every homeowners dream.... Read More

Learn All About Feng Shui Money Trees

A feng shui money tree is an indoor plant used... Read More

You Cant Beat Perennials For Glorious Color All Season Long

When you start gardening with perennials, it's easy to think... Read More

Commercial and Residential Flagpoles

The world's tallest unsupported flagpole is located in Amman, Jordan.... Read More