The Garden As Healer

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The word for ‘paradise’ comes from the Persian word for a garden and has always meant the same thing in every culture. It is representative of ‘paradise on earth’ and is our opportunity to own a little bit of heaven – here and now. It has a restorative significance as a healer when we understand […]


The Basics Of Building Your Own Greenhouse

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Building a greenhouse is easier than you may think. You can choose different designs and sizes that you would like to build. A greenhouse will give you comfort whenever you visit your plants, vegetables, flowers, or orchids. It also provides the needed sunlight and humidity for these plants. You may relax and enjoy it every […]


Identification Of Good Quality Gardening Supplies

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Congratulations! At last you have decided to have a nice garden for your biggest house. Now the big question is how to choose gardening supplies, which are useful for your garden at nominal price but with good quality. Identifying proper gardening supplies is an important thing for a garden lover like you. Do you know […]


How To Care Garden Tractor Tires

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Garden Tractor Tires Require Good Care The following article describes the garden tractor tires, constructional features, maintenance, and care instructions specifically for garden tractor tires. It also discusses the storage of garden tractor during winter months when the tractors are not being used. Garden Tractor Tire Design You would have noted that the garden tractor […]


Swinging Your Way To Paradise In A Hammock

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Everyone loves the idea of a hammock, why wouldn’t they? It’s a supportive, comfortable pouch placed directly in the sun with the aim to help you sit back, relax and have a snooze. The hammock is recorded as being used as early as the 15th century and was developed around the time that Christopher Columbus […]


Transplanting Tips

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Early spring is a great time for transplanting trees and shrubs, but you must do so before they wake up. Transplanting a plant is a very traumatic experience for the plant if it is awake. It’s like doing surgery on a person while they are awake. Dormancy starts in the fall as soon as you […]


History Of Olive Trees

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Olive trees, ‘Olea europaea,’ are the oldest fruit trees and certainly are one of the most important fruit trees in history. Olive tree culture has been closely connected to the rise and fall of Mediterranean empires and other advanced civilizations throughout the ages. Because olive trees offered wealth and future food supplies to established civilizations, […]


Garden Fountains

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Garden fountains add a special touch to any environment. They’re beautiful to look at and listening to the sounds of gently splashing water is a great way to push aside your worries of the day. And believe it or not, garden fountains are one of the easiest and most affordable ways to transform any space […]


5 Quick Gardening Tips To Save You Money

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It’s easy to spend a fortune every year creating a beautiful yard. These five tips can help save you money in both this, and future gardening seasons. 1. Plan your vegetable garden according to what your neighbors are planting so you can share your vegetables when they’re ready for eating. Often I’ve had too many […]


All About Foliar Feeding African Violets

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What is Foliar Feeding? Foliar feeding the application of fertilizer to the leaves of plants rather than to the roots. Foliar feeding can be a powerful stimulant to plant growth as leaves take up to 95% of the nutrients in the fertilizer. Root feeding takes up much less. Why Foliar Feed? There are many instances […]


Green Grass Cutting Reel Lawnmowers

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Many of today’s new homeowners are looking for environmentally friendly solutions to yard maintenance. Reel lawnmowers are not a new idea, but they are gaining in popularity. Environmentally conscious homeowners are giving up their self-propelled, petroleum powered mowers for the old fashioned, muscle powered versions in record numbers. Reel lawnmowers differ from typical lawnmowers in […]


History Of The Guava

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The early Spanish explorers of the 1500’s found Strawberry Guava, ‘Acca sellowiana O.,’ growing as a native tree in America, where they were firmly established from Mexico southward to Peru. History records that Seminole Indians were growing guava trees in Northern Florida in 1816. Strawberry Guava, ‘Acca sellowiana O.,’ can grow into trees 25 feet […]


British Gardens During The Roman Years

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To get a good picture of Romano-British gardens of antiquity, we must consider their prototypes in Italy. Horticulture in primitive Italy, as in other countries, was at its beginning merely intended for practical purposes. Gradually the Latin word hortus, applied in the days of republican simplicity to a field of vegetables, was stretched, at the […]


Chives Allium Schoenoprasum

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Known as common garden chives, Allium schoenoprasum, can be grown indoors and out. Chives are rich in vitamins A and C, potassium, and calcium. They are grown for the flavour of their leaves, which is reminiscent of onion, although much milder. Both the stems and light purple flowers are used in cooking and the snipped […]


Online Gardening Catalogues At Your Disposal

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Are you searching for gardening catalogues? What kind of gardening and plants do you prefer to read about? There is a wide selection available online. Here are a few websites that offer gardening catalogues. Check out the URL to see if they are free or not. 1. www.jacksonsnurseries.co.uk Along with nursery facilities, Jackson Nurseries offer […]


What Organic Really Means

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The word “organic” may appear on packages of meat, cartons of milk or eggs, cheese and other single-ingredient foods. Certified organic requires the rejection of synthetic agrochemicals, irradiation and genetically engineered foods or ingredients. Literally, of course, the term is a redundancy: all food is composed of organic chemicals (complex chemicals containing carbon). Any materials […]


Battery Powered Chainsaws

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Battery powered chainsaws are fairly rare in the United States, but if you are interested in a battery powered chainsaw you can find them. It may take some digging to do. There is one brand currently being offered that claims a single chain blade can cut 4,000 pieces of PVC pipe with only a small […]


Selecting The Right Bonsai Pots Is Very Important

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As with all types of plant pots, Bonsai pots are available in a huge array of sizes, shapes and colours but making sure you select the correct pot for your Bonsai tree can make the difference between a good looking Bonsai and an incredible looking Bonsai. Be warned, though, the pot you pick can have […]


Preparing The Garden For Winter

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Are you like me? Sad to see the summer end but at the same time relieved that there is one less task to tend to. Weeding, watering, pruning, and more weeding is over for this year and with a few more chores the outdoor gardening year draws to a close. Most of what needs to […]


6 Easy Tips On How To Care For Your Plants

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Many people worry a lot when it comes to caring for their plants. When talking about house plants, there is no need to worry. There are just a few things you need to consider. 1. Watering A watering can is a must-have in every garden. It is recommended that you purchase the one with a […]