Flowers Moss And Salt And Pepper

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When I was a young apprentice oasis foam was a new idea and the traditional method of using sphagnum moss and wire fro funeral tributes was used. As a trainee part of the day was spent mossing which meant attaching the moss with twine or wire to metal frames there were the standard wreath hearts […]


How To Promote Your Gardening Website

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Are you thinking of promoting your gardening website online? This could actually pose a little bit of a problem to you. Let’s face it. On the internet, searching for gardening websites could yield hundreds, or even thousands of results in just one click. Therefore, the possibility of people visiting your website is one in a […]


Modern Gardening Equipment

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The types and quality of equipment you use to take care of your plants not only have an effect on your plants’ health, but your own as well. Defective tools could cause damage to your plants, but it is worse if they are so uncomfortable to use that they give you blisters or a bad […]


A Take On Grasses Appreciating The Lowly But Important Garden Element

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When the subject of gardens and landscaping is brought to a conversation, the first things that pop into people’s minds are trees, shrubs, flowers. Rarely do people take notice of something very significant and crucial for the beauty of most landscapes – grasses. Humans step on them, children play on them, dogs roll over them, […]


Care And Repair Of Garden Tools

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Knowing how to properly use and maintain garden tools will increase their life, help prevent personal injury, and increase your gardening enjoyment. For example, properly uncoiling a hose will prevent you from tripping or catching your foot in the coil. The points of an upturned rake can inflict painful and sometimes serious puncture wounds when […]


The Art Of Landscaping Your Garden

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Landscaping is the one gardening endeavor that can consume lots and lots of your time and energy. If you are thinking of tackling it on a grand scale, you will need some major preparation. If you were to consider hiring a professional landscaper, you would most probably find that the costs would be quite horrendous. […]


The Gardens At Hampton Court

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There was no abrupt transition from the style of the Middle Ages to that of the Renaissance in English gardens. Many Gothic features were long retained, of which remnants are still in evidence: the carved stonework, the conduits, the walks, and arbors. Trelliswork, as used to surround the beds, remained in fashion with slight variations […]


Flowers For U

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There are many times when flowers are the perfect gift. There are specific occasions when flowers add just the right touch. Flowers are also used for decorating at weddings, receptions and parties. Who doesn’t like to receive flowers? Unless you have an allergy, flowers are one of the favorite gifts to give and receive. There […]


Orchids How To Keep Them Alive

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My mother has recently taken up orchid care and, being the curious sort of person that I am, I was interested to learn what makes them ‘special’. What makes them a plant apart from the normal houseplants grown at home and why do they appear to be a challenge to the green-fingered? My mum has […]


Tips On Dealing With Slugs And Snails In The Garden

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One of the most common problems faced by gardeners is the one of slugs and snails. Even experienced gardeners tear their collective hair out at the destruction these creatures can cause. So I thought I would give you a few tried and tested tips, and some others perhaps not so well known, to help you […]


Grow Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden

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Organic systems recognize that our health is directly connected to the health of the food we eat and, ultimately, the health of the soil. Here are some of the main features of organic growing: – Organic growing severely restricts the use of artificial chemical fertilizers and pesticides. – Instead, organic growers rely on developing a […]


History Of Pomegranates Punica Granatum

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Because of the many seeds found in pomegranate fruits, they were regarded as a symbol of fertility by the ancient cultures of Egypt, Greece, and Rome. The Greek writer, Homer, wrote about pomegranates growing at Syracuse, on the island of Sicily. The Bible of the Hebrews records many references to the pomegranate, and the image […]


Garden Gnomes Inspire Cult Following Worldwide

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Garden gnomes have inspired an enthusiastic and devoted cult following, both in the real world and in cyberspace. Perhaps nowhere is the garden gnome’s cult status more apparent than in North Devon, England at The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden. This unique attraction is fun for everyone, with a reserve where garden gnomes can run […]


Flower Cutting And Cultivation Tips

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Iris Varieties good for cutting are magnolias, the luxurious waxy flowers are all beautiful for cutting. M.denudata is one of my favorites, once established you will get a dense covering of natural white super fragrant flowers. Cultivation tips for magnolias, they need shelter from strong winds and like the sun, but can tolerate partial shade, […]


Maintaining Your Roses

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While it is true that you will spend more time on rose maintenance than most other plants, the care you give them during the growing season can be done easily while simply enjoying the blooms. Many people choose not to grow roses because they believe that they entail too much work. Following these simple steps […]


Sprucing Up Your Garden With Solar

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Fountains are a popular addition to most landscaped yards. Solar fountains give you the benefit of traditional fountains without running up your electrical bill every month. Sprucing Up Your Garden With Solar Mention solar power and people get an image of large, bulky solar panels on the roof of a home. This stereotypical view is […]


Palm Trees Uses And Locations

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Palm trees, scientifically known as Arecaceae or Palmae, are trees belonging to a family of monocot flowering plants. There are approximately 2,600 different species of palm trees, the majority of which are native to tropical or subtropical climates. Some well-known trees that belong to this group include coconut trees, rattan trees, and date palm trees. […]


Artificial Trees Advantages

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Choosing an artificial tree gives you a lot of advantages when compared with real trees: First of all, an artificial tree is a lot easier to maintain. It doesn’t need any water, fertilizer or sunlight – all it need is to be cleaned once in a while. An artificial tree does not need to be […]