Category : Gardening : Home & Garden

Andromeda Propagation

Gardening
Andromeda or bog rosemary has a very similar appearance to the culinary rosemary bush, but the needles are shorter and grayish green and the entire bush is stubbier. As the name would suggest, bog rosemary is a plant suited for soggy areas. It is found in its native habitat near peat bogs and thrive

How to Make Large Pots

Gardening
Creating large pots for outdoor plants allows you more creative freedom than purchasing premade pots. Making your own pots is also cheaper, as the larger the pot, the more expensive it often is. Hypertufa is a mixture made from concrete and organic matter. Pots made from hypertufa are strong, attrac

Datura Inoxia Description

Gardening
Datura inoxia is technically considered a pan-tropical weed but this plant is commonly used as an ornamental plant in landscapes throughout the United States. Although beautiful, this plant does emit a unpleasant smell much like that of stale popcorn, which should be taken into consideration when ch

How to Pick Basil Leaves

Gardening
Like other kitchen herbs, basil is well suited to growing in containers or a kitchen herb garden. By growing basil at home, cooking and gardening enthusiasts have fresh basil on hand throughout the summer to use in favorite, family dishes. Picking basil leaves regularly encourages the plants to cont

How to Troubleshoot Garden Plants

Gardening
Experienced gardeners have a way of making gardening look easy, producing vigorous plants with lush green foliage and an abundance of fruit. But new gardeners will tell you that the ease of gardening is simply an illusion. Growing fresh fruits and vegetables in the home garden requires routine care

White Orchids

Gardening
Orchids get their name from the Greek word "orchis", which means testicle. Orchids have over 17000 species and come in variety of pure colors and combinations. White is the color associated with purity, virtue, and innocence. Hence, white adds a hint of elegance and glam to the orchid flow

Flower Power

Gardening
Ah...Spring. After months of cold weather, of course you think of flowers when spring arrives. I will cover many different angles of the beautiful flowers of Spring, including; edible flowers, toxic flowers, flower recipes, tips on how to care for them, and rose colors...what do they say?

Structure of the Potato

Gardening
Understanding how a potato is made - or structured - is not only interesting, but it also explains how we are able to reproduce potato plants from the tubers themselves. While true potato seed comes from the berries that form in the foliage of potato plants, this type of seed forms fewer and smaller

DIY Patio Garden

Gardening
You can grow a garden if you have a patio area connected to your property. Even if the patio area is entirely paved, you can use planters to create a container garden and grow a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers. Look for garden planters at a local hardware store or nursery. The employees wor

The Best Tree Trimming Saws

Gardening
Chain saws are best for larger limbs and tree removal.Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesThere is no single tree trimming saw that is perfect for every situation. The type of saw you need depends on several factors, including the size of the branches to be cut and the height of the...