Over the past few years the latest sensation in growing roses is the Knock Out Family of Roses. More recently the same breeders introduced the Drift Family of miniature roses -the newest rose and ideal for small gardens. These beautiful roses are tough, disease resistant, winter hardy, and basically maintenance-free. ...
August 5, 2017Diana
A lot of people, myself included, are growing our own vegetables to beat the credit crunch. And why not? Planting a few seeds in containers, in your backyard or in your garden will yield delicious, organic vegetables - and can save money, too! Growing organic vegetables is easier than you ...
August 1, 2017Diana
The mild winters common to Mediterranean climates means that pruning woody plants in general, and roses in particular, ought to be carried out differently than in cold, temperate climates. This includes both when and how to prune roses bushes.The reasons for pruning are the same however, irrespective of the climate. ...
July 28, 2017Diana
Vegetable production is not only applicable in the countryside or in the gardens but can be grown now within the heart of the city or just in your home even with only a limited space. If your home has an area with ample sunlight - a ...
July 24, 2017Diana
Two Fluorescent Grow Lights On the MarketIn the search for indoor fluorescent growing lights, you may have heard that T8 fluorescent lamps are more efficient than standard T12. You may have also heard buzz about the other new fluorescent growing lights, the T5 High Output (HO). So what are the ...
July 20, 2017Diana
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 ...
July 16, 2017Diana
Something that's been buzzing in the growing community is the idea of growing your beautiful plants indoors using a process called: Hydroponics. Now, Hydroponics is something that's no good for those of you who garden specifically to get outside in the dirt and dig around in the manure, but for ...
July 12, 2017Diana
Do you have a deck that is so hot in the summer everything you plant out there dies of heat stroke? Nothing is more disappointing than watching your plants shrivel up and die during a summer heat wave. You can avoid the pain and disappointment of dead plants by buying ...
July 8, 2017Diana
Not everybody is lucky to have a yard at the back or a big garden. But it is heartening to know that with the help of container vegetable gardens, garden enthusiasts have the option of growing vegetables at their own sweet will. The box vegetable garden is a gift for ...
July 4, 2017Diana
Organic gardening is much more then just avoiding the use of chemicals on your garden. For many people it is an outlook on living using nature's laws to grow their fruits, vegetables, and other plants naturally. This is usually a personal choice made in light of much research done into ...
June 30, 2017Diana