Category Archives: Garden Ideas

Christmas Berry – Info and Care

What makes Christmas berry a great plant is how it flowers during summer and then produces the berries, making it a lively and attractive shrub. It's a slow grower and fairly easy to grow, with the right attention and care. Christmas Berry Description The Christmas berry is a shrub that grows with a single stem…
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How to Care for the Scarlet Star – Guzmania Lingulata

Guzmania is a popular genus of bromeliad. Their colorful flower bracts can be found in shopping malls, conservatories and many other plantscapes as well as kitchen tables and office desks. While they are a popular in public indoor spaces they grow naturally from Florida to Brazil and are particularly common in Costa Rica and Columbia.…
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11 of the World’s Deadliest Plants

Be careful what you touch, and what you eat. Some vegetation can snuff out your life as surely as a venomous snake. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of poisonous plants in the world, and some of them are deadly. Here are 11 of the world's deadliest plants. We run down the chemicals, toxins, and…
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Aquaponics: How to Grow Your Own Food in Water

Aquaponics: How to Grow Your Own Food in Water Just because you live in an urban setting without adequate yard space, or in an especially cold or inhospitable climate, doesn’t mean that you can’t maintain a delicious selection of fresh fruits and vegetables year round. By setting up a proper aquaponic growing system, you can…
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How To Multiply & Extend Your Poinsettia

Poinsettia, these colorful plant, so fitting in holiday home decorations, sometimes become a problem after Christmas when blooming ends and many times they are thrown out. If you love filling your home with Poinsettia during the holiday season, here’s how you can get another blooming season from them. It’s not a particularly long-lived houseplant but…
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Plant that you never need to water – Pikaplant Jar

Amsterdam-based design label Pikaplant has long been on a mission to deliver the abundant benefits of plants to those without a green thumb. They previously designed a steel shelf topped with a glass resevoir for low-maintenence plant keeping. Now, their new project—’pikaplant jar’—mimics nature to create a stand-alone plant that you never need to water.…
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Horizontal Fence Panels: Modern Garden Design Ideas

Horizontal fence panels offer an incredible look and modern style that will provide both the privacy for your backyard and great visual aesthetics. A simple definition of a garden fence constructed with horizontal fence panels is that these are horizontal boards “sandwiched” between vertical stringers. Fence panels are offered in a variety of materials, different…
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Moth Orchid – Care Tips, Propagating & More

The Moth Orchid, Phalaenopsis or Phal's are very well known house plants and easily recognised today and have arguably done more to raise the popularity of orchids in general than any other genus. Around 20 years ago Moth Orchids (along with other) were admired but considered only suitable for those with conservatories and wealth, such…
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Next Spring Grow Your Tomatoes in Hanging Baskets

Learn growing tomatoes in hanging basket if you have a balcony garden, this way they’ll not take much space. Juicy, plump, small, big, round and colorful tomatoes are one of the most favorite crops, whether you have a garden or not you can grow tomatoes in hanging baskets. Tomatoes require lot of space to grow and…
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Inspiring Retaining Walls Ideas

Retaining walls are structures designed to restrain soil to unnatural slopes. They are used to bound soils between two different elevations often in areas of terrain possessing undesirable slopes or in areas where the landscape needs to be shaped severely and engineered for more specific purposes like hillside farming or roadway overpasses. Retaining walls are…
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Growing Fruits in Containers

Tips for Growing Fruits in Containers If you have poor soil, limited time or a small space for fruit gardening, limited mobility, or want to garden creatively or on patios, then you should consider growing fruits in containers. Half-high blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, dwarf fruit trees, and even grapes can be grown in containers. All grow…
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Herbs in Pots

Herbs in Pots An herb garden is a wonderful thing. Having a potted herb garden that you can harvest year round is a chef’s dream come true! Herb gardening in containers is relatively easy and most varieties can be grown successfully on a windowsill, a patio or a balcony. Read on to find out how……
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When to Plant Trees?

When is the best time to plant trees purchased from the nursery? This question has both a long and a short answer, and specifically concerns areas that experience cold winters; if you live in an area with a moderate climate, then essentially any time of year except summer is a good time for planting (the…
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Paving Bricks – For Heavy Foot Traffic Area

Paving bricks can easily be misunderstood by the novice. The information that follows serves as a brief introduction, explaining what they are, how to buy them and why they make such a good building material. What Are Paving Bricks? Paving bricks are the type that is manufactured to be laid flat on the ground. They…
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10 Most Beautiful And Rarest Flowers In The World

Flowers are one of the most beautiful gifts that we got from nature. There are more than 270000 types of flowers are in the world. Some flowers only bloom in specific seasons or even after decades. The flowers that are endemic to remote parts of the world also remain undiscovered. Here the list of 10 rarest…
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Umbrella Plant (Schefflera Arboricola)

Umbrella Plant or Tree - growing tips The Umbrella Plant is also known as the Dwarf umbrella tree. Schefflera Arboricola is the scientific name. Grown indoors the Schefflera Arboricola can be kept to a manageable size of 4 - 8ft tall, and the good news is they respond well to basic indoor conditions. Description The…
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