Category Archives: Landscape Design

Getting Started in Container Gardening

Getting Started in Container Gardening
Getting Started in Container Gardening

Sometimes, the urge to garden might be stomped out by other circumstances,
such as living arrangements or space constrictions. If you live in an
apartment, you can’t really operate a full garden, just because you donít
really have a yard! I think that one of the best solutions for this
problem is to grow plants in containers. You can hang these, or just
arrange them on your patio, window sill or balcony. Just a few baskets or
pots, and your whole living area will look much classier and nicer.

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What Is Organic Vegetable Gardening

What Is Organic Vegetable Gardening
What Is Organic Vegetable Gardening

Vegetables should be part of everyone’s diet. If you donít want to spend a little bit more for those organically grown and sold in the supermarket, perhaps you should consider planting your own in the garden. It is very easy to do that even your kids can join in the fun.

Organic vegetable gardening is the in thing these days as people have realized that the use of fertilizers and pesticides do more harm than good. Yes it will make the vegetables bigger or enable the farmer to harvest them faster but the chemicals used in making this happen could be detrimental to the health of those who eat it.

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Using Vines to Decorate your Garden

Decorate your Garden
Decorate your Garden

A great way to decorate your garden is the use of vines. They are very low maintenance and look good on almost anything. If you’ve got a fence or separator that really stands out in the field of green that is your garden, then growing a vine over it can be a quick and aesthetically pleasing solution. However, there are many types of vines for different situations, whether you are trying to grow it up the side of a house, along the ground, or up a tree.

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Choosing an Indoor Houseplant

Choosing an Indoor Houseplant
Choosing an Indoor Houseplant

When you are choosing a house plant you need to go beyond the appearance of the plant
although that is a good place to start. If there is a certain kind of plant that you want to
have look into the care instructions first. Some plants need more care and others are best
left to an expert gardener as opposed to a novice one. If you fall into the latter category
of gardeners you will want plants that are easy to care for, are hardy, and have a low
maintenance schedule.

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An Indoor Garden for Children

An Indoor Garden for Children
An Indoor Garden for Children

If you have young children around an indoor garden is the perfect project to teach them
about nature. It is also an avenue to teach children about the responsibility needed to care
for something on an ongoing basis. Simple is best, even for older children and as they
prove themselves and their garden thrives they can expand the plants that they grow.

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