Category Archives: Gardening

Butterfly House in The Flower Garden

Whenever you decide to look for a butterfly house for your flower garden, you first have to determine what it is you actually want. A search for butterfly houses will yield two different types. There is the type of butterfly house that contains butterflies and their nectar plants. These type of butterfly houses are actually...
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5 Tips For Planting Roses

When spring is on its way and the ground is soft, it is the perfect time for planting roses. Roses have been a very popular bloom over the years, not only do they look good, but they smell wonderful too. (more…)...
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Catch Orchid Fever

From corsages pinned to prom dresses to exotic specimens in greenhouses, orchids are the most glamorous flowering plants in the world, but few know just how easy orchids are to grow and how affordable they've become. (more…)...
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How to Grow Potatoes in a Barrel

I have been seriously considering whether or not I could effectively grow potatoes in the area I live in; due to the amount of clay in the soil. I referred one of my questions to someone who is quite knowledgeable about growing potatoes. I ended up having the information for a really great alternative for...
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The Rose: The Queen of Flowers Blossoms in Summer Arrangements

You can't help but notice that roses are blooming all over. During the summer months, this ever-popular flower, also known as "The Queen of Flowers," is at the height of blossoming. With almost 120 varieties available, roses are a classic favorite, ranking as the number one choice of almost 85 percent of flower buyers and...
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Gardening Using Trees and Shrubs with Scent in Mind

Trees and shrubs can have many different forms, for example many conifers are conical, pyramidal, or powerfully vertical. Some are prostrate and spreading. To some degree these are scented and everyone is familiar with the scent of pine, but it is only if you rub or brush against the tree, which can be a prickly...
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