June in the garden and the season is in full swing. Even in the smallest garden there is plenty to do at this time of year. From transplanting seedlings you have raised in the greenhouse to cutting back early...
  Cactus Description There are thousands of Cactus species all over the world, with different types of stems. Their flowers are very gay colored, appreciated mostly for their short existence. Most of the Cactuses are thorny plants, no water lover, but being...
It may be hard to believe, but all the signs are there: The neighborhood children are back in school, dusk arrives a little earlier each day, and it is too cool to leave the house at night without a...
Planting lavender is a great way to start off the spring gardening season. A little effort now will pay off for years to come as this low maintenance perennial yields its aromatic and useful blossoms. Purchase a plant from...
June is the month when the summer season really gets underway. Many of the vegetables you have grown from seed can now be planted out. The first potatoes are almost ready to lift and the herb garden is bursting...
Glowing with colour, radiating with fragrant scents and buzzing with nature, it's no wonder our gardens are such a focal point of the backyard once spring arrives. Although it may be too early to start gardening, now's the perfect...
The bulbs are in the ground and your seedlings are sprouting. What's next for "green-thumbers?" Summer repotting season, of course! "Summer is a great time of year to repot house plants," says Bob Gillingham, president of Plant Stand Inc. and...
July is the month when you can really start to enjoy the fruits of your labor in the vegetable garden. Many crops are ready to harvest including potatoes, salad crops, beans and peas. However, in-between the joyous task of...
Summer is in full swing, and the weather just keeps getting hotter. Not all plants can thrive or even survive in this climate, so it is important that you carefully consider which ones you choose to include in your...
With June almost over, now is the time to prepare for the gardening tasks which face us this summer - and whilst you may think a lot of the hard work in terms of planting and preparation has already...