Gardens

  • Container Gardening For Small Spaces
    Egyptian tomb paintings dating from 1500BC illustrate lotus ponds surrounded by rows of palms and acacias. The Persians, Greeks and Romans cultivated spectacular gardens. Growing things, whether for c....
  • Tropical Hibiscus Flowers - How To Care For Them
    One of the most beautiful flowers in the world belongs to the Malvaceae family, it is the Tropical Hibiscus. Similar flowers in relation to the hibiscus are the “hardy hibiscus”, the “Confederat....
  • Rubbermaid Storage Sheds
    If your garage is overflowing with garden tools, sports equipment, or other outdoor equipment, it may be time to install a storage shed. There are many options available, from wood or metal to plastic....
  • Hosta Plants
    Hardy plants that originated in the Far East, hostas thrive in the United States today in USDA zones three through nine. In lay terms this means between the Canadian border and northern Florida. Of th....
  • How To Build A Garden Shed
    The most important part of building a garden shed is the preparation that goes on before you saw a single piece of wood or unwrap your shed kit. It may not seem as fun as picking out a paint color or ....
  • Spring Flowers
    Once you catch site of the two earliest harbingers of spring, robin and forsythia, thoughts of daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, and crocuses follow quickly. But you're scarcely limited to that in plannin....
  • Growing Garlic
    Garlic isn't often the first thing beginning gardeners think of when planning a home garden. "Why bother?" they may think. "Garlic is cheap in the stores, and it all tastes the same." Experienced g....
  • Deck Lighting
    Deck lighting is an important part of your overall landscaping scheme. What's the use of all your hard work if you can't see the end result after nightfall? Besides, a well-lit deck has an ambience of....
  • Wholesale Artificial Palm Trees
    Artificial is No Longer Taboo!A few years back, artificial plants were the domain of those who, let's say, maybe lacked a certain finesse in their homemaking skills. To be sure, anything green and art....
  • Square Foot Gardening
    Square foot gardening is a concept developed in the 1980s by Mel Bartholomew. Proponents of the system say that you can raise five times as many crops in the same space as a traditional garden. Trad....