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....
  • Plastic Garden Sheds
    Gardening is a great way to get back to nature--cultivating the soil, planting flowers, and perhaps growing a few good things to eat. But it's tough to get "back to nature" if you have to travel back ....
  • Dwarf Shrubs
    Most of us tend to think of shrubs as convenient and compact bushes or ornamental trees for the garden. And that they are, but shrubs for the most part will grow fairly extensively. Three hundred year....
  • Plastic Sheds
    Who out there wouldn't appreciate a little extra space? It always seems like the garage is a little too small or the basement is too damp or inconvenient to store things. People who are avid hobbyists....
  • Oak Leaf Hydrangeas
    Boasting both summer blooms and colorful autumn foliage, the oak leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) is a spectacular addition to any garden. These plants at maturity grow, depending on soil and ot....
  • Creating A Garden
    Creating a garden is an unbelievably satisfying enterprise. In a society where many of us spend our working lives creating images on an ephemeral computer screen or making phone calls, the delight of....
  • Aquascapes
    Aquascapes are water gardens that you can build, or have built, for your yard. Aquascapes are one of today's most popular landscaping options due to their novelty, soothing nature, environmental frien....
  • Lasagna Gardening
    No, you can't plant a noodle tree, a sausage bush or a tidy row of ricottas. But you can grow everything else you need to make lasagna and other Italian favorites. Homegrown tomatoes and herbs will ....
  • Landscape Lighting
    Landscape lighting illuminates for nighttime enjoyment the beautiful plants and flowers that you admire during the day. If you've just put in a new landscape design, there's no reason you shouldn't ge....