Gardening : Home & Garden
When plants are grown outdoors, they rely on sunlight to provide them with a full light spectrum range. Because there is not enough sunlight available indoors, hydroponic lights are used to imitate wh
Planting avocado seed directly into rich, fertile soil is another great way to begin. Like other plants, avocado roots need plenty of oxygen, so your seed might actually grow better in soil. As with water, make sure to plant your seed base down. The top of the seed should peek out just above the sur
Kumquat is a dwarf citrus tree, whose hybrid varieties reach about 1.5-2 meters (4-6 ft) in height. It is well known not only as an attractive ornamental, but as a provider of excellent fruit for ...
Are you new to the bird feeding community and would like to invest in some bird feeders?There are many different types of bird feeders but this information will cover three popular bird feeders: hummingbird, platform and tube bird feeders.
Angelonia angustafolia is a species of evergreen subtropical sub-shrub or bedding perennial sometimes referred to colloquially as summer snapdragon. The flowers are borne on slim, upright stems in varying hues of pale lavender to deep purple blue to white and less commonly pink. The plant is summer
Zen gardens are Japanese rock gardens that add a unique, aesthetic appeal to the landscape. They are said to help relax and heal the mind, body and soul, and have been used in miniature versions in the home or at the office. Zen gardens were originally created as a meditation aid and for teaching sp
Aeonium is a genus of around 35 species of succulent plants that form rosettes of leaves. Several species and hybrids are common in cultivation, including Aeonium arboreum "Atropurpureum," which has dark purple to blackish leaves. Aeoniums grow well as houseplants on sunny windowsills or on rockerie
The best landscaping designs utilize both hardscape and softscape landscaping materials for an amazing look and curb appeal.
Butterflies offer many more benefits than just their aesthetic beauty, which can be considerable. One-third of agricultural products grown for humans rely on natural pollinators such as butterflies, bees and birds, according to researchers at Mississippi State University. Thus, an increase in butter
When using hydroponics systems to grow plants, the gardener uses an inert growing medium such as clay pellets to anchor the plant. The system in which the plant is placed provides nutrient-enriched water directly to the roots. Depending on the type of system, roots are either immersed in the solutio