What sort of Orange Trees Can Live Inside:

Provide a warm room and at least five to six hours of bright light each and every day, and you can develop a orange tree (Citrus sinensis) indoors year-round. With their fragrant flowers and shiny, dark green leaves, orange trees deliver tropical beauty, also in cool-weather spaces. Pick a dwarf variety, because semi-dwarf or standard-sized […]

How Much Water Does a Tomato Plant Want a Day?

The secret to maintaining tomato plants hydrated and healthy is to keep an even and consistent soil moisture level. This means your plants should never dry out or live in sopping wet, swampy conditions. Evenly moist dirt is your goal. The daily quantity of water it takes to maintain the dirt around your tomato plants […]

What's a Sodded Yard?

A sodded yard is a lawn which has been created from a transplanted bed of present grass rather than seeds. Sod is harvested from bud that is carefully maintained to avoid damage from insects, weeds and disease. At harvest time, sod is cut from the ground using a thin layer of soil attached to the […]

Japanese Red Maple Tree Propagation

Japanese maple trees (Acer palmatum) add a splash of fall color to the landscape with bright reds, yellows and even purple leaf. The trees are usually small in size, making an perfect addition to little spaces at the landscape. There are three ways to spread a Japanese maple; by seed, by grafting or by rooting […]

Nutrients Needed for Raspberry Plants

Raspberry plants (Rubus spp.) Like wild red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) and black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis) grow best in rich, deep soil and need organic or chemical plant nutrients to grow healthily and produce heavy crops of fruit. Nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium are the three most important plant nutrients, and hydrogenated plants benefit from inorganic fertilizers […]

Decorative Weeping Trees for Landscaping

Weeping trees with long, drooping branches are especially attractive accents in a house landscape. With their stunning growth tradition, they make excellent specimen trees as well as additions to grouped plantings that include other trees and shrubs. Though there are many unique choices, deciding upon an ornamental weeping tree that is suitable for your needs […]

The way to Mow Pachysandra

Commonly known as Japanese spurge, pachysandra (Pachysandra terminalis) is as practical as it is appealing for supplying problematic-landscaping solutions. Tough, durable and virtually care free, this plant is the most appealing when it receives lots of shade. It functions as excellent ground cover and erosion control in areas many plants refuse to develop, including deep […]

Truth About Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Cornelian cherry dogwood (Cornus mas), which lives around 150 years from its native habitat in Southern Europe and Asia, also rises in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 8. This tree makes a fantastic specimen tree or accent tree for the yard. It is well-suited for planting under utility trees since it […]

Corn Identification

Corn (Zea mays), known as maize in Europe and many other nations, is divided into candy corn cultivars, most often developed by home gardeners, commercially developed grain or field corn, corn and ornamental corn. Field corn is used for corn goods and animal food. Forty percent of field corn is used to make ethanol alcohol, […]

Is Fertilizing With Chicken Manure Good for Lilac Bushes?

Chicken manure can benefit lilac bushes (Syringa spp.) By providing nutrients, preventing or reversing soil depletion and might boost blooming. The key is to prepare the chicken manure properly before applying it into the lilac bushes. Fresh chicken manure can burn plant roots. Lilacs grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through […]