More Gardening & Landscaping Articles Page 17

  • How To Decontaminate Soil

    Soil can become contaminated in many ways. In order to decontaminate it properly, you must know what the primary contaminant is. Some of the most common contaminants...
  • Learn to Grow Orange Fruit Trees

    Choosing the best orange tree to add to your yard is an important decision that deserves proper consideration. These citrus trees can be a permanent addition if you...
  • How To Design a Herb Garden

    You don't need a landscaper's certificate to design your own herb garden but if you like well-designed gardens then a few design classes can't hurt. If you've ever...
  • How To Grow and Prune Roses

    Growing roses isn't as difficult as you may think. With careful consideration to variables like location and type of rose bush you plant, you'll have great success and...
  • How To Get Rid of Ants: Ant Bait and Traps

    Ants are an annual nuisance for anyone. To learn how to get rid of them, you must first understand when and why they come around. Ants begin their arrival in middle...
  • How To Install Walkway Lighting: Low Voltage and Solar Lighting

    Lighting a walkway can be a relatively easy task depending on the type of lights that are chosen. There are two basic types of lights that you can select for a...
  • How To Design and Plan a Garden

    Designing a garden should be easy, right?  Just wander around the garden store, pick out the plants that you like, take them home and plop them in the ground. ...
  • Choosing Types of Fertilizers to Buy—Garden and Plant Fertilizers

    Many people consider fertilizer to be a vital factor in the equation to successful gardening. There's no doubt that applying fertilizer to your lawn, vegetable...
  • How To Harvest Bananas: Banana Plant Facts

    Harvesting bananas begins with knowing whether your bananas are even mature enough to harvest. Here are some facts about bananas: Bananas are generally mature 3 to 6...
  • How To Choose a Snow Blower: Electric Snow Blower

    If you live in an area that receives a lot of snow every winter, you know that the first snowfall is a fun novelty. Every one after that is hard work! The biggest...
  • Harvesting Grapes: Fruit Facts About Growing Grapes

    Whether you have a few grapevines in your backyard or you have acres and acres of grape-producing vines, knowing when and how to harvest the grapes is critical to...
  • Choose and Plant a Banana Tree: Tropical Fruit Trees

    Banana trees can add a tropical flair to any area. These plants are very popular and thrive best in warm, humid areas - generally zones 8-9, where the temperature is...
  • How To Buy Flower Seeds

    While you can purchase almost any type of flower or plant already started at a nursery or garden center, there's something very satisfying about creating your own...
  • How To Grow Blueberries: Information About Blueberry Plants

    Are you wondering, How are blueberries grown? If you need facts about blueberry plant care, read on. Blueberries are delicious and contain many healthful vitamins and...
  • Caring for a Lawn: Watering, Mowing, Weed Control, Fertilizers

    Chemical lawn care is a ruse, a marketing scheme. Grass, as all gardeners know, is a tenacious weed that needs little help to be healthy. But Americans weaken their...
  • Keep Deer Out of Your Garden: Dogs, Repellents, and Fences

    You have planted all of your vegetables and things are starting to sprout. Before you know it, you have a garden chock full of healthful greens, squash plants running...
  • How To Kill Aphids – The Most Common Garden Pests

    Aphids are the most common of all garden pests. If you have an aphid infestation in your garden, you'll know it very quickly. The leaves of your plants will curl...
  • Choosing and Planting a Peach Tree

    It's hard to resist juicy peaches, and they're even more irresistible when they're picked fresh from the tree. Peaches make a great addition to jams and preserves,...
  • How To Choose a Lawn Mower

    If you own your own home, you're going to need to buy a lawn mower at some point. That is, unless you're lucky enough to have a gardener or have dedicated your...
  • How To Choose a Hose

    All garden hoses are basically the same, right? They're just a circular length of rubber that carries water from point A to point B. Well, that's true to a certain...
  • How To Choose a Garden Water Fountain

    There is nothing quite like a water fountain to make your garden seem peaceful and idyllic, no matter what lies just outside its borders.  There is a dizzying array...
  • How To Choose a Garden Gazebo

    In Victorian times, a garden gazebo was a place for the ladies to retreat from the sun so as not to mar their perfect, porcelain skin. Today, gazebos can be used in a...
  • How To Grow Perennial Flowers

    Perennials are the backbone of a flower garden.  Annuals put on a beautiful show, flowering all season long in many cases, but it's the perennials that give a garden...
  • How To Prune Tomato Plants

    Nothing quite compares to the taste of a vine-ripened tomato fresh from the garden. In order to harvest as many of these delicious fruits as possible, you will need to...
  • How To Choose and Plant Apple Trees

    Growing apple trees at home can be a rewarding experience. Not only do they produce delicious fruit that can be eaten fresh off the branches or made into pies or...
  • How To Weed Pesticide-Free

    Organic weed control is the process of ridding your garden of weeds without the use of chemicals. Organic weeding methods are especially appropriate in a vegetable...
  • How To Decorate a Garden

    It is inherently rewarding to have a vegetable, flower and/or herb garden: The garden can be a real sanctuary for the gardener. But perhaps you want even more out of...
  • Growing Sweet and Hot Peppers: Hot and Sweet Pepper Plant

    Peppers come in so many sizes and varieties that it may be overwhelming when you start to plan your pepper garden.Here are some tips for growing peppers. Types of...
  • How To Green Your Lawn

    Do you long to have the kind of lawn that all your neighbors aspire to emulate? Or do you live next door to Super Lawn Care Guy and just want to give him a little...
  • Designing a Vegetable and Herb Garden: Design Ideas

    Growing a vegetable and herb garden is a rewarding task, and earning how to design the garden is actually a fun process when you take your time and think things...
  • How To Make a Compost Bin: Homemade Compost Bins

    You probably already know that composting is the process of breaking down waste into a nutrient-rich topsoil. Rich soil can cure a host of maladies in your garden. If...
  • How To Grow Herbs

    You might use herbs in everyday cooking. You might use them for decoration and in crafts. Are you thinking about growing your own herbs for use in these everyday...
  • How To Buy Grapevines: Growing and Caring for Grapevines

    Grapevines are hardy plants that grow quickly and produce multitudes of fruit. There are literally hundreds of varieties of grapes, and they can be eaten fresh, dried...
  • How To Throw Pool Parties: Pool Party Decorations and Games

    Ahhh the summer pool party...the staple to summer fun! Send out the invites and follow these simple ideas to create the best pool party imaginable! ...
  • Caring for and Pruning Apple Trees: Apple Tree Care

    Apple trees are fun and exciting to have. Just as with any tree, care and pruning is necessary to maintain the health of the tree. This way the trees will continually...
  • How To Grow Rosemary

    Rosemary is a herb that is a member of the mint family and can be used for both culinary and cosmetic purposes. The smell of fresh rosemary is rich and satisfying and...
  • Tips for Planting and Growing Corn

    There is nothing like homegrown corn. It is easy and economical to grow. You can even learn how to grow corn on a small plot. If you'd like to plant and grow your own...
  • How To Grow an Oregano Plant

    The difference in taste between fresh oregano and the store-bought dried variety is like night and day. Fresh oregano adds a boost of flavor that just can't be beat....
  • How To Buy Flower Bulbs

    Flower bulbs can be planted in your garden or kept indoors and forced to bloom. Either way, they offer beautiful, colorful, fragrant flowers that add character to any...
  • How To Buy Flower Bouquets

    Flower bouquets make a gorgeous addition to your home decor or a thoughtful gift for any occasion. Whether you want to make a good impression on a first date or add...
  • How To Make Your Own Grape Trellis

    A grape trellis is a structure that provides support for grapevines, as the vines are not strong enough to support themselves. Trellises can be constructed in a wide...
  • How To Grow Basil

    Basil is one of the most popular herbs to grow, either in your garden or in containers. The fresh green leaves are used in many types of cooking, such as French, Asian...
  • How To Grow and Care for Banana Trees

    Banana trees aren't actually trees at all--they are very large perennial herbs. While you'd normally associate banana trees with warm, tropical climates, these plants...
  • Growing Raspberry Plants: Planting, Growing, Pruning Raspberries

    There's nothing quite like walking out to your garden and picking fresh, plump raspberries to enjoy on their own or with cereal or ice cream. Raspberries are quite...
  • How To Buy Corn Plants

    Fresh, sweet corn on the cob is one of life's simple pleasures. You can grow your own corn plants right in your garden, providing you have enough space, and reap the...
  • Buying Sweet and Sour Cherries and Cherry Trees: Cherry Fruit

    Cherry trees make a gorgeous addition to a landscape, as their fragrant blossoms add a burst of color and scent to herald the beginning of spring. Later during the...
  • How To Buy Christmas Flowers

    While people generally don't associate flowers with Christmas, there are lots of blooms that thrive and blossom during the festive season. These flowers and greenery...
  • How To Buy Garden Hoses

    Any home owner that has a yard will most likely want to have a garden hose as one of their home maintenance accessories. In fact, if your yard has a flower or...
  • Growing Mint Plants in Gardens

    Mint is one of the easiest herbs to grow and therefore is a good one to start your herb gardening. In fact, many other herbs are also easy to grow, but people tend to...
  • How To Move or Relocate Shrubs

    Sometimes it's necessary to move or relocate shrubs. Maybe your landscape plans have recently undergone an overhaul, or perhaps you're adding a shed or garage. Even...