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10 Free Gardening Products One of the pleasurable spin-offs in organic gardening is finding alternative ways of coming up with the same, if not better, end result..... Household throwaways can be valuable to the alternate enthusiast. Here are ten recyclable ideas to make...

5 Perennials For Shade Gardens We all know that flowers love sunshine, but did you realize that there are perennials that love the shade? You can create a beautiful garden in the shade that can act as a cooling retreat on those hot summer days. By using perennials, your...

A Dozen Tips for Producing Low Allergy Gardens A Dozen Tips for Producing Low-Allergy Gardens Thomas Leo Ogren What we plant often has a direct effect on our own health and the health of those near us. A pollen-producing male tree in our own yard will easily expose us to ten times more...

A Family Garden for Nature Each year we look forward to creating a special habitat for for all of our wild and natural friends. Spring has arrived and we have been busy welcoming the season by preparing the garden for all of our summer visitors. Anyone can create a garden -...

A Hyacinth Flower Garden - In Miniature A Hyacinth Flower Garden - In Miniature Tools: -- tweezers, scissors, hot glue gun and glue. Materials: 1. medium-weight green wire - 2 1/2 inches for each flower stem. 2. shredded styrofoam in several colors -- pink, blue, white, yellow. 3....

Add Rich Color To Your Garden With Blue Perennial Flowers Blue flowers are some of the most striking plants around and can add a rich splash of color to any garden. Plant them in a cluster of all blue or mix them in with other flowers for a rainbow of color. When planting flowers, it is important to...

Add some splash to your garden with a fountain One great way to add character to a garden is to add a fountain. Fountains, also called water features and water elements, can add elegance, a sense of peace or a feeling of fun to nearly any landscape design. The sound of flowing or trickling water...

Adding a Bird Feeder to your Garden If you are the type of person who enjoys all aspects of nature, and loves to see it right at your door or outside the window, consider hanging some bird feeders that are suitable to the feathered population of your region. A little research at...

Asthma Friendly Gardens Asthma Friendly Gardens Tom Ogren Recent studies have shown that babies born to mothers who were exposed to high levels of pollen in their last trimester of pregnancy have a much greater chance of developing asthma. One of the main keys with...

Blue Wild Flowers for Your Garden Planting wild flowers in your garden, or simply scattering wild flower seeds around an area of your yard are both ways to take advantage of Mother Nature's treasured gifts. Wild flowers are carefree, colorful, and tend to attract bees, butterflys...

Building a No Dig Garden The no dig garden is exactly what it describes...a fertile garden bed with no digging at all. It involves layering clean, organic materials that will literally compost around your plants as they grow. The No Dig Garden is built on top of the...

Building An Online Business Is Like Starting A Garden, You First MUST Plant Your Seeds Copyright 2005 The IWE, LLC. All Rights Reserved. I know what your thinking, "what the heck does starting a garden and planting seeds have to do with building an online business?" Well... it all depends on how you perceive what I'm about to share...

Butterfly Garden Basics Publishing Guidelines: Feel free to publish the following article in its entirety in your ezine, website, or print newsletter. The resource box must be included with an active link. Please send a courtesy copy of the publication in which the...

Butterfly Gardening Copyright 2005 Jane Lake All Rights Reserved Butterfly gardening is not only a joy, it is one way that you can help restore declining butterfly populations. Simply adding a few new plants to your backyard may attract dozens of different...

Cat Repellent or How to keep Cats out of your Garden Do cat repellents work? How to stop a cat from using garden as litterbox? Tell me how to keep cats out of my garden. These are common questions of concern to all gardeners but is there a real answer? The first line of defence is to ensure that...

Celebrate Your Senses: An Evening Scented Garden You have permission to publish this article electronically or in print, free of charge, as long as the signature box is included. Courtesy copy requested. Word Count: 735. For those who are new to the pleasure of growing, welcome. My fellow...

Choosing the Right Garden Furniture Chinese oak is a very dense, and fine-grained hardwood, with a heart that is a lighter shade of brown, lending those sections a pinkish tone that is reminiscent of Western Red Cedar. Tannic acid is a natural substance in the Chinese Oak, which acts...

Closing Up Your Container Garden All good things eventually come to an end and so summer is waning, even as autumn gives most of us a fresh start. I'll bet your summer container plantings aren't really benefiting, though, from the "back to school-oh I love a clean notebook" boost...

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