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Spruce up your garden with Birdhouses Decorative Birdhouses are active garden ornamentation --the presence and movement of birds creates a fluid focal point for your garden. As such, placement is critical for you to earn maximum benefit from your birdhouses. Cavity nesting birds will...

Starting a Shade Garden Starting a Shade Garden The shade garden can be exploding with color and texture. No matter how much shade is in your landscape, the right flowers, plants, bushes and bulbs will grow in this area when given a chance. As there are various types of...

Starting Vegetable Garden Seeds & Plants Indoors Starting Plants IndoorsSeeds can be germinated and seedlings started in a box, pan or flowerpot of soil in a window. In addition to having at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day, the room must be kept reasonably warm at all times. Washed fine...

The Beautiful Garden The Beautiful Garden Matthew 13:3 “And He spoke many things unto them in parables, saying, “Behold, a sower went forth to sow.” Every time I read the above passage of scripture, I’m reminded of a good friend of mine, Dorsey. When I was growing...

The Birth of a Small Container Flower Garden The Birth of a Small Container Flower Garden This is the first in a series of essays on how I am converting a small (12' x 16') yard in Cody, Wyoming (USA) from a barren wasteland of pea gravel and total shade to a useful summer room that is a...

The Container Vegetable Garden If you live in an apartment or town home, you probably think you don’t have enough space to grow vegetables. Lack of space is no longer an excuse since many modern vegetable varieties are perfect for growing in containers on a sunny window ledge or...

The Gardener, the Salsa, and a Day at the Ranch Once Upon a Time... A Gardener's Daydream The Gardener, the Salsa, and a Day at the Ranch Article by Rich Showalter Copyright © 2003 by ProGardenBiz ProGardenBiz, an online magazine http://www.progardenbiz.com This is a tale of a landscape...

The Home Garden The Home Garden The garden should be near the house and away from trees. If it's some distance away from the house, it will not be as well looked after, nor will most use be made of vegetables grown. Vegetables near trees cannot get full sunshine;...

The “Minimal” Garden Some people who lead busy professional and personal lives, don’t feel they have the time to invest in the constant upkeep of floral and other gardens, but would still like to do something about landscaping or decorating their property. And there are...

The Perfect Garden Sundial Is it possible for a garden sundial to tell perfect time? The chances are very good if you can make one yourself, or get one custom made for your location. But both these alternatives will take either time or money. The reason for this is that...

The Sundial - Garden Ornament or Exotic Timepiece? Most of us regard a sundial as an attractive ornament for a park or garden. Their effectiveness as time keepers is highly variable That's unfortunate, because it is not at all difficult to ensure that your garden sundial will be an accurate ...

TOMATOES IN YOUR GARDEN Not having at least one tomato plant in your garden is like a day without sunshine. The choices are unbelievable but taste - it can’t be beat. Warm, fresh off the vine, washed in cool water and sliced - whether on a hamburger, a sandwich, or in a...

Types Of Shrub To Use In Your Garden Among the bewildering lists of shrubs, certain names stand out as new and unusual, or, on the other hand, tried and familiar. These include both the evergreen and deciduous types. Rhododendron and azaleas (a type of rhododendron) head the list ...

Vegetable Gardens & Organic Matter Organic matter improves soil as a growing medium for plants. It helps release nitrogen, minerals, and other nutrients for plant use when it decays. A mulch of partially rotted straw, compost, or undecomposed crop residue on the soil helps keep the...

Watching Your Children’s Garden Grow Start some gardening traditions with your kids. Give them their own garden patch and a spot to dig. Children love getting their hands dirty and watching things grow. Be sure to buy good quality, child sized gardening tools. Plastic toy versions...

Wetland Gardens This article may be freely published so long as the author's bylines and author's resource box remain intact. Title:Wetland Gardens Author:Sandra Lawton Contact:sandra@ezine-info.co.uk Copyright:©2002 by [Your name or company name]. All rights...

Winter Gardening Ok, the title might be a tad bit misleading. I am not suggesting that you actually garden during the winter but you should be using this time to plan your upcoming garden. As you look out at your yard and garden area during the cold months of...

Winter Gardening Fun “Exchanging Plants, Seeds and Flowers for Winter Gardening Fun” Exciting New Winter Garden Fun! GardenHere turns grey cold weather months into exciting home gardening fun.  While other gardening enthusiast are waiting for Spring plant and...

Your Home and Garden Décor: Creating Bountiful Spaces Temperatures are on the rise and so is the anticipation to get your home ready for maximum enjoyment. It’s time to get motivated for the season. It’s always advisable to take a good hard look around every room before you begin. Make a mental list...