Gardening & Landscaping articles
Give your home
and yard the adornment they deserve, by Michael Weishan
A short drive through any
town or cit in America will on occasion reveal an essential fact: Many of our
front-yard landscapes are boring. Rows upon rows of the same bland evergreens
march across our facades, with nary an interesting flower or form in sight.
What's worse, many of these plantings, with their dark, lugubrious massing,
hide the very homes they were meant to adorn. Whether you're interested in
quickly improving the appearance of our home, increasing your property's
value, or merely enhancing the streetscape you see daily, there is no more
effective way to go about it than replacing that dreary foundation ...
chill: a survival guide for water gardenx
Help your water garden wake up
fresh and full of life after its winter slumber
by Cathy W. Barash
before water gardening gained its current level of popularity, I lived in an
old house outside of New York City, surrounded by a pond, a stream that
supported a thriving crop of watercress, and acres of rich, moist soil. The
habitat functioned well without my assistance. The ecology of the pond
remained balanced without filters or pumps, and year after year, the
watercress flourished with no help from me....
Cold-Climate Pond Checklist
by Cathy W. Barash
hardy aquatic plants to deep water
to keep them from freezing. Some aquatic plants are fairly hardy but won't
tolerate freezing solid. Move these types (or example, hardy water lilies,
native arrowheads, pickerelweed, and parrot feather) to a deeper area in the
pond - at least 18 inches deep - where they'll remain submerged below the ice.
If the pond freezes top to bottom, you'll need to remove these plants
entirely. The freezing depth varies depending on your hardiness Zone and the
size of the pond.
by Joann Williams
If you want to start out maintaining orchids, well then
the first task that you must be aware of is the places where they
essentially grow. This would be the most effective method to fully
understand the kind of atmosphere they are wanting and also the
perfect place for them to grow accordingly....
Landscaping is dedicated to installing high
artistic landscapes, that are built to last. This is accomplished by
using the best materials available, and adhering to installation
techniques that go above and beyond industry standard. Through years of
outdoor design and
we have worked with a wide variety of styles and installation techniques.