Feeding your garden now could halve the amount of money and time you’ll spend fertilizing and watering over the next year. That’s because even as air temperatures drop, the ground remains warm, encouraging plants to focus their energy on root growth. And healthy roots mean more robust, more drought-resistant plants. Use a fertilizer with high levels of root-growth-promoting potassium.
When you’re ready to build a birdhouse, one of the most important considerations you must make is the birdhouse hole diameter. While the floor space, entrance hole height and roof height are also important dimensions, it is the diameter of the entrance hole that will most accurately determine which birds find the house attractive.
Which feathered friends would you like to attract? Follow the photo-link to discover the size of entrance preferred.
A continuous, sustainable supply of garden seeds — no harvesting, storing or replanting required? Oh yes, we're for real! Some crops produce seeds so readily that as long as you give them time to flower, mature and set seed, you'll always have free plants growing in your garden. Check out 34 self-seeding herbs, veggies and flowers and how to manage them:
Never settle for a boring autumn garden! Whether transplanted into your garden beds or positioned in decorative pots at your door, a dull and uninspired fall display is very easily avoided. To find a list of cool-season blooming flowers, just click on the photo.
Maintaining a regular life in London could be quite hard. That's a statement, not simply showing the obvious. With expensive homes, rents and extremely busy lives, it's not easy to find time for your...
Learn how to implement 100% eco-friendly, natural pest control methods into your garden, lawn or crop using biological pest control methods using beneficial insects, insectary plants and diatomaceous earth.
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What do you think of this idea? Create a succulents ball! Choose sedums, hens and chicks, and other succulents that are cold hardy. This way, you won’t need to winter your succulent ball indoors. If you live in a warm climate year round, this won’t be an issue for you.
What can you do with a city yard so compact you can reach out and touch your neighbors? How about borders thick with irresistible roses and flowering perennials? Why not consider a deck, perfect for living in the garden and watching the world go by? What about a pond large enough for a growing family of goldfish as well as plenty of aquatic plants?
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