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How To Keep Your Heating Working This Winter

With the winter months well and truly coming in and temperatures dropping, now is the time you might be planning to spend cosy evenings inside the house with your family in the warm. Every home relies...More...

How to Plant Vegetables in Late July

Most garden vegetables are ready to be harvested in summer, but cool-weather vegetables that are traditionally grown in spring can also thrive in the cool fall weather. Take advantage of this extra growing season by planting a fall crop of peas, lettuce, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower or other cool-...More...

What Fruits & Vegetables Grow the Fastest?

Dwarf apple trees produce fruit more quickly than traditional-sized trees.Apple-tree image by zalisa from Fotolia.comWhether you're hoping to create a small garden to feed your family or a large one to grow some produce, selecting vegetables and fruits that grow quickly will put food on......More...

Does Good Design Matter?

Duncan Heather, founder and principal of the Oxford College of Garden Design and one of Europe's leading garden designers is a man of few words, until you ask him: "Does Good Design Matter?" "If you ... ...More...

Hydroponic System And How It Works

Today's busy lifestyles and city living make it very hard for people to be able to keep a garden let alone even maintain one. With a normal garden you would need soil and the space ... ...More...

How to Design a Lawn Sprinkler Layout

If you are planning on installing a lawn sprinkler system in your yard, it's important that you make the most of your equipment to have an efficient system. Careful planning of the lawn sprinkler layout can help you water all of your yard and garden without wasting any water. While many nurseries of...More...

Pest Control using Pesticides

Pesticides are chemicals used to kill pests that are usually destroying crops, plants or are disturbing daily life in the houses. Pesticides are being used since a long time but continuous researches have resulted in ... ...More...

Cattleya Orchid

You are looking for, or already own, a Cattleya orchid plant and now you are looking to provide the best Cattleya orchid care. What should you do, or not do, for your Cattleya? This article will help you with some of your Cattleya orchid care questions....More...

Japanese Knotweed Removal

To remove Japanese Knotweed from your garden is more than a challenge for most of us. As the plant is very invasive and can cause damage to property the removal should be dealt with thoroughly and effectively....More...

7 Popular Types of Flowering Shrubs

One of the most attractive additions to the backyard is the flowering shrubs. They come in many variations to help inject a splash of color in an otherwise sea of green foliage....More...

How to Square a Metal Storage Building Frame

Metal storage buildings are extremely handy and offer a homeowner a great deal of convenient storage space. During assembly the key is to keep the base square. This is an easy process, if you know what to do....More...

Seeds for Winter Vegetable Garden

It pays to know the seeds for winter vegetable garden as well as which seeds can be grown and/or harvested during summer, autumn, and fall as only then would gardeners maximize the productivity and profit ... ...More...

Why Pest Control Is Important to Your Home

Owning a home can sometimes be a full-time job for you and your family. From routine maintenance to controlling pests, there are many things that you need to do to ensure that everything runs efficiently ... ...More...

Red Worm Composting - Putting Worms to Work For You and the Environment

When it comes to home-scale composting it's an environmental no-brainer, but did you know there is an army of willing workers that you could put to work helping you compost? Red worm composting is a sustainable kitchen practice that will cut down on your waste footprint and benefit the eco-syst...More...

The Secret of Rooting Cuttings

Interested in learning how to propagate plants without growing them from seeds?This informative article shares all the tips and tricks you'll need to know to grow healthy rooted cuttings from trees and shrubs....More...

Safe Lawn Fertilizer

Fertilizing the lawn helps grass grow green and lush, but many chemical compounds found in chemical fertilizers may be harmful to pets and animals. Chemical run-off from lawn fertilizers also contributes to pollution. Today there are many environmentally and pet-safe alternatives to chemical fertil...More...