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The How To Guide To Organic Indoor Gardening

The How To Guide To Organic Indoor Gardening Since I can remember, I have always loved to get my hands dirty in the garden. I can still remember growing my first pea plant and anxiously watching everyday for that little sprout to get going. It always fascinated me how such a delicate sprout could, with the proper care, become a ...

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Tolerant Grasses for the Backyard

Tolerant Grasses for the Backyard The hardy drought-tolerant grass is a perfect choice for someone living in a warm climate. They are able to thrive on landscapes that experience a prolonged spell of extensive sun. A key benefit of the drought-tolerant grass is the minimal need for water. They can withstand long periods without getting water. It is necessary to ...

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Drought Tolerant Flowering Perennials

Drought Tolerant Flowering Perennials Creating a beautiful flowering perennial garden that is drought tolerant is just a question of finding the right plants for your climate zone. Once you’ve determined your zone, search out a good nursery that carries a wide variety of drought tolerant plants suitable for your area. I live in Northern California, and we have a somewhat ...

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Desert Landscaping Ideas

Desert Landscaping Ideas The desert landscape is nothing if not textured and unique. Interesting plants and animals line the landscape and provide for visual interest for those who are traveling through the Mojave desert. Landscaping in Chandler means landscaping a desert terrain. You must allow for the climate, for the always present sunshine, for the warm nights, and lack of ...

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Dymondia Margaretae – An Excellent Ground Cover Plant For a Mediterranean Climate Garden

Dymondia Margaretae – An Excellent Ground Cover Plant For a Mediterranean Climate Garden A decent ground cover plant is always worth considering. Dymondia margaretae is especially suited to gardens in Mediterranean and other dry climate regions, by virtue of its drought hardiness and ease of maintenance. In fact once established, it is one of those rare creatures – a plant ...

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Best Drought Resistant Grass

Best Drought Resistant Grass Choosing a drought resistant grass can be fairly tricky with so many different varieties available, here you will find information that can help you make that decision. The first thing to understand is that the majority of warm season grasses are considered to be drought tolerant, these types of grasses can survive on very little water ...

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Achillea – A Perennial For Sunny Gardens

Achillea, commonly known as yarrow is a very versatile and easy-to-grow perennial that adds fernlike foliage and umbels of bright blooms atop tall stems to the sunny perennial border. Achillea is hardy through zones 2 – 9, making it a suitable addition to almost every perennial garden. Native to many parts of the Northern hemisphere, these drought tolerant plants will ...

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Gifts For Gardeners

Gifts For Gardeners Getting a gift for a gardener ought to be easy. Whether they are just learning or an expert, you’ll find the holidays are the ideal time to give them gifts they will enjoy. When spring rolls around, they’ll have had plenty of time to decide how and where to use the gift you’ve given them. You won’t ...

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How to Grow Thyme – Drought Tolerant Cooking Herb and Scented Flowering Garden Groundcover

How to Grow Thyme – Drought Tolerant Cooking Herb and Scented Flowering Garden Groundcover Common Thyme or English Thyme (Latin name Thymus vulgaris) is a Mediterranean native plant, perfect for dry herb gardens. This versatile plant is a favorite ingredient in kitchen gardens, grows well between rocks or spilling over containers and is a staple in classic Medieval knot gardens. ...

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The Geelong Botanic Gardens

The Geelong Botanic Gardens This new modern garden is absolutely fabulous and inspiring. John Arnott explained that it is full of ideas that we can apply our own gardens. The Geelong Gardens are special, they reflect two different centuries and they do it well. Many times you see the modern and tradition jarring each other but here at Geelong the ...

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