Question: I have a small yard and want to landscape a terrace area to get the most impact possible, do you have any ideas for landscaping a small area? Benjamin, NJ.Answer: Benjamin, there are no shortages of “How To” ideas on small yard landscaping ideas. Plus, small spaces does not mean you lose all landscape possibilities and design elements.
Broccoli stalks along with the florets is an old-fashioned, traditional food that people have enjoyed for many centuries.It’s a great choice for staying healthy because it is really one of the original superfoods.Low in calories, high in fiber and packed with nutrition, stalks of broccoli plants are an excellent and delicious addition to any diet.
Have Tuberous Begonia care been a discouraging gardening project for you?Once you’ve seen them growing to perfection in the Pacific Northwest, you’ll probably vow to grow them where you are, or else move west.Along the Pacific Coast the nights are cool and moist—sometimes foggy. The daytime temperatures seldom go beyond 80 degrees and the breezes constantly blow moist air over the begonias.
Question: I’m looking to buy my first leaf blower… We finally moved into our first house and after raking leaves and sweeping for what seems like forever I’m ready to add some type of blower – gas, handheld, backpack or electric to my growing set of tools. Which kind of leaf blower should I buy? Sam Atlanta, GeorgiaAnswer: Sam, leaf blowers make the task of cleaning leaves, grass clippings, and debris from driveways, sidewalks, patios, decks, porches even flower beds extremely efficient.
Campanula poscharskyana kam-PAN-yoo-luh, po-shar-skee-AH-nuh is a sprawling perennial producing low-growing foliage, making it a popular choice for ground cover.It’s known for its lovely bloom of lavender-blue flowers.Campanula poscharskyana is commonly called the trailing bellflower or the Serbian bellflower and it’s native to Serbia and the Dinaric Alps.
I’ve been growing all my plants indoors (except one) using what many call – SIP’s – sub irrigated planter. The ones I use are like the image above, all from milk or soda bottles.Using these simple to make self-watering planters, you’ll eliminate over watering your plants. They also make great seed starter planters.