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If you're looking for some flowers to brighten up your Japanese style garden, then consider those flowering plants that are native to Japan. There are many beautiful flowers that grow in the wild in Japan and other parts of Asia that are well suited to cultivation in home gardens.
If you have a health condition, it might be second nature to run to the pharmacy or your medicine cabinet, but maybe turning to actual nature could be an easier, less expensive, and healthier option. There are many plants that are easy to grow at home that are renowned for their medicinal properties and numerous health benefits. Growing plants as an alternative medicine can both save you money and also limit the number of unnecessary chemicals you are putting into your body.
Making your own compost is a great way to save money, improve the quality of your soil, help the environment and make use of things that would otherwise have gone to waste and ended up in a landfill. But what exactly can you add to your compost, and what should you avoid? Materials that can be composted are those that are organic, though not all organic materials are suitable. Things you can add to your compost pile include the following.
Mexico has a diverse landscape that is home to a wide range of native plants. Many flowering plants from Mexico have a tropical or exotic look and can bring vibrancy to the home garden. The climate in Mexico tends to be quite hot and dry, so Mexican flowers thrive in similar climates to this, however many Mexican flowers can be grown as annuals in cooler climates. This list details some of the most interesting Mexican flowers that also grow well outside of their native habitat.
State Flowers

36 State Flowers with Pictures

by Maxon Tue, 09/08/2020 - 08:58
Flowers add colors and vibrancy to your home & garden. They tell something about your persona. And did you know that every major state had an official flowers that represent them. This could be either by its history, environment, characteristics.
Weeds are wild plants that grow in areas they are not wanted, typically competing with other cultivated plants and stealing their moisture and nutrients, and often looking unsightly. In some cases, though, weeds are cultivated, generally as a food source for humans or wildlife. This list of types of weeds will help you learn how to identify a particular weed and understand how to control it, eradicate it, or grow it.
Laurel plants have attractive foliage and showy flowers that can add interest and fragrance to a garden. Different types of laurel flowers can grow in a wide range of climates, so there is sure to be a variety, you can grow in your location.
If you’re keen to recycle and help out the environment by repurposing your old belongings that no longer have any use, then you might be interested in learning about the many ways you can re-use old tires to help decorate, your garden. This is a fun and thrifty craft that you can complete by yourself or engage in with children. It gets the creative juices flowing and also gives you an excuse to spend more time outside with loved ones.
Backyard Pond Ideas

21 Backyard Pond Ideas For Inspiration

by Maxon Sun, 08/02/2020 - 02:53
There was a time when there was a very limited choice when it came to backyard ponds, but nowadays, there are so many options for creating a pond or water feature in your garden that you can be sure there is a style and maintenance type that will suit anyone.
Square Foot Gardening

Square Foot Gardening - A Beginner's Guide

by Maxon Wed, 07/29/2020 - 21:56
Square foot gardening (SFG) is a specific raised bed gardening method. It is best suited for gardeners with limited space, those who want to have a garden with the most valuable crops right next to their homes, or those who don’t have ambitions when it comes to quantity of crops but want a care-free garden setup. Let's get into details.
Straw bale gardening

Straw Bale Gardening - A Ultimate Guide

by Maxon Wed, 07/29/2020 - 08:06
Straw bale gardening is exactly what the name says it is - growing plants in bales of straw serving as a part-raised bed, part-growing medium. Although this may come as a surprise, straw bale gardening can be just as productive as regular, soil-based gardening, although it has some limitations. Let's get into further details.
Dwarf Shrubs

8 Dwarf Shrubs For Small Gardens & Spaces

by Maxon Mon, 07/27/2020 - 00:26
Having a small space doesn't mean you have to miss out on some of the best shrubs to grow, as many types of shrubs have dwarf varieties available so that you can enjoy their best qualities without having the worry that they will take over your space. This list comprises some of the most interesting types of dwarf shrubs that are ideal for filling small gaps in your garden or using as features in a compact yard.
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