39 articles related to "gardening"

A Rose Is A Rose

A Rose Is a RoseNothing is perhaps more beautiful and more touching than a bouquet of freshly picked roses with prickly thorns. They connote a virginal woman with long, sharp fingernails. If you want to be stylish yet be able to save (hey, roses are ...

Gardening  gardening roses blooming hybrid winter
EPDM Pond Liners

EPDM Pond Liners have high expansion and contraction characteristics that enable it to conform to objects below the pond. Should earth movement occur, such as settling, EPDMs high elongation will enable it to stretch. EPDM pond liners flexibility pro...

Gardening  gardening pond liner ponds liners such
Lawn Care Tips

A beautiful lawn does not come without some effort. Depending upon what type of soil you have, the amount of effort will vary. For instance when raising trees and shrubs, sandy or a gravel base soil is great. Landscape plants like well drained soiled...

Gardening  gardening grass lawn seed seeds mulch will
Avoiding Fertilizer burn on your lawn

Fertilizer burn appears when fertilizer is spread unevenly or in excessive amounts needed across the lawn. It is the browning and possible killing of plants that have been exposed to excessive nitrogen. It is easy to spot because it appears across th...

Gardening  gardening lawn fertilizer burn nitrogen avoid
Understanding the nutrients in fertilizer

Fertilizer labels always have three largely printed numbers, such as 10-10-10 fertilizer. This is called the fertilizer grade and it is a standard among all brands of fertilizers. These numbers represent the amount of nitrogen (N), phosphate (P2O5), ...

Gardening  gardening fertilizernutrients ratio nitrogen numbers
Beware of Toxic Mulch

Beware of Toxic MulchHere in Ohio the most popular type of mulch that people use is shredded hardwood bark mulch, which is a by product of the timber industry. When they haul the logs into the sawmill the first thing they do is debark them. Years ago...

Gardening  gardening mulch pile toxic plants they
Create more Blossoms on Your Flowers

The secret to making your flowering trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials bloom more is in the numbers. All fertilizers have analysis numbers on the package. These numbers represent the percentage of each chemical the product contains. For example, ...

Gardening  gardening fertilizer plants nitrogen flower garden little hose
Caring for and Planting a Balled in Burlap Christmas Tree

Tis the season when lots of people drag a real tree into their house and decorate it. Some people buy live trees that are balled in burlap instead of a cut tree. A live tree is a great idea, but many people make serious mistakes when it comes to hand...

Gardening  gardening tree ball plant ground soil hole
Tree Pruning Tips

There are two kinds of winter gardening. The first method usually starts in January as the gardening catalogs begin to arrive in the mail. This type of gardening is as easy and sitting in your favorite chair, browsing the catalogs, and either dreamin...

Gardening  gardening plant branches pruning they
Pond Liners

Pond Liner is a material made usually of rubber that is used to line small ponds to prevent water leakage. Pond liners are a great way to keep your pond in shape without having to build wooden barriers. Save time with a pond liner and avoid using con...

Gardening  gardening pond liner garden level will