How To Grow And Care For A Japanese Maple Tree

How To Grow And Care For A Japanese Maple Tree
The Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) is known for its small, delicate leaves with pointy lobes that spread outward like fingers on a palm. These leaves turn fabulous shades of orange, red or purple in autumn. These trees can tolerate shade but hot, full sun can reportedly lessen their lifespan. If you want to enhance the... 
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Landscaping Idea: DIY Spilled Flower Pot

Landscaping Idea: DIY Spilled Flower Pot
In landscaping and garden design, creating a focal point is important, it makes your garden more lively. For this, spilled flower pot is a gorgeous idea. You can create an astonishing waterfall like appearance from flowers. Pick a spot which receive shade in afternoon and you want more focus on. In the middle of your... 
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DIY Vertical Garden Wall Using Wire Netting

DIY Vertical Garden Wall Using Wire Netting
This is one more version of a DIY vertical garden, which is not on an actual wall, but on an arbor that acts a little like a wall. You’ll need 2 – ground spike in khaki, 2 – 4″x4″x8′ cedar posts, 3 – 2″x6″x8′ cedar planks, scrap length of 4″x4″, 8 – 1/4″x3″  lag bolts,... 
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How To Grow And Care For Guava Bonsai

How To Grow And Care For Guava Bonsai
Guava tree becomes an excellent bonsai and doesn’t require too much care or maintenance. The guava is a tropical plant and therefore, it should be placed outdoors on a location that is sunny. If you live in a temperate region keep your guava bonsai indoors in winter. Use good quality bonsai soil mix composed of... 
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10 Smart And Easy Seed Starting tips

10 Smart And Easy Seed Starting tips
Few gardening pursuits are as rewarding as growing your own plants from seed. Don’t know how to do that right? Keep records to allow for better planning. Record when seeds are sown, the germination date and success rate, and when seedlings are ready for transplanting each year. Store seed properly to maintain viability. To maintain... 
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How To Save Lily Bulbs In The Winter

How To Save Lily Bulbs In The Winter
Container grown lilies are simple to save until the next bloom period. Cut off spent flowers and allow the greenery to die back. Diminish watering as the plant begins to go dormant. Once all the foliage has died back, dig up the bulbs and separate any that have split into offsets. Offsets are new bulbs... 
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DIY Vertical Herb Garden Construction From Wood

DIY Vertical Herb Garden Construction From Wood
If you’ve decided to build a real vertical herb garden, then this tutorial may be of use for you. Start by lining up six of the 1x6x6s. Measure the width of the 6 boards together and cut a 1×4 down to the right size to create the back of the garden. Repeat the process at... 
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How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot
Tangy and sour, lemon adds flavor in every cuisine, let’s grow one in a pot! Choose a pot that is 25% bigger than root ball of the plant. Clay pot is ideal because unlike plastic it is porous and evaporates water from sides, this helps lemon tree to grow well as it dislikes being water... 
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6 January Gardening Tips For Various Climates

6 January Gardening Tips For Various Climates
Whether you’re staying warm indoors and gardening vicariously or you’re outside getting things in order, here are a few more regional gardening tips to help you get through winter. Rework your garden design. Review last year’s garden journal and start a new one for this year by recording your seed/plant orders. Check your stored bulbs... 
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