Category Archives: Garden Ideas

Calathea – How to Grow

Tips how to grow Calathea indoor The genus Calathea includes some of the most beautiful and striking tropical foliage plants in the world. Closely related to the similarly gorgeous Maranta, Calathea species generally have boldly marked, upright, oblong leaves in a dazzling array of colors held on long, upright stalks. As true tropical plants, they are…
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How to Grow Bleeding Heart

The Bleeding Heart is an extremely cold-hardy (USDA zones 3-9), mounding plant with finely cut, fern-like foliage on graceful 2-3 foot arching stems topped with pretty, heart shaped, 1" flowers. Bleeding Hearts produce their blooms in late spring or early summer, then they may die back entirely, and remain dormant until the following spring. Dicentras…
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Beautiful Outdoor Bathroom Designs

What is an outdoor bathroom needed for? First of all, it’s a shower where you go before swimming in the pool. Second, having a bath in the open air a spa-like experience that would blow your mind! That’s why such a bathroom is a must have in case you have enough space in your garden.…
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Outdoor Fire Pit Seating Ideas

Outdoor Fire Pit Seating Design Ideas With this masonry fire pit plan, you can skip the concrete and mortar. Instead, use that time to build our rustic log benches. You'll be sitting around a fire on a cool evening before you know it. Add ambience and warmth to your outdoor space with a stunning fire…
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Growing Japanese Maples from Seed

How to Grow Japanese Maples from Seed The Japanese Maples - Acer palmatum cultivars and hybrids are a large group of generally large shrubs or small trees with a low, rounded head. Native to Japan, Central China and Korea, many cultivated varieties have been raised from this species which exhibit a wide range of forms…
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Butterfly Feeder in Garden

Butterfly Feeder will Attract Butterflies and Spice up your Garden Butterflies are fascinating creatures that bring an element of grace and color to the garden. They are also effective pollinators for a variety of trees and plants. Additionally, many butterfly types are endangered and via your butterfly garden, you’re doing your part to preserve these…
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Amazing Terraces and Rooftops

Amazing Terraces and Rooftops photos We all dream about perfect outdoor place during the hot spring and summer days. Reading your favorite book or drinking coffee on any of this places we have choose for you would be more than perfect. Spending spring and summer time on rooftop especially If you have a apartment with…
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Onions – How to Grow

Onions: Growing Guide Plant your sets early in the spring. Onions do best if the temperature is cool when they start to grow, and warm as they mature. Northern springs are certainly cool -- and often frosty! But as the saying goes, "You can't kill an onion -- even with a hammer!" Frost just won't…
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Yarrow – How to Grow

Yarrow is a hardy and versatile perennial with fernlike leaves and colorful blooms. The large, flat-topped flower clusters are perfect for cutting and drying. About Yarrow Most yarrows grow 2 to 4 feet tall, although low-growing varieties are also available. The plants are remarkably durable, tolerating dry spells and low soil fertility where other perennials…
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How to Grow Bulbs

Do you know how to grow Bulbs?   Planting bulbs, corms and tubers is an easy way to ensure colourful displays in your garden, particularly in spring before the rest of the garden has woken from its winter dormancy. Bulbs can be planted in containers or borders, and look particularly effective when naturalised in grass.…
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Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila paniculata) – Planting

With a light and elegant appearance, baby's breath (Gypsophila paniculata) is a beautiful bedding plant that can fill your garden area with tiny clouds of white showy flowers. About This Plant Most popularly used as a cutting plant, baby's breath is a dense flowering border and bedding plant covered with tiny, loosely-scattered, white flowers. You can…
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Walkways and Garden Path

Walkways are a key part of almost any landscape. Check out our walkways and garden paths for some great ideas and tips and then read our guide to designing your own walkway: Design a Walkway or Garden Path Walkways and paths are a part of almost any landscape, but they don’t always get the attention…
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Mint (Mentha) – How to Grow

Growing Mint Mint in the Garden All types of mint (including sweet mint, spearmint, peppermint, and chocolate mint) are fast-growing, spreading plants, so you must give them a place to spread without getting in the way, or plant them in a pot. Mint sends out runners that spread above and just below the ground, quickly…
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Herbs in Pots

Herbs in Pots An herb garden is a wonderful thing. Having a potted herb garden that you can harvest year round is a chef’s dream come true! Herb gardening in containers is relatively easy and most varieties can be grown successfully on a windowsill, a patio or a balcony. Read on to find out how……
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Chives – How to Grow

Chives have insect-repelling properties that can be used in gardens to control pests. Chives are a commonly used herb and can be found in grocery stores or grown in home gardens. In culinary use, the scapes and the unopened, immature flower buds are diced and used as an ingredient for fish, potatoes, soups, and other…
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Inspiring Pergola Ideas

Pergola provide some much needed shade from the summer sun. Add a unique element to your outdoor space. From shade to structure, pergola are a great way to add beauty and function to your yard. By definition a pergola is a structure or archway with a framework covered in climbing or trailing plants. It consists…
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