How to propagate Cactus at home – Best and easy way

Helen and Scott Nearing: Sustainable and Balanced “Permaculture” Pioneers

Helen and Scott Nearing were pioneers in creating a sustainable and balanced “permaculture” lifestyle in the United States. Permaculture as defined by Australian permaculture pioneers, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, are care of the earth, care of the people and sharing the excess with others. These men defined the principles of permaculture in the 1970s. The Nearings’ began their permaculture journey in 1932 during the Great Depression.

Rock Gardens – Some Ideas to Get You Started

A rock garden (rockery) can transform even the most mundane garden into something quite spectacular. It can be a feature in its own right but its main purpose is as an arrangement in which the rocks merely provide a home for a display of really showy flowers.

Creating a Natural Garden Water Feature

Nature is irregular. She almost never does straight lines, so in designing a garden water feature, whether it be a pond or a stream, it is more aesthetically pleasing to go for an irregular shape with curves and bends and using round river rocks along the edges.

Growing Media Options to Keep in Mind for Your DIY Hydroponics System

Gardening in the DIY hydroponics approach might be as exciting as what you think it is. Even so, there are certain factors that you must think about to guarantee that your plants will reach their maximum growth potential.

4 Simple And Easy Tips On How To Maintain Garden Furniture

The finely crafted garden furniture you purchased recently is chic and elegant and lends a touch of sophistication to your beautiful garden. However, if you want it to retain its aesthetic appeal, durability and level of comfort for a lengthy period, it’s important that you take steps to maintain your furniture on a regular basis. This article will reveal 4 simple and easy tips that will help you do just that!

Preparing an Allotment – Clearing Tall Grass and Weeds With a Scythe

A scythe is great tool for clearing tall grass and weeds that others wise would need a noisy electric or petrol driven strimmer or a lot of back breaking work with a grass hook. The scythe is an ancient tool replaced by horse-drawn and now tractor based reapers, but it is still used in some areas of Europe and Asia.

Revealed: The Single Most Important Thing To Consider When Buying Garden Furniture

As you may know, furniture that’s placed outdoors in the garden is exposed to much harsher conditions than the ones placed indoors. That’s why it’s crucial you pick the right type of garden furniture. Make a wrong selection and you just might find yourself making your way into a store a couple years later to purchase a brand new set. Make the right choice and you’re likely to have garden furniture that will not only withstand the elements, but will also retain its aesthetic appeal and last for a long time to come.

LED Grow Lighting Measurement

Learn how plants capture and use light. Examining different grow lamps and light measurement.

What You Need to Know About Giving Gardening a Shot

To look outside your window and enjoy the view of various flowers in bloom throughout springtime… is it not delightful? Several of the beautiful flowers you can grow in your yard are sunflowers, roses, calla lilies, hydrangeas, and orchids. If you have a green thumb, then you should use that great present.

Ellen Ann Willmott

This beautiful rose was named after the English horticulturist Miss Ellen Ann Willmott who was born in Middlesex in 1858. She was the eldest of three daughters, and the whole family were keen gardeners. In 1875 the family moved from Middlesex to Warley Place at Great Warley in Essex which was to become Ellen’s lifelong home.

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