Category : Gardening : Home & Garden

Tips for Garden Flowers

Gardening
Growing a garden full of colorful blooms and lush foliage requires regular maintenance after planting. Annual flowers, which survive for one season, need to be replaced yearly. Perennials live in the garden for many years as long as they are cared for. Combining both annuals and perennials and follo

Pollution Due to Fertilizers

Gardening
Improperly applying fertilizers can result in the buildup of chemicals in the soil. This soil pollution can have the opposite effect as what is desired, damaging not only garden plants and lawns but causing concerns in other parts of the residential environment. Damage can be far-reaching and long-l

African Daisy Care

Gardening
Low-maintenance African daisies provide a burst of color from spring to fall. Available in hues of yellow, pink, white, red, orange and purple, the flowers can grow up to 1 1/2 feet tall. A black center sets off the vivid flower petals for contrast. Wait until the weather warms to get these started,

Finding The Parts For Greenhouses

Gardening
Many people would like to have a greenhouse but are unsure how to build one. With a little research you will be able to obtain all of the information you need to build your very own greenhouse on your own property. Or maybe it is possible you already have a greenhouse on your property but it is in n

What Are the Dangers of Topsoil?

Gardening
Topsoil is the nutrient rich, first layer of soil used for gardens, crop growth and ornamental plants. According to the Wisconsin State University, depending on the growing area, available topsoil may range in depth from a few inches to multiple feet; however, adding additional genuine...