Monthly Archives: March 2017

How to Create a Fragrant Herbal Lawn Using Herb Plants or Herbs Grown From Seed

Thyme is a wonderfully versatile herb that can be easily grown in a herb garden. Nowadays it’s known mainly as a culinary herb, but back in the days of England’s Queen Victoria it was also frequently used as a “ground-covering … Continue reading

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The Importance of Writing Clearly for Business

Creating written documents reveals so much about you and your business skills. Your writing tells the reader about your educational background, pride in your work and business expertise. The emergence of the paperless office, e-mail, the internet and web pages … Continue reading

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Your Hot! Hot! Hot! Deck Can Be a Lush Garden – Container Gardening in a Summer Heat Wave

Do you have a deck that is so hot in the summer everything you plant out there dies of heat stroke? Nothing is more disappointing than watching your plants shrivel up and die during a summer heat wave. You can … Continue reading

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Defense Mechanisms Practiced by The Alpaca

The country of Peru is located in the merging point between eastern and western Europe and is home to innumerable varieties of plants and animals. The alpaca is one of the foremost among them. The alpacas were initially domesticated by … Continue reading

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Facts About Coprolite Or Dinosaur Poop

Brontosaurus or brachiosaurus are the herbivorous dinosaurs which were as huge as a large house and they used to eat tons of plants each day to survive. However, not many people know that these dinosaurs also pooped as much as … Continue reading

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Ferns – How to Plant Bare Root Ferns

Ferns grow mostly in lightly shaded to fully shaded areas. They prefer moist, rich humus soil with a slightly acid pH (5.3 to 5.5 pH range). Sphagnum peat moss is good to add to the soil for holding moisture and … Continue reading

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Plant Growth Factors – How to Make Plants Grow Healthy

Growing a beautiful and fruitful garden takes more than a green thumb. There are several plant growth factors that effect your garden, including the soil in your area and the climate of your region. You may even have different conditions … Continue reading

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Onions Stink Because Of A Chemical Change From Alliin To Sulphide Compound

The onion family is a large and diverse one containing over 500 species. With such a large range of species the origins of the modern (or globe) onion are a bit blurred. It has not one but five possible wild … Continue reading

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Aronia Planting Guide – Part I – Soil PH, Soil Needs, Weed Control, and Watering

Introduction Aronia Plants Are Nature’s Super Healthy Creation Aronia is a true Native American plant that is widely grown in Europe for fruit production. A native plant, developing in the North America ecosystem, Aronia bushes have adapted to grow in … Continue reading

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