Archive for June, 2009
Saturday, June 27th, 2009
Birds are very resourceful when it comes to looking for their food. They can find it in their natural habitat but in extreme circumstances, they can only manage to find enough to live. But there are birds that rely on what your bird feeders can offer especially to tough months like the winter months.
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009
A good garden design not only depends on the plants that you plant in it and the garden lay-out. Garden pots and other plant containers add beauty and texture to your over-all garden look. They add interest and if you place them in a certain way, you can make a regular garden, a spectacular one. There are many in which you can use garden containers to the advantage of your garden.
Thursday, June 18th, 2009
You are very satisfied with how your new garden grows except for that spot where no matter what you plant, it won’t prosper and grow. Now, what will you do with that spot? The answer is to put a hardscape on that spot. But what is a hardscape? A hardscape refers to paved areas like sidewalks for housing developments but in your case, this will refer to the brick patios, sidewalks, retaining walls and water features. Hardscapes are placed in areas where human traffic is allowed to flow and in areas where there is barren earth.
Saturday, June 13th, 2009
We all know that gardening is a very relaxing and fulfilling activity. You and your family can also take part in this activity and make it a family venture. Your family can experience all the fun and benefits of gardening and you can make it as one of your family bonding activities.
Monday, June 8th, 2009
What is bonsai? Bonsai originated from China and is the intricate art of miniaturizing trees and shrubs through the pruning of its trunk and roots and growing them in small and shallow pots or trays. Growing bonsai plants involves great amount of patience and care so that the resulting plant will achieve that characteristic look of a bonsai. The art of growing bonsai plants originated in China and was then taken up by the Japanese who took it into a much more venerated and refined art form.