Felix Langenberg

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Tutorial: How to Quickly and Easily Colorize B&W Images in Photoshop Using Curves

This colorization tutorial by IceFlowStudios is actually a couple of years old now, but we only just now stumbled across it and we just had to share. …

Adobe Photoshop CC: Content-Aware Improvements

How to Fix Common Skin and Hair Issues Using Texture Grafting

From a retouching standpoint, there are few things more unpleasant or challenging than dealing with chunks of hair on the face, missing patches of …

Nikon D810 BTS & Promo Video Roundup: Get to Know the New Nikon Shooter

There’s only so much specs, a press release and a product description will tell you. And so, since there’s still a month’s worth of time standing …

Fool Proof Tips to Secure & Store your Images using Lightroom with Peter Krogh

While organizing and backing up your images might not be the highest on your to-do list, it should definitely be high priority for working …

Three plants that will be the superstars of 2014

Remembrance poppies, sunflowers and begonias are all expected to make a splash this year<p><b>Begonias</b><p>One flower expected to have a big year is the <b>begonia</b>. This is partly thanks to downy mildew, which has been plaguing the competition: busy Lizzie (Impatiens). Gardeners in search of reliable, colourful …

The perfect plant for... ground cover

The small periwinkle Vinca minor is a perfect choice for a soil-hugging plant<p>The best plants for slopes are those that anchor themselves to the ground, thereby keeping the soil in place. Start with a small periwinkle, Vinca minor. This hardy plant will form a network of ground-hugging growth in a …

Plant of the week: Verbena 'Lollipop'

Unlike its cousin <i>Verbena bonariensis</i>, this compact verbena is ideal for a small plot<p><b>What is it?</b> Gardeners are always banging on about how they love statuesque <i>Verbena bonariensis</i> for its "airy stems" that create a "transparent veil" through which to view other plants. I've never been convinced, …

Six unusual herbs to sow in your garden

These six herbs are a good investment for flavour – whatever the weather throws at us .<p>I am an almost tediously optimistic grower – I’ve planted orchards of pecans and almonds, for heaven’s sake – but this long winter has tested my positivity. Last March, for a week and a half, I dug the veg plot …

Target the best bee-friendly plants

University of Sussex research reveals how to easily pinpoint the floral preferences of different pollinators<p>What are the best plants to grow for bees and other pollinators? Observant gardeners already know at least part of the answer to that question. In my own garden, off the top of my head, I …

Gardening calendar: lift and divide bluebells

This week's top gardening tasks, from sowing an annual meadow to collecting seeds<p><b>1 Sow an annual meadow</b><p>Choose an area in a sunny spot, with well-drained soil. Clear, dig over and <b>rake</b> to form a fine seedbed. Mix the <b>seed</b> 50:50 with dry sand or vermiculite to help disperse it evenly. If you’re sowing …

Tiny rare violet found after 11-year absence

Experts discover a tiny rare violet at Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire, where it had not been seen since 2003<p>A tiny rare violet has been rediscovered at Britain's oldest nature reserve after an absence of a decade, the National Trust has said.<p>The fen violet (Viola persicifolia), which has …

My one day Class Wednesday April 16 in NY - Jan Johnsen

Got shade?<br>Try <b>'Moonlight' Hydrangea Vine!</b> (<i>Schizophragma hydrangeoides 'Moonlight')</i> Zone: 5 - 9 Height: 180"<p>I just planted this vine against a stone …

Gardens: clematis new and old - in pictures

Versatile, vibrant and full of flower, the humble clematis is as popular as ever. Here are some old favourites, the best new varieties and how to use them

Propagating Bee Balm Plants: How To Propagate Bergamot Seeds, Cuttings And Divisions

Propagating bee balm plants is a great way to keep them in the garden year after year or to share them with others. They can be propagated by …

Return of the English country garden as rose bushes back in major demand for first time since the 1960s

Everything is coming up roses again in the English country garden.<p>For the first time in more than half a century the traditional plant is pushing out the more exotic foreign flora that became fashionable in the sixties.<p>Sales of the bushes – once as high as 50 million a year – had fallen to a mere …

Vertical Veg man: six of the best edible flowers

There’s something rather special about serving up a salad sprinkled with edible flowers. Not only are they beautiful and uplifting, singing of summer, they are either impossible to buy in food shops or wickedly expensive if you do find them. They make a beautiful and unusual present: a flower …

Plant of the week: Veronica prostrata ‘Goldwell’ (creeping speedwell)

<b>WHY YOU SHOULD PLANT IT</b><p>In most gardens, a good edger is worth its weight in gold, but one that has such distinctive green and gold foliage in a soft, low clump, as this plant does, is invaluable. These days, hipper-looking edgers such as creeping speedwell are giving traditional ones, from lamb's …

Gardens: verbascums

I've tried to grow about 50 kinds of verbascum. Most have died. The word on the horticultural street is that many – like <i>Verbascum</i> 'Helen Johnson' and <i>V.</i> 'Jackie' – die in the bag on the way home, despite the protestations of the seller about their perennial qualities. I was a judge on an RHS …

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8 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photography More Meaningful

We’ve all had those days…you head out to some glorious location in the wilderness, take perhaps hundreds of photographs, head home, and find a memory …