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Patio Ponds, Patio Pond, Patio Water Garden | Aquascape

Enjoy a beautiful water garden in a matter of minutes with easy to install patio ponds. Create a beautifully planted water bowl with a variety of …

Landscaping

Self-seeding plants: how to create a fuss-free garden

The right mix of self-seeding plants can create year-round interest with minimum work.<p>The more I look at natural landscapes and the wild flowers that scatter themselves within them, the less inclined I am to garden meticulously. I want my outside space to produce food and flowers, and I want to …

Top 10 all-weather perennial plants

Beginner's Guide to Growing Lavender and Using Lavender - Plant Profile

By itself, a lavender plant doesn’t look like much. Its foliage is skimpy and gray, its flower stalks lanky, its growth habit unremarkable. The …

Plants

Growing Blueberries : How to Grow Blueberries at Home

Summer berries are among our favorite fruits ever, too bad you can’t enjoy their freshness all year, right? Wrong! You can grow your own berries at …

Gardening

6 Eggplant Varieties to Try

Eggplants are such delicious things. Usually prepared like a vegetable, this meaty ingredient is actually a fruit and works in everything from …

10 Easy DIY Free Greenhouse Plans

Gardening is a relaxing and rewarding hobby. If you are a person who seeks to be independent, a garden can help you achieve that. In that regard, …

Growing raspberries, strawberries and berries

The strawberry, you will be reminded by its professional admirers, is not even a berry. Neither, for that matter, is the raspberry, the boysenberry …

Gardening

Can you identify the bird by its beak?

Question 1 of 18<p>Score: 0<p>Photo: MNStudio/Shutterstock<p>Question 2 of 18<p>Score: 0<p>Eric Isselee/Shutterstock<p>Question 3 of 18<p>Score: 0<p>Photo: Brian …

Birds

Best Silver-Leaf Plants for Your Garden

1 of 21<p>'Jack Frost' Brunnera<p>Silver is particularly effective in the shade where it helps brighten dim corners. One of the finest silvery perennials …

Rabbits

Buy Organic Seeds on SeedWise - Organic Gardening

Gardeners now have a new online marketplace on which to browse and buy organic seeds. Launched in May 2014 by co-founders Luke Callahan and Ryder …

Gardening

VertiCrop™: The Future Of Urban Farming

<b>VertiCrop™</b> is an exciting <b>agriculture technology</b> that brings farming to urban centers. It helps farmers grow fresh food in smaller spaces like <b>6500</b> …

In This Huge Urban Farming Lab, LED “Recipes” Grow Juicier Tomatoes And Sweeter Basil

The massive Netherlands center run by the lighting company Philips is pushing indoor farming to its limits.<p>Behind a vault-like door, the long, windowless room has the same purple glow as the cabin on a Virgin America flight. Instead of passengers, the space is filled with row after row of plants, …

13 New Lassi Recipes You Haven’t Tried Before

Everyone loves a good smoothie — it’s creamy, packed with flavor and oh-so satisfying on a hot day. But if you’re tired of the standard milk-based recipes and want something different, a lassi is the way to go. A traditional Indian drink, lassis are made with a yogurt base and aromatic spices and …

Flavors

Basics of Windowsill Gardening

<b>BASICS OF GARDENING ON A WINDOWSILL</b><p>DO install a little ledge or shelf under your window if you don’t already have one.<p>DON’T put too much weight on …

How Permaculture Can Restore Ecosystems & Communities

In the rural Shona African community in Zimbabwe, five villages of 7,000 people have joined together to form the Chikukwa Project, named after their …

Permaculture

How to Design a Backyard Forest Garden - Organic Gardening

<i>Many people mistakenly think that ecological gardening—which involves growing a wide range of edible and other useful plants—can take place only on a</i> …

Permaculture

Celebrate summer with a healthy fresh cherry smoothie recipe

If there’s a bowl of ruby red cherries in front of me, chances are I’ll just sit and eat the whole thing. But occasionally I’ll restrain myself long enough to actually pit the cherries and use them in a recipe (see the video below for the easiest way to pit cherries).<p>How to order a healthy …

Nutrition

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginger (Plus an Easy Ginger and Honey Tea Recipe!)

Ginger has many medical benefits and has been used for centuries around the world as a way to treat ailments from nausea to inflammatory issues. …

10 Foods That May Reduce Your Risk Of Alzheimer's

When it comes to eating well, there's solid research on what to consume for all kinds of health goals. Want to protect your heart? There's a diet for that. Want to cut your diabetes risk, trim belly fat or increase energy? Doctors know what foods to recommend in these cases as well. But what about …

Nutrition

Cucumber Fizz Cocktail Recipe

Add the vodka, St-Germain, lemon juice and simple syrup, and fill with ice.<p>Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass filled with fresh …

The Prince’s Dairy Initiative recruits new farmers for its 4th Year

As the dairy industry continues to face unprecedented challenges, with many farmers being paid less than the price of production, the plight of the …

Forestry

Instead of Using Pesticides, Farmers Can Plant More Flowers

Planting flowers is no vanity. Not only does having a variety of blooms dotting the edges and uncultivated parts of a farm provide forage for bees …

EU stockpiling does little to resolve agricultural crisis

Perennial herbs: Now is the right time to plant your favourites | Toronto Star

<b>2. CHIVES:</b> Another great choice for the balcony/patio gardener. Nothing easier to grow (except Jerusalem artichoke), and it is useful in the kitchen. …

Gardening

Natural Rooting Methods – Organic Rooting Options For Cuttings

By Liz Baessler<p>Rooting is a good way to propagate plants. If you cut off new growth from an established plant and put it in the ground, it just might …

Community Supported Agriculture 101

Want to eat healthier and support local food initiatives? Then consider joining a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) and put your money where your …