- Adorn Your Garden With Perennial Plants By : Kurt Fromherz
Gone are the days when people work from 9am-5pm. With the advance in computer technology and call centers, people work for more than 12 hours per day, and of the way they can ease their tension is to indulge in some hobbies.
- What Are the Different Types of Hawaii Flower? By : Susan Kramper
If you have visited Hawaii, you will be amazed not only by the breathtaking view of the blue ocean and sky but also by the colourful flowers in the island. Hawaii is a tropical place, and this kind of climate grows bright flowers.
- Aerating Your Compost Pile By : Gen Wright
Learn how to keep your compost well aerated, so that it breaks down quickly.
- How to Grow Hawaiian Tropical Flower By : Susan Kramper
If you re looking for flowers that have bright colors to beautify your garden, you should consider planting different types of Hawaiian tropical flower. Flowers that come from Hawaii are usually very colourful and they can make any boring garden more interesting. You can plant Hibiscus, Bird of Paradise, and Plumeria and you will feel as if you have been transported to the Aloha State itself in your own garden.
- Bonsai Care Tree By : Mark Anthony1
Basically, bonsai trees are outdoor trees but people these days use bonsai trees to decorate their houses as they bring attraction to the interior of the house. However, they land up not buying one as they don’t know how to take care of it.
- Palm tree care By : Mark Anthony1
Growing trees in your backyard or any other place you want is a great idea. As we all know, numbers of trees are reducing each year day by day and because of that we may not feel but oxygen content is decreasing and because of that the ozone layer is also getting smaller and smaller.
- Landscape Gardening By : Fourwinds Landscaping
If you want to turn your home garden into a little Eden that you can stay in forever, consider landscape gardening and you can create the perfect sanctuary for yourself.
- Soft Landscaping By : Fourwinds Landscaping
Soft Landscaping is what brings life to a garden. Hence, a proper selection and execution is intended to yield the best results.
- Branches and Bulbs Forced in the Greenhouse By : Mary – Kate – Mackey
It’s cold—the plants in the greenhouse are thriving—their glossy leaves in stark contrast to the view beyond the glass.
- How Plants Survive Winter By : Mary – Kate – Mackey
It’s cold—the plants in the greenhouse are thriving—their glossy leaves in stark contrast to the view beyond the glass.
- Roses Have Had a Significant Role in History By : Gen Wright
Roses have a very interesting background and still are a significant part of a lot of customs throughout the world.
- Greenhouse Scent By : Jean Vernon1
Many winter flowers are highly scented to attract any pollinating insects that are brave enough to forage outside on a still and hopefully sunny day. In the garden many of these winter stalwarts are already in flower.
- Do you find yourself questioning what to grow in your greenhouse? By : Mark Spencer
So, you have already finished setting up your greenhouse structure, and everything looks great. There is only one last thing that you are required to decide upon, and that is what you are going to grow inside the dwelling.
- Tips on how to make the most of your greenhouse By : Mark Spencer
A greenhouse gives you a haven in which you can grow different plants regardless of the time of year it is. Greenhouses are avidly used all around the world, and provide many gardeners with a carefree gardening experience.
- Gardening in a mini greenhouse gives you the same advantages as a larger one By : Mark Spencer
When you hear someone mention the word greenhouse, what is the first thing that comes to mind? A lot of people whenever they hear the term greenhouse think of a large glass structure that houses a variety of different plants inside of it.
- what is the difference between planthouses and greenhouses By : Mark Spencer
Greenhouses have actually been referred to by many different names in the past. In fact, you may have heard them called a plethora of different things such as open shelters or even planthouses.
- Coldframes Vs Greenhouses By : markspencer456
A lot of people when they are looking to obtain a greenhouse actually do not understand one crucial part. They automatically assume that since they are obtaining a greenhouse that it has the capabilities to grow plants within its walls.
- Five Evergreen Ferns for your Greenhouse By : Mary – Kate – Mackey
Winter is rolling in, even as autumn goes splashing its colors around. The changing seasons make greenhouses more and more attractive.
- A Bouquet of Winter Bloomers for the Greenhouse By : Alice McGowan
Before every minute is swallowed by the holiday season, and while there’s still space in the greenhouse—pending the onslaught of spring seedlings—consider a special winter bonus for greenhouse-owning gardeners—the privilege of enjoying winter-blooming plants! All plants suggested below thrive in bright sun and cool temperatures—ideally 40-50 degrees.
- Gifts for Gardeners: Some Holiday Suggestions By : Alice McGowan
Here are some ideas to help with the gardening recipients on your list. Or perhaps, like me, you’ll find yourself adding a few of these items to your personal wish list.
- Houseplant Questions Answered By : Becky Long
A good rule of thumb, flowering plants in full bloom can look dazzling but may be well past its prime and ready to cease blooming .
- English Ivy,an Evergreen Ground Cover For Your Garden By : Gen Wright
English Ivy is an evergreen ground cover plant and its very hardy in zones 2-9.Its also good in all shady areas.
- How to Grow Plants in Garden Planters By : Jacklina
Plants can also grow extremely well in garden planters, so long as a few simple steps are followed.
- A Fall Foliage Beauty-Autumn Blaze Red Maple-Foliage of Fire By : Gen Wright
The Autumn Blaze Red Maple is the most popular tree ever introduced, which explains why it is in such high demand right now.
- Everyone Loves A Majestic Oak Tree By : Gen Wright
Native Trees and plants is a gardners favorite.They are easy to plant,have hardly any maintence and are eco-friendly.The Oak trees are slow growers but they are the "best of the best" of the homeowner's favorites.
- Upscale Your Lawn With Native Flowering Trees By : Gen Wright
The Indian Arrow-wood, one of the native trees, is a flowering shrub that produces a white flower in spring and in autumn produce attractive fall foliage and bluish berries in clusters.
- Get a jump on next season by overwintering frost-tender plants By : Wendy Mundy
Have you fallen in love with one of the new coleus cultivars? Or are you simply feed-up of paying big bucks for your favorite Fancy Pansies? Have you think about overwintering your favorites inside by making cuttings this Fall to propagate tender perennials--and help your thumb stay green while the s
- Inorganic Fertilizer in the Organic Garden By : Richard Murray
Horticultural or commercial N-P-K fertilizers are the most familiar fertilizers to the home gardener and are commonly found at your local garden center or hardware store. There seems to be much misinformation regarding these fertilizers especially as they relate to organic gardening.
- Organic Gardening - How to Make Your Own Compost By : Teddy Hill
Finished compost looks rich, dark and clumpy and has that wonderful smell of good soil. The great thing about composting is without much preparation or expense you can try composting to see how you like it.
- Pruning and Trees care tips By : Gen Wright
Having a tree in your yard is a great feature as it can provide multiple things, such as shade, protection from winds and general value to your property. But like any other living creature you must administer care techniques in order to prevent decay of the tree. Learn the basic tree care tips and most important tree pruning tips.
- The Living Art Of Bonsai By : Jimmy Cox
The majority of the dwarfed potted trees which are called bonsai are developed from ordinary nursery stock or from somewhat dwarfed trees found in a natural habitat. This is where the art of bonsai lies.
- Fertilising Bonsai Trees By : lesaurus
There are really only two types of fertilizer, organic and chemical.
Personally, I stick to chemical fertilizers, I find it is easier to use (it is easily dissolved in water).
The fertilizer is composed of these three elements.
N: Nitrogen (for new growth)
P: Phosphorus (for flowering)
K: Potassium (Hardens branches, around August)
- Building a Greenhouse: How to Get Started By : Ellen Bell
Building a greenhouse is a big project, and can seem daunting at first. If you're even considering building a greenhouse in your yard, this is the article for you. We'll explain some important things you need to know to get started on the right foot.
- 5 Questions About Organic Gardening By : John Black
What is natural gardening? Natural gardening is more of a belief than a kind of crop growing. It is a group whereby its associates raise foliages without using anything man-made. They don't use man-made fertilizers. They don't utilize synthetic pesticides. They don't utilize synthetic develoment boosters. For them, all should be actual - organic if you will - which is the means that crop grwoing should be.
- Garden Watering Systems By : Gen Wright
Many options are available to a gardener looking for a solution to the water needs of their lawns and plants. Some do have better uses in certain situation while others respond better in other cases. From sprinkler to drip system, learn the plus and down of various watering systems available to gardeners and hobbyist.
- Essential Bonsai Tools By : Gen Wright
Bonsai craft is like any other craft and art. Specific tools will help further develop and practise the art. Different tools and options are available for the bonsai enthusiasts. From beginner to advance user, learn the essential tools for practising bonsai.
- Indoor Greenhouse Gardening for Beginners By : Ellen Bell
Greenhouse gardening is a fun and rewarding hobby that can be practiced at whatever level of involvement you want. For those with less time, energy, or money to invest, indoor greenhouse gardening is a wonderful way to get started.
- Learn the secret of how to grow grapes? By : Harry Rouster
When it comes to growing grapes there are different varieties of grapes available. What grapes you use will depend on what you want to achieve. There are a lot of different reasons why people decide to grow grapes, some of these are:
- they want to make their own wine and growing grapes will help th
- Tips to Help You Care for a Bonsai Tree By : Warren Wong
Growing and caring for a bonsai tree can be both easy and difficult at the same. Therefore it is important that you know how to properly care for a bonsai tree. Care for this type of tree involves watering, pruning and proper planting. A bonsai tree requires a certain amount of sunlight and water. Too much of either can cause more harm to the tree than good and it can actually kill the tree. This is why it is important to know how to take care of the tree before you decide to grow one.
- Exotic Choices For Bonsai Gardening By : Aby Garvey
The majority of bonsai gardeners stick with the more common coniferous, deciduous, or fruit trees when creating their bonsai art collection. However, more exotic varieties can be found that permit the bonsai artist to further develop his or her skills.
- Garden Arbor and Pergola Designs By : Ellen Bell
Arbors and pergolas are great elements to incorporate into a garden. Not only do they contribute to the overall design of the landscape, but they can also serve many utilitarian purposes as well. In this article, we'll discuss how you can design a garden arbor or pergola to meet your needs.
- Growing Vegetable Plants From Seed By : Ellen Bell
If you're planting a vegetable garden this year, why not start your plants from seed? Planting from seed is exponentially less expensive than purchasing young transplants from a nursery! In this article, we'll explain everything you need to know to grow your veggies from seed.
- What Is A Bonsai Ficus Ginseng By : Rodger Ewing
A Bonsa Ficus Ginseng is one of the more unique plants that you can grow in your home. They are very beautiful and if you know what you are doing can be rather easy to grow.
- Mulch needed for Tree By : Gen Wright
Trees are beautiful and majestic plants. Like any other plants, they need care, and gardening tips are often required. One of the tips to care for trees is to use mulch in your garden design. With mulch at your trees foot, it will prevent growing of weeds and preserve humidity to keep the tree roots healthy. Learn more about using mulch for your trees.
- Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces By : Ellen Bell
If you are among the many Americans who want a vegetable garden but simply don't have the space, it's time to reconsider the way we plant vegetables. In this article, we'll explore vegetable gardening in containers for maximum harvests with minimum space.
- Rose Gardening Tips By : Gen Wright
Roses are beautiful bushes with very colorfull and fragrant flowers. However, roses plants are proned to diseases and fungus. Learn the basics care techniques for these plants and successfully grow a beautiful rose garden.
- Propagation of Plants with Seeds By : Gen Wright
Seeds propagation is a cheap method to propagate plants and trees without almost any cost and with little space. But, propagation with seeds can be tricky if not done right. Some seeds will need pre treatment before being ready to be sow.
- Grow Any Plant with Microclimates By : Gen Wright
Plants are creatured that are adapted to the climate that they are native. But, as many gardeners like to experiment, they also want to grow exotic species of plants in their region of the world. By creating a microclimate, any plants can be grown successfully in any region of the world. Learn more about these plant growing techniques in a micorclimate.
- Setting Up A Terrarium - The Basic Supplies By : janetra
Terrariums set up to simulate desert conditions usually have a base of builders sand with rocks and succulents. Kept very dry they are suitable for spiny lizards, box turtles, desert tarantulas and other creatures from the desert.
- How To Set Up A Plant Terrarium By : janetra
Nathaniel Ward, an amateur botanist, made the first terrarium in 1827. He became concerned about the notorious pollution present in London air at that time on the butterfly cocoons he was studying he placed them in glass jars to protect them. After a few days he found ferns happily growing in his glass jars and realised the glass jars were ideal environments for growing moisture loving plants. His idea spread rapidly and terrariums became very popular especially for preserving exotic plants.
- Odor Free Composting In 3 Steps By : Ellen Bell
Have you considered home composting, but are reluctant because of the perception that compost bins are smelly? If so, you can stop worrying now! In this article, we'll explain the 3 simple steps you can follow to begin home composting that is virtually odor free!
- Raised Bed Gardening Considerations By : Ellen Bell
Constructing raised bed gardens is a big job, and before you begin, there are a number of considerations to take into account. In this article, we'll explain some of the aspects of raised bed gardening to help you make an informed decision about whether this centuries-old gardening method is right for you.
- Learning How To Care For The Beautiful Orchid By : Jimmy Cox
Nearly all orchids are benefited by a period in the garden. There is something about outdoor life, no matter how short the period, that imparts vigor to them, ripens their pseudobulbs, and prepares them for heavy flowering. European gardeners stumbled onto this fact a long time ago.
- The Story of Roses in History By : Jimmy Cox
Roses flourished in the gardens of Babylon earlier than 2000 B.C. The Greeks and Romans used the rose at their feasts and in symbols both as decoration and as a charm against many evils, including alcoholic intoxication. Rose blooms were sold in large numbers from extensive gardens devoted entirely to their culture.
- How To Pot Orchids By : Jimmy Cox
Bear one thing in mind when potting orchids: Don't use glazed or painted earthenware pots! Though decorative, they are damaging to plant growth. They keep the compost overwatered and underaired - both fatal to orchids. Otherwise, potting orchids - except for the trick of packing osmunda - is no different from potting azaleas or begonias.
- How To Grow Orchids From Seed By : Jimmy Cox
To grow an orchid from seed can be a complicated process, but once mastered can provide a thrilling sense of satisfaction.
- Greenhouse Preparation Tips By : Ellen Bell
A lot of work and preparation needs to go into a greenhouse before your ready for actual greenhouse gardening. In this article, we'll explore some of the things you should consider before purchasing or constructing a greenhouse.
- Top Five Flowers That Mean Love By : L Law
All through history mankind has been employing flowers as a symbol of private passion. In artist John Millais' famed picture of Ophelia, flora is spread over the canvas, as a symbol of hopeless love, purity and forsaken love. In early Egypt, Cleopatra spread rose petals at the feet of her partner,
- What You Must Know About Bonsai Trees By : Roger Kelley
Bonsai is the art of cultivating miniaturized plants. The plants themselves are normal sized plants; they are not grown specifically for bonsai. The miniaturization is what makes bonsai such a great hobby, as enthusiasts prune the roots and shape the leaves of normal trees and shrubs to restrict them to a miniature bonsai scale.
- Garden Soil: From Bad To Good By : Ellen Bell
Do you have bad soil in your area? Is it rocky, sandy, or full of clay? If so, no need to worry! In this article we'll explain how to take the worst soil and turn it into a rich, fertile loam that your plants will love.
- Muncaster Castle Gardens By : vishnu
Set in the dramatic grandeur of the Lakeland Fells, the wild, woodland gardens are home to an incredible collection of rare and beautiful plants. Muncaster Castle offers many fantastic Lake District Attractions within its grounds. Miles of paths wind through this extraordinary scenery, which also provides cover for a varied wildlife population. Many of the plants in the gardens are now highly enda
- When it comes to Led grows lightyou need to understand hydroponics gardening. By : Patrick Martinez
When it comes to led grow lights and other electronic devices, a ballast is mechanism that acts as a type of resistor. Similar to the "power pack"¯ used with electric trains, its purpose is to regulate the amount of electrical current flowing through a circuit.
- Travel Review of Allan Gardens By : Joanne Jones
Allan Gardens can easily be called the Secret Gardens of Toronto. It is located in the heart of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and is nestled between Sherbourne Street to the east, Carlton Street to the north, Jarvis Street to the west and Gerrard Street East to the south. Admission is free. Allan Gardens is comprised of 6 greenhouses covering 16,000 square feet located on over 5 acres of park grounds.
- VanDusen Botanical Garden Travel Review By : Joanne Jones
The VanDusen Botanical Garden is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at the intersection of Oak and West 37th Street. The garden covers 55 acres with over 7,000 plants from all over the world. One of the first things that you will notice about this park is their sign "Please walk on the grass!" With something different to see each season, this really is truly friendly and inspiring.
- Grow Lights Grow Prize Winners By : Patrick Martinez
Hydroponics gardening uses grow light to light the plants properly in order for photosynthesis to occur and for the plants to grow and thrive. Lighting is crucial to every kind of indoor gardening situation, because without adequate light, the plants will be stunted and not grow to their full potent
- Prize Specimens from a Hydroponics Gardening System By : Patrick Martinez
Hydro is the Greek word for water and ponics refers to the Greek word for labor; thus hydroponics, or the method for cultivating plants in a water solution that contains nutrients, was born. hydroponic equipment offers a simple way for everyone, regardless of the type of soil or lack of soil you h
- Growing a Vegetable Garden By : Ellen Bell
As the troubled economy begins to affect families' bottom lines, more and more of us are looking for ways to cut back and save money. Vegetable gardening is a great way to do just that! With as little as a $40 investment, you can save hundreds of dollars this summer on your grocery bill! In this article, we'll explain what you need to know to get started growing your own vegetable garden.
- Greenhouse Buying Guide By : Ellen Bell
Are you considering buying a greenhouse? If so, there are a number of things to consider before you make your big purchase. We'll discuss some important tips for greenhouse shopping, and some questions to ask yourself before buying your new greenhouse.
- Aerobic Composting 101 By : Ellen Bell
So you've bought a compost tumbler. Now what? We'll tell you everything you need to know about how to get started with aerobic composting in your new compost tumbler bin. Find out what's so great about aerobic composting!
- Why Not Add The Bonsai Miniature Rose Tree To Your Collection? By : Lee Dobbins
The Bonsai miniature rose tree is attracting enthusiasts with its beauty. Roses are extremely beautiful when in full bloom and despite looking so delicate ,they are quite strong. They are not so difficult to handle as one might presume. Bonsai miniature rose plants grow to a height of 5 inches ,or a little more
- The Surinam Cherry Bonsai Tree By : Lee Dobbins
The Surinam Cherry Bonsai Tree originates from Hong Kong and South China. Attractive and elegant, they may be grown either indoors or outdoors in the Southern United States.
- Have You Tried Growing Outdoor Bonsai Trees? By : Lee Dobbins
Many people choose to decorate the interior of their homes with bonsai trees due to their uniqueness. However, these plants are equally beautiful when used as part of your outdoor landscaping. Outdoor bonsai trees are true bonsais. The main differences between indoor and outdoor bonsai trees is the scale of the outdoor tree and the challenges it will face in the outside environment.
- The Art of Bonsai Shaping By : Sarah Duke
One of the key characteristics of a bonsai tree is its shape. Bonsai gardening is not only a hobby, it is an art form, and this is demonstrated by the way you choose to guide and shape your tree. Bonsai trees can be shaped into almost any form that you desire. However, there are several profiles that are more widespread than others when it comes to bonsai gardening.
- Why Home Composting Is So Great! By : Ellen Bell
If you've heard of composting, but aren't sure what it's all about, this is the article for you. We'll explain the two main types of composting and how you can begin composting at home. Find out why home composting is a growing trend and how you can join in!
- Grow Lights Can Help You Grow Award Winning Tomatoes with Ease By : Joe Healy
Not every tomato enthusiast lives in Oklahoma with perfect tomato growing soil and beautiful sunlight is able to grow tomatoes weighing in at seven pounds and twelve ounces the current world record holder If you wish to try your hand at
- A Guide to Gardening for Beginners By : shammi rana
Gardening is a wonderful hobby, which kind of grows on you. Often people stumble upon this hobby when they are depressed, or find themselves aimless with too much free time on their hands.
- Benefits of Greenhouse Gardening By : Ellen Bell
Like many gardeners, you might wonder what all the buzz is about greenhouse gardening. What are the benefits of owning a greenhouse? Bigger and better plants, year round gardening, and cost savings are just a few of the many benefits enjoyed by greenhouse gardeners. In this article, we'll explain what's so great about greenhouse gardening.
- Raised Bed Gardening Pros and Cons By : Ellen Bell
Raised bed gardening has enormous benefits to your plants and to you, the gardener. But there are also some disadvantages to be considered as well. In this article, we'll evaluate the various pros and cons of raised bed gardening so you can make an informed decision about what type of garden is best for you.
- Bonsai Tree Gardening – Basic Tips for Growing a Beautiful Bonsai By : Katya Coen
Training bonsai has been a rewarding hobby for people for ages, and this is a good introduction if you are thinking of growing your own. Read some tips on how to train your own beautiful bonsai. Includes watering and fertilizing tips and information on choosing the right bonsai tree for you.
- Building a Greenhouse: 10 Important Things to Consider By : Ellen Bell
Adding a greenhouse to your yard is a big investment in time and money. Before taking that next step, remember that the planning you do now is the most important part of the process! In this article, you'll find a list of questions to ask yourself and important things to consider before you begin building your new greenhouse.
- Getting Started With Greenhouse Gardening By : Ellen Bell
Anyone who has set up a greenhouse knows that the process is a lot of work. But once the structure is built, then the real fun can begin. So what's the next step? In this article, we'll explore the process of setting up your greenhouse and getting ready to begin greenhouse gardening.
- Techniques Comparing Hydroponics By : Bob Johnson
Gardeners of all levels are finding hydroponics to be their ideal growing choice. This trend is due to the simple fact that a plant grown using any hydroponics technique will grow faster and yield more production than an identical plant grown in soil.
- Greenhouse Gardening: A Guide to Getting Started By : Ellen Bell
Do you enjoy gardening and want to know how you can expand your hobby or take your skills to the next level? Have you considered investing in a greenhouse, but aren't sure where to start? This article has all the answers and more. Find out everything you need to know about gardening in your own greenhouse.
- History of Greenhouses By : Ellen Bell
How much do you know about greenhouses? In this article, we'll discuss this history of greenhouses, from their inception by the Romans in 30 A.D. all the way through the Victorian greenhouses of Europe in the 19th century.
- Most turned their attention to other projects, and dahlias languished! By : navdeep singh negi
Sometimes the sheer audacity of a flower grabs your attention and simply won't let go. The first time I saw a dahlia, I was stunned. Not only is their size larger than life, but also the colors are absolutely amazing!
- Factors in Garden Creation By : veer vikas
After deciding on what type of garden that you are going to develop, its suitable location and kind of fertilizer to be used, it is time really get started in choosing the right environment for garden creation and the first thing you would do is to select what kind of barrier you will would have--what will isolate your garden from its surroundings?
- The Philippines’ Favorite Flowers By : Tony Dee
In the Philippines, the month of May is about two things – feasts and flowers. All over the country, different places celebrate different kinds of festivals but one event is held everywhere – the Santacruzan procession which is held any time in May.
- The Language Of Roses By : Tony Dee
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet," says Juliet after realizing that she fell in love with an enemy. This is a famous line from Shakespeare and it signifies the popularity of roses even in the olden times.
- An Introduction to the Bonsai Tree By : Rob Mellor
There are many myths which are associated with bonsai. This not only confuses budding enthusiasts, but also gives the pastime a bad name. A bonsai is not a genetically dwarfed plant and is not kept small by cruelty in any way. The techniques of Bonsai are no crueler than that of any other horticultural endeavor.
- Bonsai Tree Care By : Rob Mellor
First and foremost think about the conditions the tree will be in. Indoor Bonsai will generally need to be close to a window or be supplemented with artificial light. A small tray with gravel and a little bit of water under the tree will add humidity around the tree.
- Trellises--So Many to Choose From! But Which Is Best? By : Ellen Bell
There are many different types of trellises available. So how do you know which is the best? This article serves as a guide to helping you choose the right type of trellis for your application.
- Mini Bonsai – How They Differ from Regular Bonsai By : April Kerr
In ancient Japan, the art of bonsai sculpting emerged. Normally we think the bonsai trees are small by their nature, however this is not the case. The bonsai tree artist has to prune and train these ordinary trees and plants to achieve the desired effect. The mini bonsai takes this concept even further and is so small could fit in your pocket.
- Beginner Bonsai Trees: The 5 Easiest To Care For By : April Kerr
Beginner bonsai trees should all have one thing in common - they should all be easy to look after. Although the art of the bonsai is often seen as one which is extremely difficult and takes many years to master, this should not put off anyone new to bonsai growing.
- A Basic Guide to Caring For Bonsai Trees By : April Kerr
Bonsai which is an interesting technique of growing the adult trees in a miniature form was originated in Japan a long time ago. In fact when you see a banyan tree that looks like a 50 year old one with all its long branches, shoots and cylindrical roots but at the same time the height is just 4 to 5 feet then this becomes very unusual and exciting.
- Treasure Hunting For Truffles By : David Cowley
Truffles is a mushroom that has formed a symbiotic relationship their environment. They grow underground among the roots of trees with only a few types of trees, such as cedar and maples that are not associated with truffle forming fungi.
- If You Like Antiques, Try Antique Plants By : Keith Markensen
Do you value the past? If so, you may already own some antique
furniture. But did you know there are living antiques, too? They
exist in the form of plant species called heirloom plants that
have been passed down for generations.
- Botanical Prints For Scientific Research And Collecting By : Gary Prestwich
Botanical prints have a wonderful dual purpose: they are lovely aesthetic pieces, akin to fine art, but also have the meticulous detail necessary for science.
- About The Origin Of Bonsai By : Patrick Desnoyers
Bonsai, a Japanese term for “miniature potted trees”, actually originated from the Chinese. Called “pensai” in China, these miniature trees first appeared in artworks and poems in this Asian country in 200 B.C. Early own, the mini-tree, or rather, the work of art, has already become a symbol of harmony and tranquility.
- The Japanese Art of Bonsai Trees By : Michael Seville
Bonsai is Japanese for 'tray gardening' . Bonsai trees are miniature trees; they keep their small shape and size because of being grown in a small pot or tray and through very careful pruning. The art of pruning a bonsai tree can take a very short time to learn but many people can go an entire lifetime without actually mastering the art.