(ARA) – If you invest a bit of time now, you can ensure a bountiful harvest and a beautiful landscape to make this your best gardening season yet. Preparing a strong spring foundation means new plantings are better able to survive the heat, drought and pest attacks of summer. “Start your garden off right by […]
Spring is such an exciting time. Usually around this time, in early march I start planting my lettuce, peas and radishes in my garden. I was so eager for spring this time that I planted two weeks ago. Now it is raining so hard that I am sure that the seeds will either rot or […]
It was a long search that took me more than ten years. But finally I found it – the indoor house plant that will brighten up the end of a corridor 5 meters from my front door. The Aspidistra, commonly known as the Cast Iron plant, has graced the drawing rooms of many an otherwise drab […]
Selling your house? There are many ways to get top dollar for your home without spending a lot of time and money. All it takes is a little bit of ingenuity and a few tried-and-true home improvement tips. “One of the areas that can really make an impression on the potential homebuyer is the exterior […]
When you shop for house plants, trees or vegetables at a nursery, you’re greeted by row after row of great looking plants; but if you’re like most people, you have a hard time keeping them looking that way when you get them home. So what do nursery workers know that you don’t?