Understanding Your Homes Gardening Zone (Zone 5-6)
For homeowners, gardening can be an immensely rewarding experience, but it also comes with its unique set of challenges. One essential aspect of successful gardening is understanding your home's gardening zone. In this blog, we will explore what a gardening zone is, how to determine your zone, and how this knowledge can guide your gardening decisions.
Late Summer Tomato Chicken Milanese
The tomatoes are still coming out and had to savor these delicious tomatoes in one way or another. The end product came out delicious and will keep making till the tomatoes are done!
From Ohio Soil to Garden Glory: Top Seven Flowers for Ohio Gardens
In the heart of the Midwest, Ohio boasts a unique blend of landscapes, from rolling hills to bustling cities. Amidst this diversity, Ohioans have discovered an exquisite way to connect with the land: gardening. But not just any gardening – the kind that transforms ordinary soil into an orchestra of colors and fragrances, a testament to nature's artistry. In this horticultural journey, we invite you to explore the top seven flowers that flourish under Ohio's sun and rain, turning Ohio soil into garden glory. From the enchanting Asters to the elegant Azaleas, the resilient Purple Coneflower to the monarch butterfly's favorite, Milkweed, and the whimsical Cosmos to the intricate Dahlia and the aromatic Wild Bergamot – each flower is a brushstroke on the canvas of an Ohio garden, creating a living masterpiece.
Hardy and Delicious: Fruit Trees Perfect for Michigan's Soil
Michigan's diverse climate and fertile soil make it an ideal region for cultivating various fruit trees. From the sweet juiciness of peaches to the tartness of cherries, there's a fruit tree for every palate and gardener's preference. This article will explore some of the hardiest and most delectable fruit trees that thrive in Michigan's unique soil conditions. From classic favorites like apples and cherries to lesser-known gems like mulberries and persimmons, these trees promise to bring forth a bounty of deliciousness for years to come.
This year the garden once again was full of vegetables. This year we even have watermelon growing. We have been giving away so much we may have enough be able to sell at the market next year! 😉 #garden jalapeñopeppers #watermel...
"Gardening in the Desert: Tips & Insights"
Gardening in a desert climate can be a challenging yet rewarding endeavor. With soaring temperatures and intense sunlight, it's essential to make informed choices when it comes to plant selection, irrigation, and landscaping. In this blog post, we'll explore some valuable insights from a recent article on gardening in Las Vegas, Nevada, and offer practical tips for gardening success in arid regions. Understanding Container Gardening One of the first things mentioned in the article is the difference between soil in the ground and soil in containers. Soil in the ground stays cooler because it dissipates extra heat into the surrounding environment. On the other hand, containers, especially smaller ones, can heat up quickly in direct sunlight. The solution? Opt for larger containers in sunny areas and water them daily, ensuring they can drain to prevent soil and roots from overheating. Strategically Placing Shade For those facing scorching western and southern exposures of their homes, it's crucial to use deciduous plants. These plants can provide natural shade to cool down these areas. Deciduous trees and shrubs are resilient against both the heat and cold experienced in desert regions. If you're planning to landscape these parts of your property, choose heat-tolerant, tried-and-true desert plants. Meet the Australian Racer The article introduces us to the Australian racer (Myoporum parvifolium), a low-growing and green groundcover. This plant can thrive in desert climates as long as you don't walk on it. It's known to spread out in various directions, making it an excellent choice for groundcover. However, remember not to overwater it, as it can be susceptible to root rot if watered daily. The Italian Cypress Debate Italian cypresses are a popular choice for landscaping, but they come with their own set of considerations. These trees are native to Mediterranean climates and require a moderate amount of water. In Las Vegas, where water conservation is essential, it's crucial to water them about 18 to 24 inches deep and not more than three times a week during the summer. Choosing the Right Grape and Blackberry Varieties Grapes and blackberries can indeed thrive in a desert climate, but variety selection is key. Interlaken grapes, similar to Thompson Seedless, should do well in Las Vegas. When it comes to blackberries, the Womack and Rosborough varieties have proven to be suitable for desert climates. However, make sure to plant them away from hot walls, providing proper air circulation.
Luxury and Legacy: Nemours Mansion and Gardens
The Nemours Mansion and Gardens, located in the center of Wilmington, Delaware, is a monument to tasteful wealth, elegance, and architectural prowess. Visitors are welcomed to enter a world of exquisite luxury and unmatched beauty at this historic house, which is decorated with delicate features and beautiful landscapes.
Eternal Beauty in Stone: Garden of the Gods' Iconic Formations
Garden of the Gods, which is located in the center of Colorado Springs, is evidence of how talented the planet Earth is as an artist. This natural wonder has established itself as a must-see location for nature lovers and explorers alike because to its spectacular red rock formations, alluring sceneries, and timeless feeling of wonder.
A garden of remembrance
Let It GrowBy Tammy Thornton You may have driven by a doctor’s office on busy Shore Road countless times without giving a thought to gardens or places to meditate. But if you took the tiny alley leading to the back entrance of Dr. Larry Lemieux’s office, you would have been instantly struck by a beautiful and peaceful garden, lovingly planted…
Create a Fairy Garden: Crafting a Magical Wonderland
Fairy gardens are miniature wonderlands that capture the magic of folklore and imagination. These tiny, whimsical landscapes invite fairies and other mythical creatures to frolic amidst carefully arranged plants, accessories, and tiny furniture. Whether you're an experienced gardener or just looking for a delightful hobby, creating a fairy garden can be a rewarding and enchanting experience. In this article, we'll guide you through the steps to make a fairy garden that will transport you to a world of fantasy.
Spider Flowers 101: Guide to Growing and Caring for Cleome
Gardening enthusiasts are constantly looking for unique and captivating additions to their gardens. Consider adding Cleome or Spider Flowers to your repertoire if you're one of them.
Make Your House Smell Amazing With This Natural DIY Air Freshener
I love a great smelling house, but my allergies just can't handle most store-bought air fresheners. They usually bring on an instant headache. An alternative to chemical-filled sprays and candles is this DIY air freshener that you can make with four simple ingredients. Best of all, it's completely natural and smells just incredible.
Charles Umlauf's Legacy: A Journey Through Art and Nature
The Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum offers a sanctuary of peace, beauty, and artistic inspiration just a short distance from Austin's busy downtown. The museum is devoted to exhibiting the creations of American sculptor Charles Umlauf and offering a tranquil setting for art enthusiasts, families, and anybody seeking to get away from the bustle of the city.
Fall Harvest Crops to Plant in September!
Even though the first day of Fall is just 20 days away, Georgia Gardeners still have time this year to grow one last yield of some fruits and vegetables for the year! Here is just a few of them!
Learn About Georgia's Southern Wild Grape!
It's officially September and that means that Georgia's southern wild grapes are in full harvest mode!. The grape that I am talking about is called a Muscadine. Muscadines grow wild in the southeastern United States but they can be purchased domestically as well.
Invasive Oriental Bittersweet Threatens New York State's Native Bittersweet
This article was written with the assistance of AI tools. All information was researched and verified by an actual human. This fast growing climbing vine looks similar to native species.
Which Fruits & Vegetables Can You Freeze? Get the List!
There are lots of reasons to freeze fruits and vegetables to use later. My grandmother froze and canned all kinds of fruits and veggies, and it was so nice to have that fresh-tasting food even in the middle of winter. Yes, you can often find just about anything in the grocery store, but it doesn’t have the same flavor as when it’s in-season. Freezing is a way to preserve that just-picked flavor so you can enjoy it anytime.
Srinagar’s Tulip Garden enters the World Book of Records as Asia’s largest.
Officials said the exquisite garden nestled on the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain range earned a prestigious spot in the World Book of Records (London) on Saturday. The Tulip Garden in Srinagar, the summer capital of India, has earned a spot in the World Book of Records (London) as Asia’s largest. Officials said the exquisite garden nestled on the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain range earned a prestigious spot in the World Book of Records (London) on Saturday.
Asia's Largest Tulip Garden: Srinagar's Showcase of 1.5 Million Blooms!
With 1.5 million flowers, the Tulip Garden in Srinagar entered the record books as Asia's largest. Check out some beautiful pictures of tulip bulbs that will leave you mesmerized.