Kompostierung von Kiefernnadeln: Wie man Kiefernnadeln kompostiert

Abundant and free in most parts of the country, pine needles are a great source of organic matter for the garden. Whether you use pine needles in compost or as a mulch around your plants, they provide essential nutrients and improve the soil’s ability to hold moisture. Once you know how to compost pine needles, […]

Narzissenblätter – Wann beschneide ich Narzissen?

Daffodils are among the most popular spring blooming bulbs grown in the garden. But, when the flower is gone, when is the right time to remove daffodil leaves? If you are wondering, “When do I prune daffodils,” you will find the answer below. When to Cut Back Daffodils Daffodil leaves should not be cut back […]

Duftende Geranienpflege: Wie man Duftende Geranien züchtet

Scented geranium plants are a sensual delight in any home or garden. Their varied and textured leaves, the bright colors of their flowers, the scented oils they produce and the flavor they can add to food and drinks appeal to all five of our senses. How many other garden additions pack so much punch into […]

Solomon’s Seal Info – Pflege einer salomonischen Seehundfabrik

When you’re planning a garden in the shade, the Solomon’s seal plant is a must have. I recently had a friend share some of the fragrant, variegated Solomon’s seal plant (Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’) with me. I was happy to learn it is the 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year, so designated by Perennial Plant Association. […]

Wachsende Loquat-Samen – Erfahren Sie mehr über Loquat-Samenkeimung

Loquat, also known as Japanese plum, is a fruiting tree native to Southeast Asia and very popular in California. Planting loquat from seeds is easy, although because of grafting you can’t expect to get a tree that produces the same fruit as the one you started with. If you’re growing loquat seeds for ornamental purposes, […]

Jacaranda Baum Informationen – Wie man einen Jacaranda Baum züchtet

The first time someone sees a jacaranda tree (Jacaranda mimosifolia), they may think they’ve spied something out of a fairy tale. This lovely tree often spans the width of a front yard, and is covered in beautiful lavender purple blooms every spring. Read on to learn how to grow a jacaranda tree if you have […]

Kolumnarische Eicheninformationen: Was sind säulenförmige Eichenbäume?

If you think your yard is too small for oak trees, think again. Columnar oak trees (Quercus robur ‘Fastigiata’) offer the magnificent green lobed foliage and ridged bark that other oaks have, without taking up all that space. What are columnar oak trees? They are slow-growing, slender oaks with a tight, upright and narrow profile. […]

Eulenboxen erstellen: Wie man ein Eulenhaus baut

If owls live in your area, building and installing an owl box might attract a pair to your backyard. Some common owl species, like barn owls, are ferocious predators of mice and other rodent pests, so it makes sense to invite them into the neighborhood by installing an owl house. Read on for tips on owl […]