Archive for November, 2010
Bringing some vibrant color to your porch is a fantastic way to welcome guests to your home. While window boxes can add a spectacle of color to your house, and hanging baskets can draw the eye to beautiful blooms, standing two pots of California poppy seeds by your porch will add dazzling color and easily bring smiles to friends and family's faces. And with California poppies growing so easily in pots, they are ideal for such a use.
If you have a beautiful garden with flowers and all the stuff, probably you have seen some bees around. They build their wasp hives in people's gardens since bees feel attracted to colors, smells and tastes of flowers. That is why it is very important for you to know how to get rid of garden wasp hives.
Growing herbs is no more difficult than growing ordinary vegetables or flowers. In fact, some herbs, such as mint, bee balm, basil, oregano and tarragon are so prolific that you have to be careful they don't take over your garden. As a general rule, plants classified as herbs are practically immune to disease and pests. They are hardy in almost all growing conditions and soil types.
The extremely colorful butterfly weed can be a butterfly magnetic field, luring numerous types of butterflies to its vibrant flowers. A perennial herb indigenous to North America from South Ontario and Minnesota to New York, south to Florida and also in Colorado.
Garden honey bees are, as their name suggests, the bee species that produce honey and that can live almost anywhere, even in your garden. There are many species of bees in nature. However, we are going to talk about the three kind of bees that you could find very easily in your garden.