Archive for June, 2011

Where Trees Live

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Trees are a part of nature and life. They take what's negative and harmful in our air and replace it with what's positive and healthy. They give us fruit, shade, paper, oxygen and life. Everywhere you travel in the world you will come across different kinds of trees.

How To Make Good Compost

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Let us face it we can buy bags of compost from any garden centre but they are not cheap to say the least, particularly now that peat compost has in effect been outlawed (In the UK you can only get peat compost if you have the rights under your land to do so). So why not make your own compost? Making compost is really easy, and indeed if you use vegetables or salad in your cooking then you have everything to hand to make great compost. Find out more today.

Know Your Garden Soil

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
You may think that you don't have a "green thumb", but the truth is that anyone, with a bit of "green" knowledge can have beautiful, healthy and productive lawns and gardens. You just need to know your garden soil!

The History of the Tomato and Other Fun Facts

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
The tomato has not always enjoyed the fantastic reputation it has today. In fact, its history is clouded with rumors of evil and unappetizing anecdotes. Read some of the lesser known facts, and rumors, about tomatoes. It is guaranteed you will look at them in a whole new way!

Know Your Flowers – Annual or Perennial

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
When planning a flower garden, it is really important to know the difference between Perennial flowers and Annual flowers, and the way that they are used. The most critical piece of information that you can have is your hardiness zone and which flowers perform in which way in your particular zone.