Top Tips On Caring For Your Bonsai Tree

When it comes to caring for your Bonsai tree there are a few common pitfalls you should avoid in order to maintain the health of your miniature tree. The Leaves On Your Bonsai Tree Depending on whether you Bonsai tree is deciduous or not will determine if it should naturally shred it leaves during autumn […]

Garden Design – Incorporating Hostas and Ferns

You may think that if your only option for a garden is a shady area, you may not be able to create a garden. If you use shade moving plants, however, it is very possible. Hostas and ferns are perfect options for shady areas. They add grace and charm to any garden area, and their […]

Kill Bed Bugs Using Diatomaceous Earth

There are some very effective, safe and completely organic methods of getting rid of bed bugs. One of those methods is the use of food grade diatomaceous earth (DE). It is about the lowest cost method currently available and can be done by almost anyone. There is no need to hire a bed bug exterminator […]

What Are Bed Bugs?

Everyone has heard of bed bugs. So what is its specific definition? bed bugs (or bed bugs) refer to small insects of the family Cimicidae. They have a variety of names, like wall louse,dragooncrimson rambler, heavy change, mahogany flat, redcoat etc. Generally, it means the species that prefer to feed on human blood. The ones […]

Raised Bed Gardening – How to Grow Well in Small Spaces

What is raised bed gardening and why should you be interested? It’s planting that isn’t done directly in the ground. It is – usually – done in some kind of raised bed gardening in containers. There are square raised beds, rectangular raised beds, and round raised beds. You can make a raised bed just about […]

The “Rules” For Choosing a Pot for House Plants

Of course, when you buy a plant for an indoor garden, it comes in a pot. This pot may be good for the time, but it may not allow the plant to thrive or support the plant as it grows. You will have to make the important decision of what kind of pot will be […]

Bed Bug Bites – Aftermath

Do you know what happens when bed bug bites? During feeding, these creatures use two hollow tubes on their heads to do two different things simultaneously, ONE: blood sucking and TWO: injecting their saliva which contains *anticoagulants and * anesthetic into the skin of their host. Therefore, they might not result in immediate pain or […]

Garden Design

Gardens have been around since a long time, although recent developments have introduced many intuitive ideas for designing wonderful gardens. For example, a combination of concrete bricks and vinyl fencing is enough to create a garden worth admiring. Garden designs have been split into two types in modern days: informal and formal gardens. In some […]

Bed Bugs Behaviour

Now that we know what do bed bugs look like and how to get rid of them, we might want to know a little bit more about how these ‘bad bugs’ behave. The common bed bug we have in our houses (well if we do that is), is Cimex Lectularius which is very good at […]

Bed Bugs – Use Calamine Lotion To Treat The Bites

If you’ve been bitten by bed bugs, don’t panic upon seeing all the swollen red marks on your body. Instead, try to relax and expect some allergic reactions to happen. If the reaction is mild (in my case I nearly fainted due to difficulty in breathing), you probably don’t need to go and see a […]

About the Importance of Seeds in Bonsai

My journey into bonsai as started by seed, much like the life of a tree. At first, I had the idea, that “Bonsai seeds” were seeds especially for bonsai and that a Bonsai tree would grow from it. I was wrong, but not by much. The seeds were indeed going to germinate a tree, but […]

Dog Ear Infection

While there are certain breeds of dogs that are more inclined to suffer from dog ear infections, unfortunately, it is quite common for dogs ears to suffer from ear ache pain at some time or another. Whether the dogs ears are infected from dog ear mites or an ordinary ear yeast infection, it’s important for […]

Practical Tips for Garden Design

A common mistake when planning a garden is not deciding on your garden’s design before you begin planting. If you take into consideration all aspects of what you would like to see in your garden, then chances are the end result is going to be beautiful. If you are just starting out, it might be […]

What Do Bed Bugs Look Like?

Identifying a bed bug can be a daunting task since it changes it’s size, color and overall look depending on its maturity and the time of the day. Although many claims that bed bugs are not visible to the naked eye, this is absolutely not true. Well, not unless you’re trying to find them in […]

Is My Bonsai Tree Tortured As I Make Him Grow Dwarf?

A variety or trees that are smaller than the species tree, but retains all of the characteristics of a full size species tree is called a dwarf tree. The process of growing small plant is really a very simple one, and is based upon one of the commonest principles of vegetable physiology. We all know […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Bonsai Growing

Bonsai gardening as hobby satisfies both one’s artistic expression and horticultural tendencies as well. Although it takes utmost care and attention to successfully “grow” a bonsai plant, still the satisfaction one will get from successfully surviving a bonsai plant is all worth it. The first important thing to do after getting a bonsai is to […]

Designing with Plants – Plants that Should not be Forgotten in Planting Schemes

It’s quite common these days to discover that certain plant species that you planned to include in a design, while appearing in the design gardening books, are difficult to find in the garden nurseries. They used to be sold by the garden centers, but then become increasingly rare and even entirely unavailable. In general, the […]

Tips On Growing Bonsai

Bonsai is the fine art of “growing miniature trees in pots”. It is an ancient art that has its origins in the Far East. Bonsai is the Japanese translation of the Chinese word pen- jing, which means ‘plant in pot’ To be more exact, Chinese pen-jing literally means “tray scenery”), also known as tray landscape, […]

House Plants: Think Green for the Perfect Gift!

With today’s families more and more frequently living greater distances apart, it may no longer be a simple thing to remember birthdays, anniversaries, or other special occasions. While we want to stay in touch, and let those we love know that we are thinking of them, it is not always easy to shop, find a […]

The Secrets To Pruning A Bonsai Tree

When it comes to pruning a Bosai tree there are a few factors you need to be aware of before you give you miniature tree a quick haircut. Perhaps once the most important things you should consider is investing in a sharp pair of secateurs or gardening scissors. It’s extremely important that when you prune […]