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Flowers for the Summer Solstice

This is so exciting! I have heard so many stories and legends about this flower, but I never actually saw it before. This is Galium Verum, Lady’s Bedstraw, the flower of St. John, a plant so deeply as

Working with Herbs

Working with herbs is an art and small details in the practice of harvesting and preserving them makes the difference between success and failure. Harvesting: Always harvest herbs in the morning, righ

Valerian

I worried when I added valerian to the herb wheel that it wasn't going to last very long in my garden. Cats are supposed to be so attracted to this plant they can't rest its scent and chew it into obl

How to Care for Daylilies

The day lilies came with the house and they were already established when we moved in, so I didn’t pay much attention to their care. It showed. I used to take day lilies for granted because they are s

The Advantages of Kitchen Renovations Melbourne

With regards to the home change or rebuilding, the real thing that you have to consider is the best Kitchen Renovations Melbourne. The kitchen in your home is an essential mingling place for your gang

More About Lemon Verbena

I know, when you think cooking herb, lemon verbena is not the first plant that comes to mind. A lot of people, especially here, up north, where it is not winter hardy, may not be familiar with this wo

Gardening is Art

It turns out flower gardening meets the criteria in the definition of art: it is a human activity dedicated to the creation of a physical item principally meant to be appreciated for its beauty and em

Growing Peonies

The peonies would have bloomed by now, the buds have been ready to burst for more than a week, but it is so unseasonably cold, weird May weather! Temperatures in the fifties, I almost have to question

Buttercups

Guess which were the first flowers to bloom this year? Spring finally made up its mind, not before one last fluffy snow. Despite this desperate attempt, winter lost its power and the wet blanket swift

Tips for Trimming Pine, Apple, and Oak Trees

Tree trimming is necessary to keep the trees healthy. It will also prevent tree branches from straying into the way of power lines. You can also shape trees when you trim them. If you have tree limbs

Myths about Fake Grass Debunked

No matter how much the manufacturers of artificial grass claim that it is an eco-friendly option to natural grass (primarily because it requires way less water than its traditional counterpart), most

The Garden that Keeps on Giving

If you have established perennials, they are a readily available source of new plants for your garden. Most herbaceous perennials can be propagated by division. In spring, for fall blooming perennials

How to Seek Best Care and Daycare for Your Dog

Dogs, the most loyal petis man’s best friend. We guaranteeexcellent care towards dogs. While dogs can be companions they make ourlives richer. We own dogs for the love and great personal interac