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Spring Bulb Magic – Flowers Neatly Packaged Into One Bulb

Spring Bulb Magic – Flowers Neatly Packaged Into One Bulb

I like flowers in general, and bulb flowers in particular. Why bulbs? The logistics of the plant’s growth astound and delight me every time I think about it, with everything the plant requires packed compactly into a bulb. How does that papery thing that looks like garlic send up a...

End Of Vegetable Gardening Season And Time For Fall Cleanup

End Of Vegetable Gardening Season And Time For Fall Cleanup

Without a doubt, I love autumn in Northern Ohio. The milder temperatures are perfect for working outside all day, so fall garden chores can be done when I’m feeling like it as opposed to when the weather is suitable. It’s also the end of the vegetable gardening season in my...

Growing Vegetables For Show: Old-Fashioned County Fair Competitions

Growing Vegetables For Show: Old-Fashioned County Fair Competitions

I blame my neighbor for getting me hooked. No, not on drugs or alcohol, but on our county fair’s annual horticultural competition. For years I entered my homegrown vegetables for the chance to win ribbon-shaped stickers, miniscule amounts of prize money and, of course, bragging rights. While it was all...

Colorful Garden Plants – Enjoying Fall Color In The Garden

Colorful Garden Plants – Enjoying Fall Color In The Garden

By Teo Spengler | September 26, 2020 Autumn may signal the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean the garden has to start wearing winter weeds yet. Nature makes it easy to celebrate this invigorating season with exciting new colors and textures in the garden. If you live in New...

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Spring Bulb Magic – Flowers Neatly Packaged Into One Bulb

Spring Bulb Magic – Flowers Neatly Packaged Into One Bulb

I like flowers in general, and bulb flowers in particular. Why bulbs? The logistics of the plant’s growth astound and delight me every time I think about it, with everything the plant requires packed compactly into a bulb. How does that papery thing that looks like garlic send up a shoot, leaves, and blossoms? There must be something magical going on there, and in this weary world, magic can get you through when nothing else can. To my mind, spring bulb plants offer a little bit more magic than summer bulbs. Read on and I’ll tell you why. Spring Bulb Magic I remember how surprised I was to learn that spring bulbs get planted in fall, not spring. Of course, they do, giving the bulb an entire winter to settle in, put down roots, and send up that slender stem in early spring, sometimes even in late winter. Yet, … Read More
End Of Vegetable Gardening Season And Time For Fall Cleanup

End Of Vegetable Gardening Season And Time For Fall Cleanup

Without a doubt, I love autumn in Northern Ohio. The milder temperatures are perfect for working outside all day, so fall garden chores can be done when I’m feeling like it as opposed to when the weather is suitable. It’s also the end of the vegetable gardening season in my zone 5 garden. There’s still plenty of veggies to harvest, which makes meal planning easier. The Autumn Garden Calls One thing I wish I could change is the exact end of vegetable gardening season. It’s never the same. Some years, we receive a killing frost as early as mid-September, other years it comes in late October or even November. As we enter the autumn season, carefully watching the weather forecast becomes one of those unexpected fall garden chores I find myself doing. Whenever the call to action comes, I’m always armed and ready to protect my autumn garden. … Read More
Growing Vegetables For Show: Old-Fashioned County Fair Competitions

Growing Vegetables For Show: Old-Fashioned County Fair Competitions

I blame my neighbor for getting me hooked. No, not on drugs or alcohol, but on our county fair’s annual horticultural competition. For years I entered my homegrown vegetables for the chance to win ribbon-shaped stickers, miniscule amounts of prize money and, of course, bragging rights. While it was all in good fun and I loved the friendly rivalry, these county fair competitions changed the way I thought about gardening, and the lessons learned in the garden have been priceless. Exhibiting Vegetables from the Garden Growing vegetables for showing in a count fair contest has been happening for many years. Farmers, especially, enjoy showing off their giant, milk-fed pumpkins and the like. This type of competition goes way back and is fun to do. But there are some things I’ve had to learn along the way before getting my prized veggies ready for showing. Vegetable harvest time is important As... Read More
Big Blog Of Gardening

Big Blog Of Gardening

Room Remodelling This web site might use small quantities of information, often known as cookies to retailer basic information in your native laptop in order to provide services, in accordance with the EU Cookie Directive. If you happen to happen to’re looking for a creative on-line enterprise concept, look no further. For individuals who take pleasure in working exterior and aren’t afraid of a bit handbook labour then beginning a gardening aspect enterprise might possibly be for you. In the event you already know accounting or received expertise and abilities in bookkeeping, then this will the finest small enterprise to begin with. Starting a business is on the bucket document of nearly anyone I do know that has beforehand labored for other startups. You might not have to do plenty of work on a regular basis, but proper maintenance is the best thing you may give your backyard and probably … Read More
Colorful Garden Plants – Enjoying Fall Color In The Garden

Colorful Garden Plants – Enjoying Fall Color In The Garden

By Teo Spengler | September 26, 2020 Autumn may signal the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean the garden has to start wearing winter weeds yet. Nature makes it easy to celebrate this invigorating season with exciting new colors and textures in the garden. If you live in New England, for instance, you know the spectacular fall show put on by sugar maples. Growing Plants for Fall Color Autumn-blooming classics like chrysanthemum, aster and goldenrod are turning gardens everywhere into shades of yellow, orange and red. But that’s only a small fraction of the range of the possibilities when it comes to fabulous fall color in the garden. If you are just getting started, here’s our list of favorite colorful garden plants for explosive fall fireworks. Sumac – Sumac (Rhus spp.) rivals maples when it comes to riveting plants for fall color. These small … Read More
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Remodelaholic | 40+ Pendant Lights

Add beautiful mood lighting in the kitchen, dining room or other areas with these awesome pendant lights to buy. See where to buy and how to style. Need more help with lighting? We will show you how to install recessed lights without attic access. Or turn an old door into a light fixture. SGPH 2019 House 24 K Welch Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic Add a fun new design element to your home. We will show you some awesome pendant light to buy and where. There are so many gorgeous styles and types to share. Let’s show off these fabulous lights. To Buy This post contains affiliate links for pendant lights to buy for your convenience. Learn more and read our full disclosure policy here. If you can’t see these images it may be your ad blocker (you might need to disable it), or you can check out … Read More
Affinity For Fall – Everything Is Possible During The Fall Season

Affinity For Fall – Everything Is Possible During The Fall Season

When you love someone, something reminds you of them every day – a snatch of a song, someone’s smile, an article you know they would have loved. The same is true of a season. I love autumn best of all seasons and every few days, something in the mood of the day reminds me that autumn is on its way. Autumn Memories Autumn is my favorite season. Spring is tender and summer lush, but it is fall that gets my vote for the most wonderful season. I don’t really know why. I love the freshening wind, the earthy colors, the crackle of leaves when you walk through the forest. I love the early twilight, the mushroom harvest, school starting back up, campfires snapping and birds heading south. Browns and greens, burnt orange, deep purple and scarlet. The colors of fall are the colors of turning leaves and turned soil. And... Read More
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House Decor NZ

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Autumn Garden Plants And Planning

Autumn Garden Plants And Planning

Autumn in the garden is a special time for me. It is a time to reflect on the year and think about what has worked well and what things I would change for the next year. It is also a time where I get tired of all the upkeep and tend to slow down a bit just to sit and enjoy the garden. Perennials in Autumn When I design my flower gardens, I always include perennials that bloom in the fall and as well as annuals and foliage plants that will provide interest during a time when most gardens slow down. Various fall-blooming plants, such as asters and fall-flowering anemones, add a special touch late in the season and are beneficial to pollinators. I’m a huge fan of Echinacea. Although they’re normally done blooming by autumn, I never deadhead them because goldfinches love the seeds. They will … Read More