A final pruning to my ”Frankenficus” before the growing season begins. I’m slowly improving the basic structure of the tree, trying to get nice flowing branches and a large umbrella canopy. This tree is a medium leaf size Ficus benjamina.
To see previous videos of my Ficus benjamina, click on the playlist here…
Lean-To Greenhouses – Portable or Permanent Structures
Hobby and serious gardeners are always using some form of greenhouse environment for their seeds or seedlings. The amount of gardening or types of plants grown determines the consideration for a portable or permanent structure. The greenhouse is an essential tool for any type of vegetation.
Aquaponics Indoor Gardening
Aquaponic farming which is utilizing fish and plants in an aquarium setting is very popular worldwide and many home gardeners are using this system for growing their family needs for fresh fruits, vegetables, and fish. People enjoy the benefits of eating these organically grown foods.
How to Deal With Dandelions
History: Dandelions are herbs and have been around for millions of years. The Chinese mention this herb in the early 7th century and the Arabian doctors did not get around to the Dandelions until the 10th century. The dandelion is classed as an herb and for centuries was part of herb gardens.
First Full Month of Spring Offers A Multitude of Garden Options
For most, the gardening bug only hits in spring. That means gardens have been given minimal attention during fall and winter.
Two Perfect Additions To Your Garden
What’s your favorite Florida native plant.? If you’re drawing a blank, then we can help you. Not only are these native plants a beautiful addition to any garden, they provide a sense of place.
Horse Tail: The Weed of Nightmares
Given the nature of this plant; if left unchecked in your garden and in the extreme it will destroy your house. As I write this, it is early March and Horse Tail is deep down in the ground abiding its time to burst forth and plague you one more time.
The Upsides of Raised Beds for Your Garden
Raised bed gardening is not a fundamentally new concept. In fact, it has been around for quite some time, as gardeners have discovered the convenience and options it provides. Modern gardens are filled with this feature, and many people are now focusing their landscape design on raised beds.
Gardeners Rejoice! Spring Is Right Around the Corner
Although the winter has been mild this year, there’s nothing like spring (which officially begins March 20), to kick off the planting season. Keep Weeds in Check: Just about everything grows in spring-including weeds. You might already see weeds starting to invade your garden, especially after a rain.
The How-To Of Rhubarb
Rhubarb: History: It is not clear where or what is the origin of Rhubarb. There are mentions of Rhubarb in China going back to 2,700 BC, however Rhubarb was also found on the banks of the Volga. Whatever Rhubarb’s source; the plant was used during the times of plague being a most potent drug with purgative qualities.
Things To Keep In Mind Before Palm Tree Removal
Palm tree removal is something that needs proper planning and execution to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Palm tree removal is not a small task and should not be tried by inexperienced people at all. It’s a wise step to hire professional palm tree removal services.
How to Keep Potted Plants Safe in Winter
If you are an avid gardener, you know well enough that growing plants in containers is a tough job. Even more so is when winter comes around and you need to invest effort in keeping plants safe.
When Should You Trim Your Trees and Shrubs?
Summer is often considered as the best time to trim your trees. Tree trimming is an amazing way to make sure that your trees stay in an excellent and healthy condition. To make sure that the trees in your yard increase the value of your property, hire an expert arborist to do the job for you.
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