My Root Over Rock Cedars, The Bonsai Zone, Oct 2021

I’m pruning my root over rock Eastern White Cedar tree grove after a summer of growing. These three trees are Thuja occidentalis.
I also have a look at the fall colours on the bonsai benches.

To see previous videos of these Thuja trees, click on the playlist here…


Lawn Care Basics for New Homeowners

Australia is considered one of the largest countries in the world. It’s vast land consists of different types of landscapes such as rainforest and mountains but deserts or “outback” covers much of its area. The climate also varies due to its size, where warm temperature is experienced in the northern states pretty much opposite in the southern states.

3 Reasons Why Your Garden Appliances Will Hinder Your Garden

Your garden is an extension of your home, and your chance to express your personality with the help of nature. Whether you’re after cascading water features, flowerbeds bursting with colour all year round or a pristine lawn surrounded by a few pots and decking – all can be achieved.

Get the Most From Your Garden During Hot, Dry August

With water restrictions in place, maintaining robust vegetable and flower gardens can be a challenge especially during the hot, dry month of August. With proper planning and maintenance, it can be done. Keep Roses Blooming: Established rose bushes need only be watered weekly or even biweekly.

Why Do Tomatoes Split?

You may find tomatoes with large cracks that form concentric circles around the stem. This splitting is caused by moisture stress, when the fruit becomes too plump too quickly and literally bursts through the skin. This typically occurs after a heavy rainfall that follows a dry spell.

Steps to Designing a Great Garden

Gardening is making a comeback. It has been a source of food for ages. One of the main advantages of having your own vegetable garden is being able to eat fresh vegetables right out of your own garden without going to the shop where much of the vegetables are shipped from hundreds of miles away.

Reasons Why a Well-Maintained Garden Is So Important

A sense of beauty and joy fills your heart when you are surrounded by greenery. But we should appreciate a garden’s maintenance in the same way we appreciate its beauty.

Growing A Vertical Garden

If you have small children or pets, growing a vertical garden may be just the thing for you. Mine started on a brick ledge in my back yard and has now moved to the fences. Keeping things up off the ground, away from wrestling toddlers or destructive pets is one way to achieve this.

Connect With the Earth, Receive Her Gifts

It’s easy to connect with Mother Nature and Planet Earth every day, if we can just remember. Try it, and enjoy the gifts the planet gives you in return!

Growing Medicinal Plants in Your Kitchen Garden

Greens, vegetables, fruits and nuts are great sources of nutrition that empower the body with all the vitamins, minerals, fibre and water. Green herbs especially can fight a lot of disorders and keep you away from impending health dangers.

Build Your Own Greenhouse – How to Figure How Many Polycarbonate Sheets and Profiles I Need?

A lot of people have a difficult time figuring how many sheets of polycarbonate and what profiles they need to build your own greenhouse. This article breaks it down into small manageable steps that make this an easier task.

Gardening Tips – Reasons Why Going Organic Will Be The Best Choice For You

Many people like to create and maintain beautiful backyards and curated garden in their homes. Whether you hire a professional gardener to work on the space or actually believe in getting your hands in the soil – you must be aware of the concept of organic gardening.

Pick the Right Worms for Your Vermicomposting Bin

Vermicomposting is gaining ground as a simple and cost-efficient method to create nutrient-rich manure for your pots, yards and gardens. The benefits are twofold as you can get rid of all your organic waste and reduce your carbon footprint, and secondly get a natural fertilizer for growing healthy plants and trees on the other.

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