After a cold night I’m planting several interesting varieties of Portulacaria afra and then continuing work on the greenhouse.
Thanks to Tom and Mitchell for the cool gifts!
Check out Tom’s YouTube channel, “Grow and Clip Bonsai for Seniors” here…
To see previous videos on the Glass Greenhouse for Bonsai, click on the playlist here…
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.Top Tips For Tree Care And Cutting
Proper tree care and cutting its extended branches is quite crucial to maintain its health. However, tree maintenance work or tree cutting is not an easy task. In fact it’s quite dangerous to perform, so hire professional help to do the job for you.Ways to Be a Great Gardener
Every Gardener knows how important it is to take time to reflect on ways in which you can improve the performance. Gardeners are observant people and as such, they can scrutinize, monitor, and take different signals from the plants so as to make a determination on whether the plants are the way they need to be.Tips for Preparing Your Garden for Winter
Winter is an important time to maintain your garden’s health and assure yourself a good crop for next year. You may think that might take too long to prepare your garden, but the truth is that it takes less than one day to prepare your garden for the upcoming winter.The Benefits of Smartweed
Over the years, the scientists globally have been in the pursuit to find medicinal plants to cure illnesses and discover effective drugs to sustain mankind. Towards that end, many realized the importance of smartweed, botanically known as polygonum hydropiperoides. For long, it was known for its hot, peppery flavor and still find its place in many homes across Eurasia and America.Algae Control for Ponds
Due to the very nature of algae, you find it in most bodies of water body which in fact, is a good sign that suggests good health of a pond. But, when the amount reaches unsustainable levels, you need to take action. If algae get out of control, it makes the pond water murky and clogs filters and pumps.Growing Water Lilies And Water Lily Care
Since time immemorial, water lilies have captivated humans’ attention towards its enchanting beauty. The plant has been gorgeously immortalized in religion and art. Majestic palaces and gardens were once its home, but today it found its place even in your home garden.How to Save Money When Looking After the Garden
As most other outdoor activities, gardening is a pleasant and relaxing occupation. What’s more, it is rewarding to observe the beautiful green spot you created on your own. However, it would be right to assume that gardening is not a cheap hobby. It consumes a lot of time as well. If you want to find out more affordable and faster alternatives to a beautiful yard, continue reading. You will discover that correctly planning your lawn can be as healthy as never before. In the same time, you will be able to avoid unnecessary spending.How Arborists Can Help You To Maintain Your Garden
Hiring an arborist to trim, prune, or remove an unwanted tree is no doubt a smart decision to make. An expert arborist will not only make your easy, but it also allows you to save money on the long-term. Still not impressed? Read this article to know the reasons why you should hire an arborist.How to Deal With Duckweed in Your Pond
Duckweed or Lemna minor is a really small, free-floating plant with three 0.06″ – 0.125″ long leaves known as fronds and one hair-like root. They make slow-moving or stagnant water as their habitat. Their rapid propagation attribute results in mass coverage of the pond. If their ideal conditions are provided, they can grow exponentially in just a few days. Therefore, this is a menace that needs to be managed. So before finding its ways for prevention, one needs to understand the cause of its growth.Gardening Without a Plan
Not sure if you realize it but even “gardening without a plan” needs a plan. Ooops, wow! This kind of gardening doesn’t take a ship-size plan but requires just a little pre-thinking or pre-planning.