I’m pruning up the trees in my mixed bonsai forest. The forest is a mix of Larch (Larix laricina) and Black Spruce (Picea mariana) and is styled to look like a forest from up north.
I put this forest together last spring.
To see previous videos of this forest, click on the playlist here….
Understanding How Common Types of Weeds Grow
Weeds have their own ways of taking care of themselves. It is very crucial to know how they grow so you can implement the best ways to get rid of them.
How to Grow Strawberries in a Pot
Are you a strawberry lover that is sick and tired of the high prices and highly used chemicals on the sweet fruit at the grocery store? Learn how to grow strawberries in a pot so you can have fresh, yummy summer fruit year round.
Utricularia Plants: Learn About Managing And Growing Bladderworts
Bladderwort or Utricularia plants are marine, carnivorous plants most commonly found in narrow water bodies like ponds, lakes, marshes, ditches and slow-moving rivers. Bladderworts are nomadic plants with long, stems that spread conspicuously on top of the water. Throughout summers, you can witness the stems topped by vivacious yellow and purple flowers.
Top 10 Water Primrose Facts You Need to Know
Water Primrose biologically referred to as Ludwigia spp. is a herbaceous plant, native to Central and South America. It can be found mostly in the wet, swampy ditches that receive plenty sunshine.
Coontail – Mechanical and Chemical Control Options
Identifying Coontail is relatively easy, it is like any submerged aquatic plant differentiated by “raccoon tail” band of leaves at the bottom of the main branch. It has lean stems and hard leaves. This plant is often sold for decorating aquariums and is also known as hornwort.
Moderate May Weather in Southern California Makes Gardening Easy
Temperatures in the 70s are the norm for May so being outdoors in the garden for extended periods is a pleasant experience–before the heat of summer kicks in. Prune Spring Flowers: Winter rains meant early blooms. Some of those flowers are starting to lose their luster.
The 5 Elements of Caring for a Bonsai Tree
If you want to add some culture and excitement to your daily routine, consider buying a Bonsai tree. They are good for your health, terrific conversation starters, and beautiful additions to any space. Learn how to care for one here!
Winter Gardening – How to Grow Vegetables in Winter
Most people believe that the vegetable gardening season ends in September and starts all over in April or May. While this may certainly be the time with the most agreeable temperatures – where you will spend more time outside – it isn’t true that winter is a “dead season”.
Things to Consider For Buying Plant Seeds
Gardening is a good passion and if you are the one like me then you would be searching for seeds of different kinds of plants to plant them in your home. The good news is that you no more have to sweat out in heat and rain to find seeds from a nursery or a shop. The seeds are available online through various online shopping sites.
Why You Should Plant a California Native Garden
There are many benefits of “going native” with your yard landscaping. Not only would you be conserving water and saving money (many California native plants have evolved to survive without consistent water), but you would also be helping preserve the many species of California flora that are getting closer to extinction.
Planning Your Garden Part 1
The first and possibly most important part of the garden, regardless of the size is planning. This can save countless hours of guess work, mistakes, and reorganizing. Since farming is very basic in nature, planning is also very basic. The main areas of focus should be; soil conditioning, weed management, and planting.
6 Easy Tips for a Beautiful Lawn
How to have a pretty lawn? It does seem like an existential question to a gardener, but it is actually one much simpler to answer – with a lot of garden maintenance! Naturally, gardening comes in many forms, but neither of them requires you to be a professional gardener to handle your own back yard.
The NEW Bonsai Made Easy Handbook
No matter what level of experience you have in Bonsai, there’s a 139-page fully illustrated publication I highly reccommend from a Bonsai Academy expert covering everything to do with Bonsai. Discover the Best & Simple Way “How to Grow Healthy Bonsai”
Bonsai For Beginners
Want learn about Bonsai from the real experts? This new publication is the ideal place to start for beginners covering everything from A-Z in this popular hobby and profitable business. Watch some of the videos or get all the information here
“Bonsai For Beginners”