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1.What Should You Build Backyard Ponds and Waterfalls by Christopher Smith
Why do people put up backyard ponds and waterfalls? Some people would find this just a bit too wasteful of resources. Some would think that putting up a backyard pond and waterfall would be equal to showing off. However, you need to ...
[Added: 14 Mar 2007   Hits: 1192   Words: 575]

2.Eliminate Frustration With These Surefire Bamboo Planting Tips! by Dean Caporella
Caring for bamboo plants requires a little know how initially however, once the bamboo has become established in it's pot or in the ground, maintenance isn't difficult at all. The critical period for bamboo is following the initial planting. Watering is essential during this time as it ...
[Added: 09 Mar 2007   Hits: 1159   Words: 444]

3.Why Woodcutters Give Echo Chainsaws Their Vote Of Approval! by Dean Caporella
If there is one description that can be applied to Echo chainsaws it's simply they are a no fuss power tool which gets the job done. While Stihl And Husqvarna claim a major portion of the ...
[Added: 09 Mar 2007   Hits: 1400   Words: 407]

4.7 Stunning Ideas For Your Backyard Waterfalls by Christopher Smith
There's no question that as urban sprawl continues to grow, replacing fields with houses, filling in streams and building new roads, we're losing a bit of nature every day. There is always a trade off between the conveniences of modern society, and the peace the countryside brings. The good ...
[Added: 17 Feb 2007   Hits: 1642   Words: 495]

5.Hot Tub Safety by Simon Dickson
Over the last 15 years the attractiveness of having your own hot tub in your garden has grown, therefore safety agencies within the United Kingdom, European Union, United States and Canada have come up with some standards with regards to safety of hot tubs. As more adults ...
[Added: 11 Feb 2007   Hits: 1105   Words: 537]

6.Gettin Hooked on Gardening by Tom Henricks
Gardening and the Hibiscus plant Sickness This plant surely causes some sort of sickness to develop within the mind of the person that puts it into the ground. I was lucky enough to inherit a very hardy species from my father after he passed away. This didn't seem like ...
[Added: 23 Jan 2007   Hits: 955   Words: 449]

7.3 Quick Tips for Creating a Garden Hideaway by The House Team
Many perfectly sensible and sociable adults will confess that they had a secret, private hiding place in some garden of their childhood: a hidden corner in a grandmother's garden, a secret spot in a grove of trees, or even a shrubby nook in a vacant ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 1167   Words: 602]

8.Timber Framed Outbuildings by Aggtimber
Nowadays, Timber framed outbuildings are in great demand. As an effect, majority people are getting inclined towards the Timber framed outbuildings, which are elegant , stylish as well as strong. Frame gives a structure, ...
[Added: 19 Jan 2007   Hits: 989   Words: 352]

9.Garden Summerhouses And Offices by Aggtimber
Garden summer house is the most rewarding and retreating place in the indolent summer afternoon. Garden summerhouse is the place to have a soothing cool drink and analyse the fruits of your labour in the garden. Timber is the ...
[Added: 19 Jan 2007   Hits: 879   Words: 359]

10.Bespoke Dog Kennel by Aggtimber
Dogs have earned a special place in lives and hearts of human being. They also have some basic requirements like shelter, food, exercise and companionship. As we, human being need shelter to survive, like the same dogs ...
[Added: 19 Jan 2007   Hits: 1344   Words: 305]

11.Children Wooden Playhouses by Aggtimber
Wooden children playhouse is the place where creativity and imagination of a kid can be unconfined and enjoyed. "Summer seems to be the most wonderful time of year when children can have the benefits of loads of fresh and unmarked air and outdoor play. There ...
[Added: 19 Jan 2007   Hits: 937   Words: 319]

12.How To Enjoy A Tranquil Getaway - Without Leaving Home by Christopher Smith
Its not surprising that many home owners are installing artificial rock waterfalls into their home decor plans. They instantly add gracefulness and invigorate your home, whether you decide to add it inside your home, or incorporate it ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 953   Words: 516]

13.Getting To Know Chainsaw Manufacturing's Lesser Lights by Dean Caporella
While Husqvarna and Stihl have long been regarded the giants of the chainsaws world, lesser known brands such as Jonsered, Echo, Poulan and McCullogh have gradually been chipping away at their dominance. Better technology and growth in the semi professional use of chainsaws have seen ...
[Added: 16 Jan 2007   Hits: 1316   Words: 631]

14.Mow your lawn like a professional landscaper by Jay Purner
A beautifully mowed lawn is the cornerstone of a beautiful property. During the growing season, if you look around at the yards in your neighborhood, it is usually pretty easy to tell the lawns that look as though they were mowed by a professional ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 931   Words: 1023]

15.How To Keep Your Bamboo From Upsetting The Neighbors! by Dean Caporella
Growing bamboo for the first time requires a little due diligence however, once you have grasped the nature of bamboo, maintaining it at a healthy level is relatively easy. Growing bamboo is basically like ...
[Added: 12 Dec 2006   Hits: 1160   Words: 491]

16.Pest Control - Avoiding Ticks by stephanie mcintyre
Most people love being outdoor in nice weather. This is especially so for those of us who live in areas with long winters. Being able to remove all heavy clothing and being liberated from spending long hours indoor is doubly-freeing. This freedom can ...
[Added: 11 Dec 2006   Hits: 1044   Words: 588]

17.Who Is Top Of The Chainsaw Tree? by Dean Caporella
Stihl has long been at the top of the chainsaw tree although many would argue that Husqvarna is right there with it. It's an interesting rivalry with both brands having their loyal band of followers. 2006 has been a productive year ...
[Added: 11 Dec 2006   Hits: 792   Words: 474]

18.Enjoy Winter Gardening! by Louanne Baelde
Winter gardening can be so much fun and extremely beneficial as well! Allocate a special space in your garden just for winter gardening. If you are going to plant a crop following one that ...
[Added: 07 Dec 2006   Hits: 826   Words: 441]

19.Protecting Your Lawn the Organic Way by Jack Greenwood
Many lawn owners like to use chemical pesticides and herbicides to control the pest and weed growth in their lawn. However, these chemicals are harmful to the environment if they are not used in the proper way. They may also kill insects that are actually ...
[Added: 28 Nov 2006   Hits: 704   Words: 640]

20.Choosing The Right Portable Lawn Sprinkler For Your Lawn by Jack Greenwood
You know that watering your lawn is an important part of lawn care but you have limited time to do it. Other than hiring someone to do it for you, you can set up a portable sprinkler to do the ...
[Added: 22 Nov 2006   Hits: 849   Words: 577]

21.5 Things You Should Know Before Mowing Your Lawn by Jack Greenwood
Cutting your lawn properly can lead to a healthy growing lawn. Although it seems like a chore, lawn mowing can give you a great workout and be relaxing. The smell of fresh-cut grass gives you a wonderful sense of accomplishment. Before you mow, here are a few things about ...
[Added: 15 Nov 2006   Hits: 689   Words: 565]

22.Tips for Growing a Beautiful Vegetable Garden by Thomas Cash
A vegetable garden is becoming a long lost art as land continues to diminish in the wake of growing and connecting communities. But it still remains true that a purchased vegetable never tastes the same as one grown in man's own soil with man's own hands, ...
[Added: 07 Nov 2006   Hits: 711   Words: 571]

23.A Well Defined Porch Enclosure by Shawn Glass
Your living place defines your style and your taste. It is a reflection of your lifestyle and your entire self. A very important part of your living area is the porch. As you know, a porch is a covered entrance to a building. Infact during the medieval ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 599   Words: 330]

24.Homemade Pest Fighters by stephanie mcintyre
Do you have garden or landscape pests that you want to eliminate but don't like environmentally questionable commercial products? Well, you don't have to use hazardous or poisonous chemicals to rid your home of pests and weeds. You may have ingredients in your ...
[Added: 29 Oct 2006   Hits: 772   Words: 528]

25.7 Ways to Grow Flowers by Johnny Greenthumb
Flowering landscape trees are the crown jewels of the yard. Perhaps no other plants, individually, can have as great an impact on how a yard looks in spring. Browse the articles to which I've linked below for information on particular varieties of ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006   Hits: 723   Words: 366]

26.Water Tank Design-Tips for Choosing the Right Water Tank by Gary Nickless
As water tank design becomes ever more important with the increase in water tank usage, information is now readily available through the internet on the latest water tank designs and construction methods. Maximise water storage space with a new water ...
[Added: 26 Oct 2006   Hits: 945   Words: 469]

27.Indoor Ponds Keep Plants and Fish Healthy During Winter Months by Rob Bernabe
If you've never seen an indoor fish pond or are of the mind that the only place for a fishpond is outdoors, it's time to re-adjust your thinking. Many people love the idea of having ...
[Added: 18 Oct 2006   Hits: 937   Words: 369]

28.Picnic Tables Are Still In Style After Labor Day by Kathy Moran
A warm, sunny, autumn day can be gorgeous, refreshing, invigorating, and exciting. It may evoke feelings of nostalgia, as you remember the thrill of finding the perfect Halloween pumpkin on just such a day in your childhood. It may make you ...
[Added: 14 Oct 2006   Hits: 610   Words: 522]

29.Playground Equipment and Urban and Street Furniture by Marcoss
Playground equipment is a vast market on the increase with ever improving toys, rides and assault courses being built. The ideal thing to place in your garden to keep your children amused and quiet is playground equipment such as slides, roundabouts, swing and climbing frames. Setting up ...
[Added: 20 Sep 2006   Hits: 855   Words: 570]

30.Watering The Greenhouse by Louanne Baelde
Watering is one of the most tedious tasks with greenhouse gardening, as these types of indoor gardens require much more water. Watering your greenhouse improperly could cause you to lose your crops. This article will help you to learn ways to ...
[Added: 15 Sep 2006   Hits: 751   Words: 759]

31.Pest and Animal Control in Your Home by Celina Carpenter
Home Pest and Animal Control There's not a certainty in controlling pests. Regardless of the information you have, no matter how much you try to discourage future pest control issues, there is still a chance that you may ...
[Added: 13 Sep 2006   Hits: 667   Words: 602]

32.Patio Heaters – Enjoy The Outdoors Even In Winters by Alan MacLachkan
If you are an outdoor person then you know what it feels like to stay inside on a cold day. But now with the invention of the portable and easy to use patio heater you can enjoy ...
[Added: 08 Sep 2006   Hits: 581   Words: 333]

33.The Fantastic History of Roses by Anthony Finney
Have you ever wondered if what you know about rose is accurate? Consider the following paragraphs and compare what you know to the latest info on roses. "It was roses, roses all; the way". - Robert Browning "What's in ...
[Added: 05 Sep 2006   Hits: 794   Words: 1088]

34.Aerated Compost Tea, The New Organic Fertilizer by james ellison
Organic gardeners all know compost is fantastic stuff. But now, there's something even better and that's compost tea. If you start with a good compost you'll have a versatile elixir for all your garden needs. Compost tea helps prevent foliage ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 737   Words: 490]

35.Mistakes When Planting or Transplanting by James Ellison
We can plant too early. Remember those beautiful warm March or April days when we are tempted to go out and start our gardens? Why not, the stores already have the plants for us to transplant so it must be ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 819   Words: 538]

36.Mulch is Mother Natures Blanket by James Ellison
One of the most important part of gardening is mulching. It keeps down weeds by blocking the light that allows weeds to germinate. Mulch will slow down the evaporation of moisture from the soil, which also will keep ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 766   Words: 748]

37.Soil Plus Compost Equals Lush Healthy Plants by James Ellison
You find that your plants are giving you fits in your landscape because it seems like a parade of weeds, insects or diseases have invaded and taken over. The problem is probably not due to insects or diseases but the poor soil ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 742   Words: 626]

38.6 Most Common Dangers to Roses and Their Fix by James Ellison
Most individuals could not defy a rose's beauty and aroma. These flowers are considered a bit hard to grow, but anybody can begin rose gardening in the convenience of their own backyard. To be sure that your most treasured roses are in the pink or even red of ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 593   Words: 455]

39.Let's Speed Up That Compost Pile by James Ellison
Compost piles must hold a minimum of organic material before they will maintain rapid decomposition. So the pile should be at least 3-feet-by-3-feet and 4-feet tall. Naturally piles can be larger. Moving leaves to the pile, then chopping them up ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 693   Words: 463]

40.4 Steps To A Promising Flower Garden by James Ellison
Flower gardens occur in different styles and assortments, their charm can be dependent to any flower gardener. As someone who takes care of a garden, knowing how to enhance your flower garden can make a big difference in the dealing with beauty and taste and over-all ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 583   Words: 414]

41.Autumn Is The Best Time For Successful Compost Piles by James Ellison
Early autumn is the best season for successful composting piles. To start, here are some points on how to build a compost pile: + lay sheets of plastic on the ground. + place a 6-inch layer ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 635   Words: 563]

42.How To Grow Amazing Wildflowers by Louanne Baelde
Landscaping with wildflowers is becoming increasingly popular. These wonderful displays of beauty are incredibly self-sufficient. Wildflowers dazzle your gardens with sprays of color with a powerful endurance not often noted in domesticated garden flowers. No ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 654   Words: 696]

43.Cooling Your Overheated Greenhouse by Shawn Hart
The main purpose of a greenhouse is to create an environment that is warm and humid enough for the plants inside to grow well and remain healthy. Unfortunately, during really hot seasons, too much heat inside the greenhouse will cause a lot of harm to your plants. One ...
[Added: 01 Sep 2006   Hits: 922   Words: 725]

44.How To Raise The Strongest Most Beautiful Bulbs by Louanne Baelde
Bulbs are your best bet for success. It's almost impossible to make a mistake because all the nutrients that the flower needs, are in the bulb. What you may find difficult, is actually choosing which bulbs you want. This article will help you select healthy bulbs ...
[Added: 31 Aug 2006   Hits: 736   Words: 604]

45.The Great History of Roses by Anthony Finney
Presented by Anthony Finney - Master Gardener The Great History Of Roses Have you ever wondered if what you know about rose is accurate? Consider the following paragraphs and compare what you know to the latest info on roses. ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 611   Words: 1262]

46.The Key To Shopping Online For Flowers by Jason Sands
Sending flowers or gifts to any global destination has never been so easy. The birth of the Internet and its many online floral businesses has seen the emergence and rise of fresh flower delivery internationally. Depending on your location, flowers can be reliably and efficiently delivered to your door in ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 685   Words: 465]

47.What To Look For In A Quality Garden Lighting? by Robert Goldsmith
British Standards British gardens are beautiful for the vast majority of the year, when landscape gardeners and UK garden lighting experts come together, the end result is surprising. British Standard¡¯s most complete range of garden and outdoor lights ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 657   Words: 418]

48.Garden Home Lighting Can Transform Your Dull Backyard Into A Magical Hideaway. by Robert Goldsmith
Garden lighting makes gardens attractive and accessible long after dusk and allows gardens to be enjoyed after a hard days work when the sun has set. Lighting adds atmosphere to an evening garden, allowing access at ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 639   Words: 698]

49.Outdoor Furniture fit for Royalty by Kathy Moran
It has often been said that a person's home is her or his castle. Whoever first made the remark may have intended some deep, metaphorical meaning – or, may actually have lived in a castle. Either ...
[Added: 15 Aug 2006   Hits: 821   Words: 540]

50.Seaweed fertilizer by Kirk Bachelder
Would you like to increase your yield by 25%? Well, we know how! Fertilizers are used to improve the yield from crops. It can be applied either from the root or through the leaves. Seaweed fertilizers ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006   Hits: 1177   Words: 530]

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