There are a variety of Annual plants that are easy to grow from seeds.
The two biggest advantages from growing your annuals from seed are enjoying the full life cycle of the plant and saving money.
If you are new to gardening you may want to start with seed packets. Most plant types available in seed are hybridized plants and will grow quickly and produce great flowers and large fruits. Once you aquire the basic …
There are many types of mulch that you can use in your garden and just as many reasons to use it.
Most people like the way mulch looks in flower beds and around their small trees but the reason it is used has much more to do with garden maintenance then just its decorative appeal.
Here are a few reasons you may want to use mulch.
To reduce the amount of …
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PO BOX 3336
Montgomery, AL 36109-0336
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
500 S Alaska St
Palmer, AK 99645-6340
Arizona Department of Agriculture
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Phoenix, AZ 85007
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When planning your garden you can choose from a variety of different plants, bushes and trees.
There are 3 basic types to choose from
Perennials – Plants that survive for many years.
Bushes and trees are examples of Woody Perennials.
These plants will last for many years. Some like evergreens Pines or Holly bushes will keep their leaf structure year long. Others that are deciduous like Oak Trees will drop their leafs …
Proper pruning of plants is something that all gardeners should learn.
For many plants like roses pruning is necessary to improve the growth and flowering of the plant.
Prune your roses in late winter – early spring to promote the next seasons growth.
Summer pruning should be done to remove diseased or damaged stems or for harvesting flowers.
You should also deadhead the flower buds once they have died.
Always make clean sharp cuts …
Planting Vegetables in your garden is really easy to do and will give you months of enjoyment and food.
All vegetables are started by seed but as a home gardener you can take advantage of potted plants to reduce your germination and grow time. Plants are available in early spring right after the last frost. Most Home Stores and Garden Centers carry a good selection but you can also purchase …
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Whether it got that way by your own neglect or you are moving into a new home with a weed covered lawn there are some simple steps you can take make your yard the envy of the neighborhood.
First thing to do is get a Soil Sample test.
Almost every decent garden center can take a quick look at a sample from your yard and tell you if your soil is …