Lavender Rose of Sharon Hibiscus Tree The Lavender Rose of Sharon Althea is a unique tree, perfect for tight spaces. It gives you bright blooms all summer long... without taking up much space in your yard! This tree will look great around your patio, in a corner, or planted in a container! Put one in a dull area of your yard to really add color, or plant in groups of three for a vibrant show of purple blooms. This beauty attracts hummingbirds, too! Attracting Hummingbirds One good way to enjoy the company of hummingbirds is planting a hummingbird garden. In addition to providing them a natural diet, a hummer garden is an excellent way to attract birds to your nearby feeder: since hummingbirds feed by sight on regularly-followed routes - called traplining - their inquisitive nature will quickly lead them to investigate any possible new source of food. A hummer garden is also a great way to capture the birds on film or video, and makes a much nicer backdrop for your photos than the typical plastic feeder. If you plan carefully and select a variety of plants that flower at successively later dates, you will be rewarded with happy hummers throughout the season.
In The Heart Of Geneva It Grows Like No Others Geneva Switzerland calls this Foodscaping: Where neighbors communicate with each other, and each specializes in a few crops, and they trade. This is illegal in most cities in America due to legalities on length laws regarding the length of a front lawn. We must share motivation for the fun of growing simply for the pleasure of providing for oneself. Growing is easy in small quantities. Being An Urban Gardener: Creating A City Vegetable Garden - Gardening Know How By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) Even if you’re an urban gardener with little space, you can still benefit from growing a city vegetable garden. A window, balcony, patio, deck or roof receiving six or more hours of sun is all you need, in addition to a few containers. City Vegetable Gardening Designs The urban gardener can enjoy a city vegetable garden in various ways.
McAuliffe' s Valley Nursery - Snohomish, WA- Conifers, Shrubs and Grasses - McAuliffe's Valley Nursery Images provided by SuperMedia are for personal, non-commercial use. Republication, retransmission or reproduction of images provided by SuperMedia is strictly prohibited. Wholesale - We offer a 15% discount only on our field grown stock. How to Grow Blueberries I grow a slew of both common and uncommon fruits, from apples to kiwis to pears to paw-paws. I love them all, but if pressed to recommend just one must-grow fruit, it would be blueberries. These native Americans have stolen my heart for many reasons. The fruit is abundant and seductively sweet, especially when allowed to fully ripen on the shrub—a luxury commercial growers cannot afford. The shrubs make beautiful specimens in the landscape, not surprising considering their lineage to the mountain laurel, rhododendron, and azalea. In spring, their branches are festooned with delicate, bell-shaped flowers.
6 Strategies for Urban Vegetable Gardening Room to grow: With a little planning, even the smallest of spaces can hold a veggie or herb garden. City living has its ecobenefits: easy travel by foot and public transit, smaller homes that use less energy, and less living space in which to accumulate needless junk. But growing your own vegetables in an urban environment can be tricky when you don’t have a backyard. The Deliberate Agrarian Blogazine June 2012 Seven Years.... .....and plodding(a reflective ramble about blogging and agrarian visions) On June 18, 2005 I established this blog. I subtitled it, One Man’s Ruminations About Faith, Family & Livin’ The Good Life.
GARDENING: A Comprehensive Guide From Planning to Harvesting, and More (6 pages) If you feel there is a gardener in you but haven’t got around to doing garden stuff, you are missing out on a very fulfilling hobby. Take these wonderful benefits that gardening offers: Article republished with permission from BillyOh.com by LINDSY CULLEN 22 Unbelievably Clever Gardening Cheats Everyone loves a good cheat and this article reveals 22 of the best achieving a beautiful, productive garden with the minimum of effort. We reveal a clever trick to get the sweetest tomatoes ever, a simple idea to achieve the most beautiful blooming roses possible, a number of cheats to get free gardening supplies and so much more! Love gardening?
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12 Savvy Small-Space Urban Gardening Designs & Ideas Think you gotta have a farm or even a large yard to grow enough fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs to feed your family all summer? You’d be surprised how much food you can get out of the smallest of spaces – even when you live in an urban high-rise. From innovative vertical gardening systems to hanging pots and easy-access planters, these 12 small-space gardening solutions make homegrown produce possible no matter how tiny your outdoor space may be. Small but Expandable Step Garden (images via: urban garden)