By: Laura MillerAre you looking for protection from harsh winter winds inthe central U.S. states or Ohio Valley? Conifersmight be the solution. Their dense foliage and evergreen characteristics makeconifers ideal windbreaks.Conifers can also add vertical year-round eye appeal to the landscape and theyserve as places to hang Christmas decorations.
Soaking apples is an old way to preserve crops for the winter. But modern housewives also love him, because the fruits retain all the useful properties, and also acquire an unusual spicy taste. We put the sour soaked apples in rows in a prepared container; between them add currant leaves, basil and mint.
The profession of a landscape designer in 1 year and a project in the portfolio is real! If you dream of starting your own project of a suburban area in May, then start training right now! On March 1, classes in the "Landscape Design" group (1 year, diploma) start As an object for design, students are invited to create a design project of their own site, taking into account the existing realities: the mechanical and chemical composition of the soil on the site, the water regime, the surrounding landscape, the style of the house, the wishes of the customer, etc.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhen it comes to using healing herbs, we often think of teas in which various leaves, flowers, fruits, roots, or bark are steeped in boiling water; or tinctures, concentrated herbal extracts that are generally taken orally.We may forget about the many benefits of herbal poultices, simple herbal treatments used for various discomforts since ancient times.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterOrchids have a reputation for being finicky, difficult plants, but many orchids are no harder to grow than your average houseplant. Start with an “easy” orchid, then learn the basics of growing orchids. You’ll be addicted to these fascinating plants in no time.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistGardeners who want a burst of crimson color in fall should learn how to grow a burning bush (Euonymus alatus). The plant is from a large group of shrubs and small trees in the genus Euonymous. Native to Asia, this large bush has a natural open form that shows well in borders, beds and even containers.
In the wild, apricots can be found not only in the southern regions, but also in Eastern Siberia and Manchuria. These plants became the ancestors of many winter-hardy varieties, which made it possible to grow apricots in colder climates. How an apricot grows In good conditions, apricot grows up to 8 meters in height, but more often these deciduous trees are much shorter, only 4-5 meters.
In order to make the garden attractive, there are many varieties of garden decor, but live plants themselves can be decorative ornaments. Ornamental plants are distinguished by the brightness and beauty of flowers, unusual fruits and color of foliage. In summer, the main color of the garden is green, against this background flowers always look great.
HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTS CALENDULA The Calendula is a delicious herbaceous plant quite common in the countries overlooking the Mediterranean Sea where it is found in the uncultivated meadows, along the roads and in the olive groves up to 600 meters above sea level. : EudicotyledonsClado: AsterisOrder: AsteralesFamily: AsteraceaeTribus: CalendulaeSubfamilia: AsteroideaeGenus: CalendulaSpecies: see the paragraph «Main species» GENERAL CHARACTERISTICSThe genus Calendula belongs to the family of theAsteraceae and includes thirty species of annual and Mediterranean evergreens originating in Africa and Mediterranean 39; South Asia.
Animals at the slaughterhouse: beginning of the journey towards more human transport "Article written by lawyer. Rita Sivori The legislation still appears inadequate Every year thousands of animals are subjected to ignoble practices during the transport carried out from the breeding places to those of slaughter. stronger regulation in the legal field.
Pictures of famous masters are highly valued, but completeness to any canvas is given by its frame. The overall impression of the work of art depends on how the frame matches the picture. Border flowers create a kind of frame, bordering flower beds, paths, beds in gardens with a geometric layout.
Question: sedum In a large flowerbed of 8 meters. in diameter I planted various types of sedum in a mixture over 3 years ago. the base was prepared with non-woven fabric and a lapillus layer of approx. 6 cm, as recommended. after giving discreet symptoms of well-being in spring, it never & 34; closed & 34 ;, so I reinforced with a 100 new seedlings of the more rustic type a year ago.