Evergreen trees and plants stay green all year long — hundreds of species thrive in areas around the world, including U. S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through 10. Flowering evergreen plants, trees, shrubs, ground covers and vines bring colour to landscapes and gardens. Evergreens attract birds and other wildlife to feed on […]
Month: November 2020
To Fancy Up a White Picket Fence
A white picket fence adds a enchanting and homey feel to your yard and garden. It can, however, appear boring. Your personality is shown by making the picket fencing your personal and tastes. A fence which enhances your yard is created by adding hardware colour and plants. The fence is made a characteristic of your […]
The way to recognize Perennial Ornamental Grasses
Identifying ornamental grasses growing in your lawn requires exactly the same type of analysis as choosing which grass to plant, but the steps are completed at the contrary direction. When deciding upon an ornamental grass from the some 9,000 species of the grass family (Poaceae or Gramineae), a wise gardener believes her climate, soil and […]
How to Plant Bare Root Elderberry
Elderberry trees make useful and attractive additions to the home landscape. Abundant white flowers cover elderberry from the spring, with dark, red to black berries following pollination. One tree creates as much as 15 pounds of strawberries once it attains maturity. Elderberry shrubs (Sambucus spp.) grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 […]
Why Do the Tips of Leaves Turn Brown on a Rabbit's Foot Fern?
Rabbit’s foot fern (Davallia Fejeensis) is hardy only in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 through 12, but produces an impressive mountain of lacy green foliage in a wicker basket onto a screened porch or hanging in shady gardens which never see frost. These natives of the Fiji islands have needs, though. Among […]
Bulbs With Big Purple Leaves
“Black Magic” elephant ears (Colocasia esculenta “Black Magic”), and other purple cultivars of taro, are the only crops that grow from “bulbs” that produce big purple leaves. Bulb is a misnomer when explaining elephant ears, the ornamental type of taro. What looks like a bulb is technically a corm. Showy elephant Coast make a good […]
Can You Plant Vegetables in the Rain?
A light mist and cloudy skies may be perfect conditions for planting vegetables. Seeds and tiny transplants gain from moist soil and light watering, and clouds protect tender seedlings from the harsh sun. However, while mist turns into rain, gardening wisdom turns, also. Planting in a wet garden can be damaging to your own vegetables […]
What Makes Bedsheets Silky Smooth?
While cotton is the most common stuff for bed sheets, other materials, such as silk, fleece and microfiber are used as well. The smoothest, silkiest sheets are normally a satin-weave silk, plus a polyester-based satin, both of which are slippery smooth. Nevertheless, when it comes to sheets, cotton is still king. The sleekly delicate, smooth […]
How to Hang a 190-Pound Mirror
If it fell off your bathroom or bedroom , can cause considerable damage. Adhesive will hold the mirror but you will need a J-channel or J-clips to encourage it while the adhesive sets. It is not a bad idea to leave the supports in place. Tools and Materials For hanging the mirror the primary material […]
What Color Should I Paint My Bathroom?
Color schemes frequently contained turquoise, particularly in baths and kitchens. Plain white walls against turquoise tile can make a room feel dated. If the tile is in good shape, bring it up to date. It is fine to keep white in the color scheme, particularly but many different neutrals and turquoise pair nicely together. To […]