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Use a Cold Frame Greenhouse to Maximize The Natural Warmth Of The Sun

A cold greenhouse is not warmed by a heating device. The environment is warmer than the outside – this is due to the heat of the sun’s rays being …

Creative Window Box Ideas

When it comes to window box ideas, personality will tell the whole story. Plants are a good way to keep a window box neutral and flowers are a good way to add …

Orchid Leaves Turning Yellow? Find Out Why and How to Solve It

If your orchid leaves are turning yellow it isn’t always cause for concern, but it is definitely a good reason to take a closer look. The simplest and …

Hot Bed – A Simple Greenhouse

A hot bed is simply a cold frame which has bottom heat incorporated into it. The old fashioned way is to use manure for the heat source. The recipe for this is …

Helpful Insects for Your Garden

Have you seen any baby ladybugs in your garden? They may be on your plants right now, quietly working away for you in a miniature drama as they rid your plants …

Attracting Beneficial Insects to Your Garden

Beneficial insects can help you fight plant-eating insects in your garden but if there aren’t any beneficial insects in your garden, they can’t …

A Simple Build-It Yourself Hydroponic System

The benefits of a build-it yourself hydroponic system are many. They are easy to make and can be sized to fit almost any space you have available. Although one …

Growing Orchids for Beginners

Orchids are great plants and are always a welcome addition to the home. They are extremely beautiful and can brighten up any room with their flowers. The main …

Identifying Euonymus Scale

What Are Those Tiny White Specs All Over My Plants? Many plants are prone to being attacked by Euonymus Scale. You know your plants have scale or more …

Trimming Rhododendrons and Azaleas

Here in Northern Ohio, zone 5, Rhododendrons and Azaleas are in full bloom curing late May and early June. Rhododendrons and Azaleas start making new flower …