How to Save a Mulberry Tree That's Almost Dead

Whether your dying mulberry is a native red mulberry (Morus rubra) or some white mulberry (Morus alba), you have a tree as tough and tolerant as they come. Mulberry trees are drought, salt and pollution tolerant, accepting rich, weak, thin, deep, clay, rocky or sandy soils with a pH ranging from acidic to alkaline. Both […]

How to Set Yard Marble Chips

Marble is many different colors, but marble chips are most frequently white and comprise a glimmering surface which reflects heat and light. Marble chips work best when used in paths and patios as a substitute for gravel. Although gravel frequently can be used as inorganic mulch around plants, marble chip mulch’s reflected sunlight may be […]

Plants to Boost the Safflower Feeder

An unsightly byproduct of bird feeding is weedy bananas under the feeder. Unless you want to commit the time to sterilize seeds, you need plants which stop the dropped seeds from germinating. Ideally, the plants will likely stifle unwanted growth, add beauty to your landscape and attract beneficial insects, birds or butterflies. Many varieties of […]

Greenhouse Container Gardening

Numerous greenhouse designs are simply covered areas of land in which you are restricted to the amount of plants you can develop by the ground square footage. As a way, gardeners look to greenhouse container gardening. Using tiered shelves or tabletops, indoor container gardening gives you a great deal more space to grow your favorite […]

How to Plant Hopi Corn

Hopi corn (Zea mays) is an edible blue corn selection used in many different specialty foods from blue corn chips to blue pancakes. Grown as an annual in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 11, this warm season crop requires 85 to 105 warm frost-free days between 50 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit. […]

The way to Reduce a Podocarpus Gracilior Hedge

Podocarpus gracilior or weeping podocarpus is often known as the fern pine to reference the airy look of its narrow, evergreen foliage. Even though a fern pine is a tree that could grow 30 to 50 feet tall and 25 to 30 feet wide rather than a tree, you’ll frequently find it planted as a […]