Your Pond’s Nitrogen Cycle

Being a pond owner is such a rewarding hobby to so many people, including myself. Your pond, no matter how big or small, is its own ecosystem- meaning that all of the individual elements will work together to make it a self-sustaining entity. Your pond’s nitrogen cycle is an important element in the balancing of […]

February Garden Calendar

The Department of Horticulture at Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service has tons of a great publications. The particular one that I want to share a portion of with you today is Winter Garden Calendar (HO-90-W). This article outlines some monthly winter activities that will help make our indoor and outdoor plants and lawns to […]

Adding Hours to Your Flowers

Cut flowers are a nice addition to bring a color into your home. Whether they come from the garden or from the florist, maintaining their beauty is the same.

All flowers have three important characteristics that determine how long they will remain attractive and useful:

It’s need for internal water content. It’s need for […]

Join the IWGS for Free

Wanvisa Dr. N. Nopchai Chansilpa photo

The International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society (IWGS) is now offering free memberships for individuals. This organization promotes the education, research and conservation of all aspects of water gardens and related plants. http://www.iwgs.org/

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The Benefits of Aquascape Fish Food

Becoming a Master Gardener

Do you enjoy gardening and other horticultural-related topics? If so, you might enjoy becoming a Master Gardener.

The Master Gardener Certification program is performed throughout the United States. The certification program involves horticultural training, as well as, a volunteer portion to help educate others in the local community in a variety of ways.

The […]

Honeysuckle Named Color of the Year

Pantone LLC, the world-renowned authority on color and provider of professional color standards, has announced PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle is the color of the year for 2011.

While the color for 2010 was PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise and served as an escape for many, this year’s new chosen color is seen to be as encouraging and […]

National Garden Bureau Showcases New Varieties for 2011

The NGB, National Garden Bureau, (www.ngb.org) features images and descriptions for more than 100 different new annuals, perennials and vegetables for 2011. Each year representatives of the professional horticulture industry choose crops based on popularity, ease of growth, adaptability and versatility.

This site is a wealth of information. It’s sure to get you excited […]