Outdoor Plants

Xeriscape landscaping ideas

Xeriscape landscaping ideas

Xeriscape landscaping ideas. Gardening full time is a great way to relax, then enjoy the fruits of your labor.  But there are still those who have a hard time gardening or don’t want to bother going outdoors and enjoy their landscape area. Whether you have too much going on at work or too many kids […]

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Desert Plants

Desert Plants Names and Pictures

Desert Plants Names and Pictures If you are looking for a maintenance-free low watering landscape, you want to buy these.  They all need full sun and can tolerate partial shade but they need at least 6 hours of full sun.   Do desert plants need a water drip system installed? No they don’t most landscapers […]

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The Yellow Bird of Paradise Plant

The Yellow Bird of Paradise Plant

The Yellow Bird of Paradise Plant (caespalpinia gilliesii) is a very drought tolerant, hardy plant for the southwest.  It has large yellow flowers and striking long red stamens.  It’s a great plant for rock or xeriscaping gardens. It will grow to about 5 maybe 6 ft. tall and wide.  It works great for a small screen […]

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Southwest front yard landscape

Southwest front yard landscaping

Southwest front yard landscaping ideas.  The look of your lawn and garden may be the first and possibly the most lasting impression people have of your home and property you can red-design or spruce it up without having to fork out the big bucks. Front yard landscaping ideas Landscaping plays an essential role in enhancing […]

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How to grow herbs

How to grow herbs How to grow Herbs. They are one of the easiest plants to grow If done right you can save money at the grocery store Growing your own herbs is a relaxing stress-free project Herbs are good for you You will have a fresh supply of herbs A herb garden does not […]

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Successful Container Gardening

Successful Container Gardening

Successful Container Gardening.  How to maintain and create beautiful, wonderful hanging baskets or container plants at any time of the year. The first thing you’ll need is good loamy potting soil.  One of the best is the Fertilome potting mix as it contains a wetting agent, perlite,  and sphagnum peat moss.  It can be used […]

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How to block neighbors view of my yard

How to block neighbors view of my yard

Here is a question I get all the time “How to block neighbors’ view of my yard”?  What you need are privacy plants,  It seems folks want something that will block the neighbors from looking into your yard.  Often times they want to block the view of the neighbor’s yard.  Either way, there are plants […]

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How to grow organic potatoes

How to grow organic Potatoes

Are you thinking of growing potatoes at home during this lockdown? Thumbs up, go for it! Potatoes can be very easily grown at home with just a bit of guidance.  How to grow organic Potatoes at home. How to grow organic Potatoes at Home? Yes, growing potatoes is quite simple and easy. Although being easy […]

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Rose Bush Problems

IDENTIFYING COMMON ROSE PROBLEMS Rose Bush Problems.  Roses are beautiful spring-blooming plants and they come in many colors and varieties.  And hundreds of hybrids are being made on a yearly basis.  Here are a few common-sense solutions to problems with roses. Follow Label Instructions on Insecticides Be sure to follow all label instructions and local […]

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Oleander Plant Care

Oleander Plant Care

Oleander Plant Care (Nerium Oleander) in the Southwest USA.  Once established it is a carefree plant.  Most will bloom from late spring until mid-summer.  They produce long slender leaves that resemble the Rosewood or Olive plants. They are drought tolerant once they become well established usually after the third year or so.  Water occasionally during […]

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