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  • Growing Herbs-chives
    Growing Herbs-chives
    Chives are a wonderful perennial plant that are easy to grow in your garden. They like full sun to partial shade, with moist to dry conditions.Chives can be grown from seed or purchased as a plant. Plant seeds in mid spring about a foot apart....
  • peace lily
    How to grow a Peace Lily
    Do you need a larger, graceful houseplant that will bloom without a sunny window? Or a tropical looking plant for the shady porch or patio? Why not try a Peace lily? Spathiphyllum species are not true lilies and have been used as houseplants for...
  • Rhubarb Plant
    Spring Rhubarb, what you need to know to grow
    Rheum rhabarbarum or rhubarb is a easy to grow perennial, fruit with a tart flavor. Leaves are poisonous, you only use and eat the stalk. Because of its tart taste and poisonous leaves rhubarb has very few pests.If your just planting rhubarb it...
  • Symbolism of Daisies: What do the colors mean?
    Symbolism of Daisies: What do the colors mean?
    You may be surprised to learn that daisies earned their name from a contraction of the words "days eyes" because they look like a tiny sun. But that's not all. According to How Things Work, some daisies (such as the African daisy)...
  • Snowdrops
    Spring arrives with snowdrops
    Often the first flowers to bloom after a changeable Maryland winter are snowdrops. Emerging from the snow itself, they look like clean white droplets falling from delicate stems. They have slim spear-like leaves. These early blooming bulbs can be...
  • gardenia
    Good Looks Are Not Everything
    More flowers bloom as winter becomes early spring than at any other time of year. For many flowers, bloom is significantly accelerated this year because winter was so very warm. Flowering cherry, purple leaf plum and most of the stone fruit trees ...
  • chocolate vine
    How to Grow Chocolate vine or Akebia
    Do you need a hardy vine for a sunny or partly shaded spot that’s unusual? Do you want something pretty that covers an eyesore or arbor quickly? Try a Chocolate vine or as it’s sometimes called, Raisin vine or Five Leaf Akebia....
  • orange jasmine
    Growing Jasmine as container and house plants
    There are actually several species of plants that have the common name Jasmine and what they generally have in common is a delightful, warm, sweet fragrance. Jasmines can be planted outside if you live in zone 7 or warmer but some species also...
  • Black Lace Elder
    PLANT OF THE MONTH SERIES MARCH 2015 FOR BOULDER COLORADO LANDSCAPES
    MARCH: THE ELDERBERRY FAMILYGlacier View Landscape and Design was hard at work planting in February’s warm spell here along the Front Range and we were landscaping Boulder Colorado’s finest residences, but alas, the snow arrived full...
  • Blue Watermelon
    Rare blue watermelon seeds sold on eBay
    If you are a gardener looking for new and unusual plants, you may be tempted to buy these rare blue watermelon seedscurrently being soldon eBay. According to the user profile, 392 packages of blue watermelon seeds have been sold to date, with only...
  • How to make homemade orchid fertilizer
    How to make homemade orchid fertilizer
    There is something about orchids that appeals to gardeners. Maybe it is the waxy little flowers that seem to bloom forever, or maybe it’s the way they seem to float in mid-air. Whatever the reason, keeping your orchid plants healthy and...
  • Why do plants go dormant?
    Why do plants go dormant?
    When your plants stop growing or seem to grow very slowly, you may be concerned that something is wrong. Ceasing or slowing growth is called dormancy and affects nearly all plants at some time. It is normal for many houseplants to go dormant in...
  • Garden plots
    Use Epsom salts and sugar as fertilizer for healthy food-bearing plants
    A new idea in gardening is swirling the Internet. It's a newer idea according to a newer generation of gardeners, but the idea has been around for many, many years. Adding sugar and Epsom salts around your plant roots as you place them in the...
  • Fall garden
    Keeping color in your garden year round
    During the darker gloom of winter, our gardens don’t boast the colors they did in the warm summer sun. Keeping your garden lively and full of color year round is possible, once you know which plants will survive the colder temperatures...
  • "Angels Alleluia"
    Documentary film on nine orders of angels goes far beyond Cupid
    As St. Valentine’s Day approaches, thoughts turn to romantic bouquets of red roses or pots of pink azaleas, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and, of course, Cupid. The winged cherub with the bow and arrows is widely recognized as an angel of...