All plants have two separate names. The first name is their botanical name, which is derived from the latin name, this name is used to classify the plant. The common name is the name in which most people identify with.
For many homeowners, the word
There are so many garden styles to choose from, and most people ask for something different and low maintenance, Prairie style will do just that. The typical area for prairie gardens are large properties with rolling hills, lots of hot sun and cold windy winters. Here in southern Ontario we have somewhat the same conditions, but we just have to adapt it to our own landscape.
Tired of the same look to your garden? Why not try planting tropicals; they will always draw some attention, with their bold, exotic look. Today
Any parent or guardian with small children knows how much
Do you love entertaining in the summer as much as I do? The Obvious answer is YES, every summer, we, Canadians, bask in the sun and have BBQ
In this day and age everyone wants something different. In landscaping everyone wants to customize their own properties to get away from the normal use of soil, grass and plants that are pruned into geometric shapes, like spheres, cubes and cones. No one wants their home to look like every other house in their neighbourhood. This is where landscape features come into the picture.
Watering the lawn and garden during the summer, accounts for more than 50 percent of the homes water consumption. This cost is becoming greater and greater with the increasing taxes we are facing.
Maintaining a lawn takes effort and money, if you could save on both wouldn't you?
You look outside and realize your landscape needs work and you don't want to tackle it yourself,
The initial site meeting at the client
Spring is the time to cut back overwintered perennials and prune shrubs to maintain shape as well as encouraging healthy growth. In fact pruning stimulates new growth
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One of the latest trends in North American gardening is Blocks Out The View Container Gardening. The trend is to use tropical and sub-tropical plants in the garden to create interest. Often a featured plant is sunk into the soil to act as a strong visual focus.
With the arrival of spring many gardeners are eager to start planting their gardens. However, gardeners need to be careful about what they choose to plant since the nights still tend to be cool frost can develop, which is not an ideal condition for many plants.