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Fall Garlic – How to Plant Fall Garlic

Fall is the best time to plant garlic. Ideally, you should plant it four to six weeks before the ground freezes. You should also choose the largest and healthiest cloves for planting. Lastly, you should plant them in full sun with rich, well-drained soil. To help you plant your fall garlic, use these tips. Garlic is best planted in the fall Fall is the perfect time to plant garlic. It is easy to grow, and will reward you with a great harvest next summer. Depending on your climate, you can plant garlic anytime from mid-September through late November. The idea

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Beauty From Flowering Bulbs Indoors

If you’d like to enjoy the beauty of flowers without having to go outside, try planting flowering bulbs indoors. Here are a few ideas: Pineapple lilies, Paperwhite narcissus, and Amaryllis. After you’ve planted the bulbs, you’ll have a blooming flower arrangement for weeks. Amaryllis The beauty of flowering bulbs can be enjoyed throughout the year, even if you aren’t in the mood to spend time outdoors. Flowering bulbs can be forced to bloom indoors, or you can grow them in a container. The only caveat is that you need to give them water every couple of days. The water should

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Make Your Garden More Beautiful With Flower Bulbs

Flower bulbs can make your garden more beautiful in the spring. They require a dieback period before blooming. Because they need to store energy for the next year, they have minimal foliage. You can plant midsize bulbs in groups of perennials, hostas, small shrubs, and shorter ornamental grasses. Planting spring-blooming bulbs Spring-blooming bulbs are a great way to add color to your garden. They can be planted in front of or behind early-season perennials, adding color to the borders and lawn. Bulbs should be planted in an area that receives six hours of direct sunlight per day and has good

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An Overview Of Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater harvesting is a way to collect and store rainwater. Rainwater that isn’t used for human consumption seeps into the ground to replenish the water table. The water collected by rainwater harvesting is often used to water plants and crops. It is also used in urban areas to help keep water supply bills low. Cost of installing a rainwater harvesting system The cost of installing a rainwater harvesting system will depend on several factors. For example, if the system is installed on a brand new building, it will be more cost-effective than a retrofitted system. In addition, some states offer

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How to Layer Spring Flowering Bulbs

The best time to plant spring flowering bulbs is autumn. This will ensure that they receive adequate sunshine and the correct growing conditions for success. In addition, this method will eliminate the need for frequent replanting. For more information on Lasagna layering, read our article on Deadheading, Planting depth, and more. Lasagna layering The Lasagna planting technique allows you to create a colorful, continuous display in a container by layering different varieties of flowering bulbs. This technique also works well with bedding plants like winter pansies. Layering bulbs also helps extend the blooming season of your bulbs. The basic materials

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Late Summer Landscaping Tips

Late summer is a great time to landscape your property, whether you’re planting a new flowerbed, tree, or bushes. Whether you want your yard to be more appealing, or to add more color, there are many ways to make your late summer landscaping projects successful. In this article, we’ll discuss shade trees, overhangs, and perennials. Shade trees Large deciduous shade trees can keep your home cooler in the summer and outdoor areas cool in the fall. They also add a lot of beauty to your landscape, including colorful fall foliage and interesting bark. There are more than 60 species of

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