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Making a Homemade Greenery Wreath
I snip off spikes of grasses that have gone wild along a road edge. I pinch off some mountain ash berries growing along the sidewalk median in front of a foreclosed house. Basically, everything is fair game, and this doesn't include ornaments, bows, ribbon,...
California
El Segundo
Using Greenery Indoors: Evergreen Plants For Indoor Decor
Possibilities include:Most of these retain their freshness for up to a month if they are kept cool.freestar.queue.push(function() { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-300x250-ATF-1"); });Decorating with fresh greenery is a fairly simple process.
Ohio
Willoughby
DIY Snack Bin Terrarium
I now have four of these terrariums in the house, and they certainly add a bit of green to long winter days. Step 4 Jessica Walliser Plant five to six small-statured plants into the potting soil.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
How to Make Your Own Funeral Flower Arrangements
Alternatively, if you choose to purchase greenery from a flower shop, it will already be hydrated.Soak floral foam until saturated. Funeral arrangements can include large wrapped green or flowering plants, large floral arrangements, and specialty designs...
California
Santa Monica
What Kinds of Flowers Go With Lilies?
Fill in around the lilies and irises with filler flowers and greenery. Lilies, tulips, irises, orchids and hyacinths are form flowers. Calla lilies look wonderful by themselves, but they can be paired with palm leaves for a striking and modern arrangement.
California
Santa Monica
Ladies, Keep Gardening—You\'ll Live Longer
So are you ready if you want to live into science and start increasing the vegetation in your life? We all know the obvious benefits of growing a garden: food and flowers, landscape aesthetics, exercise … the list goes on.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Ornamental Grasses: Beautiful and Easy Companions
Other positive aspects of grasses include:The North Carolina State University provided the following excellent list for reference when deciding on variety for your own property., determine whether you want a cool season or warm season grass.grasses begin...
California
El Segundo
Montauk Daisies, Nipponanthemum nipponicum
I bought three on faith alone. Consider buying a smaller number of pots this year.You can divide those plants in subsequent early springs later on by digging up the woody base,*Daisy can be used to refer to any of a large number of plants with similarly-structured...
California
El Segundo
The Rules of Flower Arrangements
Be creative: You may find tree branches from your backyard are the perfect filler, or you may love the way the sage from your garden looks with your daisies.You can use a basic cylindrical vase to keep things simple.
California
Santa Monica
Good Indoor Plants With Flowers For Low Light
They actually bloom best under neglect and need only minimal amounts of light in order to bloom.freestar.queue.push(function() { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-300x250-ATF-1"); });– While technically this indoor plant is not a flower, the whole plant...
Ohio
Willoughby
A Simple Floral Design for Christmas
The ornament may need a stick glued to it so it can be secured in the floral foam. It might be a Santa, an elf, a star, a reindeer, or any other ornament of your choosing. In the absence of a candle holder, skewers can be taped to the bottom of the candle...
California
El Segundo
Forage in Your Backyard for Holiday Decor
Even if you live in a cold, snow laden climate, there are many things out there you can still gather to use for holiday decor.These are a must for seasonal decor. An added bonus is that this method will help melt off the excess pitch from pinecones' layers...
California
El Segundo
Overwintering Plants Inside the House
I never quite manage to do it, though. My house has a Florida room. This Florida room, as I call it, offers a sweeping vista of my garden, but it becomes very important to the welfare of some of my plants during the winter.
California
El Segundo
Butcher\'s Broom Care – Information And Tips For Growing Butcher\'s Broom
Butchers used to tie a bundle of branches together and use it as a broom to clean off carving blocks.and ability to compete with tree roots for moisture and nutrients makes it ideal for.
Ohio
Willoughby
Will Ferns Grow Back After a Freeze?
If the fern survived, it will produce new growth in spring. The ostrich fern species can actually sprout again in fall, after the previous fronds have dried up.Texas A&M says a major freeze, one that's unusually cold or lasts for a long time, can kill...
California
Santa Monica
Established Plants Are Tall And Leggy: What To Do For Leggy Plant Growth
That is, which enhances root growth and overall plant health. This results in overly tall, spindly plants.Also, plants that receive high nitrogen fertilizers early in spring will get a jump on growth.
Ohio
Willoughby
Go Bananas! Growing Tropical Banana Trees in Maryland
They put up new leaves. I cutback their water. You don't need a greenhouse or a conservatory to grow bananas and other tropicals north of zone 8. I did this with one banana last year, misting the roots with a tiny bit of water occasionally to keep them...
California
El Segundo
The Difference Between a Corsage & Boutonniere
The corsage is an arrangement of flowers worn by a woman on the left side of her dress. If the jacket does not have the buttonhole, then the flower is pinned on the lapel.The word corsage comes from the French word for bodice.
California
Santa Monica
Nature\'s Swag
Then I layered the rest in the following order, with each layer a shorter length than the last (snipping with the pruners as needed): cedar and hemlock branches, sword ferns, and finally salal and holly.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
My Emerald Green Arborvitaes Are Turning Yellow
Transplanting a shrub can also cause stress symptoms. This is particularly true of arborvitae and white pine. Different types of blight will result in yellow spots on young leaves or yellowing of older leaves on low branches.Yellowing leaves during the...
California
Santa Monica
Ask-a-Gardener: Your Gardening Questions Answered
A big part of what attracts people to Dave's Garden has always been our forums, where gardeners ask and answer questions for one another. If you're hiring, I suggest you find a skilled garden service to discuss the plan BEFORE buying and planting any...
California
El Segundo
How to Keep Birds Out of Hanging Baskets
The snake needs to be realistic looking and positioned as this actual bird predator would lie. Cascading blooms and greenery thrive in hanging baskets until a bird makes the basket its home and builds a nest.
California
Santa Monica
How to Get the Gladiolus Blossom to Open Up
If you have cut gladiolus spikes from a flower bed or have purchased them from a florist, you can get the buds to start opening up to the full blossom stage. This ensures that the flowers will be freshly blossomed when they are placed in floral arrangements.
California
Santa Monica
Transplanting Tiger Lilies: How To Transplant Tiger Lily Plants
Transplanting tiger lilies will result in a crop the next year if you time it just right.Transplanting summer-blooming bulbs like tiger lilies can be done at any time of the year, but you might sacrifice flowers if you don't get the timing right.
Ohio
Willoughby
Welcome to my toxic, painful garden
I rate this a 5 on the toxic scale, but actually danger is far less.tree- this Araucaria is like a giant, spiny cycad of a tree- non-toxic but very sharp and spiny.I think I am stabbed by this tree's lower branches more often than by all the other plants...
California
El Segundo
How to Plant Sago Palms
Sagos lend a tropical look to the landscape or decor, but the leaves and seeds are poisonous, and can be deadly to pets or children. The sago palm, from the cycadaceae family, is not a true palm tree.
California
Santa Monica
How to Kill Privet Hedges
Remove small pieces of root at a time.Place all of the branches, roots and other remains of the tree in a wheelbarrow.Spray herbicide in the area from which the privet hedge was just removed to help prevent new privet from growing.
California
Santa Monica
Fun feature: Spotlight on Holiday Resources
It was an annual tradition and I took it for granted that everyone did the same thing.These days, the number of families living in subdivisions, urban areas and small city lots outnumber the family farms.
California
El Segundo
DIY Fall Wreath Ideas
Gift giving during the Christmas season is a wonderful way to share the holiday spirit with others. However, I also keep an eye on the neighbors if they are trimming their pine or spruce trees and I'll take their boughs.
California
El Segundo