A lone purple pansy blooms among a crate of pansy plants. Located in a plant nursery or greenhouse, this package of pansy plants is waiting to be bought and planted by an optimistic gardener.
Many gardeners have experienced the frustration of planting attractive shrubbery only to have it eaten by deer. White-tailed deer are beautiful creatures, but they are an annoyance when it comes to gardens.
A custom-designed patio with square flagstones features flowers, plants, and a waterfall. In the center of the photograph is a decorative wagon, filled with a variety of flowering plants.
Floor lamps (downward lighting) and torchieres (upward lighting) are both effective in their own specific tasks. Torchieres are more effective in situations which require soft lighting, such as watching tv and simply lighting a room.
Potting soil is most often made from peat moss, composted plant materials, sand, and perlite, which is a volcanic glass that has a high water content, suitable for drainage in the potting soil.
While a hose is a more efficient way to water a garden, a watering can does come in handy at times when the garden is inaccessible by hose or the garden is so small that a hose would be impractical.
Deer are beautiful, but they can be a real nuisance when it comes to your lawn and garden. Learn about deer resistant plants and find deer resistant gardening ideas to keep them away.
A rustic white potting shed, with a white door and singular window, is surrounded by vibrant green foliage and herbs. The plants have been well tended by tools that are located inside the shed.
Learn about products and services that are commonly used by home owners, home gardeners, and home landscapers. Browse the menu to find home improvement services as well as products such as kitchen furniture, table lamps, and garden plants.
Visitors come to Africa from all over the world to take part in a safari or see its unique plants and animals. Learn more about Africa with this helpful guide to African travel and tourism.
Flowers are popular gifts for Mothers Day, Valentines Day, birthdays, and many other occasions. Florists generally sell fresh flowers, flower arrangements, and ornamental plants.
Brazil is moving toward a self-monitoring system for food processors, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, including meatpackers still recovering from an inspection scandal that hurt trade with key markets.
Reuters. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:36:23 -0500.
The cotton seeds aboard a lunar lander had encouraged hopes that plants could grow on the moon. But days after China boasted of the experiment's success, the tender shoots died.
Amy Held. NPR. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:03:38 -0500.
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