pepper joe

RSSArchive for November, 2009

Tips To Grow Asparagus In Your Garden

Tips To Grow Asparagus In Your Garden

Asparagus is a perennial plant which dies down in winter but it would last for 15 years if not disturbed. It can grow to 100 to 150cm tall. Its leaves are needle-like cladodes, its flowers are bell shaped they are greenish-whitish to yellow in colour. There are three types of asparagus plants; the green, purple […]

The Secret of Balancing a Garden Lies Inside the Fountain’s Whisper

The Secret of Balancing a Garden Lies Inside the Fountain’s Whisper

Fountains are the beautiful artificial water bodies decorating gardens, lawns, outdoor areas and even indoor halls. A multitude of shapes and a variety of construction material are used in fountains. They leave a charming effect in the atmosphere of the place. The most widely used materials for making fountains are concrete, ceramics and stone. However, […]

Easiest Flower In The World To Grow

Easiest Flower In The World To Grow

The Humble Marigold, with its bright colors, different varieties and many hues and lovely fragrance is one of the easiest flowers in the world to grow. It is quick growing, hardy, resistant to many pests and a wonderfully cheerful flower to have around. Small wonder then, that the marigold has such a special significance in […]

How To Plant And Grow Avocado Trees?

How To Plant And Grow Avocado Trees?

If you are the type of person who likes to grow things and has what we call the ‘green finger syndrome’ then this is for you. Nothing makes your home look more beautiful than having trees growing all around. Some of them even have the added bonus of being fruit trees, so they look good […]

Garden Décor: The Trellis

Garden Décor: The Trellis

A trellis is a garden décor element that makes a wonderful addition when structured against one wall of the house or as constructed to be part of the garden itself: as an edging or backdrop to a flower bed etc. Even by itself, the usually crisscrossing design of garden trellis is very attractive and can […]

The Ideal Conditions For Growing Garlic

The Ideal Conditions For Growing Garlic

There are three kinds of garlic but one of the three has very big cloves and does not have the garlic flavor found in the other garlic. The two most popular kinds have many types of garlic that are classified under their names. There is the common garlic, its scientific name is Allium sativum and […]

Why Build A Garden Deck?

Why Build A Garden Deck?

There are many reasons for which a deck should be built and maybe some one is not tempted to consider because of being too obvious. Still maybe there are reasons that did not occur to us just because we don’t take the time to consider them further. Considering the motives that have led you to […]

Easy Steps To Maintain The Lawn

Easy Steps To Maintain The Lawn

Lawn is one interesting hobby that you can find yourself doing at your spare time. There are many species of lawns all around the world; it all depends on the common type found in your area. The way you care for the lawns is all the same where ever you may be. One big problem […]

An Organized Garden Is A Perfect Garden

An Organized Garden Is A Perfect Garden

Arranging and keeping the garden in order can be a very nice challenge if you know how to use the courtyard accordingly to a garden design plan. The objective may be simple but also it can also turn into an opportunity to make the best out of the outside space you own. Even a very […]

The Dangers Of A "Wild" Garden

The Dangers Of A “Wild” Garden

From my experience all kinds of plants we hold in the house, on the balcony or we meet in our roads through the woods or mountains can hide less pleasant surprises, such as various poisons. I am talking in general about the substances that may cause health inconveniences, stomach pain, vomiting, dizziness, irregular heart beats, […]