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Zone 8 Deer Resistant Plants – Are There Plants Deer Hate In Zone 8
Zone 8 Deer Resistant Plants – Are There Plants Deer Hate In Zone 8

By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerMost people have a favorite restaurant, a place that we frequent because we know we will get a good meal and we enjoy the atmosphere. Like humans, deer are creatures of habit and have good memories. When they find a place where they have gotten a good meal and felt safe while feeding, they will keep coming back to that area.

Color Changing In Irises: Why An Iris Plant Changes Color
Color Changing In Irises: Why An Iris Plant Changes Color

Irises are old-fashioned garden plants with hardiness and persistence. They can delight for decades, if divided and managed properly. There are many colors and several sports and cultivars of each species, allowing for a palette of tones. If an iris plant changes color, it could be a combination of things or simply a random accident.

Yellow Egg Plum Trees: How To Grow Yellow Egg European Plums
Yellow Egg Plum Trees: How To Grow Yellow Egg European Plums

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Like many aspects of gardening, planning for and planting fruit trees at home is an exciting endeavor. Variation in use, color, texture, and taste offered by different cultivars of fruit trees make the choice an extremely difficult task for growers. Coming in colors ranging from dark purple to pale yellow, plums are no exception to this rule.

Proper cultivation of leeks outdoors
Proper cultivation of leeks outdoors

Many salads wouldn't taste as thin without an ingredient like leeks.Thanks to its excellent gastronomic qualities and rich vitamin composition, the plant is grown by many gardeners. An annual culture native to the Mediterranean, it has unusual greenish-blue feathers with a characteristic aroma.

Barley Basal Glume Blotch – How To Treat Glume Rot On Barley Plants
Barley Basal Glume Blotch – How To Treat Glume Rot On Barley Plants

By: Liz BaesslerBasal glume blotch is a disease that can affect cerealgrains, including barley, and can cause serious damage to the plant and evenkill young seedlings. Keep reading to learn more about recognizing and treatingbasal glume blotch of barley crops.Barley Basal Glume Blotch InfoWhat is basal glume blotch of barley?

Learn More About Using Ashes In Compost
Learn More About Using Ashes In Compost

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenIs ash good for compost? Yes. Since ashes do not contain nitrogen and will not burn plants, they can be useful in the garden, especially in the compost pile. Wood ash compost can be a valuable source of lime, potassium, and other trace elements.Fireplace Ashes for CompostComposting ashes is an ideal way to put them to use in the garden.

Gray mold or botrytis (Botrytis cinerea) - Who it is, how it lives and how to fight it
Gray mold or botrytis (Botrytis cinerea) - Who it is, how it lives and how to fight it

PESTS AND DISEASES OF PIANTEMUFFA GRIGIAoBOTRITECLASSIFICAZIONEDominio: EukaryotaRegno: FungiDivisione: AscomycotaSottodivisione: PezizomycotinaClasse: LeotiomycetesOrdine: HelotialesFamiglia: SclerotiniaceaeSpecie (in sexual form): Botrytis cinereaSpecie (in sexual form): Sclerotinia fuckelianaCARATTERISTICHE GENERALILa Botrytis cinerea, commonly known as botrytis, is an aerobic fungus very harmful that colonizes all plant tissues, releasing enzymes that destroy plant cells, until the complete maceration of the tissues with consequent death of the plant.

Information About Painted Tongue
Information About Painted Tongue

Get Started Salpiglossis Care: Tips On Growing Salpiglossis From SeedBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterPainted tongue plants are upright annuals with trumpet-shaped, petunia-like blooms. Their amazing colors look great in flower arrangements indoors or grouped together in outdoor plantings. Learn more about this plant in the article that follows.

Strawberry Seed Growing: Tips On Saving Strawberry Seeds
Strawberry Seed Growing: Tips On Saving Strawberry Seeds

I had a sudden thought today, “can I harvest strawberry seeds?”. I mean it’s obvious that strawberries have seeds (they’re the only fruit that has seeds on the outside), so how about saving strawberry seeds to grow? The question is how to save strawberry seeds for planting. Inquiring minds want to know, so keep reading to find out what I learned about growing strawberry seeds.

5 Green Tomato Snacks: Eaten Quickly and Asked to Open a New Can
5 Green Tomato Snacks: Eaten Quickly and Asked to Open a New Can

Green tomato snacks can not only be tasty, but also healthy and low in calories. An unripe vegetable contains vitamins A, C, E and B, macro- and microelements: phosphorus, calcium, iron. And in 100 g of green tomatoes there are only 23 kcal. There are several recipes using tomatoes, and they will definitely become your household favorites.

How to build and equip a bio-vegetarian with your own hands
How to build and equip a bio-vegetarian with your own hands

New generation greenhouses are not only technological structures, but also environmentally friendly. Examples of such greenhouses include a solar bio-vegetarian, developed by a physics teacher from Ukraine A. Ivanov. Is it worth using a bio-vegetarian? Unambiguously, solar bio-vegetarian is a new technology in the world of growing garden crops.

Bacopa monniera
Bacopa monniera

Characteristics Bacopa monniera is a creeping plant that grows mainly in India within swampy areas Bacopa Monniera is a plant that is part of the Scrophulariacee family and has several beneficial properties, especially with regard to neuronal therapy and the treatment of stress diseases.