5 Natural Detox Drink Recipes

What I love about gardening is you will also learn how to live a healthy lifestyle. In this way, I would have many years to be with my family. If you have your own garden, you can use the available fruits and vegetables to make a detox drink. E.C. LaMeaux from life.gaiam.com, he stated 5 natural detox drink recipes which you can also use.

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6 Tips on How to Choose Solar Landscape Lighting

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Having lights in your garden will add functionality and beauty. You will be able to enjoy your garden during night time. However, this can be very challenging. Your Solar Link Team has written different types of solar landscape lighting. First is the decorative solar accent light. The solar accent light can give attraction to your entire garden. It can illuminate the hedges and shrubbery. Second is the Amber LEDs. They use less electricity. They can stay long even if you will just charge them for a short period of time. Lastly is the Path solar light.  Lights for your pathways and driveways are important. This kind of solar lighting is very useful.

You can check out here to know more of these solar lights and the things which you need to consider before you buy.

Why You Should Grow Your Own Herb Garden?

herbs gardenHerbs are great to have in your house. You can plant them indoor or outdoor. They can do lots of benefits for you. What I love about having them is that they are very flexible and useful. Below are some of the reasons why you should plant your own herbs in your garden:

They are cook’s best friends

Isn’t it that herbs can do lots of things when you cook? If you love to cook food, most probably, you don’t want cook without adding herbs. Different herbs can make your food tastes delicious and smells food. Aside from that, they are also nutritious to be added to any kinds of meals. Below are the common herbs which are used to add flavor to foods:

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Growing Tulips Indoors: Steps to Forcing Tulip Bulbs

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Botanical Name: Tulipa hybrids

Tulips are one of the best flowers in the world. You will surely be captivated with how they look. One of the best places where you can enjoy the sight of the tulips is inside your home, especially when it is already winter season. According to an article from guide-to-houseplants.com, forcing tulips bulb can be difficult, but the effects are worthy.

Planting tip: Because each tulip variety tends to bloom at a different time, it’s best not to mix them. You’ll enjoy a mass of beautiful blooms by planting one tulip bulb variety per pot.

To check the steps how to force tulip bulbs, you may click here.

Tulips need bright and indirect light. That’s why it is important to rotate the pot or change the location of the plant so that adequate light will be given. For the soil, keep it light moist. They are always thirsty. So, as much as possible check their soil. You can add balanced liquid fertilizer every two weeks to make them healthier.

How To Have An Evening Garden?

evening gardenIt doesn’t mean that you are busy; you will no longer have time to enjoy your garden. By having an evening garden, you will have the chance to appreciate the entire place no matter how late at night it is, unless you are still working by that time. Having an evening garden is easy since there are many plants to choose from, and these plants are not difficult to maintain. If you don’t know how to start having your own evening garden, try to read the tips below:

Create a Plan

Planning is really important when you want to make your evening garden perfect. Without proper planning, you may not be able to achieve the garden that you dream of having. Try to spare a little time outside. Envision your garden. How would you like it to look? Where you will put your plants? What type of plants you want to have? How will you arrange them? These are just a few questions which you need to think about when planning. In fact, it can be useful if you will put all your thoughts in a piece of paper so that you won’t forget. If you think you don’t know what to do, you can ask for help from an expert.

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5 invasive plants to keep out of your garden

gardenDid you know that there are invasive plants which can harm the other plants which you have planted in your garden? From mnn.com, an article written by Networx.com, there are 5 invasive plants which you should look for in your garden. By doing this, you will be able to protect the plants which are precious to you. First, you should be aware of the English Ivy. It may spread widely which hinders other plants from receiving adequate sunlight. If you choose to have the English Ivy, you should make sure that it is properly trimmed and regularly pruned. You should also be careful when you have bush honeysuckles in your garden. These plants are native to Asia. It is much better to choose honeysuckle vines than the bush. To know more of these plants, kindly visit this site: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/organic-farming-gardening/stories/5-invasive-plants-to-keep-out-of-your-garden

15 handy online tools for gardeners

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Gardening tips are really important for gardeners. According to mnn.com, an article by Ramon Gonzalez, there are 15 handy gardening tools which can be found online. It is true that if you are just a first-timer to buy gardening tools, the task can be overwhelming. But those who are expert gardeners, they have already bookmarked their favorite websites so that they can easily find them when they need to buy new tools.

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Night Blooming Plants That Smells Good

One thing I love about evening garden is because you will have the chance to choose the flowers which are not only look beautiful at night; but they also produce sweet smell which can make your stay in your garden more enjoyable and memorable. Last week, The Different Night Blooming Plants Which You Can Add For Your Evening Garden was discussed. But today, we will talk about those flowers which also produce scents only at night. In this way, you will have lots of options as to which among them you should add in your garden.

Fairy Lilies

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You should place this flower directly under the heat of the sun or in partly shady area. During summer, the yellow petals will appear, particularly during at night. You will love its scent as it can help you relax, especially when the environment has a cool breeze. But during winter, you need to protect them by putting them inside your house so that they won’t die.

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Gardening can help diabetics

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There is no doubt that gardening has lots of positive effect, not just to the environment; but most especially to people. From capegazette.villagesoup.com, one article, which is written by Paul Barbano, talk about how gardening can help the people who have diabetics. Diabetes is one of the most common health problems nowadays, maybe because of the lifestyle that the people have. So, why do gardening is beneficial for diabetic people? First, you will be able to modify your diet. Of course, you will eat what you have planted and these are fruits and vegetables. Aside from that, the process of planting can serve as your exercise instead of just sitting down in your house and adding more fats in your body. Everybody knows how healthy one can get through these kinds of foods. Read the rest of the article to check more tips about potatoes by clicking here: http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/p/gardening-can-help-diabetics/969701

Gardening with Joshua Siskin: Hardy, water-thrifty plants for sunny spots

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There are many tips when it regards to gardening. But despite all of these tips, sometimes, it is still difficult to determine which one to follow. From presstelegram.com, Joshua Siskin who is a garden columnist was asked several questions about gardening. He shared willingly some tips which are useful for gardeners, particularly to plants who may not need to be watered frequently even if they are in a sunny spot. One question there was by Sonia Draper, from Chatsworth. She had a problem with what flowers to plant along her driveway which does not need frequent watering even if they are exposed under the heat of the sun all day long. She also said that everything she has planted there was all burned up, especially during summer. The columnist suggested her to plant rosemary and bougainvillea since they can still thrive even if there is no water for more than a week.

There are still other tips which you may find interesting useful from his article and you can visit it here: http://www.presstelegram.com/lifestyle/ci_22715598/gardening-joshua-siskin-hardy-water-thrifty-plants-sunny