How to Attract Hummingbirds & Take the Best Pictures

They’re fleet, they’re fast and they’re beautiful. Hummingbirds can be found in many regions of the world and make highly interesting, profitable subjects for digital photography. Use these tips and techniques to attract hummingbirds year after year to your home and get great digital photos. Are There Hummingbirds Near You? Look! Over above the flower … Read moreHow to Attract Hummingbirds & Take the Best Pictures

The differences and similarities between spearmint and peppermint

Mints are so wide spread that there is scarcely a country in Europe or a state or province in North America where they don’t grow. Of the many kinds of mint, peppermint and spearmint are the best-known and widest spread. Nearly everyone has seen one of these types of mint growing in the wild, though they may not have known what they were at the time.

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How to Photograph Washington, DC

Here are some photography tips and techniques on how to capture the best photos of Washington, DC.

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Great gardens with potted plants.

It’s easy to have a garden almost anywhere * Potted plants are magicians: They can turn Newport Beach, California Newport Harbor redirects here. For the MTV reality series, see . Newport Beach, incorporated in 1906, is a city in Orange County, California, 10 miles south of downtown Santa Ana.  (page 56), planted with flagstone flagstone: see … Read moreGreat gardens with potted plants.

Is Recycled Rubber Mulch Edging Really Eco-Friendly and Green?

The word “recycled” brings to mind visions of conservation, ecology, and saving the world, but is that word really ecologically friendly when it’s put on a product like recycled rubber edging and mulch? Experts say that recycled rubber may not be healthy for our yards or our families. Millions of tires are disposed of every … Read moreIs Recycled Rubber Mulch Edging Really Eco-Friendly and Green?

Stone Landscaping

thanks to Stone is a naturally durable substance that you can use to decorate virtually any landscape It can work as a supportive element of a garden or ornamental feature, or it can work as a primary element to a special style or earthwork Stone is a naturally durable substance that you can use to … Read moreStone Landscaping

Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Opens February 25 in Novi

Novi, MI (Vocus) January 22, 2010 The third annual Cottage & Lakefront Living Show returns to Rock Financial Showplace in Novi Feb. 25 through Sunday, Feb. 28 with information, experts and exhibits for vacation homeowners as well as those in the market to buy, build or rent. “Our show is the preseason event that will … Read moreCottage & Lakefront Living Show Opens February 25 in Novi

Today, You Do Not Need Greenwood Tree, Offset Patio Umbrella Can Offer Better Shade

“Under the greenwood tree, who loves to lie with me“- so sang the bard; but that was quite a few centuries ago. Today, offset umbrellas and shade sails have taken their place and people lie under them as they imbibe all that the nature has to offer. With number of big trees dwindling every minute, … Read moreToday, You Do Not Need Greenwood Tree, Offset Patio Umbrella Can Offer Better Shade

Landscape architecture awards.

Columbarium Memorial Garden, bluestone bluestone, common name for the blue, crystalline heptahydrate of cupric sulfate called chalcanthite, a minor ore of copper. It also refers to a fine-grained, light to dark colored blue-gray sandstone.  pavement. Japanese holly, rhododendron rhododendron (rō’dədĕn`drən) [Gr.,=rose tree], any plant of the genus Rhododendron, shrubs of the family Ericaceae (heath family) found chiefly in … Read moreLandscape architecture awards.

First garden makeover: lessons from a family who did most of the work themselves.

Renovating a garden can be a challenge, especially for first-timers. But with a little research and a healthy dose of patience, flexibility, and elbow grease, you can turn bare soil or an San Jose, California San Jose (IPA: /ˌsænhoʊˈzeɪ/) is the third-largest city in California, and the tenth-largest in the United States. It is the … Read moreFirst garden makeover: lessons from a family who did most of the work themselves.