The Tulip Tree Has Got Its Name From Its Tulip Shaped Flowers
The flowers are located at great heights and typically reach a size of 2.5 inches. The Tulip Tree produces monoecious flowers with yellow-green petals.
The corolla has a beautiful vivid orange shade. Some people find the leaves of the Tulip Tree similar to tulips too, at least with a little imagination.… Read More
The Amazing History of the Fig Tree
The most famous Biblical reference to figs is that, in which Jesus cursed a fig tree for not producing any fruit for him as he passed by, a curse that killed the fig tree. (Matt 21:18)
The Jewish King, Hezekiah, was cured of a life-threatening plague by applying figs to the infected spot.… Read More
Spice Up Your Herb Garden With Basil
One of the most popular herbs is Ocimum Basilicum commonly called sweet basil. Often called the ‘king of herbs,’ basil can be grown indoors or out.
Sweet basil has inch-long, oval-pointed, dark green leaves and a clove-pepperish odour and taste. Sweet basil makes a handsome, bushy small plant, growing to a foot or more indoors.… Read More
Some Good Gardening Advice to Make the Most of Your Garden
Architecturally, today’s house is much more a part of the outdoors than was yesterday’s. Large picture windows, glass walls, glassed-in sun porches and terraces all combine to make the garden a part of the house.
Consequently, the view becomes that much more important.… Read More
Planning On Setting up a Bird Feeding Station In Your Garden?
If you really appreciate how beautiful birds are and would like to look at them up close in nature, you need to learn the techniques that birdwatchers use – making themselves unobtrusive as they get close to watch them.
If you don’t have that kind of patience, there’s a great alternative – turn your garden into a bird feeding paradise.… Read More