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Home & Garden
by Gardengates
10 years ago
Cool weather gardening in the chaparral

Chaparral gardens are usually found in inland areas where there is very low humidity, lots of sun and high summer temperatures. Most chaparral areas -- whether found in California, the four corner states, Texas, Australia, Europe or any other area -- experience relatively warm temperatures even in the winter....

Home & Garden
by Gardengates
9 years ago
Cyclamen Plants: Grow Them Indoors or Outdoors

Cyclamen photo courtesy of Desislava Vasileva The Cyclamen is a highly decorative, winter-blooming plant that can be grown indoors or outdoors if you live where winters are mild. These plants are smothered with heart-shaped green leaves traced with lacy designs. As if that isn't enough, the Cyclamen...

Home & Garden
by Gardengates
9 years ago
Landscape Design: Using Natural Stone and Rock

Stone and rock are practical and beautiful materials to use in a garden design.

Home & Garden
by Gardengates
9 years ago
Guide to Drip Irrigation Systems

Tips on putting together a successful drip irrigation system in your garden

Home & Garden
by Gardengates
10 years ago
Grow your own kitchen herb garden

Lemon grass seedlings You might be surprised how simple and convenient it is to grow your own kitchen herb garden. If you check out the cost of buying fresh herbs -- if you can find the ones you want -- and combine that with the increased quality of...

Lifestyle
by Gardengates
11 years ago
Earth friendly fabrics


Fine, soft, breathable bamboo fabric used in a printed tee shirt


The world is resetting its values and fabrics are going earth friendly. Earth friendly fabrics are grown, processed and manufactured with more concern for being biodegradable, creating less waste and being more eco-friendly. Here is some information about the interesting sources that...

by Gardengates
11 years ago
Growing epiphytic orchids

Growing an epiphytic orchid in a pot (Photo of Phalaenopsis orchid by Jane Gates)


Orchids that grow in the ground are known as terrestrial. Many orchids, however, naturally grow in trees and are known as epiphytic. Most of the orchids people like to grow in pots at home are epiphytic. ...

Home & Garden
by Gardengates
9 years ago
Build an Outdoor Fire Pit in the Backyard

Have fun with a backyard fire pit. Here are some suggestions on how to build one.

Home & Garden
by Gardengates
9 years ago
Grow medicinal herbs for good health and healing

Flat leaf or Italian Parsley: photo by Jane Gates
Herb gardens can be decorative and produce edibles to spice up ordinary cooking. But most herbs are also good to grow for good health. Most have some health benefits and herbs have been used for their medicinal properties...

Home & Garden
by Gardengates
9 years ago
Planting California native plants in the winter

California native Zaushnaria (Epilobium) blooms in early winter: Phot by Jane Gates Although some experts recommend planting California natives in the autumn, there are an equal number of experts who feel the winter is the best planting time rather than allowing for vulnerable growth started in the last...

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