Category: Tropical Style

Should I Stake Up My Blueberries?

Should I Stake Up My Blueberries?

Most blueberries (Vaccinium spp.) Need substantial winter chill to set fruit. Highbush blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum) primarily grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 8 but can also grow in mild, Mediterranean-style climates because they have a low chill requirement for setting fruit. Highbush blueberries grow as bushes so they do not …

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Green-Only Gardens Bring Soothe and the Eye the Spirit

Green-Only Gardens Bring Soothe and the Eye the Spirit

We often try to place colours in our planting layouts, in the usage of both foliage and flower. But are colours essential? If we skillfully choose and combine plants, a blue-green hue can give us just as much interest as flowers with different colours. And could green additionally provide exactly the exact same unbiased advantages …

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Patio Pavers Rock Out

Patio Pavers Rock Out

Permeable hardscapes help reduce a home’s carbon footprint in numerous ways. They replenish the groundwater table with filtered water, decrease runoff and its impact on town infrastructure, mitigate heat island effect … and they’re so lovely! There’s such a wonderfully wide array of permeable substances, and in future ideabooks I will illustrate how lovely, architecturally …

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