Welcome to The Tao of Garden

Gardening is simply the practice of cultivating plants. People grow ornamental plants to harvest their flowers, foliage, or to get dyes out of them. They are also grown for their overall appearance.

There are also plants that are cultivated for human consumption. They are consumed as fruits, vegetables and herbs for medicinal purposes.

When we talk about gardening the subject ranges from fruit orchards to long boulevard plantings. Gardening practitioners may specialize themselves in growing only one type of plant or they may also practice mixed plantings that involve many various plants.

Gardening requires active participation of the practitioner and it usually requires intensive works and discipline.
Here you'll find many tips and tricks that are related to gardening.

There are various methods, types and approaches to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden. You can find all of them here.

You may want to learn what's the proper way to landscape the yard, choosing the right soil, maintain the plants, growing indoor gardens, and many many more.

We also look forward to hear your insights, suggestions, and even requests around gardening and landscaping. So please don't forget to leave your precious comments...

Happy gardening... :)

Find Out The Best Landscaping Plant For Your Garden

It is not so easy to find out the best landscaping plant for your yard.

All the plants have their own properties and characteristics. They are adding the beauty in your landscaping in one way or other.

You can select any landscaping plant for your yard which you think that will be in accordance to your vicinity but just make sure that whatever you buy, it must be in accordance with the climatic changes and can live with it.

All the plants cannot thrive in all the areas that is why it is essential to take the advice from the local plant specialist. You can select the plants for your landscaping from where you use to buy all the time.

The use of some landscaping plant for the yard leaves no choice for your selection and they are so much attractive and gorgeous what you even do not want to think upon before buying them.

For instance the use of “sage” plant in the borders is the one over which no one surely think again and it is the perfect landscaping plant for the homes. These are multi purpose plants that cannot only be applied in the borders but also can be applied as herbs in the garden.

Herbs add beauty in the garden as they are not only pretty to look at but they are also practical as, you can use your grown herbs in the dishes which you make in your homes. It is just like the bonus for you to use these chemical free herbs in your cooking. It also enhances the taste of the food.

Landscaping plant selection also depends upon the year of time in which you are buying them. As of course, you cannot find summer bloom in the plant stores in the middle of the winter. You must do the seasonal shopping because some of the demanded plants for the landscaping are only available at the particular phase of the year.

There are two types of landscaping plant the annual and the perennial. The annual plants will need to be bought at the starting of each year whereas; the perennial plants will grow back on its own each year. Like some perennial will grow double if left alone such as tulip.

If this happens in your landscaping, you just need to dig out the grown plants and must have soiled it again at different places. It will save your cost on new buys.

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