How to Save Your Own Yellow Squash Seeds

Saving the seeds in the fruits of the yellow summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) lets you plant them and enjoy the taste of their fruits year after year. In addition, it eliminates one reason to invest in a garden supply shop. Not every vegetable lends itself to simple seed-saving, but storing Read More

Does the Primer Bulb Have a Hose?

Homelite has produced outdoor power equipment for approximately 70 decades. Along with generators, pressure washers and mowers, the company sells a line of chain saws. The primer bulb onto a chain saw compels fuel in the carburetor, which helps make starting a cold saw easier. A primer bulb typically has Read More

Milorganite On Roses

The ideal time to feed roses (Rosa spp.) Is in spring, when they start to wake. What to feed them depends upon who you ask, but be prepared as there are rosarians to receive as fertilizer recommendations. Whoever owner James Mills, a Master Rosarian, a consulting rosarian and a Master Read More

The way to Thicken Variegated Boxwood Hedges

Boxwood (Buxus spp.) Hedges fit formal gardens and historical gardens well, but variegated box is fine for casual landscapes, too. Common boxwood (Buxus sempervirens “Variegata”), hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 6 through 8, and Japanese boxwood (Buxus macrophylla var. Japonica “Variegata”), hardy in USDA zones 3 Read More

The Way to Propagate Brunnera

Brunnera (Brunnera macrophylla) — also known as Siberian bugloss,”Jack frost,” brunnera heartleaf or variegated bugloss — is a ground cover plant that grows best in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 3 to 8. Common in shade gardens is a perennial that can grow up to 24 inches wide and Read More

Facts About Growing Speckled Butter Beans

The speckled butter bean is one of 100 named varieties of this lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus), native to South and Central America. “Steak bean” is a Southern term for what are called lima beans in different areas, and they are a familiar part of Southern cuisine. Butter beans that are Read More