Protected Plants

How To : Protect outdoor plants and shrubs in the winter

Curtis Smith of Yard and Garden teachers viewers how to protect outdoor plants and shrubs in the winter. For instance, Lilacs and be burned by the cold weather so it is advised to not place lilac to the South or the West against a wall in the winter. Next, with a privett plant ...more

How To : Protect plants from frost

Frost is in the air. If you have tender plants like basil, pepper or impatients when that cold weather comes it will zap those plants. Often, if you can get through those first couple frosts, an Indian summer, that can last weeks and weeks, will follow. If you can protect your ...more

How To : Protect plants from frost using fleece

Video shows how to protect tropical plants from frost in the winter. Using fleece, scissors and string, video shows easily how to wrap tropical plants, such as banana plants, in the fleece. Protect plants from frost using fleece. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Build a high tunnel to protect your plants

How to build a high tunnel to protect your plants This video shows how to build a greenhouse over your plants so that you can extend the growing season into the winter. Take some rebar and put it in the ground around your plants. Then take electrical conduit bent into half cir ...more

How To : Protect your plants from frost

An associate from Garden Years discusses the danger frost poses to small, outdoor plants. Since you don't have a lot of control over the weather, there are a few tips you can follow to try an avoid any unwanted damage to existing plants. The host examines a peach tree to ident ...more

How To : Protect plants from freezing temperatures

The cold weather can mean bad news for your home garden. But if you take the right measures, you can protect your plants from dying during the winter months. This video will show you to prepare your plants to survive the cold. Step 1: Consider location Grow plants near the so ...more

How To : Use recycled rubber

Protect the kids from playground falls and mulch the plants at the same time! Landscape designer Michael Glassman spins his wheels finding inventive ways to use recycled rubber tires in the backyard.

How To : Train a nectarine tree against a fence

Watch Monty Don, as he plants and trains a nectarine tree up against a fence, using wires and tensioners. With tips on mixing compost and protecting trees from frost damage. Nectarines aren't too difficult to grow. All you need is sunshine, good drainage & plenty of moisture. ...more

How To : Care for venus flytrap, gloxinia and bromeliad

To care for:Venus Flytrap: It is a great project for children, however, there are a few things to remember to look after this plant. Firstly it is best to use cover to protect the plant, as they have a tendency to dry out quickly. Also be careful not to overfeed the plant inse ...more

How To : Choose the right evergreen tree for your landscape

In this video from nmsuaces we learn about choosing the right evergreen tree for your landscape. Upright Junipers are very good for the landscape. A topiary pruned juniper is something that the homeowner can maintain in the spiral form it is. An Austrian black pine is good for ...more

How To : Clean your fish tank for happy and healthy fish

In order to clean your fish tank, you will need the following: a bucket, water conditioner, aquarium salt, a clean filter, a suction tube, and clean fresh water. Remove the lid and the light from the aquarium. Unplug filters and heaters. Remove all plants and decorations from ...more

How To : Plant peas in your vegetable garden

There is nothing like fresh vegetables from the garden. Dave Epstein shows us the secrets to planting peas. We need to order pea seeds or buy them at the store. There are five steps we are going to do to get our peas to grow. First, we are going to soak our seeds overnight. S ...more

How To : Plant a tree in poor soil with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to plant a tree in poor soil. Steps: 1 Select spot for tree away from house and overhead wires. 2 Measure diameter of the plastic tree pot. 3 Dig a hole four times wider than pot and as deep as the pot. 4 Add compost to topsoi ...more

How To : Graft Lophophora peyote onto the scion plant

How to graft Lophophora The materials to be used:- • A Trichocereus to be used as the stock plant • lophophora to be grafted onto the stock plant (this is called the scion) • A sharp razor blade • Methylated spirits • Rubber bands Sterilize the blade by dipping it into the met ...more

How To : Transplant Papaya Trees

Papaya trees are very vulnerable to transplantation shock. Seedlings tend to recover slowly and poorly after replanting in a new location under a sunny sky. Many internet articles advise that papaya trees should be transplanted without injury to their root systems. Keeping the ...more

How To : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

How To : Protect herbs in winter months

Evergreen bows, like Hemlock, can be placed over tender plants to protect them against cold, winter winds. Gently place them over the plant creating a tepee or tent form. It will allow some air circulation underneath so the protected plant doesn't rot but the Evergreen bows pr ...more

How To : Keep your diary private

If you're serious about keeping your diary for your eyes only then you might have to take some drastic steps. There are some very clever ways to distract from, encrypt, hide, or disguise a diary if you're willing to put in the work. If you keep a diary, you’re likely to want ...more

How To : Protect your garden from the elements and animals

When protecting your garden, you can stay green with some environmentally sound solutions. You Will Need * 1 A tape measure * 2 Two lightweight polyester row covers * Work clothes * 1 Safety glasses * Garden gloves * 8 oz. 8 oz. Bt powder * Distilled water * 1 A spray bottle * ...more

How To : Protect your garden from cold and frost

During the winter and freak weather events in spring and fall your garden can take a beating from frost and excess cold. Watch this video to learn how you can protect your plants and flowers during the cold so they are healthy and ready to grow when the weather improves.

How To : Stay healthy in the jungle

Learn how to protect yourself in the jungle. This video shows you techniques and measures to take to protect against illness. Such illnesses include trench foot or jungle rot from walking in wet climates. Myke also use plants as herbs and medicinal substitutes. Stay healthy in ...more

How To : Help seeds grow faster by nicking them

Most seeds have a thick outer shell meant to protect the soft inner seed. 'Nicking' is a gardening technique to remove the outer shell so the seed will germinate faster in your garden after planting. You can use water, sandpaper, a nail file or even sulfuric acid to nick your ...more

How To : Waterproof the inside of a planter box

Back with another great how to tutorial for your home, Ron Hazelton, from Ron Hazelton's House Calls, and ronhazelton.com is here to bring us another great tip to save us time and money on our household projects. In this video Ron shows us a great way to waterproof the inside ...more

How To : Grow a sustainable garden

The EcoGarden is designed to give back to nature and show people how easy it is to go green in their own backyard. All you need to remember is to plant, feed and protect to grow your own sustainable garden. This how to video teaches you how to care for your beautiful and eco f ...more

How To : Plant tulips

Learn how to plant tulip bulbs correctly and protect them from critters. A garden expert gives detailed instructions.

How To : Winterize your garden

Protect and preserve your garden from winter chill by cutting back shrubs, putting down cool weather fertilizer, transplanting and planting spring bulbs.

How To : Prune plants

Learn how to cut back plants in your garden effectively to encourage new growth and remove dead and diseased branches. Follow this Howcast guide to learn how to prune plants. You Will Need * An illustrated gardening guide * Gardening gloves * Gardening shears * Gardening clip ...more

How To : Install a garden edge

Installing a garden edge is an easy and effective way to ensure that your garden stays orderly and that your lawn doesn't creep over. A garden edge can also be a big help in keeping weeds from getting into your garden and ruining your beautiful plants. You will need to measure ...more

How To : Protect your eggplants from nasty little critters

Growing a garden isn't a walk in the park. Besides watering the plants and choosing the right kind of soil, one of the biggest threats is also one of the smallest. Bugs can be a major factor when planting certain fruits or veggies in a garden and should be taken care of as soo ...more

How To : Let Mother Nature take care of roses during winter

Every time fall rolls around, gardeners tend to take their time when pruning plants in their garden. Roses are the most commonly pruned plants during the fall since many are trying to help protect them before the cold winter months arrive. But it's sometimes best to listen to ...more

How To : Use plastic row covers & wall of water for plants

This video demonstrates how to use plastic row covers and wall of water to start plants early. A lot of gardeners want to start their planting early if the weather is nice. But they may be subject to some frost still yet. How can they protect their plants? First is a demonstra ...more

How To : Make hoops for your low garden tunnel

With low garden tunnels you can protect your plants from frost and insects, and you can overwinter your crops. In this episode of Growing Wisdom, host Dave Epstein will look at how to build a garden low tunnel. He'll focus on using the Quick Hoops Bender for the project. Grow ...more

How To : Build a waterfall using retaining wall block

The procedure was adopted to build a waterfall in Oregon Coast Garden Center, Wald-port. 1. A level pad was cut to arrange the first row of blocks 2. 3 rows of retaining wall block was set in the desired shape. 3. The inside of the structure is covered with landscape fabric fo ...more

How To : Take nasty tasting medicine easily

It's the worst when you have to take horrible tasting medicine. You already feel lousy and then they go and attack your tastebuds too? It doesn't seem fair. Well, this video is here to help. Check out this tutorial and learn some great tricks to get that elixir to go down a lo ...more

How To : Grow garlic in your home garden

Garlic is good for you and adds great flavor to your cooking. Add this versatile plant to your garden this fall and in no time at all you'll be pulling up fantastic cloves of fresh, home grown garlic that you can use and share with your neighbors. If you’re looking to spice u ...more

How To : Grow watermelon

Watermelon is not only a refreshing treat but is full of nutrients and energy. Prepare for a summer you will never forget by starting a watermelon patch today. From seeding to watching your plants grow, this is a fun project for the whole family. If you love to bury your face ...more

How To : Plant flowering bulbs with Lowe's

Flowering bulbs require some few common tools before planting such as compost or peat moss, work gloves, fertilizer, garden trowel or bulb planter and the garden bulb of your choice. During the spring season you can plant tender bulbs such as, irises, gladiolus and elephant ea ...more

How To : Decorate Your Skin with Henna

In Asia and the Middle East, paste made from the henna plant has been used for centuries to make beautiful temporary tattoos. Make it at home following these easy steps. You Will Need * Finely sifted henna powder * A plastic bowl and spoon * 2 tbsp. unrefined sugar or honey * ...more

How To : Assemble a gardening tool set

Most jobs get easier when you use the right tools, including gardening. This video will show you how to assemble a gardening tool set. You Will Need * A 10-foot-by-12-foot garden tarp * A Dutch fork * A short-handled trowel * Pruning shears * Long-handled shears * A garden r ...more

How To : Keep lips soft and plump

Get luscious, pillowy, kissable lips—with or without injections. You Will Need * Lip balm with SPF 30 * Sugar * Olive oil * A toothbrush * Lip plumper or cayenne pepper * Petroleum jelly * Lip injections * A lip implant * Vitamin E capsules * Plant-based oils Step 1: Avoid ...more

News : Birds as the Ultimate DIY Architects

The widely used expression "free as a bird" intimates an enviable existence: delicate, yet mighty wings transporting to destinations no human could so breezily venture. But despite their fanciful, superhero ability, in truth, the avian race leads one of the most difficult exis ...more

How To : Prevent Post-Earthquake Nuclear Meltdown in the US

After getting slammed with a crazy-big earthquake/tsunami, the Japanese nuclear plant Fukushima Daiichi might be on the brink of meltdown. Not as bad as Chernobyl, but maybe as bad as Three Mile Island. Nobody wishes such a disaster on anyone...anywhere in the world. In the US ...more

The League : Intro

Author's Note: Hi there, some of you may know but most of you probably won't. My name is Semeria and I am an author on the rising. I plan to be posting one of my novels on this website for people to read. Comment and let me know what you think and I hope you enjoy the story. ...more

How To : Make Crop Circles or Are Aliens Among Us?

Does this video prove that otherworldly intelligent life has visited Earth? No. It does not prove anything other than there are designs ‘etched’ onto the surface of a field. Does the video immediately above prove that otherworldly intelligent life hasn’t visited Earth? Yeah, y ...more

News : Long-Term Strategies

Long-Term Strategies for FrontierVilleWhen you first start to play FrontierVille, after you’ve cleared a bunch of trees and brush and started to build a schoolhouse or a barn and you’ve added a few neighbors, you look up at the people around Level 90 or Level 100, and wonder h ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

How To : The Ultimate Guide to FarmVille Success!

Over the past few months I've written up several helpful How-To guides to help you with various FarmVille related issues. It's about time I put them all in one place so they are easy to find, learn from and share! It has been a pleasure writing for you all and I do hope I have ...more

How To : A Beginners Guide

I've created this guide to give you some ideas for how to progress quickly as well as some basics for how to operate FrontierVille. My tips are merely suggestions based on my experience and you are welcome to explore and play the game at your own pace. I hope you benefit from ...more

How To : Protect your roses from black spot

Roses, the world’s favorite flowers, are great garden performers that, if well cared for, will live for many years and produce thousands of exquisite blooms. Here are a few helpful hints on growing roses in your own yard or garden: Grow roses in a sunny spot with plenty of a ...more

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