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Category: Garden Ideas
Part of what makes Orbit world class is our commitment to our customers. When you buy an Orbit product, we want to include solutions for the best use. One of our goals is to empower the average home owner—dispelling the intimidation so often associated with home improvement—and give them the resources and tools necessary to get the job done right.
With that in mind, we’re pleased to announce the launch of the Orbit Solution Center. Here we plan on sharing the growing wealth of information and experience that our professionals have … Read More
Do you have shady spots in your backyard that you don’t know what to do with? You may have tried to grow sun-loving flowers here, with no results. But don’t fret; these areas don’t have to be devoid of life. There’s a good selection of plants that can thrive in shade. You just have to choose the right one. Here is a list of five good flowers with which to start your garden.
In order to properly plant the flowers below, it’s necessary to establish definitions for the various levels of … Read More
Perennials are valued among gardeners for their longevity. With perennials, you’re spared the extra effort of planting new ones every year and can enjoy them for years on end. Here are a few of the most popular perennials:
Astilbe is a beautiful perennial that comes in shades of pink, rose, and white. It is ideal for shady, moist spots. Astilbe flower clusters stand atop glossy, fern-like foliage and vary in size from 6 inches to two feet, and they rise to two or three feet tall. They may look delicate, but … Read More
Watering your garden can be fun. It can also be confusing based on the amount of options available. From spray nozzles on risers to impact heads, and from pop-up sprinklers to drip emitters, it’s tough to go wrong as long as you get the necessary amounts of water to your plants.
I have experience watering multiple gardens a lot of different ways. When I was young, I often visited my grandpa and helped him irrigate his plants and vegetables. He lived in a farm area with a canal as the main … Read More
Having potted plants is a nice way to enjoy nature on your own terms. It lets you tend a wide variety of flowers and vegetation to be grown where space is limited and allows people in cool-weather climates to grow plants all year round. I love the way they add color and interest to my otherwise boring porch. Here is the basic process you should undergo to nurture your potted plants:
Choose the right pots. Make sure each pot has one or more holes in the bottom to allow water to … Read More