How to Prun Pear Trees – History and How to Grow

Pears The pear grown in Britain is the European Pear which derives from Pyrus communis, native of the temperate parts of Europe and the western part of southern Asia as far as the Himalayas. In America some varieties are grown which are hybrids between the European Pear (as represented by ‘William’s Bon Chrdtien’, known in America as ‘Bartlett’) and Pyrus […]

How To Have An Energy Efficient Home While Traveling

Perhaps one of our biggest worries when going out of town is making sure our home is secure. This goes way beyond remembering to close that one window or making sure none of the faucets are dripping, but rather that we’re not going to come back from vacation with a hefty energy bill. And whether it be a trip across […]

Pumpkin Hybrid Varieties

  Pumpkin Hybrid Varieties Information only   The maturity days are specifically targeted for North-Eastern USA.   Please Contact Howard Dill to purchase commerical quanities. Variety Days Diameter Height Weight Skin Vine Features Pumpkins: Giant Prizewinner 120 ? 50-200# Orange Very Large An excellent display pumpkin with superior shape and color to Atlantic Giant. Big Moon PVP 120 Large 40-200# […]

World Heaviest Pumpkin Records Page

Welcome the original pumpkin record page. This is the official page for identifying Worlds heaviest pumpkin records. If you have a pumpkin record, and you don’t see your country, please send me an e-mail and I will address several questions. Please question me on these records. I even had one person submit a record for some Island that I thought […]

7 Best Things to Consider Before Buying Gardening Tools Online

Gardening can be a great hobby for people of any age group, and it can be a good therapy for maintaining a positive state of mind. Gardening, when done on regular basis or on weekends, can be highly satisfying and fun-filled too. Your mind and soul can turn refreshed while cajoling the seeds and grooming the small plants with the […]

Pumpkin Carving for Halloween

Carving Pumpkins for Halloween Now is the time to consider about the great pumpkin you’ll be carving this Halloween. As you know, Linus would wait all night for the Great Pumpkin, but I wouldn’t take a cue from Linus. I’d head directly to the patch with the kids in tow. Once there, after your children have moved, rolled and lifted […]

Plant care for Loganberry

Loganberry The loganberry is, perhaps, the supreme bramble type of berry, as it is ideal for stewing, jam- and jelly-making, bottling, canning, juice extraction and wine making. The berries can also be eaten as dessert when fully ripe, but may be too tart for some palates. Opinions are divided as to whether the loganberry is a red-fruiting form of the […]

How to improve your gardening soil

Just Take the Soil As You Find It A gardener must make up his mind to use the soil he has. Of course, there is such a thing as buying top soil and having it trucked in. But it is expensive and not always satisfactory. So, what should be done? Here is a sound pattern Pick up trash and have […]

Planting Information on popular plants

Planting Information on popular plants “Isn’t it pretty, I simply must have one of those” is a phrase which has rung the death knell of any number of gardens. Bought for some particular moment of flower or fruit, with no thought for the character or balance of the garden as a whole, any number of unrelated plants jostle in beds […]

Delphinium Society

The Delphinium Society was founded in June 1928. These were the days of large gardens with the staff to maintain them and many nurseries specializing in delphiniums. The first show was truly spectacular with literally hundreds of delphiniums being exhibited. There were 13 trade stands and the classes called for large numbers of spikes, 50 in one, 42 in another. […]