Cheverly, MD (PRWEB) August 9, 2005 -
Â GardenHere is blooming with a number one spot on GoogleÂs hit list. ÂFun,Â Âinformative,Â Âcost-saving,Â and Âthe number one site for gardening,Â is what gardenerÂs all around the world are saying about GardenHere.com. With a membership base of over 2,000 and steadily rising daily, GardenHere.com is making its mark as the only gardening site to go to for plant exchange, gardening tips, and forum discussions. There are roughly 200 to 250 messages posted each day, giving members complete access to all their gardening needs.
GardenHereÂs plant exchange program uniquely caters to gardenersÂ cost-saving needs. Members can post to the forums types of plants and flowers they want or have to trade with confidence that there will be another member to respond. This month GardenHere is featuring a yellow self-planting mini-cactus. The beauty of this plant is that its leaves become its seeds, making it an easy exchange. There is no need for planting since you just have to lay the seed leaves on top of the soil and it grows. Wait until the plant drops its seed leaves or pick them off the plant yourself; itÂs your choice. This plant grows in planting zones like the tropics.
One distinctive feature on GardenHere.com is the Zone Lookup Feature. As a member, you simply type in your zip code and GardenHere.com displays your planting zone so that you can select the types of plants that are conducive to your environment. This month, GardenHere is featuring Zone 11, the Phoenix, Miami, and southwest Texas zone. This zone is enriched with dry soil and a warm climate so planting in this region is very specialized, yet favorable to year-round growing.
GardenHere Member Grovespirit posted to the forums to help a neighboring member in Zone 11: ÂI've lived in the Texas SW desert which is similar to your climate. Also have an Aunt who lives in Phoenix and I know what kinds of plants she grows. Would love to help you out. I currently am in the same Zone as you (Z11) and growing stuff in 95% sand which produces xeric (dry) conditions. Have several seeds that would work well for you. I especially recommend Desert Blue Lupine, Pride of Madeira, Purple Firestick, Fragrant White Flowered Acacia, Heirloom Daisy Mum, and Sweet Alyssum.Â
ÂOne year I planted every variety of Sunflower I could find. That was spectacular! And hmm, let's see, oh yes, one year I gave a heck of a party and as part of the decoration I went to my local grocery store and bought out of the bargain bin all of the $1.00 little 6 inch pots of mums that they had. Well after the party I just stuck those little puppies in the dirt just to see what happened. Imagine my surprise when they ended up becoming perennials that where 3 feet tall and full of blooms every year!Â wrote GardenHere Member Tanimarie.
Summer is here and its time for gardening, beaches, swimming pools, and barbeques Â and with that comes the all too familiar sunburns. August is sizzling for GardenHere as we feature this summerÂs plant of purpose, aloe, which can cure the remnants of your summer fun. Aloe is a tropical plant that has a gel inside its leaves that can take the sting away from even the worst burns. So, if youÂve spent too much time in the sun, let your garden work for you. Aloe Â natureÂs vitamin-enriched cure.
Being in-tuned with your gardening needs, GardenHere features a daily gardening tip that will bring creative and innovative ideas to you. Packed with special advice and insider know-how, the GardenHere Tip of the Day will give you something to look forward to when logging on-line. Be sure to make GardenHere your homepage so you donÂt miss out on tips like this one:
August means mosquitoes in many parts of the US. Make your home garden a safer place by removing all standing or stagnant water. Use a DEET-based insect repellent and wear long sleeves and pants --especially at dawn and dusk.
Remember GardenHereÂs philosophy Â Exchanging Plants and Flowers is the Neighborly Thing To Do. And that is just one way GardenHere makes its strong mark on the home gardening community. Photos, descriptions, and gardening know-how for the professional and beginning gardener are making your number one gardening site the choice for valuable and insightful information. GardenHere started with a well-developed site, built it up, and continues to provide quality service and superior gardening essentials. GardenHere Â The Friendliest Home Gardening Community on the Internet.
Gardeners interested in joining this friendly little home gardening community are invited to register at http://www.GardenHere.com/forums . It only takes about 30 seconds to register and membership is free.
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