Your All Things Plants newsletter for July 18, 2011

Some numbers from last week:There were 5 new articles published last week:

Image Building a hugelkultur raised bed
By Dave Whitinger on July 18, 2011

Sheet mulching is a technique of laying organic material in layers on the ground to build up a raised bed of rich soil for your plants. Hugelkultur is an extension of this technique, where a gardener builds quite tall raised beds using logs and dead branches as the first layer in this bed.

Image Team Shoes or Team Barefoot?
By Trish Whitinger on July 17, 2011

Welcome to our Sunday weekly feature of Which Team? Every Sunday we will have a poll-type article for you to chime in on. Don't be shy! This week's question: Do you shoe, or no?

Image How to grow coleus from cuttings
By Allison A. on July 16, 2011

Coleus are one of the easiest plants to grow from cuttings. With a few simple steps and minor after-care, you can grow wonderful plants that will give you months of pleasure.

Image Easy House Plants for Beginners
By Lee Anne Stark on July 15, 2011

Have you finally decided you need a house plant or two or three? Here are a few I love because they're both beautiful and easy to grow.

Image Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (Part 1)
By Neil Muir on July 13, 2011

Built in 1514, Hampton Court Palace was home to King Henry VIII and is stunning, as are the gardens. It is now also home to the worlds biggest flower show! Unfortunately the day I went it rained and rained, but bear with me as I go through acres of mud to show you some of the sights!

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