Wooden Garden Furniture

Written by Matthew Anthony

Wooden Garden Furniture can berepparttar ideal solution to various seating problems in your garden. You can add new seating areas to your garden by perhaps turning a path into a destination for a sit down or consider adding a few pieces of wooden garden furniture to less frequented corners ofrepparttar 145315 garden.

Your garden may be a coastal beach or you have a garden naturalistic wooded landscape, you can easily find some pieces that addrepparttar 145316 perfect touch to your garden, since wooden garden furniture can suit just about any style.

For example, rustic wooden furniture can add justrepparttar 145317 right touch to your woodland garden. It is possible to get benches, tables, and seats that are often made entirely from who tree trunks that still have bark on them. Other pieces are a combination of pinewood and tree branches. This style of wooden garden furniture has a natural handcrafted look that makes them an excellent addition to any garden.

A classic combination for coastal gardens is an Adirondack chairs with a matching side table and footstool. These chairs are ideal for a decking area or patio, particularly when they are painted in bright primary colours. They are very comfortable to sit in andrepparttar 145318 wide arms ofrepparttar 145319 chairs are ideal for holding a glass of something.

A traditional cottage garden makesrepparttar 145320 ideal setting forrepparttar 145321 equally traditional wooden bench. Also, a wooden sun lounger will also suit a cottage garden withrepparttar 145322 classical look. You could than add a wooden table and a few chairs to your patio so that you and your guests can enjoy dinner outdoors. However, make sure you have a parasol forrepparttar 145323 unpredictable British summers whether to protect fromrepparttar 145324 sun orrepparttar 145325 rain.

How to Grow Sweet Corn

Written by Linda Paquette

Purchased corn, whether onrepparttar cob or in a can can’t compare for taste! Sweet corn is easy to grow inrepparttar 145314 flower and fruit gardening guides home garden with just a little know how and a few corn facts. Corn needs warm soil temperatures (50° - 65° Fahrenheit) to germinate. Warm temperatures cause sugars in corn to turn into starches and results in loss of sweetness and creamy texture. Sugars also begin converting to starches immediately after harvest. Sweet corn is divided into three types according to its sweetness: (SU) normal sugary or standard sweet corn, (SE) sugary enhanced, and (Sh2) super sweet. Standard Sweet Corn (SU) Normal sugary isrepparttar 145315 traditional variety of sweet corn. Less sweet thanrepparttar 145316 other types, it will tolerate low temperatures at planting time.

Sugary Enhanced (SE) (SE) corn isrepparttar 145317 preferred choice of many of today’s flower and fruit gardening guides home gardeners. Sugary enhanced is sweeter than standard corn and retains sweetness longer than either ofrepparttar 145318 other types. While not as sweet as super sweet, it has a creamier texture and tolerates lower soil temperatures.

Super Sweet Super sweet (Sh2) kernels differ fromrepparttar 145319 other two types of sweet corn by their shriveled, small appearance. Althoughrepparttar 145320 sweetest ofrepparttar 145321 three, (Sh2) needs a soil temperature of at least 65° F to germinate. Another drawback of (Sh2) is that its texture is drier and its sugars more rapidly convert to starch after harvest.

Sow your seed in a very rich garden soil and give it access to ample moisture. Because corn is a high-nitrogen feeder, evenrepparttar 145322 best soils may need torepparttar 145323 addition of aged manure or nutrient rich compost to produce an optimum crop.

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