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Cattleya – Spring Backyard Flower Garden Project

Cattleya is a genus of 113 species of orchids from Costa Rica to tropical South America. The genus was named in 1824 by John Lindley after William Cattley who received and was the first to bloom a specimen of Cattleya labiata. William Swainson had discovered the new plant in Pernambuco, Brazil, in 1817 and shipped…


Outdoor Hammock – Top Easy Backyard Garden Decor Design Project

  Is this extremely hot out there? Summer heat is coming and will be much worse due to Global Warming issue. So let prepare for that in no time. Back yard hammock for a summer afternoon sounds like a very good idea. Imaging that we could relax and take a nap with outdoor fresh air…


Strawberry Hill English Rose – Spring Backyard Flower Garden Project

  Strawberry Hill bears medium sized, pure rose pink, cupped rosettes of superb quality. Their colour gradually pales to a lighter pink at the edges of the petals, eventually exposing glimpses of yellow stamens at the centre. The blooms are beautiful at all stages.  The growth is tall, vigorous and rather informal, with small clusters…


Sweet Peas Blossom – Spring Backyard Flower Garden Project

Sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus) is a flowering plant in the genus Lathyrus in the family Fabaceae (legumes), native to the Sicily, southern Italy and the Aegean Islands. It is an annual climbing plant, growing to a height of 1–2 meters (nearly six feet and six inches), where suitable support is available. The leaves are pinnate…


Protea – Spring Backyard Flower Garden Project

Protea is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of South African flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes.   The genus Protea was named in 1735 by Carl Linnaeus after the Greek god Proteus, who could change his form at will, because they have such a wide variety of forms.…

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