Sweet cherry image by Zakharchenko from Fotolia.comThe sugar sweet cherry bush (Prunus tomentosa), sometimes referred to as & 34;nanking cherry tree,& 34; is a fruit-bearing shrub that grows 8 to 10 feet tall and 10 to 15 feet wide. This bush is extremely hardy and is able to endure heat, drought, and winter temperatures that dip to 40 degrees below zero Fahrenheit.
Photos.com/Photos.com/Getty ImagesInline fertilizers allow you to place fertilizer inside a container and distribute it automatically through a sprinkler or hose. It& 39;s possible to make your own inline distributor using an old plant-food distributor and a few plumbing fittings. Reconfiguring the plant-food dispenser mimics the commercial fertilizer dispenser for a fraction of the cost, while saving save time and money maintaining your lawn or garden.
Kevin Forest/Photodisc/Getty ImagesHarvest Korean melons at their maturity dates. Don& 39;t leave these melons on the vine for further ripening -- they& 39;ll rot or sunburn.Melons grow in spring, summer and fall, in a range of different varieties and cultivars. Korean melons may have smooth or striped skin and be circular or oblong, depending on cultivar.
Tomato plant image by Crisps85 from Fotolia.comThe Creole tomato is a medium to large red tomato and is the state vegetable of Louisiana. The Creole plant produces large numbers of this vegetable, which is said to have a “full-bodied” tomato flavor, good texture and firm flesh, according to Garden Harvest Supply.
Pond image by Vladimirs Koskins from Fotolia.comA vast array of plants make their home near ponds and other freshwater habitats. Common pond plants include the popular cattail and giant reed grass, both of which are easily identifiable and add texture and beauty to any garden pond.Soft RushAnother common plant that grows near ponds is soft rush.
Backyard bird-watching is a popular hobby and outdoor bird feeders are abundant. But along with the peacefulness this pastime can provide, there can be a disadvantage: Birdseed may scatter and germinate, leaving sprouts amid your manicured landscape. Fortunately, this undesirable result can be avoided with a little planning.