Gardening : Home & Garden
Compost succeeds in feeding plant and soil where the commercial fertilizers fail. Long term use of chemical fertilizers will ruin the land while the compost feast will feed soil and plant alike. Healthy soil, healthy plant and wonderful harvest. Compost rules.
Whether you are new to organic farming, or have been at it for some time, using a good organic gardening book is a good idea. A book always imparts to you some information that you did not have. Besides, having a book with you also allows you to refer to it whenever you are in doubt.
Your flowers can find a faster way to its recipients, thanks to the arrival of the latest internet technologies that make it possible for people to use flowers frequently. This article is going to give you an insight on how you can make the best use of the online stores when you want to send flowers
According to the EPA, yard trimmings and food waste constitute 26 percent of the U.S. municipal solid waste stream. What a waste of good waste! If that 26 percent were composted, not only would there be a far smaller burden on the environment, but gardeners would save a lot of money and their garden
Planting vegetable gardens is a very rewarding pastime. Not only does it keep you fit because of all the exercise you will get, but for me it's the pleasure that you get from seeing all your hard work come to fruition. You produce healthy crops, crops that are free from pesticides because you k
Saving seeds is a great way to both save money and ensure that you will have the same great vegetables next year that you enjoyed this year. Some varieties of plants (hybrid) do not do well saving seeds.
Many of the most common diseases of flowers and plants are fungal diseases, and these diseases are best treated with a high quality synthetic fungicide.
Tree trimming is one of the major aspects of tree care, not only from the safety angle but also from that of tree architecture development. However trimming of trees and shrubs is definitely not a DIY
Holly is a decorative landscape plant. They range from spreading 1-foot-tall shrubs to 75-feet-tall trees. Hundreds of holly species are found around the world. They come in deciduous and evergreen varieties, with smooth to spiny leaves, and berries from red to deep purple. Legend says that a holly'
Lawn fertilizer feeds the grass with important nutrients to enhance root spread and growth. You can make lawn fertilizer from household items like yard clippings and food scraps. Make it in liquid form or compost form. Composting takes longer, because you're waiting for the food and debris to break
Did you know that there's a variety of gourd that grows into a sponge? They're called loofah gourds and they're related to all the other gourds.
Aquaponics is a system for gardening that's been around for nearly 4 decades that eliminates the need for large amounts of chemicals, water and space. Lately, many people have been working from home on creating their own aquaponics systems. There are a number of different ways to construct your
Having been on both sides of the fence, both as a gardener/plant-buyer and as a nursery owner, I have a unique, if prejudiced set of opinions on the best places to find great plants at ...
For the individual who is beginning to learn all the excitement that can be found in the art of creating yourself an indoor garden of herbs, it should be a rather easy task, and one with much enjoyment for you and any member of your family to be able to complete together if you like. One of the best
Starting a garden is an exciting project in itself. We often see large country houses with wonderful large gardens. However, if you have limited space, a small garden can be a wonderful addition to any home as well. Here are some hints and tips to get you started on your own small garden project.