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Cast Iron Radiator Basics

One of the biggest things about cast iron radiators, is understanding how best to install, fit and use them. Cast iron radiators aren't quite the same as some of the more modern radiators – m

When to Plant Vegetables in Virginia

Virginia has favorable conditions for growing crops virtually all year long, and knowing when to plant vegetables will help grow a bountiful garden well into the winter months. Sometimes other factors than just frost dates need to be taken into consideration. Soil temperature and nutrient levels pla

Make a Worm Bin - The Economical Worm Bin Solution

It is a well known fact in the organic gardening community that red worms create some of the best compost that you can use in your garden.It is actually a very simple process which I am going to oversimplify to get to the main point. Here are a few tips on how you can make a worm bin that will work

Garden Design Tips - Top 3 Japanese Maples

1st and foremost, as a fellow gardener, I'm obliged to tell you, you must have at least 1 Japanese maple somewhere on your property.These top garden design tips will makeyour garden the envy of the block.I promise beyond any reasonable doubt, these priceygems are worth every penny (or dollar).

When to Take Brugmansia Cuttings?

Angel's trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) is a small tropical tree that prospers in hot, humid conditions. Cuttings taken from firm, green stems in the warm months root quickly and grow into healthy new plants.

Some Early July Gardening Tips

In the flower garden there is now profusion as we enjoy more roses, phloxes, campanulas, heleniums, hemerocallis (day lilies) and gladioli etc. etc. Indeed there are enough flowers for everybody.

Is It Organic? Hydroponic Gardening

Some organic gardeners believe that hydroponic gardening can't be organic because you don't use soil. How can you have an organic garden without rich, loamy soil? Good soil is at the heart of organic

Organic Backyard Gardening

How do you start an organic backyard garden? Tips, techniques and ideas to get you started.

How to Use Canna Coco Nutrients

In hydroponics, the growing medium you use for your plants can greatly influence your plants' growth and overall health. This is because the growing medium is a substrate, which provides support to the plant. In addition, the plant also receives all its nutrients from the growing media.

Weed Control Methods - Organic Weed Control

Weeds can be controlled organically but organic weed control is less about finding organic alternatives to a chemical weed killer, it's about the long term health of the grass.

Bamboo Garden Ideas

Bamboos are beautiful plants that grow at a rate of up to 24 inches a day--the fastest growing woody plants in the world. Aside from being used in gardens, bamboos are also used as building material and as a source of food. There are many different kinds of bamboo that can grow in different climates

Create a Butterfly Garden That Will Be the Envy of the Neighborhood!

Many people would like to have a butterfly garden that is the envy of the neighborhood. However, they may not have any idea of where to start. A butterfly garden should provide the basics of survival for butterflies. Then the task of creating a butterfly garden becomes a simple matter.

Flower Box and Other Gardening Stuff

Another year has passed and we all had wonderful time with our home decorations during the holidays. It was really fun doing all sorts of interior improvement with different ideas that we see online. My ...

Ensuring Your Tree's Health - Perfect Hardwood Maintenance

For those who value nature and the environment, trees are no less than any asset. Besides blessing us with oxygen and food, they provide shelter to the wildlife as well. Therefore, it's our duty to take proper care of them.