5 Awesome Plants for Shady Gardens

Aquaponics – Plant Selection

Aquaponics is a true method of organic gardening. The recycling and reuse of nutrient rich water from a fish tank, just the way nature does it in lakes, rivers, streams and ponds naturally. A sustainable method that is healthy for both you and the environment.

Orchids – Watering Methods That Will Help Your Plant Thrive

Watering your orchid Is a vital part of its care. Unfortunately, this is also an area where common mistakes lead to root rot and problems with fungus. These effective methods are the best way to help your plant thrive.

Logic of Using Mole Control to Groom Gardens

Very many homeowners now know the logic of using mole control to groom their gardens and yards. Not even one person wants to see a yard that is not manicured, planted with beautiful flowers and looking inviting for the family and guests to enjoy. It is not hidden to the keen eyed that some people are not even aware of the destruction that can be caused to their gardens by the organisms that work under the ground.

Secret to Huge Crops Using Hydroponic Kits

Spending huge amounts of time with long term veteran growers and from my own highly successful experiences I have discovered the ultimate recipe of nutrients you need in order to maximise your crop potential. Hydroponic Kits have so many applications from lettuces to tomatoes to whatever you can imagine!

The Simplicity of Raised Bed Gardening

There’s an easy way to dive into starting your own vegetable garden. Get started with raised bed gardening in no time at all!

Organic Gardening For Stress Reduction

Gardening is a great way to spend quiet, contemplative time outside. What better way to reduce stress than through starting your own organic garden?

Using Worm Composting Bins to Help the Environment and Make Money

One of the hazards of the modern age is that we’ve become disconnected to the natural processes that surround us. We turn on the lights and stay up late when our ancestors use to rise and fall with the sun. We jump in a car instead of walk or take a bike. And we toss our leftover food scrap in the trash without thinking of the consequences.

Worm Composting – Fun For the Whole Family

There is no doubt that kids love to play with worms. Adults can re-capture their childhood with something that is also extremely practical – worm composting!

Composting – The Solution to Our Landfill Crisis

Cities all over the world are experiencing a common problem — overflowing landfills. Learn how composting is a major solution to this epidemic.

How to Propagate Jack in the Pulpit

Jack in the Pulpit Propagation Jack in the Pulpits (Arisaema) can either be propagated from seed, offsets, or by cuttings, although seed is most prevalent. As mentioned earlier, you will need either a monocious species (male and female on the same plant) or a diocious species that is producing both male and female flowers to be sure to get seed. Most seed ripen from early fall to late winter, depending on the species.

Morphology and Reproduction of Arisaema (Jack in the Pulpit – Cobra Lily)

Cobra Lily Parts Cobra Lily plants are composed of an underground tuber, rhizome, or pseudo-rhizome, (name for structures on plants like Arisaema speciosum which are intermediate between tubers and rhizomes) that gives rise to either a pseudostem (carries leaves and inflorescences), or a petiole which only carries the leaf. For species without a pseudostem, the inflorescence emerges on a short stalk called a peduncle alongside the leaf petiole. For species which have a pseudostem, the inflorescence emerges either on top of, or at some point along it on a short stem, also called a peduncle.

Aquaponics – Fish Selection

Choosing fish for your home aquaponic system can be an exciting time. The fist thing you need to decide on is whether the fish are going to be for show or a food source. There is a large variety of fish that can you can choose from for your indoor or outdoor aquaponic system at home. Other considerations that need some thought are the relationship between the fish and plant life you are growing.

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