Popular Native Planting
Native planting has become very popular in the last five years. There are several reasons to make a native planting area.Tree Care Basics
We all enjoy trees in our garden and the local area. Many home gardeners do not realise that trees just like other plants need some basic care. I have suggested a few tips to help keep your trees healthy.For a Perfectly Cut Lawn – How to Sharpen Your Reel Lawn Mower Blades
Once you have determined that the blades of your reel lawn mower do need sharpening, there are several ways you can accomplish this. We’ve outlined each method and also included some tips on how to make the process easier so you can get those blades as sharp again as they were when your reel mower was brand new.Quick Tips to Organic Rose Gardening
If you are concerned at all about the health of your family and pets and the overall health of the natural environment that supports us, then you should pursue organic gardening. Organic gardening is not difficult and is quite rewarding. The overuse of pesticides and toxics has been shown to have a wide array of negative impacts, from affecting the health of people to affecting natural river systems and indigenous animals and plants.Orchid Care Instructions: What To Do If Your Orchid Is Damaged
Caring for orchids is both a blessing and a curse. Orchids are delicate. They require much care and attention – far more so than other common household plants. Those who find that orchid care is a stress-free activity are not caring for their plants properly.Potato Greens Are Poisonous
It may not seem obvious, but the green leaves of potatoes that grow above the ground are poisonous. Even eating small quantities of what we call “potato greens” can make a person very sick.Common Rose Diseases: Tips for Prevention and Care
This article provides some simple guidelines to help you grow healthy roses. An outline of common rose diseases is provided as well as some great tips for prevention and cure.Greenhouse Gardening Techniques
Greenhouses and other glass protection Install an electricity supply in your greenhouse to give you light and power for watering systems and propagating units. Remove automatic window openers in the winter, as heavy frosts can damage the liquid reservoirs which operate them. Locate greenhouses where they will get plenty of sun in winter and spring, and where you can get to them without getting muddy feet.Gardening And Your Health – 17 Ways To Avoid Injury And Illness
Gardening, believe it or not, can be potentially dangerous, even deadly! Learn some of the dangers and solutions to avoid bad backs, stings and diseases.28 Ideas For Fruit Growing In Your Garden
To grow a peach tree from a stone, bury the stone outside for the winter to give it the cold period it needs, before bringing it in and potting it in the spring. Save space by growing fruit trees as cordons against a wall or fence, or as a garden divider on wires. Grow gooseberries as standards, so you can pick the fruit without damaging your hands on the thorns.Growing Roses: Which Rose to Choose?
Shakespeare had his character Romeo famously say, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” I don’t wish to contradict the Bard, but these flowers with their many varieties and myriad names, do NOT all smell equally sweet.Aquaponics Indoors
If you’re itching to grow some of your own fruits and vegetables, but don’t have any space than indoor aquaponics is a perfect fit for you. The great thing about an indoor aquaponics system is that even if it’s very small you can still grow a lot of fruits and vegetables with it.