How to Grow Potatoes – Soil and Location
Soil and location is the key to a rewarding potato crop. Growing potatoes in your garden, containers or even bags are all ways to having a healthy crop. A healthy and thriving crop that can be grown in your backyard garden and easy to grow.Repairing a Garden Clock
Garden clocks are a great addition to any garden, they are both useful and practical. However, they also have a very hard life! usually they are fully exposed to the elements, rain, frost, snow and animals. So it’s no surprise they sometimes need a bit of TLC.Tarps Are a Low Cost Solution to Protecting Plants From Frost
You can always be surprised by a late spring freeze that can ruin your outdoor plants in your garden. Putting a tarp over your plants can be a cheap and easy solution to protect your plants from frost. It is a shame if you lose your plants to frost, and putting a tarp over them is an easy way to keep this from happening.How to Grow Grapes in Your Own Backyard
There’s nothing more satisfying than growing food for the table or to use as an ingredient for something you are going cook or concoct. Here are some things you need to know before you plant.Aronia Melanocarpa – The Wonder Shrub
Aronia melanocarpa is a woody shrub commonly known as black chokeberry. It belongs to the family Rosaceae, which are usually thriving on Nova Scotia, Florida and Indiana. It is an unusual species in standard nursery stock that is finally beginning to get the appreciation that it deserves.Weed-Free Garden Bed Tips
To make a weed-free garden bed from scratch, try smothering the weeds in winter rye, suggests Julia Z., organic gardener from Nashville, Tennessee. Julia says that she and her coworkers kept an 11 x 11-foot plot in rye all summer at the organic demonstration gardens.Backyard Tomato Gardening Tips – Dealing With Overgrown Tomato Plants
When you think about pruning tomatoes, you have to figure there are three different strategies based on where in the growing season you are. There will be different tomato gardening tips to use with the ultimate goal being avoiding overgrown tomato plants.Gifts For the Gardener in Your Family
When it comes to finding gifts for family members, it can always be hard to find something good. If you have a gardener in the family count yourself lucky – there are always easy and affordable gifts you can buy.Ferns – How to Plant Bare Root Ferns
Bare root ferns are less expensive to purchase than container grown. How to plant fern tubers for successful results.Horticulture – Seed Collecting and the Passive Solar Greenhouse
Well, we have reached April 1st and it is looking like spring. I have been speaking to a lot of people lately that are excited about growing bigger gardens than they normally plant in preparation for hard times and in an attempt to live a more simple lifestyle. I find that exciting as it seems to be a step in the right direction.Are Roses Really That Hard to Grow Or is it a Myth?
Certainly I always was under that impression, perhaps because I had an elderly aunt with a beautiful rose garden who fussed over it endless. She seemed to spend all her waking hours, or at least most of them, with rose related activities.How to Outsmart Bambi and Have a Beautiful Garden
How can you have a beautiful garden without having deer devastate it? You need to find ways to outsmart these voracious animals, and prevent them from destroying your new fruit trees or your prize rose bushes. Here are some tried and true methods that may just be the answer for you and your garden.Tips on Growing, For the Indoor Gardener
While some plants grow equally well indoors or out, depending on the lighting and a few other factors, there are a few things that you can do to help them prosper. A light source, so that they can create their own energy, is the stimulus for photosynthesis. This is accomplished through a plant’s leaves.The Simplest Way to Garden at Home – The Sprouting Garden
If you want to get into gardening, but simply do not have the space, it can be quite frustrating. Since you do not have access to a yard, it can be difficult to have the ideal garden that you want to be able to use.