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Secrets About Roses

Growing healthy rosebushes is not as complicated as many people believe and they can give people untold pleasure. If the basics are followed they only require low maintenance and regular watering to produce beautiful scented blooms.

Do Carrots Really Love Tomatoes?

While a growing number of people are realising the benefits of companion planting, there is still a certain mystique about why some specific vegetables thrive with others. Similarly, those not in the know find it puzzling that it can be disastrous to combine plantings of certain other vegetable types together.

Wild Potatoes Are Being Used to Develop Commercial Potatoes That Will Resist Disease

With potatoes being the number one veggie crop in the USA, it’s not surprising that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has dedicated a lot of time and money to doing all it can to develop potatoes that will resist the typical diseases that attack potatoes. It’s not just the damage from potato diseases that costs the US economy a lot of money, it is also post-harvest losses that the USDA maintains are as high as 30%.

Six Amazing Water Features: Which One Is Right For You?

Create a tranquil retreat in your own backyard. Choose from the six basic water features suggested and put your own spin on them.

Grow Delicious Patty Pan Squash

Patty pan squash is easy to grow and delicious to eat. Try growing it in your own backyard. You’ll find it’s one of the most prolific veggies in your garden.

Ancient History of Rose Plants – Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea and Polyantha Roses – Part 1

This very surprising and extraordinary beginning of the rose plant will astonish you. Your admiration of rose plants will change forever.

The Importance of Considering Greenhouse Staging for Your Plants

If you have plans to buy or make a greenhouse for your flowers and plants, you have to keep in mind that there are a lot of things that must be considered. One of the factors that you have to consider before you establish a greenhouse is the space for your plants. If you will place many plants and flowers into your greenhouse, you have to consider a wider space where you can place them all.

Can a Portable Greenhouse Be a Benefit to Your Backyard?

Whether you are a novice gardener or an avid experienced grower, you can find a multitude of uses for a portable greenhouse. If you choose carefully, you will have the benefit of it’s use for years to come.

A Simple Calendar For Your Garden

Here is a basic calendar of the essential jobs you need to do each month to ensure your garden is both attractive and productive. Depending on how far north or south you live in the UK, you may need to vary this calendar one way or the other by a week or two.

Gardening With Aquaponics

Meat products supply protein. Fruits and vegetables supply complex carbohydrates. Meats provide amino acids. Fruits and vegetables provide vitamins and minerals. The combination of these two foods accompanied by dairy and grains help to keep our bodies healthy. Gardening with aquaponics may be a hobby or a farming method you and your family may enjoy.

Plant Propagation Methods – Layering and Cuttings

There are plenty of outlets where you can buy new plants for your garden, but sometimes it’s more fun and cheaper to create them yourself. You may have a favourite lavender plant that you would like more of but have found difficult to find again, or you may want to produce some spare plants to give to friends. Propagating most garden plants is actually quite simple. Two basic methods of propagating plants are layering and taking cuttings. Here is a short guide to producing new plants using these methods.

Miniature Gardening – The Newest Trend in Gardening

Miniature and fairy gardens are a fun way to create a pint-size realistic landscape that capture the atmosphere and magnificence in a natural landscape. They are intriguing to make and catch the attention of people of all ages.

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