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Steps to Having a Successful Organic Garden

Healthy soil. Healthy soil is the basis to organic gardening. Your plants need food to grow; so regularly feeding the soil is the first step to a healthy garden.

The Essentials of Trimming Fruit Trees

Pruning is an essential process that many people neglect to do when they are growing fruit. Pruning does not produce more fruits, but the ones it does produce are usually bigger and do not come in the inedible variety that happens occasionally. Pruning is actually a really advanced process, but with some care and research can be a straightforward process that can be followed as needed.

Greenhouse Gardening: Grow What You Want, When You Want

Ever considered greenhouse gardening? Growing plants in a greenhouse can expand your gardening horizons far beyond the limits of your geographical bounds. With a backyard greenhouse, the growing season lasts year round.

Growing Tomatoes Using Companion Planting

Are you growing tomatoes in your vegetable garden this year? Growing tomatoes together with certain vegetables, herbs or flowers is called companion planting. This can be of great benefit to the health of the plants you are putting all your time and effort into.

Jobs to Do in the Garden During May

May is the month when everything starts happening in the garden. The garden is bursting with life and everything seems to grow faster and greener. If you have been taking it a bit easy in the garden up until now, you are going to have to start getting your skates on if you are to keep up with your garden as it forges its way into summer. Here are just a few of the jobs you should be getting on with during this most fertile month of May.

Vegetables That Do Well in a Drought

Last year was a very dry summer with many areas experiencing little enough rain warrant a hose pipe ban. This winter has also seen low amounts of rainfall and another dry summer now looks likely. Gardeners in Britain are used to having an abundant supply of water and can be said to have adopted a rather care-free attitude when it comes to conserving water. In recent years though we have begun to look at planting schemes for our gardens which include drought tolerant plants, but one area of the garden which has maybe been overlooked in relation to planning for dryer seasons is the vegetable garden. Most vegetables we grow in our gardens require a fair amount of water to produce healthy prolific crops. So which vegetables can we expect to do well in a drought?

1000 Watt HPS Bulb – High Pressure Sodium Lights

If you have been looking for options for growing light, you are going to find that you have two primary options, though some designers have been introducing new models that contain features of both kinds of lamps. In short, however, you have metal halide lamps and high pressure sodium lamps. These lamps are similar in that they are both better than lights that use mercury, though many people don’t understand which is going to be better for their own growing rooms. In this article, we will discuss the 1000 watt HPS bulb, which is a high pressure sodium lamp.

Gardening in the Month of April

April is a wonderful time in the garden. Spring has sprung, with daffodils and other bulbs brightening up the outdoors, while the weather is getting warmer every day, making it the perfect time to crack on with the many outstanding tasks.

Challenged by Space? Grow Up, Not Out

When space is at a premium in the garden, take on a CBD attitude – grow your plants above each other rather than beside each other. Vertical hydroponics gardening is a method that allows for the maximal amount of produce to be grown in small areas. Read this article to find out how…

Gardening Trends Favor Natural Pest Control

A nationwide poll of Gardeners showed that natural pest control is considered equal or superior to synthetic pesticides. Find out why this shift in public thinking has major ramifications for the future.

7 Tips for Successful Seed Germination for the Home Vegetable Garden

7 simple tips to improve germination and reduce the time needed for successfully starting seedlings for your home vegetable garden. Learn how to jump start your germination and seedling success for healthy seedlings ready to plant out in the garden.

Plants And Soil Types

Springtime and planting go together. The days are longer and warmer. Nature feels vibrant. Blossoms burst forth and new leaves begin to grow on trees and shrubs. The type of soil can determine the success or failure of a garden or landscape….

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