Container Garden Update

Turning A Wormfarm Into An Attractive Garden Feature

A wormfarm is not a particularly attractive garden feature, even though it a very useful contraption to have. Wormfarms can provide you with an alternative to synthetic fertilizer that is not only far less odorous than manure but cheaper too. Your plants will grow better and more abundantly and you will be helping to save the environment because the plant food produced in a wormfarm is eco-friendly. Furthermore, fertiliser from earthworm farms is effective in controlling garden pests and works just like any other synthetic fertilizer but without the chemicals that can be harmful to humans and animals.

Sustainable Gardening – Our Future

Sustainable gardening was a big thing back in the sixties and early seventies; back then it was part of the back to the land movement. Many of the ideas and concepts that were hatched back then are in use today, but by way too few people I am afraid.

The Advantages of Using Cordless Lawn Mowers

In recent years, with developments in rechargeable battery technology, the cordless lawn mower has become increasingly popular. But, what is wrong with the traditional gas powered mower, or indeed corded electric models? After all, they have served us well for many years.

Good Reasons to Try Home Aquaponics

With the price of meat, fish and groceries all going up, and the environment becoming more of an issue, what better time to investigate other options to save you money and reduce your footprint on the earth. One such option is aquaponics. Aquaponics is the combination of having your own fish farm and using the nutrients they produce to fertilise your plants in a hydroponic style setup.

Time to Enhance Your Garden

Is now the time to change your garden or maybe add a new element to it. The goal is to enhance your garden and its decor without breaking the bank. We are going to look at a few alternatives you could add to make your garden a special one.

Mail Order Plants: What Are You Really Getting?

You can successfully buy mail order plants, but you have to pay attention to a few details first. When you order plants online or through the mail there are a few things you have to do to make sure you get what you want, and that the bulbs, seedlings, trees or shrubs are healthy.

Growing Vegetables Indoors: Tips for Year Round Food Production

Why would anyone want to grow vegetables indoors? Well, many people don’t own any ground outdoors. Living in an apartment without a patio or balcony may limit you to what you can grow in your windowsills. But even if you have a large garden, growing indoors is still great to provide some fresh vegetables during the winter months.

Top 4 Ways To Grow Plants

The Four ways to growing healthy plants using some of the oldest and newest grow mediums. A must read if you are starting an indoor garden.

Does Aquaponics Really Work? A Brief Explanation Of Aquaponics Systems

The simple answer is yes it certainly does. A well set up Aquaponics system will grow tasty food in half the time of a similar hydroponics set up.

Preventing Disease and Controlling Your Garden

Plant diseases can destroy your garden. You must be able to identify and figure out when diseases are present in your garden. There are organisms that can destroy your plants if you aren’t careful.

Compost Pail – What Everyone Should Know About Choosing a Compost Pail for Their Kitchen

If you are wondering why you would need a compost pail in the first place, the reason is very simple. For people like us who are very conscious as far as our garden and its maintenance goes, a compost pail inside the home is quite a necessity. If you already have a compost tumbler or a spinning composter in your garden where you collect all the organic material from your neighborhood and your home and dump into then a compost pail is surely an addition that you will need to purchase for inside the home.

What to Plant in March: Garden Planning Calendar

What to do when in your garden? Here are answers on what to plant in March, when to prune, when to fertilize (and what) and additional March gardening information.

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