Container Gardens Made Easy with Flower Pillows!

Building Cheap Plant Houses For Gardening

Do you want a glasshouse but are unable to afford one? If you think that a good plant house is out of your range then you might want to check out this article and it might change your mind.

Compact Tractor – Which Workhorse Is Right For You?

I couldn’t maintain my little farm without the help of my New Holland Compact Tractor, a TC29DA Boomer. This tractor is just the right size to maintain my farm and allows me to do many things that I could not otherwise do. She makes all my tasks easier and a lot more fun! As my son said to me, “A Boomer for a Baby Boomer”! Yes, he was right, although he had a lot of fun on it also.

Steps in Growing a Vegetable Garden

There are steps that you have to take in order to ensure the success of your Calgary vegetable garden. If you want to be a successful Calgary gardener, use only the seedlings which are vital and healthy for your garden. They should stand up straight and be stocky, not lanky, with no yellow leaves or bug holes.

Vegetable Garden Layout: Time To Compost

The best way to make compost is to find a well aired area of your garden, somewhere away from the house as they can smell and attract insects and just start piling up the necessary material. Usually we need what are referred to as greens and browns to get a nice mixture. On this I am a bit fussy and don’t use certain things which others will, I like my compost so I am going to tell you my Greens and Browns.

No Pot To Play In

I have a confession to make:  I have a dark brown thumb.  I can’t grow anything without it ultimately wilting and dying, either of over-watering or under-watering, too much sun or not enough sun.  I guess I take after my mother’s side of the family, who were all civil engineers (including my mother), instead of my father’s side, who were all farmers and teachers.

Garden Propagation Tips – Which Method, Which Plant?

Some herbaceous plants, and a few woody ones, can be grown from quite small root cuttings. Others, such as some succulent house-plants, can be propagated by leaf cuttings. Indeed, with a bit of skill and resource, almost any living part of a plant can be grown on. However, I suggest you start with the most common methods.

Planting and Growing Organic Onions

Do onions keep bad insects out of your garden? What is a “Long-day” onion? Should I plant seeds or sets (bulbs)? These questions and more are answered in this article on growing organic onions.

How to Keep Weeds Out of Your Flower Beds

Weeds are one of the most destructive of the plant kingdom to the economic value of your main crops especially flower plants. They’re a menace to the entire agriculture industry when it comes to get a better yield. Mostly, your income is totally affected by the invasion of weeds to your garden.

Introducing Disease-Resistant Varieties In Your Garden

Resistant varieties offer immunity or near-immunity to many common pests and diseases, from the natural variation, breeders have selected strains that do not suffer as much from this or that problem. Generally speaking, there Are more varieties available with resistance to various fungal and bacterial diseases (mildews, rusts, molds, and rots) than to pests; II guess because hungry pests are harder to deter. Because they have been selected and bred for their resistance, they don’t always provide the best quality in terms of cropping, flavor, sweetness, or perfume.

Growing Fruit In Containers

Apricots, figs, apples, nectarines, and many other tree and hush fruits are perfect for container cultivation. They can be protected against the weather and given exactly the conditions they need.

Growing Organic Watermelon

Growing organic watermelon is rewarding, but only if you know what you’re doing. Watermelon is not hard to grow, but is takes more knowledge than corn or peas. In this article we’ll reveal how to deter beetles, powdery mildew, aphids, and more (everybody loves watermelon and so do a lot of pests!). And we’ll give you some great hints that’ll show you when your melon is sweet and ready to pluck from the vine.

Things to Remember When Growing Orchids at Home

Planting orchids at home is definitely a great way to enhance the total look of your home. However in cases where you do not get it done accurately, you’ll just finish up getting dead plants hanging around your property.

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