Enjoy Perennials in Beautiful Self-Watering AquaPots!

Start a Survival Garden With Heirloom Seeds

If you have just started prepping a survival garden is an easy way to get renewable food. Using heirloom seeds in your garden will guarantee that you get the best fruits and vegetables with the most seeds to replant!

The Winter Garden

Even the keenest of gardeners will admit to not giving much thought to the garden during winter time. However, with a bit of foresight and a little forward planning its possible to create a garden that will provide something to look at during the winter months.

Choosing an Awesome Bird Feeder

Feeding birds is a hobby that is popular worldwide. One of the reasons why this is so is that it allows you to get closer to nature.

Advantages of Building a Greenhouse in Your Backyard

Building a geenhouse in your backyard has a number of advantages when compared to buying one from your local garden supply center. Building a greenhouse in your backyard could save you money. This price of building one could only cost a fraction of the price of building one. And don’t forget you also should consider that if you buy one you will still have to put it together.

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Explained For USA and UK

The USDA zone system explained. If you’re new to growing exotics and you’re looking through catalogues or browsing the web searching for prospective purchases, then you’ve probably noticed this “USDA zone 8” included somewhere in the plant description. This is the United States Department of Agriculture zone system and its use as an indicator of a plants temperature tolerance has become virtually universal amongst enthusiasts and specialist nurseries alike here in the…

Different Lighting Use in Hydroponics Part 3

In Part 2 we discussed High-Intensity Discharge lights in the model of Metal Halides and High Pressure Sodium bulbs. In this article we will remain with the lighting theme and have a look at florescent lighting.

Types of Food Commonly Grown In An Aquaponics System Garden

Aquaponics is type of gardening that combines hydroponics and aquaculture to grow various types of vegetables and other plant based foods. This accomplished in the hydroponics component of the system. Other food sources include fish, which are reared in the aquaculture component.

Some Factors To Consider For a Successful Aquaponics System Garden

There are a number of factors to consider for a successful aquaponics garden. Many of these factors are related to the water which that moves through the system. These are very important factors to consider especially when your aquaponics garden is fully functional.

Components of An Aquaponics System Garden

There are a number of components in an aquaponics system garden. The two main components are the aquaculture system and the hydroponics system. The aquaponics system is basically the fish tank and the hydroponics system is the plant grow bed. Of course there are other components which are directly linked to both or just one of these two systems.

Why Gardening for Children Is Essential in the 21st Century

Gardening is no longer being seen as a past time for retired older people or a status symbol for the young professional. Growing numbers of children are waking up to the benefits of gardening for their physical and creativity health and wellbeing. Steps need to be taken to increase the interest of young gardeners to safeguard our gardens and vegetation for generations to come. Through the media, be it children’s reading story books, or films, gardening needs to be portrayed as the exciting and rewarding past time that it is.

Plants Are Dying But Don’t Know Why?

If your plants are dying, but are not sure why, then there are some things you can check. Saving a dying plant is possible, but you must detect what is wrong quickly in order to salvage them.

Holiday Gifts for the Gardener in Your Life

So, is this the season when we should reflect on things for which we’re thankful, or is this just a season of gift-giving and countless advertisements for holiday sales? Well, it’s both of them. Here are some gift ideas that will help you show your appreciation for the gardener, or gardeners, in your life.

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