Extensive Garden Introduction

Starter Vegetables For Your Home Garden

Everyone wants to save a little cash on the supermarket bills, and starting a home garden is an excellent way to achieve this. To help you on your way, here are a few easy to grow and widely used plants to get you on the right path.

It Is the Time to Get Your Raised Garden Beds in Order for Spring

Sometimes, less is more, so whether you have an allotment, large kitchen garden or just a single raised bed, you should use successional sowing to ensure a steady, regular and appropriate supply of vegetable throughout the growing season, rather than a glut all at once. Basically, using the principle of little and often, it involves extending your harvest by sowing a row every few weeks or so. Quick growing crops such as French beans, peas, spinach, salads and carrots lend themselves to this way of cultivation. In this way you can ensure a regular, fresh supply of vegetables that otherwise would perish quickly under storage conditions.

Setting Up a Vegetable Garden – Assessing the Options

Taking the initial leap to get into vegetable gardening can be a little daunting, there are plenty of bedding and planting options to choose between, each with their own benefits and limitations. Check below, and see what solution sounds best for your garden and goals.

Saving Money With Home Grown Salads

Saving money on food bills can make a major difference to any household, especially with healthy vegetables becoming more expensive by the day. Growing your own salad ingredients is simple enough to get started on, while providing some huge savings.

Gardening Basics – Tips For Soil Preparation And For Planting

Gardening is a very good hobby. Many people love planting plants and taking care of gardens as a leisure activity. It gives them quality time to spend with family or just to relax. In order to have a very beautiful and healthy garden, you need to have some gardening basics knowledge.

Growing Herbs Indoors Successfully

Like all plants, herbs are natural outdoor plants. However, with a little care and thought as to their growing conditions, growing herbs indoors successfully is perfectly possible. The most important thing you need to grow herbs successfully is light.

Turf Equipment Solutions

Large areas of turf, such as public parks and sports grounds, will require professional turf equipment in order to keep it well manicured and maintained. This article takes a look at some of the most popular turf equipment and accessories that are currently available on the market.

Spring Flowers in Indoor Planters

Early spring and all of us are longing for a bit of sunshine and a sign that the garden is coming back to life after the long winter months. Early in the spring there are lots of bulbs around that can easily be planted in indoor planters and brought into the home. Here is a short guide on what to plant and some innovative ideas on what to use as indoor planters.

Proper Tomato Plant Care

Tomatoes are a fruit everyone loves to grow. They’re great for beginner gardeners to learn with and for expert gardeners to try new techniques with. What are the best ways in which to care for tomato plants though? And what will get the best harvest from them?

High Pressure Sodium Grow Lights

If you enjoy indoor gardening or if you are an indoor horticulturalist than having the best lights that offer your plants the sunlight they need is an important factor in the growing of you plants. Grow lights that are produced by manufacturers like Eye Hortilux, Ultra Sun, Ushio, Sunmaster, Digimax, Lumatek, GE, and Sylvania can give you plants what they need to properly flourish. There are several different kinds of grow lights that come in different watts. Types of grow lights include LED grow lights, metal halide grow lights, fluorescent grow lights, and HPS or High Pressure Sodium grow lights. These lights come in 250, 400, 600, and 1000 watt bulbs.

Sundials As Garden Ornaments

When enhancing your garden with an ornament of some kind, its nice to have something that is both decorative and practical. Sundials fit this bill and are popular as garden ornaments. They are suited to any garden design whether it be traditional or modern. Here is a short guide to the history of sundials, how they work and which to buy for your own garden.

How to Plan the Perfect Fencing for Your Garden

A fence not only stops animals and children from straying out of your garden, but it will also prevent intruders from gaining access to your property. In order to create a beautiful garden area you will carefully need to select a type of fence that complements the style of your property and its surroundings.

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