Trellis Netting For Your Home Garden
An excellent way for gardens with confined space to expand what they are able to grow and yield a larger harvest is to implement vertical gardening into their system. Vertical gardening is simply transferring the direction of the growth of your plants from the ground to the air.Greenhouse Checklist – Everything You Should Check Before Buying a Greenhouse Or Glasshouse
A greenhouse can be a fantastic to any garden or yard, particularly if you are very keen on growing flowers or vegetables. If you are thinking about buying a greenhouse or glasshouse you should make sure you take the following features into account.Some Middle of May Garden Jobs
As you survey the shrubs in your garden, there are several jobs needing doing. Complete heather pruning, carrying out heavy trimming with shears. Mulch rhododendrons and azaleas with peat or leaf-soil when the soil is moist.Tasks in a Garden in Mid May
It is getting late to sow half-hardies outdoors, and possible that an early autumn frost may cut their life short. However, you should get some welcome September bloom when the earlier sown are fading out. Ten-week stocks should not be forgotten, and Convolvulus major always gives a good show.The Best Way to Grow Tomato Plants
OK, so it is getting to the right time to think about getting your tomato plants off to a good start. So what makes a good start? Well the first think to think about is use a tomato seed which is best quality.Your Garden in Late April
If you have planted a new hedge this year then you need to inspect the lately planted hedge: weed, hoe and re-mulch beneath the plants and firm up the soil. There is always something, indeed more and more to do in the greenhouse Plant up the hanging baskets, such as achimenes, the Hot-water Plant is the easiest of cool greenhouse plants and a splendid basket performer. Place the tuberous roots 3/4 in.The End of April in Your Garden
Looking first and foremost at your garden flowers. All garden-flowering chrysanthemums should be planted out during a mild spell. Keep the rows at least 2 ft.Coco Peat – A Useful Byproduct of Coconuts
Coco peat is known under a variety of names, which include coir pith, coir fibre pith and coir. It is made from dry coconut husks as a byproduct of other industrial processes that require the use of coconuts. For example, one may obtain the raw materials of coco peat from the broom, desiccated coconut and other manufacturing industries.Use Economical Indoor LED Grow Lights For Better Indoor Plants
Indoor LED grow lights are gaining popularity as the indoor and greenhouse lighting of choice for both commercial and home use. They have proven themselves to be superior to alternative lighting systems for a variety of reasons. Not only are they more effective than other types of lighting, they are more economical as well.There is a Lot to Do in Early May in the Garden
In the greenhouse, the schizanthus should now be rewarding you for your care. Sow cinerarias: they are a boon through the winter, flowering from December to April. The dwarf, large-flowered varieties, often zoned with white at the centre, are outstanding.Early May in the Garden
Folk are generally in a great hurry to get planting, but please note there is no hurry to plant out the bedding plants. If the weather is uncertain, it is quite in order to wait until the end of the month.Freezing Herbs – Basil
Freezing herbs like basil is the best way to preserve their high essential oil content. It’s also one of the easiest ways to preserve your harvest.Growing Hot Peppers
One of the most rewarding endeavors for the chilihead and hot spicy food lover is to grow your own hot peppers from seed. This is not a hard thing to do, but there are challenges. If you are going to grow from seed, you will want to start in December-February. You will need a starter seed tray and make sure that you plant many more than you are likely to need because some seeds will not germinate, some young plants will die, and others will just not grow all that great. Starting enough seeds will ensure that you have enough good strong plants to make a garden come spring.Are You an Environmentally-Friendly Garden Designer?
If you’ve been following the shenanigans in Copenhagen over the past couple of weeks then it’s inevitable you will have been thinking about your own carbon footprint and as a garden designer, that means thinking about the carbon footprint on clients too. They may have set their hearts on that Indian sandstone that seems to just shimmer in the sunlight but can you (or they) really justify transporting exotic landscaping materials half-way around the world just to satisfy an aesthetic whim?