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Greenhouse Growing and Types of Greenhouses

The greenhouse has been an essential bit of kit for most people with a garden for many years! As a means to get a head start with your veggies, for growing prize winning flowers or somewhere to escape to when it is all getting too much.

The Basics of Aeroponics

Other than the standard way of growing plants in soil (geoponics) there are another two ways of achieving healthy plant growth, these are hydroponics and aeroponics. In this article I shall try to explain Aeroponics, what it is and what the benefits and disadvantages of it are.

The Lantana Plant Produces Beautiful Colored Flowers That Attract Bees and Butterflies Year-Round

The Lantana shrub can grow quiet swiftly and can be used as container plant or border. Lantana plants can also tolerate salt sprays should you live near a beach.. Lantana does not have any trouble with pest and diseases.

Turn Dull Plant Containers Into a Work of Art For Next to Nothing

Inexpensive yet dull plant containers can very easily and cheaply be turned into a unique and magnificent work of art with just a bit of effort on your part. You can take a dull looking pot and transform it quickly by just adding a coat of everyday pvc paint.

Growing Tomatoes From Seeds

Tomatoes can be grown from their seeds and large varieties of tomato seeds are available in the market. These seeds are easy to grow and produce good yields and one can easily source them from the market.

Planting Roses Where the Roses Grow Best

How to grow a rose plant for success involves more than simply the depth of the hole and whether you fertilize it now or then. Choosing the right location for where the roses grow best is the first essential step. There are several things you need to remember when choosing the right location and planting roses.

Improving Your Soil

When deciding if you need to add fertilizer to your soil, use this quick test. If your soil is a nice, fertile blend that grows excellent grass, you might not have to do anything special to it to grow most garden plants. But because organic matter is continuously being broken down, improving the organic content never hurts.

Enjoying the Garden the Eco Way

After one of the harshest winters in years, we have finally been treated to some sunshine and a promise of more good weather along the way. And for those of us who feel there is never enough sunshine throughout our summers, making the most of it while it lasts is important.

Composting For Your Garden

What is composting? Composting is two things. First it is a way to create your own beneficial natural soil amendment. Second it is a simple, efficient method to reduce solid waste materials at home. By including compost in gardening beds and planting holes you’re improving nutrients and enhancing soil texture. In addition, compost loosens heavy clay earth and boosts the water-holding capability of sandy soils.

Growing Winter Tomatoes

Tomatoes are classified in many different ways, and different types of tomatoes are better for winter and cold climates. Try these types of tomatoes if you are going to be growing in colder weather.

Growing Container Tomatoes

Tomatoes are easy to plant and can be easily grown in containers. You don’t need any planting bed, and it’s mobile hence you can take your valuable plants if you shift homes.

The Proper Way to Prune Your Tomatoes

Pruning your tomato plants can help ensure growing success. Here are some tips to take advantage of this gardening technique and grow a healthy tomato plant.

Try Composting and Reap the Rewards of Better Soil

If you want to make the most of your vegetable gardening, why not try composting if you are not yet doing it. It’s a great way to make use of household scraps and trimmings from your garden. The end goal is having a great source of organic matter to add to your vegetable garden soil to help boost productivity.

Insects and Animals That Are Good For Your Garden

Pesticides are not your only option when it comes to minimizing the effects of harmful insects in your garden. All insects harmful to your garden have a predator or parasite that feeds on it. These predators are known as beneficials. Your efforts to prevent harmful insects from turning your garden into a wasteland will be tremendously helped by these silent allies.

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