Orchid Types – Which One is Right For You?
Orchids form arguably the largest family of flowering plants. There are in excess of 30,000 species and many thousands of hybrids. There are 3 groups of orchid characterised by the environment in which they choose to grow, namely Terrestrial, Epiphyte and Lithophyte Orchids.
Gardening – Understanding Hydroponics
The science required to understand hydroponics involves the systems in use, the methods of which these systems allow the user, the air required both in and out, the plants cycles from birth to finish, the lighting your crop will require to flourish to its maximum and finally the feed. Today we are given a large choice…
Growing Great Tomato Plants For All
There are a lot of tomato lovers all over the world and they would be more than thrilled to know the usefulness of the tomato. The number of credible qualities a tomato possesses is impeccable, making it one of the foremost fighting instruments for cancer.
Tips For Growing Vegetables Indoors
Growing vegetables in containers can be a satisfying hobby that saves you money. When you have little or no outdoor space, try these tips for growing your own organic vegetables indoors.
Flower and You – Tips For Gardeners
Whether you are a beginner gardener or a seasoned gardener, gathering gardening tips to make your time in the garden easier is always a good thing. In the article below are 15 tips that will make your time in the garden easier. Some of the tips are common sense, while others may sound a bit strange.
Your Home Tomato Garden – The 7 Key Factors
So what exactly are the key factors to have a thriving tomato garden, or any garden for that matter, at home? A few friends and I were tossing this subject around the other day… actually we were talking about the things that make a difference to our gardening efforts… and it got me thinking.
Four Expert Lighting Tips – How to Grow Orchids Indoors and Out!
If you are looking for advice on how to grow orchids indoors, there are four things that you absolutely must know. Orchids are delicate plants and are notorious for their needs and specific care requirements. However, the notion that only expert plant growers can yield award winning orchids is downright wrong.
Gardening in Arizona – An Adjustment
Having grown up and lived in the Midwest for a number of years, one of the adjustments we had to make when we moved to Arizona was figuring out how to take care of the yard. Many people who don’t live here, think it is easy – just have some plants and a lot of rock in your yard and only water the plants.
Which Orchid Types Are Best For Beginning Growers?
You like the idea of having an orchid plant in your home or office, but not sure where to begin. Here is list of plants and a short description to help you with your decision.
Orchid Care – The Basics
The orchid has the same needs as any plant, namely water, food, a certain amount of warmth and light. Not all orchids need the same type of care but all have these basic requirements. Most orchids sold for the home grower are no more demanding than any other house plant as long as you follow some simple rules.
Compost Tea Bags – Best Organic Fertilizer For Hydroponic Nutrients and Container Gardening
Compost tea is a nutritionally rich “extract” of microbes, enzymes and bio-active plant compounds made from compost. It is a true organic fertilizer.
Putting Up a Kitchen Herb Garden – The Basics
A kitchen herb garden is best designed when you know the different characteristics and uses of different herb plants. Identifying them before they are planted is a very important thing to do.