Gardening Trends Favor Natural Pest Control
A nationwide poll of Gardeners showed that natural pest control is considered equal or superior to synthetic pesticides. Find out why this shift in public thinking has major ramifications for the future.7 Tips for Successful Seed Germination for the Home Vegetable Garden
7 simple tips to improve germination and reduce the time needed for successfully starting seedlings for your home vegetable garden. Learn how to jump start your germination and seedling success for healthy seedlings ready to plant out in the garden.Plants And Soil Types
Springtime and planting go together. The days are longer and warmer. Nature feels vibrant. Blossoms burst forth and new leaves begin to grow on trees and shrubs. The type of soil can determine the success or failure of a garden or landscape….Organic Backyard Gardening
How do you start an organic backyard garden? Tips, techniques and ideas to get you started.A Guide To Bonsai Trees For Beginners
A comprehensive guide to growing bonsai trees for beginners. Learn about caring for them, the different styles of bonsai, and much more.Why Consider DIY Aquaponics?
DIY aquaponics is currently creating buzz alongside commercial aquaponics. The term aquaponics may sound like it is out of your league but in fact, it is actually a fun way for you to start growing plants in your garden more efficiently. You can also keep pet fishes if you wish to. This article will lay down the reasons why you must consider do-it-yourself aquaponics and how can you benefit from it without much difficulty.A Few Herbs We Are Putting in
We have integrated this brief list of plants in our herb garden plan and wanted to share it with our readers. When considering what herbs to include in your backyard you have to take into consideration where you reside.How to Choose Hydroponics Plants to Grow in the Suburban Hydroponic Garden
Hydroponics gardening provides gardeners with the ability to grow more produce in a smaller amount of space and a shorter amount of time. Read this article to find out which hydroponic plants have been used most effectively, and which are particularly suited to this method of gardening.How to Create a Container Display for All Seasons
Container planting does not have to be confined to seasonal displays. If you have an area such as a patio where potted plants look at their best, it is a good idea to mix both seasonal displays with more permanent planting. Shrubs and perennials do just as well in containers as they do in the ground, they just need a bit of extra care and attention. Here is a short guide on how to create and maintain permanent displays in pots and containers.Creating A Haven At Home With Beautiful Garden Plants
Perhaps the most satisfying and easiest way to spruce up the outside of your home and add value at the same time is to bring your yard to life with a variety of garden plants. Plants add beauty and function to a home’s exterior. They can help with…Garden Furniture For Entertaining And Relaxing Outdoors
Adding garden furniture to a patio or back yard creates extra living space for entertaining friends, enjoying dinner with the family or just relaxing after work or on the weekend. Furniture choices for the outdoors range from cozy conversation sets…Is Plant and Plot Rotation Necessary?
Various crops rely on soil that provides them with different nutrients. If the same type of crop is planted in the same plot, the soil eventually becomes depleted by the particular nutrient needed by that plant. So if brassicas, for example, are only grown on a certain plot every few years or so, the nitrogen they mostly utilise will be stripped from the soil.