Fungus Gnat Prevention Tips: Easy, Inexpensive Home Remedy
Fungus gnat thrive in moist soil of your over-watered plants. Their larvae feast on the roots and get into the stem. Adults go from one plant to the other, spreading disease. It’s a good thing there are some easy, inexpensive fungus gnat prevention solution:Zeolite – Greek Mythology or an Organic Gardener’s Dream?
You could be forgiven for thinking the word Zeolite is the name of the next Hollywood hero out to save the world, or an ancient Greek god. The reality is that when it comes to improving your vegetable garden, this fascinating mineral supplement really is a bit of an organic superhero…Diatomaceous Earth: Organic Pest Control for Your Garden
Did you know Diatomaceous Earth (DE) is a natural, organic and highly effective organic alternative to pesticides? In its food grade version it is completely safe for humans, pets and the environment, but is actually a potent killer of aphids, white flies, snails, slugs, fleas and ants. Further, it is rich in nutrients which is beneficial to micro-organisms and earthworms, so it doesn’t just protect your vegetable garden, it helps it to flourish.Epsom Salt – “The Secret” to Organic Gardens, or a Myth?
Amongst gardeners, Epsom Salt has earned a reputation as a wonderful alternative to chemical fertilisers as well as an insect repellent. Researchers say the jury is still out..Grow Your Own Organic Kale
Kale is a superfood that is easy to grow. You can have an endless supply of this superfood, fresh and ready to eat, right at home. Your crop can be organic, and healthy, and easy to harvest.How To Build a Butterfly Garden
Butterfly gardening is a lost art. Creating a beautiful, colorful area in your garden that attracts the most amazing insects to your garden can truly be a soothing experience.How Hydrogen Peroxide Can Help Your Vegetable Garden Flourish
When I think of hydrogen peroxide, a few things come to mind – hospitals, blonde hair, a white shirt’s best friend. Of course, there are also the old fashioned tales about it healing scratched knees and elbows. In summary, I would describe hydrogen peroxide as an all round, antiseptic and antibacterial chemical. And of course that it could easily burn your skin if not diluted correctly. That was until I did a bit of research on this so called chemical.Mulch – $30, or FREE?
Making mulch is so easy that sometimes you don’t even know you’re doing it. When you do, it will bring extra life to your garden that will be very beneficial.Aquaponics: 5 Key Elements
Before starting your new system, there are 5 key elements you need to plan. Doing this could save everything.Building a Raised Bed for Your Garden
Building a raised bed – affordable, easy, and helpful. This simple technique can end the headache of failing plants and bring your produce to life, supplying it with everything it needs that it can’t get from your dirt!Composting At-Home for a Healthy Garden
Using compost in your vegetable garden can help you grow happy and healthy veggies, but you don’t have to shell out big bucks on compost from the nursery. With a little patience, you can easily make your own compost at-home and reduce food waste at the same time!Cut Back Your Bonsai Trees And Be A Much Better Gardener
In case you have been raising Bonsai trees for a while, you should know about the importance of pruning. If you are not used to maintaining trees, you might have heard about pruning, but know nothing about what it is.