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Medicinal Herbs and Herb Gardening

Getting into medicinal herbs and herb gardening can be a very fun thing to do, if you know where to start. Some of the medicinal herbs out there are worth a lot of money as well as being extremely effective for certain ailments that are experienced by the human population. If you are new to this practice and hobby, the best thing to do is to talk to an expert grower that has been doing it for years. The reason why we say this is because there are many different techniques and ways to grow medicinal herbs. There are also several factors that can affect the way that these plants grow such as temperature, climate, and altitude. Having an experienced grower in your area consult with you will not only give you great information, but it can get you very excited about getting started.

Grow Veggies in Foam Boxes

When designing a kitchen garden, think of recycling old foam boxes. You can grow veggies and herbs in free foam boxes for any organic kitchen garden. Knowing how to use foam boxes as planters are just one of the many tips provided by this Master Gardener for your herb kitchen garden.

Get The Family Involved With An Indoor Vegetable Garden

An indoor vegetable garden is a great way to teach kids stewardship as well as foster a healthy diet, year round. Much easier and affordable than most people think, it is a great way to instill good habits while having fun at the same time.

Tips on Wedding Orchids

Flowers, and specially Orchids, can play a very important role during a wedding feast. Here you will find some good tips to buy and use these most beautiful flowers in your celebration.

Top 3 Shrubs to Add Winter Colour To Your Garden

Many people come to me asking me what I can plant in the garden to give a bit of winter colour and brighten up the garden. The answer is there are in fact many varieties of shrubs which can be planted to provide some winter colour around the garden. Some are evergreen whilst some are deciduous, many are grown for there foliage while others produce beautiful flowers such as the Mahonia’s and Skimmia’s and some produce a spectacular show of berries such as Pyracantha and Cotoneaster throughout the winter.

Vegetable Garden Tips – What Type of Fertilizer Should You Use?

When it comes to fertilizing your vegetable garden, there are a myriad of products from which you can choose. Regardless of which one you select, a good bottom line to follow is to always select a fertilizer that is made from organic, not synthetic, materials. Here is a guide to the best organic fertilizers.

How to Create Paths on Your Allotment

When creating planting beds for your allotment, you can simply dig long rows with no retaining edging. However, by installing permanent edging, you can create a neater, cleaner allotment, and you can more easily create paths.

Technological Changes of Electronic Ballasts

The world has faced many technological changes many times over. These changes continue to persist and one such field that has undergone tremendous amount of modifications is the lighting market. Energy efficient lighting is in high demand these days primarily because standard components which were used for years in various commercial luminaries are being fine tuned as well as refined in order to meet the demands of energy conscious generations.

Caring for a Grape Vine: Seven Dos and Don’ts

As your grape vine grows, you need to make sure to tend to it properly so that it can grow healthily and produce abundant fruits. Here are some dos and don’ts to caring for a grape vine to ensure a thriving vineyard.

Oh the Sweet Smell!

The most treasured thing in my life is my daughter. She is the 1st most beautiful thing in the world to me and the second is flowers!

The Top Seven Ways To Build Gardening Beds

There are many ways to begin new gardening beds, from killing off the grass and amending the existing soil, to building low-cost raised beds. Read on for seven of the most popular ways to build garden beds.

Aquaponics Gardening

Whenever we mention the idea of gardening or growing any type of plants in our backyards the image that comes to mind is a plot of soil dedicated to growing vegetables and other plants. Not many individuals are aware of aqauponics gardening which is an alternative to conventional soil based growing.

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