Hanging Baskets! Part 1

The Effect of Flooding in Soils – Part 3

In the previous article we discussed the effect that flooding has on soil nutrients. As soils start to dry out in the areas that have been affected by floods, it is time to examine how we go about feeding our plants again.

Home Aquaponics – You Can Set Up A Homemade Aquaponics System In No Time

A lot of people seem to think that home aquaponics is a new thing but the truth is that aquaponic systems have been around for about 20 years. The great thing about these set ups is that they add a real decoration to your house because of the colourful fish and lovely plants. Home aquaponics is dead easy to set up, basically all you need is a fish tank and some netted pots which allow the water to pass through and a little DIY knowledge.

Eating and Growing Cherry Trees

A week again I did some shopping at a Farmer’s Market in Newark, Delaware. Considering that it is the winter season their prices were extremely reasonable. Along with the usual fruits and vegetables that I gathered from their shelves I also purchased some beautiful cherries. I don’t frequently buy cherries due to their excessive prices but I made an exception this time.

Bamboo Plant Type – Choose The One To Your Liking

Are you planning to have your own small bamboo forest in the backyard? A pre-requisite is to select the right bamboo plant type. Not all varieties are suitable for indoor plantation, and humid, sub-tropical environment is regarded as the best conditions for their optimal growth. Although there is no disputing the above fact, you can still have a thriving bamboo presence indoor. The trick here is to select the most suitable one to grow indoor.

Ten Easy Ways to Kill Your Trees and Shrubs

Sick of all those trees and shrubs cluttering up the yard? Enjoy buying and exterminating expensive plants? Read on my friends and find out how to kill all that pesky vegetation.

Growing Carrots In Containers

Have you been struggling to grow perfect straight carrots which are not stubby or forked? For many years my attempts to grow carrots have been fraught with failure.

The Two Faces of a White Garden

If you’re planning something out of the ordinary in your garden, or just hoping to create a great setting for outdoor evening entertainment, a white garden could be the ideal thing. Here’s a idea to that can turn pretty into perfect.

Getting Ready for Your Home Spring Garden

Each year as winter enters it’s dying months, the new seed catalogs start appearing in the mail. Each one is carefully read while we look for new flowers or a new vegetable the kids just might eat. For those out there that have never had a garden, the planning can be almost as much fun as actually planting the garden itself. Ask anyone who has spent a couple of hours with a child planting seeds and explaining to them what is going to happen in the next few weeks in their garden and you will get the same answer every time. This is what is called real quality time with your kids or Grand kids. We have a couple of seats in our garden for us to be able to sit and rest between doing the various chores gardens require. You will really enjoy the delight in your child’s eyes when they see the first sprouts emerge and……

Important Bamboo Plant Information You Should Know

Having reliable and accurate Bamboo Plant Information is essential for growing a healthy plant. In this article, we intend to offer you some tips, best practices and guidelines that would enable you to grow your favorite plant easily & effectively.

Mexican Bamboo – A Unique Bamboo Variety

What sets it apart from the rest is its ability to grow in disturbed soils. Where other plants have difficulty growing in such soil as there is hardly any room for deep root system, Mexican bamboo counters it in a very interesting way.

Tips On How To Grow A Healthy Bamboo Plant

A growing bamboo plant is indeed a healthy plant. But how exactly can you ensure that your plant not only grows but also stays healthy? We will show you how, starting from the history of Bamboo plants.

Sprouting Seeds Like a Pro

During our recent skill set seminar in Philadelphia they covered the topic of sprouting seeds. The presenter was very knowledgeable on the issue and I thought I would pass on some of the information which I gained for my readers benefit. Sprouting seeds is a fairly straight forward and simple process. It takes very little of your time and the end result can provide a tasty new treat for your evening salad or your favorite bowl of soup.

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