Blanching Your Vegetable Harvest
Blanching is the process by which you plunge your fruits,nuts,vegetables, etc. into boiling water for a short amount of time, then remove it and immediately plunge them into an ice water bath stopping the cooking process in its tracks.
Gardening Ideas in Small Spaces Using Planters
You know that you have a lot of ideas on how to put a new spin in your garden or even inside your house and offices. It is a matter of maximizing the space you have and being creative all the time.
Add Style To Your Garden With Garden Furniture
Spring has sprung, summer is here. You have worked very hard on your garden. The flowers are so beautiful. You could look at them all day. But something is missing. How can you get closer to nature and “sit among the lilies” so to speak. It’s…
Steps For Growing Tomatoes From Seeds
Many people are now growing tomatoes at home in their own gardens. Homegrown tomatoes just taste better than those you buy in the market. Here are some steps for growing tomatoes from seeds.
Creating a Water Feature for Your Garden
A garden water feature will add a cool lush look and feel to your garden space. There are many ways of achieving this, ranging from purchasing and installing the finished product to creating something to your own design. The options are limited only by your imagination.
Clay Vs Grass Tennis Courts
Until the early 20th century, the game of Tennis was played on grass courts. However, wanting a surface that was more durable, required less maintenance and was easier on the players’ bodies, contractors first came up with clay courts-which proved to be a major hit-and, more recently, artificial grass. For those old-fashioned players, however, natural grass is still a favorite. It is highly debated today which court is best for the centuries old game – clay, natural grass, or synthetic grass? You decide.
Bush Beans: From Seed to Harvest
There’s the Golden Wax, harvester and Royal Burgundys. These are three of the many varieties of Bush Beans available to grow at home. If you have never grown bush beans before you are really missing out. They are easy to grow and have a high yield per plant. Best of all they are extremely easy to start from seed, and that means, you will save money on your food bill.
3 Popular Aquaponics Design That You Can Start Off
Aquaponics is a word derived from the combination of raising aquatic animals (aquaculture), and cultivating water plants (hydroponics). A system that includes a mutually beneficial relationship between aquaculture and hydroponics is referred to as a hydroponics system. In such a symbiotic system, water from aquaculture, full of effluents, is directed to a hydroponic system whereby filtration of the waste matter in the water is done.
Growing Miniature Roses – Choosing the Right Kind
As we all know, miniature roses are kinds of roses which is trained to stay mini or little. They come with smaller flowers and plants compared to the normal roses. But did you know that mini roses bloom more than normal roses? Now, that’s really an additional bonus. Not only that, there are different types of miniature roses you can grow and if you want to start growing miniature roses, then here’s for a head start.
Reducing PH When It Goes Up
The role of pH in the hydroponics system as well as in the soil gardening is very significant. For each growing plant there’s a specific pH level that helps in producing the optimal results. If pH doesn’t stay in the right level, plants’ hydroponics level will lose the capacity in absorbing the essential nutrients.
How to Give the Right Food Nutrients to Hydroponic Plants
Hydroponics is a kind of market gardening which helps plants to grow by using a water system, rather than the traditional way of putting plants in the ground. The water system is full of necessary nutrients to help plants grow healthily and faster.
An Introduction to Potting Mixes for House Plants
The soil used for house plants can make a huge difference to the plants’ health, making careful selection of a suitable potting mix vital. Knowing what is in a potting mix and why it is there helps to make informed decisions.