How to Grow Blueberries in Containers: Soil and Planting

How to Prevent Root Rot in Aeroponic Cloners

Have you tried cloning your plants in an aero cloner and haven’t had much luck? Is the stem slimy and the roots rotting?

Benefits Of DIY Aquaponics

If you are interested in setting up a DIY home aquaponics system and you want to know what great benefits you will be getting then please read on. I want to explain what aquaponics is and the great benefits of having an aquaponics system in your own home.

Still Plenty of Time to Plant Vegetables and Flowers in August

Harvesting vegetables should be in full swing in August, but if you haven’t started your garden, there is still time to enjoy a healthy crop of vegetables and annuals if planted now in Southern California. Tomatoes: Tomato plants planted in June are beginning to look scraggily and are nearing the end of their production cycle. Plant more tomato plants in full sun.

Things to Know Before Beginning a Hydroponic Garden

It may seem like hydroponics is a bit confusing, especially if a person has never done much traditional gardening before. All of the talk about pH, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and the other facets of this method of growing plants could sound overwhelming. It’s like many other things that become so much easier once you try to do them. It is helpful to know something about the different growing mediums that can be used in this system.

Which Plants Can Be Grown With Hydroponics?

Almost any plant can be grown by using hydroponics. All that is needed is to have some basic supplies, including water that has had plant food or right amount of minerals added to it, light,temperature, oxygen, pH, and carbon dioxide. Growing plants with this method is growing in popularity because it offers advantages over plants grown in soil. Vegetables such as lettuce and tomatoes are cleaner when they are grown in the controlled environment that hydroponics requires. Also, pesticides are seldom required when plants are grown in water.

Natural Pest Control in the Garden

Earwigs can be controlled without toxic sprays with household items. This is a fruit tree spray that is natural and can be made at home for mere pennies. Dogs and cats can make gardening yucky! Here you can find a solution.

Home Gardening: Your First Steps to Planning Your Garden

If you’re ready to try your hand at home gardening, there are several steps in the planning stages that you will want to give consideration before you start. Think about what you like to eat. This will be one of the major determining factors in what you should grow.

Home Gardening: The Solution to High Food Prices And More

The Associated Press reported in March of this year that food prices had the biggest monthly increase in the last 36 years. One way to ease the pinch on your wallet is to join the burgeoning group of people who enjoy home gardening and food production.

Growing the Easy Way With Container Vegetable and Herb Gardening

Are you coping with the high cost of vegetables? You will love this easy method system and save money buying vegetables by making your own growing containers.

Transforming Any Species Of Tree Into A Bonsai

You can transform any species of outdoor tree into a Bonsai, if you start with a young, healthy and dormant tree. The way to train a Bonsai tree is through root confinement and careful, regular pruning. There are many different types of trees that respond well to Bonsai planting. Juniper, Japanese Maple, Chinese Elm and even, azalea bushes can become beautiful Bonsai trees.

Understanding The Art Of Growing Bonsai Trees

Growing Bonsai trees and plants is a Japanese art form that looks difficult to master, however it is really quite easy. Bonsai means “tray growing”, which is why Bonsai planters are shallower, wider dishes, featuring good drainage holes.

Useful Information About Flowers

It seems that throughout time, man has placed particular meanings on certain types of flowers: Daisies for youth, roses for love. Flowers come in all sorts of shapes and in every color of the rainbow. There is not doubt that our lives are getting very busy.

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