How to Grow Kumquat Trees in Containers Pt. 1

Choosing the Best Little Fruity Tomatoes

Some of the most appealing little tomatoes on the market today come with names that make them sound ultra fruity and wonderfully tasty. And it’s not just plain cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes that fit the bill.

4 Tips For The Organic Garden

Gardeners need to take more care of the organic garden than conventional gardeners. A conventional garden can always rely on a handful of chemical fertilizer, or bug spray, or weed killer to get than out of a jam. The organic gardener must think ahead to avoid the problems that a lot of other gardeners get themselves into.

Nothing Beats Organic Gardening Vegetables

Are you tired of the taste of grocery store tomatoes? Nothing beats organic gardening vegetables… nothing. And, taste is not the only plus to eating organic, test after test show that organically grown vegetables are more nutritious for your family than chemically raised produce.

Organic Herb Garden – My Top 5 Herbs

Life would be pretty dull without herbs. Growing your own organic herb garden can be a fun and rewarding hobby. Once you grow your own herbs you will never go back to the store bought herbs again. It is kinda’ like comparing a store bought tomato to a home grown tomato, there is no comparison.

Benefits of Growing Strawberries

Strawberries are a household favourite of many. Unfortunately, we can never have as many of this lovely fruit as we want because often they are not cheap- or at least those strawberries that we buy from the grocery store may not be.

Gardening Can Be Fun for Kids!

Gardening is a wonderful hobby for people of all ages. One does not have to be a gardening expert to start growing flowers, plants, or even edible vegetation. And it can be fun for children, as well.

Red Worm Composting – Putting Worms to Work For You and the Environment

When it comes to home-scale composting it’s an environmental no-brainer, but did you know there is an army of willing workers that you could put to work helping you compost? Red worm composting is a sustainable kitchen practice that will cut down on your waste footprint and benefit the eco-system.

How to Germinate Seeds in Your Hydroponic Growbox

You have your grow box set up and now it’s to time to begin life; for your seeds that is. Germination is the process in which a plant begins growth. In the grow box environment the indoor gardener has complete control over temperature, water and oxygen which are the three most important environmental factors for successful germination. By following the steps in this article you should get your valuable seeds off to a great start in their wonderful life!

Top Three Reasons Why Garden Sheds Can Improve Your Lifestyle

Below are three reasons why setting up garden sheds can improve your quality of life. You may insist that there is no reason to spend time learning about sheds and you could buy an off the peg shed kit if you’d like.

Greenhouse Shapes and Styles

The main purpose of a greenhouse is to grow plant life in a balanced and maintained environmental climate. While the purpose of a greenhouse is always the same the style and shape can vary a great deal. From plastic to glass, large to small there are many different styles you can choose from.

Planting a Woodland Garden

Some of us are lucky enough to have a few mature native trees as part of our garden. It can be a challenge knowing what to grow around and under trees and what will thrive in soil deprived of moisture and light for most of the year. Gardens don’t always have to be manicured and laid out to a rigid plan. In those areas where you have a number of trees growing, why not do a bit of research and create a semi wild woodland area. Our native woodland plants can be both beautiful and delicate, and left to their own devises will quickly colonise an area so that all you really have to do is enjoy it. Here are some of my favourites.

Different Ways to Cook Spinach

Spinach is an incredibly easy vegetable to grow, particularly Swiss chard or silver beet. But what do you do when you are faced with kilo after kilo of fresh spinach? Different types of Spinach True spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is not grown as widely as high yielding Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris) which is, to many non-horticultural people all over the world, the only spinach there is.

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