How to Grow Pineapple Part 1: Care and Propagation

Hydroponic Nutrients Testing

Whether or not you are new to hydroponic growing, keeping your hydroponic system’s nutrient solution properly balanced and with an adequate nutrient concentration can be challenging. Regular testing of your nutrient solution is required if you want to keep your hydroponic system balanced and your plants healthy and growing. The best way to keep your nutrient solution balanced is through testing.

Producing Single-Stemmed Japanese Maples

Producing single-stemmed Japanese maples usually requires several season’s work as the species does not naturally grow on a single stem. Most species in the genus produce a single terminal bud, surrounded by two or more secondary buds that allow the plants to produce straight trunks with regular side branching.

My Vegetable Garden Planner – From Planning to Harvesting!

Learn how to plan for a vegetable garden in your back yard where you will be able to grow healthy, organic and tasty vegetables for your table. A plan will ensure you get the most from your vegetable garden.

Part 4 Of Gardening Techniques

A graft is a union between two plants, the roots and lower stem of one plant (which is known as the ‘stock’ or ‘root stock’) uniting with the shoot of another plant (the scion), so that they grow together as one. The main role of grafting in horticulture is the propagation of trees and shrubs where one or more of the following difficulties prevent easier means of producing planting material.

How To Landscape a Sloping Backyard

Living on a hillside can provide stunning views from your front porch, but when it comes to landscaping that sloping backyard you may have found yourself a challenge. Read on to learn how to design and landscape your sloping backyard to minimize water consumption and get the most out of the area.

CFL Grow Bulbs – Checklist of Features You Want in a Grow Light

The first feature you want in a grow bulb is getting the type of light that plants thrive in. Not all lights are equal when it comes to providing different types of light. If you think back to your junior high school science class, you might have learned something about the light spectrum.

November Gardening Tips and Snips

November can be a busy time in the garden, so why not read through these handy gardening tips to help you plan the month ahead? This month’s ‘tips and snips’ include topics such as plant hedging, protecting tender plants and fruit trees.

Flowering Plants for Shade or Low Light Areas

Many gardeners find it tricky to choose the right kind of plants for low light areas in the garden. Due to this shady patches are generally left bare without any plants. However, if your garden is shaded and does not receive full sunlight throughout the day, you can still go ahead and plant some amazing varieties.

Start Using Companion Planting in Your Home Vegetable Garden

If you are looking to maximize the available room you have in your yard or on your property, while at the same time promoting healthier plants through better soil and other means,companion planting is the way to go. Companion planting is a great way to combine various plants in a single location all of which work in conjunction with one another as opposed to competing with each other for the same nutrients. The most widely known method for companion planting and the easiest to understand would be the Three Sisters Method.

Artificial Grass – How to Install

In this article I shall be explaining how you install artificial grass! I will cover from choosing a base and then on to cutting to trimming, joining to gluing and offering to weighting and then onto completion!

Harvesting Your Hard-Earned Vegetable Garden

Harvest time is one of the busiest times of the home gardening season. Even with the best of planning, there is often an overabundance of home grown vegetables to freeze, can and put on the table.

Growing Fuchsia in Your Garden

Fuchsia is a flowering plant that comes in many varieties. Fuchsias can be used as border plants and hedges. They can even be used in flower beds and containers. Their ornamental flowers and emerald green foliage makes them every gardener’s favorite.

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