How to Grow Raspberries, Blueberries, and Blackberries in Containers

Understanding the Different Method of Hydroponics Systems

With so many different types of hydroponics systems available, indoor growing can become somewhat confusing. But when you get down to the basics, you’ll find there are only six different types of hydroponic systems.

Caring for Knockout Roses and Knowing Their Types

One of the most favorite kinds of roses these days are knockout roses. Knockout varieties of roses are not just beautiful but they are also the most disease resistant roses available today. They bloom and grow at about 4 feet wide and 3 feet high. Caring for these types of roses require you to be at least familiar with each knockout rose type as proper care may vary.

4 Benefits of Growing Veggies on Raised Garden Beds

4 terrific reasons to grow vegetables on raised garden beds. Save yourself time, energy and money.

Mom Was a Terrible Cook – The Importance of Real Food and Permaculture Gardens

My Mom was a terrible cook however, her cooking has had me examine my personal values and pursue sustainable living, organic gardening and eating real food. We are now avid supporters of permaculture designs that promote care of the earth, care of the people, and sharing the excess with others.

Helpful Ideas for Your Garden Container Ideas to Thrive

Preserving plants can be delicate work, more so if you don’t have enough information about how to do it. Containing them is as equally difficult as maintaining them because plants have different requirements.

Getting To Know Portable Garages And Their History

For those of you interested in history you may wonder why this saying is repeated a number of times: “necessity is the mother of invention”. Since it is repeated so many times there must be some truth in it. So, when talking about the cars, then there must have been an improvised way to keep them safe and away from issues such as bad weather, theft and the likes.

How Australian Sports Could Benefit From a Switch

As an ever-growing number of professional sports teams are struggling with training and game schedule interruptions due to weather conditions on grass playing fields, they’re starting to ask the question: could making the switch to artificial grass be the answer? Recent weather extremes – As Australians, we’re already familiar with drought challenges and trying to keep lawns green. Now, with the recent flooding and other La Nina-related extreme weather conditions, we’re having the opposite problem of too much water in some regions.

Key to Successful Hydroponic Vegetable Gardening

There are actually three things to consider when determining the proper pH for your hydroponic gardening: The nutrient reservoir, The water you are using, Your growing medium: Ignore any of these three things and you will diminish the quality and quantity of your crop. These three things form a circle that when kept in balance holds the key to successful hydroponic vegetable gardening.

Lobster Claws: A Uniquely Beautiful Flower

The Lobster Claw flowers that are found in Belize, or Heliconia, are a part of a much larger flowering plant family called Heliconiaceae. In the Heliconiaceae family there are about 150 or more species that are spread throughout Central and South America. There are also members of the Heliconia plant family on remote islands in the Pacific Ocean and further westward to Indonesia.

A History of Hydroponic Gardening

A brief history of Hydroponic Gardening. This history is in a timeline format and highlights ancient history through the 20th century.

Dancing Lady Orchids

The Dancing Lady Orchid does not refer to a specific Orchid species rather the whole Oncidium, Onc for short, Genus in the Orchidaceae (Orchid) family. Of the more than 23,000 species of the Orchids found in the world, only about 500-600 species are in the Oncidium Genus. The term “Dancing Lady,” is in reference to the way the flowers sway in the wind.

300 Watt CFL

The traditional incandescent light bulbs have proved, at least in the past few years, to be increasingly inefficient. As a result of the huge demand for new products in this area, newer bulbs entered the market; these bulbs were more efficient, and people have started showing more interest in them. The 300 Watt CFL is one of the new products in the market and it seems to be highly appreciated by some. However, there are people who say that the CFL lights are not as efficient as the halogen lights,and therefore, a comparison is necessary at this juncture.

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