How to Plant Microgreens (And What Soil to Use)

Choosing the Best Vegetable Seeds for Your Garden

People can find enjoyment in a vegetable garden during the summer. This project also allows them to make their land more productive. The best vegetable seeds to choose should be based on factors like available space, vegetables that are suitable for the specific land, and personal preferences.

What to Know to Maintain a Healthy Garden

When the sunflowers are in full bloom, you know it is time to plant your fall garden. Some of the vegetables are great for the fall like Kohlrabi, beets, carrots, endive, lettuces, broccoli and spinach. In this post, I am going to start with carrots.

Gardening Can Be For The Birds!

Gardens are not just about plants. Birds, bees and other pollinators are an important part of the plan. Here’s how every garden can have a few trees or shrubs that make the birds happy without sacrificing design or the low maintenance aspect that many of us prefer.

What It Means To Me To Be A Landscape Designer

The joys of working as a Landscape Designer stem from helping people with something that I know and love, gardening. I even get attached to the gardens I help create. There are many benefits to working with a professional when it comes to your Landscape Design. If your designer creates a plant that saves you money and loves what they do, you will get great results.

Bees: What’s All The Buzz About?

Bee keepers and environmentalists have noticed a slow decline of honey bees and other pollinators in recent years. Chemically treated crops are reducing the effectiveness of pollinators due to the use of insecticides that kill them or severely decrease their effectiveness. Government regulations are changing to reduce the use of harmful chemicals which is important to the bees, our food and ultimately our health.

Where Do Mosquitoes Hide? Mosquito Control and Protection Basics

When controlling mosquitoes, first ask yourself “where do mosquitoes hide?” Where are they all when they are not biting you? By understanding their habitat, you will find it easier to control them by means of an initial zapping session, followed by the continuous control offered by a mosquito misting system. Know your enemy!

Gardening Gifts for Men

The range of gardening gifts for men available in your local garden centre, hardware store and on-line can be mind blowing. The good news is there are gardening gifts to suit all budgets. There are also gardening gifts for men to suit those with limited interest in gardening, the die-hard green fingered gardener and the man who simply likes to lie on a hammock and view the garden. Quite apart from the normal gardening gifts there are more innovative gifts such as solar powered weather stations, birdcam’s, worm composting bins, chipper shredders and leaf mulchers. A year’s subscription to a well respected garden magazine is always appreciated by the enthusiast. There are gardening gifts for men to suit all tastes, level of interest and budgets.

An Insight Into Garden Furniture Sets

Garden furniture sets bring added value to your leisure time in the garden. There is a huge range of garden furniture sets on the market today and they have been adapted to suit spaces from large gardens to small balconies. There are garden furniture sets suitable for all budgets, but prior to purchasing you need to take a number of factors into account, namely what is the purpose of the garden furniture set? Is it for entertaining or simply lying in the sun or for outdoor cooking? What budget have you got in mind and how durable and weather resistant is the garden furniture set you intend purchasing? Once all this is determined then enjoy the added value and pleasure your garden furniture will give you and your family.

A Birdhouse From the Bird’s Perspective

Birdhouses are often as much for the person providing the birdhouse as it is for the birds. Humans often choose the whimsical birdhouse. The cuter the better.

How To Naturally Control Algae: Natural Algae Control and Water Aeration

Algae control in ponds is a very taxing process and the major cause of eutrophication is caused by an increase in nutrients. These nutrient rich element contain phosphorous or nitrogen. This inclusion of nutrients in the aquatic ecosystem lead to an increase of algae in the pond.

Removing Pond Weeds and Aquatic Plants in Ponds and Lakes

Aquatic plants are beneficial for ecosystem as they are a source of food, shelter and oxygen to the wildlife living in the pond. But they spread quickly and can restrict the activities in the Pond. A lot of ponds gets practically ruined by aquatic plants, these ponds literally choke the pond.

Enjoying Garden Decorations

Garden decorations add a lot of beauty and value to any home. By incorporating fountains, statues, windmill spinners, or other like items, the garden or patio will become much more inviting and enjoyable.

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