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Hydroponic Gardening: How to Avoid Nutrient Deficiencies in Your Plants

Perhaps there is nothing worse to a hydroponic grower than to step in his garden and see yellow, curled edges, and burnt tips on plan leaves. These are the signs that the plants aren’t getting the right amount of nutrients they require for survival.

Garden Design for Chalk Gardens – Finding Plants That Will Thrive on Chalk

Garden Design for Chalk Soils – Alkaline soil is common across Britain, especially in areas like the South Downs, and is mainly derived from limestone or chalk, so the soil is known as chalky. It generally has a pH factor of 7.1 or above.

Garden Design for Dry Shady Gardens Plus Tips for Dry Shady Planting

Garden Design for Dry and Shady Gardens. Don’t despair as there are lots of wonderful ways you can transform dry and shady garden spaces.

Grow Crisp Green Peas in 3 Easy Steps

Growing tasty green peas requires only a small amount of work. Prepare the ground and make sure you have chosen a place that has good drainage. Then provide support for the plants. Once the seeds have been planted there is a small amount of maintenance work – watering and keeping pests, such as slugs and snails, at bay. Peas need regular watering but take care that the ground does not become soggy. A mulch would help to retain moisture.

Heirloom Tomatoes From Seed: How to Choose a Variety

When choosing heirloom tomato seeds to grow there are a number of factors to take into consideration. If your summer is short then the time the tomatoes take to mature is an important factor. You also need to consider where you want to grow them and whether a determinate or an indeterminate growth pattern is more suitable. To help you make the best choices you may also want to consider the size, shape, texture and colour of the fruit you require.

5 Reasons To Choose Heirloom Tomato Seeds

If you decide to grow tomatoes from seed there are many reasons for choosing heirloom rather than hybrid varieties. Heirloom tomatoes are open-pollinated (non-hybrid) cultivars that have been grown by families for many generations. There is a much greater range in shape, size, colour and flavour and many people consider them to be more nutritious.

Build A No Dig Garden: 5 Easy Steps

Using a no dig method is an easy way to garden and, set up correctly, it is weed free.. The “recipe” I have used is organic and the ingredients are usually cheap to obtain. Once it is set up and planted, it requires little maintenance.

Why Not Grow Potatoes in Bags? It’s So Easy

This is an easy no dig way of growing potatoes. The cost is low, the plants don’t need much care and, if the bag isn’t too big, you simply up-end it to harvest. All you need is a suitable bag, seed potatoes and some potting mix.

Say It Easily and Effectively With Flowers

Life comes with plenty of things to celebrate. They include graduations, anniversaries, weddings and birthdays. Valentine’s Day and other occasions also call for celebration and there is nothing that says how much you care better than flowers. The right flowers can easily pass your message of love to a loved one whether they are celebrating the happy events and occasions or going through challenging patches in life. Flowers can be sent to an ailing person to wish them quick recovery and can also be sent as simple messages of condolences to a person who has lost a loved one. They have a way of lifting the spirit and making life look brighter hence the reason why most people settle for them even during such trying periods when no words can be enough to convey the messages of sympathy.

Decorate Your Garden Without Breaking Your Bank

Have an Idea in Mind – It helps to have an idea of the theme or motif that you want to create before you begin to shop. Gardening magazines and websites are a great place to begin, but don’t be afraid to step out on your own and be creative. Do you want your garden to reflect your artistic side?

Identifying the Advantages of Hydroponic Gardening

This type of gardening does not need you to worry about key aspects such as having too little or too much water. You need not fret about soil problems or when to fertilize and the amount of nourishment to apply.

Solarize to Sterilize Soil to Help Avoid Diseased Tomatoes

Dealing with tomato plant diseases? Don’t worry; this article may help. You can sterilize the soil to stop parasites from harming your plants.

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