Fruit Tree Pruning
Pruning fruit trees is important for good tree health, for larger fruit and ease of picking. The initial formative pruning done on a young tree will influence its overall shape, production and ease of picking through its life. Keep these things in mind when you prune your fruit trees. You must look at your trees with an artistic eye and imagine the tree in a year, two years and full grown.Organic Gardening – Soil Fertility
Soil fertility is very important with an organic garden. Plant life needs nutrients to survive, and grow healthy to defend themselves against disease. Organic fertilizers made from plant, animal, and mineral sources are the best choice in keeping a garden soil thriving with the needs for plants. Another advantage with organic fertilizers is that there is no sudden change to the makeup of the soil that can harm the natural microbial activity that is present in it, and continuously improving the soil structure.Organic Matter – How It Benefits Garden Soil
Organic matter is a soil amendment that you add to your garden soil that contains organic compounds. It is decaying material, plant or animal. Animal manures, compost and green manure are all examples of organic matter that provide many benefits to plant life by dissolving minerals within the soil and improving the ability of plant uptake of both water and needed nutrients.Who Wants a Healthy Lawn?
A healthy, bright green lawn is something that most homeowners want, the problem is it may be difficult to achieve. There are various factors, which affect the garden and lawns for many people. Maintaining a beautiful lawn will take some work.An English Country Garden
Ever wondered just what an English country garden really is and where it came from? This article explains it. Just say ‘ An English Country Garden.’ To most people, the words conjure thoughts of a colorful, scented, peaceful place, but in days of old nothing could have been further from the truth.Growing Watermelon: Four Secrets to Growing a Delicious Summer Treat
Growing watermelon can be tricky, but it’s such a delicious summer-time treat that it’s worth a little extra effort. In this article I’ll share some of the secrets I’ve learned to improve your likelihood of growing a bumper crop.How To Grow Plumeria Plants From Plumeria Seeds
Plumeria plants are easily started from seeds. It is a fun and inexpensive way to increase one’s collection of plumerias. What do you have to look for when starting plumeria plants from seeds?Different Gardening Accessories for Your Garden
Flower box is one of the most sought after decorations. And since apartments and condo units are not visible in the area, people tend to modify their gardening methods by letting flowerbox idea to take over. And almost everyone has the same proven that container gardening is as effective as conventional gardening.Hydroponics and Aeroponics – Revolutions in Plant Cultivation
This article talks about two major methods of soil-less plant cultivation, hydroponics and aeroponics. It begins by describing each method, and then goes on to talk about the differences in their usage.Organic Tomatoes And Soil
Tomatoes will grow in just about any terrain but to achieve a bumper crop, it is best to provide them with good soil. They should be planted in well-drained fertile loam and have a pH reading ranging from 5.8 to 7.0.Tomatoes Love Sunlight and Heat
Every vegetable needs at least a few hours of sunshine. Tomatoes on the other hand need not just a few hours but many more hours of heat and light to grow and flourish.Growing Blueberries Organically – Soil Needs, Container Planting and Plant Selection
Growing Blueberries Organically, Soil Needs, Container planting and plant selection. Growing blueberries can be profitable and enjoyable. Blueberry plants need acidic soil. A pH of 4.6 to 5.1 is ideal for most blueberry varieties.