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Indoor Seed Starting – Easy and Economical

Seed starting is a very hot and growing hobby right now. A few years ago seed starting began to gain popularity and it has really gained momentum every year since. Everyone has the “grow your own” attitude and when you stop and think about it there are numerous benefits.

How Grape Vines Shutdown When Under Stress

Vines have a really useful systems SHUT DOWN mechanism. If physiology-cell-tissue variables Red-Line then the chemical signals in the leaves, shoots and grapes start to move. Chemicals like mammal hormones move though much slower and the message is to SHUT DOWN. If the season is too tough then they will just shut down for the season, it just sends messages to the leaves that ok that’s enough for this year we are shutting up shop, we will try again next year.

Gardening To Feed Your Family

If you are concerned about the health of your family then you will want to think about gardening to feed your family. Gardening for fun and health has sky rocketed in popularity. The amount of chemicals in our environment is starting to made people stop and think about the direction of our society and what they can do about it.

Sowing Vegetable Seeds in Containers

The key to successful vegetable gardening is raising healthy plants that will yield a good crop. Most vegetables can be grown from seed. You can grow vegetables from seed one of two ways – either by planting the seed directly into the ground or by sowing in containers or modules and planting the young seedlings into the ground later. Raising vegetable plants in pots takes more time and work but has a number of advantages.

Planning Your Garden and Planting in March

March is an important time for the garden as there is plenty to do as spring arrives. It is time to work on the lawn, prepare any water features, order seeds for sowing, turn and fork in compost, prune, trim and take cuttings, sow vegetables, and generally prepare the garden for the busy months ahead.

Aquaponis – The Importance of Water and Its Quality

Water quality consists of eight important components. They are pH, ammonia, nitrite/nitrate, bacteria, temperature, oxygen, alkalinity, and source. Aquaponic growing systems are all about water, and all these components have a very important role in having a successful system.

Quick and Easy Ways to Decorate

January 1st- a new year begins. Winter is upon us. Unless you are a coldweather enthusiast, you spend a lot of time indoors.

Bonsai Repotting for Beginners

For every bonsai tree, eventually comes a time when its root system has taken all the space in the pot, restraining further development required to support the growing plant. To address this issue, an operation of bonsai repotting and root pruning must be carried out. It will reorganize the root system and allow the tree to grow healthy and vigorously for many years. Tips in the following article will give you an overview on how to perform bonsai repotting by yourself.

What Is Aquaponics?

Aquaponic systems can be built in different sizes from small indoor or outdoor units to large commercial units, using almost the same technology. Aquaponic systems usually contain warm ( 18-21 Celsius) fresh water. Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture ( raising fish) and hydroponics ( growing plants without any soil).

Use a Wild Bird Feeder to Attract Wild Birds and Maintain Ecological Balance

The environment in the backyard is incomplete without the fleet of wild birds. They complete the natural setting perfectly and enhance the natural beauty of the surroundings. These wild birds are very essential in order to obtain a balance in the ecological system especially in the current situation we find ourselves in.

150 Watt HPS – Small Gardens Start Out With Small Lights

You may have a flat or two of seedlings you want to get out in the spring. You do not need a full grow room to do that. The standard measurement you need for sizing your grow light is approximately 40 watts per square foot. Now, how to you calculate that and figure out what size fixture you need?

7 Ways Small Greenhouses Can Be Put to Good Use

I wanted to give you a few examples of how small greenhouses can be beneficial to your overall gardening experience and possibly even make a little extra money while your at it. Your success in each of these areas is totally dependent upon the amount of effort your willing to commit to your gardening venture and your overall skill level of gardening in small greenhouses.

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