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Three Key Ways to Improve Gardening With Mulch

Mulch is one of gardening’s not so hidden best secrets. It helps to retain moisture, insulate, and retain the nutrients in the soil while holding the integrity of the flowerbed or garden intact.

A Brief Introduction to Hydroponics And The Equipment You Will Need

A plant, a pot, water, the right nutrients, some light and a quality manual drum pump – these are just some of the things you need to grow hydroponically. This article gives a brief overview about hydroponics, and outlines some of the key equipment that you will need to grow plants by this method.

Flower Shops to Help Start Your Container Garden

Flower shops carry everything you need to start your own container garden. With the right pots or boxes, soil and plants, you can have a container garden flourishing beautifully all season long.

Your Quick Guide to Storing and Drying Herbs

Although it’s great to have fresh herbs in the garden, you may have to find a way to preserve them when you have a lot of produce. Drying herbs is a great way to give you your aromatic ingredients throughout the year, without having to spend so much from the supermarket. To help you get started, here are great tips to help you dry, and store your herbs correctly.

Get to Know the Beautiful and Edible Flowers

Edible flowers are always great additions that liven up a dish. Adding flowers to a dish gives it a bold character, and will also entice the senses. When it comes to using these flowers, here are a few things you need to know to help you get started.

Advantages Of A Square Foot Gardening

Square foot gardening is a method of gardening, in which fruits, vegetables, or flowers are planted in small, 1 foot square plots. Typically, square foot gardening is done in raised garden beds, making access to the garden easy. Because the gardens are in raised beds, and not being walked on, the soil is not compacted, making it easier to remove weeds, pull up the plants after harvesting, but most importantly it supplies much needed oxygen the roots of the plants.

Summer Flowering Clematis

We cannot fail to love clematis. This showy climber produces huge blooms over a long period during the summer months, providing colour and structure to our borders. The clematis is a very versatile climber, growing well in both borders and containers and climbing up obelisks, trellis and pergolas. Here are a few growing tips and a guide to some of the best summer flowering clematis.

5 Easy Steps to an Old Fashioned Cottage Garden

Know what my favorite kind of garden is? It’s easy care, self-seeding, little to no weeding, colorful, fragrant and attractive to birds, beneficial insects, and butterflies. If this low-maintenance type of garden appeals to you, then read on for my easy 5-step method to create a beautiful cottage garden.

Selecting and Storing Seeds For Your Garden

Selecting seeds for a hydroponic garden doesn’t vary much from selecting seeds for a traditional outdoor garden but there are some things to keep in mind during the selection process. Whenever possible start plants from seed. Starting your indoor garden from seed gives you a wider variety of plants to choose from and also lessens the possibility of inadvertently introducing unwanted guests like bugs or viruses into your garden.

Vegetables for the Beginner Vegetable Garden

If you are a beginner and want to start a vegetable garden, keep reading. These are easy to produce vegetable plants.

Customize Your Garden Design

Planning a garden can be very interesting. The article provides an insight into various aspects that need to be looked into while planning your garden.

It’s Official! Worm Farming Is Cool and the Benefits Are Huge

Worm farming is an excellent composting option for apartment dwellers and those of us with tiny gardens. It is even possible to manage a worm farm inside your apartment, as it ticks all the boxes required for indoor composting.

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