Intensive Garden Introduction

Fast Growing Vegetables for a Spring Garden

Growing your own food is both fun and profitable, so the sooner you get into it the better. There are a number of great species for fast growth in the spring, so check out a few of them below and see if any sound right for your property.

What Plants to Choose for Your Low Maintenance Garden

While gardening is a satisfying pastime, it can also be a time consuming one. We’re not all free to work on our gardens constantly, so here are a few low-maintenance ideas to start you off.

Flower Gardening – Simple and Fun

It is very simple to start flower gardening. It is not only inexpensive but also full of fun, and done for several reasons such as, yard decoration, as a hobby, or as a profession.

Ultra Sun 1000 Watt MH Horticultural Lamp 10,000 K 901544

As we have seen a huge increase in the hydroponic gardening and growing industry, so have we seen the same kind of increase and demand for the indoor Sunlight Supply. Many types of bulbs are available today including the Metal Halide, Ultra Sun lamp; at 1000 watts these lamps produce 10,000 Kelvin. Metal Halide lamps were first produced back in the Sixties to increase efficiency over those used at the time. They are similar to Mercury Vapor lamps but contain additional Metal Halide compounds to increase their efficiency. Metal Halide lamps have only a moderate life expectancy of 6000 to 15000 hrs and require a ballast control with several minutes of warm-up time to reach full brightness. At 10,000 Kelvin these bulbs would be consider to be in the Blue light spectrum and actually whiter than normal sunlight which is around 5600 Kelvin.

Starting an Herb Garden in Containers or in Ground Gardens

A herb garden can be started with ease in the comfort of your home. You can choose to grow your herbs in pots or containers placed along the windowsills of your kitchen or an in ground garden outside.

How To Have A Successful Garden While Adapting To Change

Whether you are an experienced pro or a new gardener one thing you will need  to have a successful garden is an ability to adapt to change. While you as a gardener have the ability to control many things in the garden like fertilizer, soil conditions, crops, and varieties there are some things which are out of your control.

Varieties of Heirloom Tomato Seeds for Sustainable Gardens

Traditional heirloom tomato seeds are beneficial to gardeners wishing to create a sustainable lifestyle as well as those who simply wish to enjoy delicious flavor from their own garden. Many of the available seeds are hybrids, which revert to a parent plant when saved for planting the following year. Planning a sustainable garden includes the use of seeds which will provide for years to come, similar to the way our ancestors lived.

Storage House: Why Do You Need One?

It’s time to rethink and invest on a well built and well insulate storage house to carry your home gardening ideas to the next plane of maturity. Cool and green, lush and colorful your small pop up greenhouse is indeed the best place to enjoy your cup of coffee while planting flowers, caring seeds or enjoying the sound of rain.

The Secret to a Great Lawn: Aeration, Top Dress, Overseed

Is your yard looking lackluster as lately? This is the best way to get your lawn looking amazing again by using core aeration, top dressing and overseeding.

How to Grow a Home Vegetable Garden

Ever wondered how some peoples vegetable gardens stand out from the rest? There’s no secret to it, you just need to learn some of the most basic and simple tips on how to grow a home vegetable garden. When it comes to vegetable gardening you want your garden to bloom, living up to all the exceptions that you have, you don’t want to be let down after another year of a bad harvest.

The Advantages of a Cordless Hedge Trimmer

If you are looking for a hedge trimmer then you should know before you start what you will be using it for. You could just go into the market or surf the internet for any hedge trimmer you might find to be nice, but if that trimmer will not fit the task you will be putting up to then you will end up with a product that will immediately get broken. Trimmers are very well known for making a lot of noise so on top of the fact that you will need to get a good one, you will also need to get some protection equipment for your ears. Your hands that operate it also must be protected so you will need some good gloves. A helmet, sturdy boots and proper clothing is also a must.

Red Imported Fire Ant in Orange County

There are several species of ants in Orange county. Here we will focus on the Red Imported Fire Ant and how it was found in Orange County. Also, we will educate you a little bit about these nasty critters.

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