An Automated Irrigation System Makes Life Easier For You And Your Garden
We can all agree that lawn and garden maintenance is not as easy as it looks. A lot of hard work, effort and planning goes into ensuring that your miniature ecosystem not only survives, but flourishes. Even with all of the planning and effort in the world, you also need the help of Mother Nature to give your garden the best possible chance at success. Unfortunately, 2 months of hard work and care can be ruined by a couple days of hot weather and lack of water.
Spice Up Your Summer With An Herb Garden
Growing herbs at home can be a simple and fulfilling project that yields wonderful – and useful – results. If you have never before embarked on such a botanical conquest, rest assured that only a few important tips are needed to make something beautiful and aromatic-and practice makes perfect.
English Ivy – An Excellent Groundcover Plant For Your Garden
Growing groundcover plants in the garden is a great way of adding vibrant color and texture to the landscape. Groundcover plants are generally low-growing varieties that spread quickly and cover the area beautifully. Apart from their aesthetic beauty, these plants serve many other purposes in the garden and the most important one is that they protect the soil from getting damaged due to various reasons.
Asparagus: From Seed to Harvest
I love asparagus. It can be eaten raw in a salad (or by itself), steamed or my favorite, grilled. Growing asparagus from seed has but one drawback, that would be, the time investment it will take before you can harvest it.
Over-View Information on Hydroponics for Beginners
I’ve been in hydroponics for many years. I sometimes forget what it was like when I first started. I decided to provide that over-view, just for beginners. If you’ve been in hydroponics any time at all, this will probably be elementary information for you.
Stop Pest Birds From Invading Your Yard This Summer
Summer is here and we all want to start spending more time in our yards, working on our gardens, swimming in the pool or just laying in the hammock with a good book. But we are not the only ones who want to spend time in our yards, so do the pest birds like robins, starlings, sparrows and even pigeons.
When you are passionate about something, you are ready to make it perfect. A lot of people love growing plants, but they don’t have an outdoor space, so they do it indoor instead. Some of them are so crazy about this that they are ready to offer their plants the exact weather and temperature conditions they have outside. This is the reason why so many people are interested in the growing lights such as the 1000W HPS. If you are one of the numerous people who grow all sorts of plants indoors and if you want to purchase the 1000W HPS because you have heard that it is very useful and effective for a proper growth of a plant, then you should direct your attention towards a few small details. For example, do you know how to place the 1000W HPS?
Plants For The New Gardener
Gardening is a hobby that can be fun and practical at the same time. A plant can beautify a space, put food on the table, and improve the environment. But some plants are harder to grow than others, and often a new gardener is overwhelmed with the…
Artichokes: From Seed to Harvest
First up, is the artichoke. Yes, you can grow them in your garden. While they will be much happier in warmer climates, they have been shown to be hardy in as far north as zone 4.
Gardening 101 – Making Money From Your Home Garden
The concept of healthy and green living has motivated countless people to pursue gardening seriously which is why they are ever more interested in growing plants and trees. A garden has become a pivotal part of any landscape and it is used to accent the property or even to earn money from home. There are many people who are on a continuous lookout for lucrative options of making money from home.
Grow Colorful Perennials For An Interesting Landscape
A garden consists of many important elements that add to its beauty. A well-designed landscape should have a perfect balance of natural elements and man-made features. Colorful flowering plants are one of the most basic elements and they should be utilized properly to get desired results. Perennial plants are best as they can be used to adorn any kind of landscape.
Home Vegetable Gardening: The “High Production” Gateway to Self-Sustainability
When you hear the word “high production” the first thought that may come to mind is some type of assembly line work, but what I am referring to is something far more important, especially if you are trying to achieve, or at least get closer to, self-sustainability. I once heard a quote, from which I honestly have no idea who the original author of said quote is, “If one can not feed oneself without help from outside sources, then one won’t survive for very long.” It got me thinking.