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6 Reasons You Should Start a Compost Pile Today

Beyond being easy to do, there are a variety of reasons why you should have a compost pile. Here are 6 to get you excited about turning your trash and garbage into a vegetable gardener’s gold mine.

So Many Orchids, So Little Time

So here I was, having to buy an orchid for a friend’s upcoming wedding. I thought that it would be simple, just rush in and buy the orchid and I would be ready for the wedding, right? Wrong! I was totally bewildered by the many orchid types that there are.

Get Rid Of Your Lawn, Plant A Garden

Simply get rid of that resource draining lawn and raise a garden in it’s place! Instead of spending all that time and money on growing grass, grow something that will save you money at the supermarket. It is good for the environment, good for your health, and good for your pocketbook.

Basic Steps in Caring for Orchids

Orchids are such beautiful and elegant flowers and caring for orchids would require a delicate and special nurturing steps. Unlike the typical plants and flowers, orchids have an extraordinary way of caring for them. Since most of the orchid plants are grown indoors, there is a need that it must be repotted every year to nurture it.

Mulching Your Home Garden

Mulching is way to reduce time spent weeding while improving your soil quality and saving water. It’s cheap and organic.

How to Make Great Compost Easily

There are hundreds of books and masses of websites about compost. Some of them make composting seem halfway between magic and rocket science. It doesn’t need to be so complicated.

3 Helpful Hints on How to Grow Grape Vines in the Right Soil

Here are a few helpful hints on how to grow grape vines in the proper soil. They will help you to make sure the condition of your soil is just right.

How to Care for a Bonsai Tree – A Simple Guide to Growing Bonsai

Bonsai trees are plants and like any other plants and trees they needs light, water, nutrients and the right temperature to grow. These elements will be dependent on where you live and other factors such as position, weather and size. If you live somewhere warmer then they usually grow faster so need more water and feed, somewhere cool and damp and they needs less water and better light.

Choosing The Right Bonsai Trays

The other term for Bonsai Trays is “Humidity Trays.” The function of these trays is to collect water that drains out of the bonsai pot. The other function of these bonsai trays is to provide humidity that helps the growth of the plant.

How Building a Small Greenhouse Can Change Your Life

One of the greatest additions that can be made by any home gardener to their space is a personal garden greenhouse. Building a small greenhouse that will produce fresh organic vegetables, herbs and fruits is simply a magical experience.

How to Repot Bonsai Trees – Repotting a Bonsai Trees Is Not That Difficult

The Principles. Roots serve a number of functions – they secure the tree so it can grow, allow for nutrient and water to be absorbed and store energy, water and nutrients for the tree. Bear these in mind when you repot and you will quickly be able to understand why you need to do something. Trees grow in balance so if the roots can’t grow then the upper tree will slow as well.

Deciduous Salvia Species Part IV: S Koyame, S Leucantha and S longispicata

The focus of this fourth article of the series are deciduous Salvia species including Salvia kayame, Salvia leucantha, and Salvia longispicata which make good perennial garden specimens between Hardiness Zones 3 and 8. I have divided the salvias into three groups; those with woody stems, those which are herbaceous and deciduous, and those which are herbaceous and form basal rosettes. Deciduous Herbaceous Salvias The next group of salvias are those which die to the ground during winter.

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