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February in the Vegetable Garden

There is always plenty of jobs to do even in the smallest vegetable garden as there is no denying that growing fruit and vegetables is high maintenance. So, with more to do there is always more to forget. Plan ahead by getting on top of those jobs that can be done early in the year. Here is a short list of vital jobs to be doing in the vegetable garden during February.

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Indoor gardening is a rewarding activity that many people enjoy. The benefits of growing plants indoors are numerous. For many people who live in colder climates where the outdoor season is limited, it can open up a whole new world of opportunities. Everything from flowers to edible greens and herbs can be grown inside of your home with the right conditions. In order to grow plants inside, you do need to create a space within your home with the correct lighting conditions. Outdoor light is ideal for plants, but with the right bulbs, you can create similar lighting conditions indoors.

February in the Flower Garden

In even the smallest garden its best to get ahead of the game during February and get on with jobs that will save you time once spring really gets underway. It is easy come April to realise that you should have pruned your roses in February. So here is a quick list of vital jobs to be getting on with in the flower garden during February to help you make sure you haven’t missed anything.

Potting Up Tomatoes That Were Grown From Seed Indoors Once They Are Bigger

If you’re like me, you can’t wait for that first home grown summer tomato. So I start my tomatoes in late January. Pretty early, but I am determined to have a long tomato season.

Types of Hydroponics Systems in Conventional Use

An ideal configuration for a hydroponics system often depends on the specific needs of a grower. Although 6 basic types are generally recognized for the said technique, variations sometimes occur which is more of the alteration in the basic design. The 6 established types of hydroponics grow system differ in the very concept of accessibility of nutrients and air. Nature of plants in question also has its effects, along with a grower’s availability for maintenance, on the overall design. The basic designs in hydroponics system in use nowadays, are as follows.

Wrapping Your Tender Plants For Winter

Even hardy plants can have difficulty surviving in particularly harsh or extreme weather. By wrapping them up for insulation you can be sure they’ll survive the winter period and thrive again in summer.

The Five Most Convincing Incentives To Get A Greenhouse

Owning a greenhouse has many advantages, from growing your own food to saving money on plants. These are just a couple of the main incentives for purchasing a greenhouse; this article explores more good reasons to buy one.

January Jobs in the Flower Garden

There’s always plenty to do even in the smallest of gardens and mid-winter is no exception. There are essential jobs that need to be done now in the flower garden and those that will ensure that you are ahead of the game come the beginning of spring. So put on your hat and gloves and get out into the garden.

January in the Vegetable Garden

There’s always plenty to do in even the smallest vegetable garden. There are some essential jobs to do in January as well as those that mean you will have a head start come the beginning of spring. Whether its getting ahead by planting early vegetables in the greenhouse or preparing the ground for this year’s crop, choose a dry bright day, wrap up and get out there.

Zen and the Art of Hedging

Hedges are important to a garden in many ways. Here’s an insider’s guide to the perfect hedge.

The Challenges of Keeping Your Lawn Green

Most homeowners dream of having a lush, green lawn. Unfortunately, it’s easy to fall short of that ideal. Brown patches and weeds seem to take over as spring turns to summer. Contrary to popular belief, a green lawn is within reach, and it won’t require breaking the bank or hours of back breaking labor.

Organic Gardening With Raised Beds

If you want to have a garden but are limited by the amount of space you have or even poor soil quality then gardening with raised beds could be the answer for you. This article covers all the aspects of gardening with raised beds while sticking to organic principles.

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