Nasturtiums: The Plant You’re Not Growing (But Should Be)

Garden Aerator

This article explains why you should consider using and employing a garden aerator. This is often not properly understood and an often confused part of the gardening process and this article hopefully will explain how easy and very important it is to do.

Simple Gardening – Tips for Beginners

Learn about the different types of soil and how to water your plants. You also have to be aware of the most common mistakes gardeners can commit.

Using Clay Pebbles In The Bottom Of Pots

Clay pebbles can be a very economic alternative for those with home gardens. While they may not be recommended for use in large pots due to their subpar nutrient-lifting properties, they can be quite effective when used in small pots and containers. Also, unlike other fillers clay pebbles can also be rinsed and re-washed indefinitely, usually pH neutral, and their round shape allows for ample ventilation throughout the pot, aerating the roots and preventing them from rotting.

Ladybugs, the Garden Savior

This is a look at using live ladybugs as an organic alternative to harmful chemical pesticides and sprays. Find out why ladybugs are one of the best general garden predators!

How To Grow Garlic and Some Varieties to Grow

Allium sativum or garlic is a member of the onion family of plants. It is also closely related to leeks, shallots and chives. Originally native to central Asia, garlic has become a staple for both culinary and medicinal purposes, particularly in Mediterranean countries. Garlic is very easy to grow and will grow all-year-round in very mild climates. Here is a short guide on how to plant garlic and some of the best varieties to grow.

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need a Garden Gate

Garden gates are one of the most loved fences by most people in terms of aesthetic measures. Wooden types are actually the top most preferred type when it comes to the entrance of the house. This is due to its simplicity which basically matches any house theme one could ever think of. A lot of people prefer to set up fences for some other reasons- it may be entrance, driveway, or perhaps the garden types.

Can You Use A Wood Chipper To Make Mulch?

Plenty of dedicated gardeners will spend hundreds of dollars each year on organic bark mulch for use on their properties, but have you ever wondered whether there is a cheaper way to do this? Chances are, if you’re a dedicated gardener you have a wood chipper of some kind – did you know that you can use this machine to make your own organic bark mulch (and for a fraction of the price of buying bags of it)? Wood mulch that is created using a wood chipper (more commonly known as chipper debris) is composed of a mixture of…

What You Could Have With Garden Workshops

When you are interested in outdoor sheds that will not only help solve your storage problem but they can also add value to the property and give a good place for your hobbies your best option is to have useful and convenient garden workshops. They also look good in the garden due to their natural appearance.

Preserving Top Soil – The Life and Breathe of Farm Yields

As you probably guessed, the term topsoil refers to the top layer of earth’s surface. Now that is an ingenious way of naming it right? Well, being at the top layer is not the only defining characteristic of topsoil.

Raising Compost Worms: How the Experts Do It

Worm experts know that when you plan on raising compost worms, four vital components should always be kept in mind. For you to be able to raise and breed healthy and thriving worm composting worms, it will best to go accordingly…

What Is the Lasagna Gardening Method?

Upon reading the title, you would probably start thinking about a garden that grows ready-made lasagna or a garden that grows lasagna ingredients. Well, you’re absolutely wrong with every assumption. Lasagna gardening is a horticultural method. It may sound appetizing but it’s basically a procedure that helps establish a new garden bed.

Gardening in the Shade – Pros and Cons

Considering some of the adverse conditions in shaded areas, they always seem to be avoided by gardeners for what seems to be the lack of possibilities these locations seem to offer, however there are numerous plants that thrive tremendously under such conditions. Prime candidates for a location such as these would be…

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