P Allen Smith–Should you only prune in the months that include the letter ‘R’?

Two Quick Composting Methods for the Home Vegetable Garden

You won`t find too many more natural ways to improve the nutrients in your soil then compost. The result of organic material breaking down, compost will add much needed, nitrogen, potassium, phosphorous and calcium (as well as other nutrients) to your soil. The best part, composting is easier than you think.

Why Is Organic Gardening Becoming So Popular?

You cannot have failed to notice the rapid increase in the trend towards organic gardening over the last decade or so, that is unless you have been living under a rock during that time. It is becoming ever more popular with home owners, as they try to reduce their carbon footprint.

Winter Herb Gardening

Winter herb gardening can be properly done if we take into consideration important aspects such as fertilizers, pruning and its watering needs. Read on to find out some interesting information about winter herb gardening.

Winter Plant Wonderland

Now that the nights are drawing in and its warm inside its very tempting not to go out in the garden but on a clear crisp winter morning there can be nothing better than stepping out into the garden and surveying the borders. I love the fact that my perennial borders are cleared and tidy and it helps me visualise what I should do in next year’s growing season. I can mulch the ground easily and watch for the first signs of winter bulbs. But it’s also important to have some plants that are specifically for the winter.

About Orchid Lights, Sunlight and Artificial Light

When caring for orchids one of the essential orchid needs that you should attend to is providing sufficient light. You can provide your orchids with either natural sunlight or artificial light. As a matter of fact, providing light to your orchid simulates the lighting of the natural habitat in tropical forests where the illumination is quite soft. Thus, exposing an orchid to direct light should be avoided.

Growing Concord Grapes, Because Of Their Sweetness

Growing concord grapes is as straightforward as other species. They are perfectly adapted to North America in general assuming that proper cares are in place from land preparation to harvesting period. But first, what are concord grapes in the first place.

Mokara Orchids Care

Mokara orchids are inter-generic hybrids of arachnis X ascocentrum X vanda which have the largest number of colors compared to other orchids. Mokara is probably the only flower with such broad spectrum of color shades like purple, pink, blue, red, orange, yellow, coral with each and every color has its own range which definitely will be able to relay thousands of expression. The purple color for instance, could be associated with spirituality and nobility.

Choosing the Right Orchid Pots

Orchid pots, especially the plastic pots, are indispensable items in the possession of every orchid grower. Generally, pots support the good caring of a plant and play an important role to the success of orchid growing and caring. Paying less attention to these potting matters may limit the healthy growth of your orchid. On the contrary, providing the appropriate pot will provide you with the possibility to control a healthy substrate required by your orchid.

Hydroponics And Why We Should Use It

For your own family future and protection you should learn about hydroponics because you may need this information in the future. Start learning how to grow your own soil less plants, fruits and vegetables, indoors or out, so you can eat non toxic and non genetically modified foods. Provide and protect your family and your future by gaining this knowledge and expertise. It maybe the only way to feed your family some day.

How To Grow An Orchid Indoors

It is not easy to grow orchids indoors, but it is getting easier every day, especially with hybrids of the hardier variety, not to mention advice, potting mediums and tools that especially aid the orchid grower through it all. The initial step to take is to find out what the right orchid for you is. Check it out at your local nursery or plant specialty store.

Growing Episcias for Indoor Color Foliage

Everyone knows that having plants in the home is beneficial to our health. But sometimes the ordinary greenery can become boring. Sometimes it is nice to have something colorful to get us through the winter.

Grow Your Own Fruit

Many people are wary of growing fruit. Tree fruit has a reputation for cropping unpredictably and growing too large to be managed easily.

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