Plant Nutrition 101: All Plant Nutrients and Deficiencies Explained

Springtime Plantings

As we reach the middle of the season, it is time to see where we are with our springtime plantings. While this article is based on zones that are temperate in climatic conditions, you can just adjust according to where you live if it is in colder zones.

Flushing Your Plants Is a Simple But Important Step

Many urban farmers get impatient right at the end of their grows and skip a very important step. This final step is simple to do and will greatly improve the quality of your crop. I’m talking about flushing your plants before you harvest them.

How to Transform an Unused Side Yard Into a Beautiful New Cottage Garden and Shade Garden

You can create a beautiful shade garden and cottage garden space yourself. If you have a side yard that needs some attention, here are a few suggestions on ways to get a better look and better use of the space. This idea will also improve your curb appeal too, as an added bonus.

Soil Preparation Is Key to a Healthy Veggie Garden

Good soil preparation is key to having a successful vegetable garden. Even if you have the ideal soil that is fertile, well drained, and has good air circulation your garden beds will need some attention. This is a great time to get started.

Vertical Hydroponics System Overview

In a vertical system of hydroponics, plant containers are stacked vertically in order to utilize space most efficiently, and any kind of hydroponics could be used as a means to deliver minerals to these plants; whether passive or active, depending on the scale of operation and size of budget. Find out more about how a vertical hydroponic system is so advantageous.

Introducing Sedums to Your Green Roof

Sedums are ideal plants for green roofs. Since the sedums show excessive heat tolerance ability they are suitable for the green roofs constructed in hot areas. Sedums can tolerate the temperature up to forty degrees centigrade.

Appealing Sunrooms Adds Beauty to Your Homes

Everyone would love to have modern home exteriors for attractive look. It’s because excellent sunrooms and fantastic outdoors would improve the quality of your homes. You may have seen sunrooms in your neighbors’ and friends’ houses.

7 Very Simple Plants to Grow Indoors

Most people love houseplants, but unfortunately not everyone has a green thumb. Here are seven basically foolproof plants to grow. They have simple requirements and will allow even the brownest thumb to have a jungle in his/her home.

Materials for Raised Vegetable Garden Beds

To determine the best materials to use in creating your raised vegetable garden beds we need to consider things like location, weather, and design. If your sole purpose is to grow vegetables, then using timber for your garden bed frame is enough. If your reason to build one is not just for vegetable growing but for beautifying your garden as well, then you may need to use concrete materials for that, but of course it will still depend on your house’s settings or your taste itself. Having said these, let’s discuss some of the materials that we can use for building raised vegetable garden beds and its benefits.

Raised Vegetable Garden Beds

The name speaks for itself! A raised garden bed is an innovative way of gardening, and we can definitely say it’s the gardening method of the century.

How to Have Lovely Green Lawns

An informative article on how to care for your lawn. It explains the 3 Rs in lawn maintenance – revitilisation, renovation and replacement. Your lawn does not have to be bowling green standard but a weed free one is fantastic. It also talks about compaction, fertilisation, pets and watering.

The Best Vegetable Gardening Technique

Raised vegetable beds have been around for centuries now. More and more people have developed their own style of building and tending their own garden beds, yielding different kinds of results. Of course, although experimenting is not bad, it’s always good to stick with the basics.

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