Radical Change of Plans for a Polytunnel

Blue Tomato Seeds Color and Benefits

Blue tomato seeds have become increasingly popular for home gardeners due to their unique flavor and colors, but also because of anthocyanin which provides them with their color. It is also responsible for the color of blueberries and blackberries, while also providing unique nutritive qualities.

Transitioning From Hydroponics to Aquaponics

As much as I do not like to bore readers with basic fluff that they probably know already, it is essential that I provide simple definitions of hydroponics and aquaponics before I give you the points that would make a transitioning easy for you. Hydroponics is simply a system of growing plants (especially vegetables) in a soilless medium.

Safety Tips Before You Prune

Of all the necessary season tasks your garden requires of you, pruning is likely one of the most dangerous. Read on for a few essential tips on keeping safe throughout the process.

Organic Heirloom Spinach Seeds Can Still Go Into the Garden Bed

Organic spinach seed provides healthy nutritious leaves for salads that are packed full of nutrition. They will produce best when planted early in the spring or for fall picking. The heat of summer causes the plants to bolt, which provides an opportunity to harvest seeds for sustainable gardening.

Front Yard Landscaping – How to Choose the Best Flowers for Your Yard

Beautiful flowers have many benefits. Careful planning is essential to achieve a beautiful front yard. Learn some tips on how to choose the best flowers for your front yard.

Making Sure Your Greenhouse Is Insulated Is As Important As Your Heating System

A well insulated greenhouse can not only save your vegetables but can save you a bit of money too. Why spend the money on an expensive greenhouse heating system if you have gaping big holes letting in force 9 gales? Have a read of this article for some tips in keeping out Jack Frost.

Organic Gardening on Your Windowsill

If you always wished to have a garden, but could not have one because of space, time or resource constraints, then here is good news for you. There are a surprisingly large number of food products and herbs that you can easily grow right on your windowsill. What makes this proposition even better is that you do not require specialized gardening skills, sophisticated tools, or hours of labor to have a lush and thriving mini windowsill garden!

Test Your Own Soil pH for Acidity or Alkalinity

Taking a soil test using any method and utilizing the results to add soil amendments, if needed, can save you time, money and frustration. To achieve best results for all the hard work required to plant, maintain and harvest a crop, measuring pH and making adjustments before planting yields best results. Soil amendments take a few weeks to a few months to work so late fall or early spring are good times to test soil and make additions.

A Well Planned Landscaping Project Is an Investment in Your Property

Are you considering beginning a landscaping project to improve the beauty of your home and property? Hiring a landscaping company is easy. Hiring the right one that will give you the exact results that you’re looking for may not be so easy.

Keep Leaf Scorch Out of Your Garden!

Leaf scorch is one of the most frustrating afflictions any gardener has to deal with, and the hot spring ahead will no doubt make it a pressing matter. Read on to find out what it is, and how you can prevent it.

Do You Really Need A Shed?

It is often the case in a small house or an apartment that you have more clutter than you would ideally like to have inside, such as a pushbike or gardening tools. Well the easy solution to this is to buy a shed, however if you live in an apartment it maybe that you have a shared garden and thus cannot easily put your own shed in the garden.

5 Basic Requirements for a Beneficial Rain Garden

If you are thinking about creating a rain garden in your yard, you need to know the basic requirements before you start. Make sure your yard can accommodate this type of garden and has the right kind of soil. Also, find out what plants will thrive under both wet and dry conditions. Discover the five basics of a successful rainwater garden.

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