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Chia Herb Gardens Work Great For Starting Brand New Herb Gardens

Chia Herb Garden Using a Chia herb garden kit, really makes a fairly easy job even simpler. This holds especially true if it is the first try at growing them and a gardener is seeking to have very quick results. The main element that makes this type of garden so attractive is the fact that it is so user-friendly, it even makes a good gift for a child.

Preparing For Back Yard Fun and Gardening Season

Spring has sprung and it’s time to start thinking about getting your back yard ready for outdoor gardening and summer fun. Here are a few pointers to help you get ready.

Build Your Deck With Fully Functional Deck Planters

The beauty of your garden truly lies in your creative hands. Applying all your innate talents, no wonder, your deck will be simply amazing.

Herb Windowsill Planting

The benefits of plating herb windowsill garden are great. You can surely enjoy your favorite herbs at any time of the year and manage them very well because they are just planted right in your windowsill. You will be amazed on how easy you can grow different herbs in containers or pots because generally, they do not need to be cared too much, just regular watering will do.

Growing Tomatoes Upside Down – The Upside Down Planter

An article looking at the recent trend of using upside down tomato planters to grow tomatoes in. We look at why this trend has caught on in terms of the advantages this approach has over conventional tomato growing techniques.

Compost Types – Aerobic Versus Anaerobic

If you plan to start cooking your own compost, there’s one important thing you should know: how composting works. This article will not only tell you how composting works but also how the terms aerobic and anaerobic can make a difference in the success of your compost project.

Amaryllis For the Holidays

There are many ways to make your home more inviting for the holidays, including the usual Christmas lights, trees, wreaths and ornaments. However, if you gardeners want to really dazzle your guests this year, show them a display of bold and beautiful amaryllis blooms.

Natural Wild Flower Seeds

Preparing the soil is very important when thinking of using wild flower seeds. To enable the seeds to germinate, the area should be clean of weeds and surface roots. If you like to, you can use pesticides. It will kill the weeds, but will stay in the ground. You could turn the soil over and clear it by hand, if the area is not to big, or you can cover the area with plastic sheeting for about two weeks and let the sun bake the weeds away and the plastic prevent the top layer from getting any moisture.

The Green Benefits of an Urban Compost Tumbler

The best thing you can do to take good care of your garden is to feed it with compost. Plants needs more than just nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium in order to thrive. That is what all the most popular fertilizers contain and nothing more. Plants need micro-nutrients as well, and those can be found in home made compost.

Indoor Grow Lights – How They Work

When growing plants indoors, one of the most important things to bare in mind is that in order to thrive, plants need sun, not just light. They need the radiation, in different wave lengths. Putting plants by a window might not be enough. Indoor grow lights replicate the spectrum of the sunlight, unlike a conventional light bulb for home use. There are many kinds; from fluorescent lights, through HID (high intensity discharge) lights, Metal Halide bulbs and LED lights. Each has it’s benefits and drawbacks to be considered.

What Everybody Ought to Know About Gardening For Kids

Every one needs food to stay alive so gardening is very important as it provides food. One has to decide the amount of area he is going to use for the purpose of gardening. The area for gardening might be a small square box or even acres of land can be used.

Electronic Leaves For Plant Propagation – Pros and Cons

What is an electronic leaf? An electronic leaf is a device that controls when and how often your cuttings will receive mist. There are a few different varieties, but they basically work the same way; as the mist falls on your cuttings it also falls on a mechanical leaf that is attached to an arm that pivots.

To Bee Or Not to Bee

British bees are in big trouble and they need our help. This is an SOS to all gardeners to get out and start planting bee-friendly plants as we are facing a massive decline in the bumble bee population. We have recently seen three out of the UK’s 27 species become extinct and more are seriously threatened. We all need to do what we can to prevent the decline of the ‘humble bee’.

Petal Power

There has been a lot of interest lately in the use of flowers in cooking and many of the more up-market restaurants are adding them to dishes to give a fresh colorful and contemporary style and taste. Flowers have traditionally been used in many types of cooking for centuries: European, Asian, East Indian, and Middle Eastern.

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