Outdoor Herb Garden Preparation
When you begin thinking about growing herbs, there are a few important things that need to be considered as you make your outdoor herb garden preparation. First, you need to pick the spot you will use for your garden and prepare the soil to receive the herbs you will be planting. Then, you will want to know which plants to start when and how they should be placed.Bird Baths Attract Birds To The Garden
If you love having birds in your garden, then you’ll want to invest in a good bird bath. Find out how to choose the perfect one for you and learn why a bird bath will bring more birds to your yard.Debunking Some Nutritious Food Misconceptions
Most people either have or had a problem with their weight, but they are able to effortlessly solve this problem by eating correctly. Unfortunately, most people have an issue with eating them, since it takes a lot of ingredients to prepare dishes and takes more work to get them to taste right. Most people feel that fruits and vegetables are higher priced, but in the end, they actually cost less to buy than refined snacks and meals. It can be easy to integrate them into one’s daily diet by getting a powerful start; this will also remove a lot of the doubt people have when it comes to healthy foods.Laying and Maintaining a Lawn
Lawns are still very much part of the English garden. Whether they are as pristine as a bowling green or merely a space for children to play, the lawn has an important role to play in the design of a garden. Most of us with lawns are content for them to look green and lush and neatly mowed. Keeping the perfect lawn is not always at the top of our garden priority list. And it’s ok not to mind if our lawns have the odd patch of moss or a weed or two. Whether you are after perfection or just a healthy looking patch of grass, there are some basic tasks to consider when keeping a lawn. You can rigorously adhere to all of them, or just pick the ones that keep your lawn looking just how you want it.How to Plant and Grow Potatoes
One of the easiest vegetables to grow is the potato. Whether you grow a main crop to keep you in roasties all though the winter or deliciously sweet salad potatoes to enjoy during the summer, the principles of growing them are the same. Planted in the ground, potatoes do take up a lot of room on your vegetable garden, but you can just as easily grow them in containers or large bags. Here is a short guide to planting and growing potatoes in your garden.How To Set Up An Aquaponics System
I will take you through the entire process, from the initial planning stage to setting everything up. I will only cover a flood and drain system due to it’s simplicity and lower cost.Beat the Hosepipe Ban!
Since last autumn we have had little or no rain. Apart from the occasional downpour that does little to revitalise the soil we’ve all been relying on regular watering in the garden since early Spring. And from April 5th we’re getting a hosepipe ban in the South East of England.Making a Practical and Functional Birdhouse
Making birdhouses can be a very satisfying hobby for ornithologist and many other people who just love to watch birds. First you can admire your handy work every day; secondly you will be able to provide protection and shelter for the birds along with food and water to help keep the birds in your yard.Water Fountains – How They Are Soothing to the Senses
We use our senses to enjoy water in its many forms. Water fountains in the garden tap into all of our senses, leaving us more relaxed.Composting Puts An End To Waste In The Landfill
Really should this all end up in the garbage so it can be hauled to the landfill? Well, the diseased plants and the weeds should, but whatever else. can go as part of your own compost pile or bin. Composting is a marvelous technique to look after your garden pruning, tree trimmings, grass clippings, and also kitchen scraps.Growing Radish From Seed
Radishes are easy, uncomplicated and quick to grow, producing a crop in only 3-4 weeks. Even their young leaves are edible! They are delicious in salads, adding a fresh hot flavour and a decorative bright pink colour. There are many different varieties you can grow, including summer and winter varieties, Chinese or Mooli radish which tend to have longer roots, and podding radish which are grown not for the root but the seed pods and have a similar flavour to traditional radish. Pink Beauty is a small round radish which matures very quickly and Scarlet Globe is a good variety to grow outdoors. Growing them from seed couldn’t be simpler – here is a short guide to how to do it.Growing Tomato Plants From Seed
You can grow your own tomatoes either inside a greenhouse or outside in a sheltered sunny spot. Growing them from seed is easy and often means that you end up with plenty of young plants not only to grow on yourself but to give away to friends and family. Here is a quick and easy guide to growing tomatoes from seed.