Plant Potatoes the Easy Way – In Straw
Fresh new potatoes are one of the most delicious and satisfying vegetables. Learn to plant potatoes in your garden the easy way, from preparing the seed potatoes to determine potato size and quantity, to using straw as a growing medium, and even how to harvest them easily and with little damage.The Secrets to a Successful Rose Transplant
For a rosarian, there will always come a time when you will need to transplant your roses be it due to declining plant health, landscaping or mere will. Transplanting a rose maybe tricky, though especially since most feel sorry to cut the already blooming top just to ensure survival.Herb Gardens For All
I love fresh herbs and fortunately they are very easy to grow. Growing is also much less expensive than constantly buying fresh herbs at the market and sometimes having some of them go bad. When you grow them, you can cut off exactly what you’d like with next to zero waste. Also, even if you have no room for a bigger garden, perhaps not even room for a container garden, you can grow herbs almost anywhere including in an apartment or dorm room. Right now my wife has some going inside under an inexpensive grow light.Are You Ready to Begin Indoor Spring Herb Seed Germination?
Although the snow is still falling, temperatures are below freezing and mid-February has arrived – spring is just around the corner and it is time to get those herb seeds ordered! Most mail order seed catalogs can take up to six weeks for delivery. You may have spent weeks pouring over the seed catalogs, dreaming and planning the herb garden for the upcoming summer. Now it is to act…and…get those seeds ordered. Depending on the garden zone where you live, indoor germination should begin around the end of March.The Gardener in the Third Week of December
The first thing to do is to inspect fuchsias, hydrangeas and geraniums in their winter quarters to see that they do not dry out completely. Garden shrubs continue to need your attention at this time of year. Have a care and a heart when cutting the holly for Christmas decorations, and don’t rob the shrubs of their natural beauty and habit.The Second Week of December For the Winter Gardener
When you are checking on your flower garden, tips may be pinched out from the tops of the wallflowers to encourage sturdiness.An open, sunny place should be chosen for next year’s annuals and preparations made. All debris from the rock garden should be removed, because Alpines are particularly sensitive to dank, fallen leaves.Buying Red Wiggler Worms
The potential of Red Wiggler worms in terms of vermicomposting is already widespread. Thus, more and more people come to different stores just to purchase this type of composting worms. It is true that there are many breeders now and there are also many people who grow Red worms but as a buyer, you also have to be careful in choosing the right one.Electric Garden Cultivator – Luxury, Life Saver Or Lazy Gardener’s Tool?
An electric garden cultivator is certainly convenient and efficient. But can it really be justified? Is it not a luxury for a lazy gardener?Caring For Roses So They Will Produce More Flowers
Rose garden care consists of many things in this particular article we are going to take the mystery out of pruning and as this is very important to rose health and rose abundance you are going to want to read this. It’s one of the major basics of rose garden care. In the rose gardening world they speak of the “yearly” pruning.Getting Started With a Greenhouse
A decision to get started with a greenhouse is the easy part. With the scores of building plans and kits available, choosing just the right greenhouse requires careful thought and planning. Here are five things to carefully consider before you take any action.Manual Lawn Mowers – Three Things You Should Know
Are manual lawn mowers any good? Or are they just garden tools that lack the power and sophistication of their electric- and gas-powered brethren?How Much Mulch Should You Use?
How often have you just gone out and bought more mulch for your gardens? Do you know how much mulch you should have in the beds? Does the type of mulch matter?Garden Greenhouse FAQ
In this article you will learn some key tips to consider when thinking about building your own garden greenhouse. Though it may seem complicated, in truth, making a greenhouse of your own can be a simple and thoroughly enjoyable experience.Are You Wondering All About Home Greenhouses?
One of the best ways to enjoy gardening is in a greenhouse. With a greenhouse, you will be able to work with your plants all year long. Learn all about home greenhouses and how you can get the most from them in your gardening.