Reasons To Use LED Grow Lights
Plants need three basic things to grow and flourish. They are water, soil and light. When deciding to grow a garden indoors, it can be a challenge to provide the adequate environment for the plants to grow to their full potential. Gardeners…Aquaponics: How to Do It Like a Pro
Are you tired of the usual, expensive, and high maintenance ways to grow fruits and vegetables in your garden? Aquaponics is the simplest yet effective way to do it. It’s an easy method to grow plants and fish quickly without the use of harmful chemicals that are commonly used in traditional farming methods.Plastic Garden Mulch – Which Color Is Best?
Plastic Garden Mulch is available in several different colors. Each color has different uses in the garden. This article will review which color is best for which crop.How To Care For Garden Tools
Whether you’ve got a small container garden on the patio or a large plot filling half your back yard, every gardening chore is easier with the right tools at hand. Collecting all the garden tools you need can be an expensive proposition, but if you…Self-Sufficiency and Frugal Living
In these times of austerity many people are becoming more self-sufficient and turning to frugal living. There are many things you can do to become self-sufficient and live the frugal life; grow your own vegetables, become a keeper of hens, being creative in the kitchen and exchanging your produce for something else that you need rather than exchanging cash. There are many possibilities to becoming more self-sufficient and living frugally.Successful Plant Selection! The Secret Lies in The Soil
In Spring, we are eager to visit our local garden centres to purchase new plants and are often tempted by the displays of seasonal flowering plants and shrubs. However, once planted, many people become disappointed when some of the new plants show signs of distress or die, even though they have been given plenty of ‘TLC’.Common Diseases of the Leylandii
If you want to keep your Leylandii for a long time, you ought to know the common diseases that may attack your trees. Knowing the symptoms seen on the tree will enable you to detect them at an early stage hence provide a solution the quickest time possible and avoid letting the disease reach a state beyond recovery.Easy Gardening Tips For May
You don’t have to have a green thumb to be a successful gardener. Plant just about any type of vegetable or flower in May for great results by summer.Grow Your Own Superfoods
If all the grow your own thing is getting a bit overwhelming, or you don’t have time or the resources to grow all the crops your family needs to survive, opt for the best options and just grow your own superfoods! There are so many fruits and vegetables we can grow that are packed full of the good stuff…How To Grow A Container Garden
Planting in containers can in some instances be a good alternative method of gardening, especially if you are limited for space. Or perhaps you have a patio or driveway that you would like to brighten up with some summer blooms. Below is a guide on how to plant in containers.Slug Traps Are an Environmentally Friendly Way of Slug Control
Slugs are the bane of every gardener across the country. And given our mild winter and our seemingly continuous damp weather slug number in the garden are greater than ever. This will have led to much ravaged cabbage in your vegetable garden and miserable looking hostas in your herbaceous borders.Growing a Culinary Herb Garden
Herbs have played an important element in man’s life – not just in cooking and health but also in romance and love, religion and superstition and yes – politics as well. An herb is a seed plant that does not grow with the usual woody stem as with the tree but can live long and develop seeds and flowers. Growing herbs in this day and age can be very advantageous because herbs are very much useful these days.