Surviving off of Gardening, Foraging, & Fishing for a Month: APOCALYPSE GROW CHALLENGE!

Methods And Benefits Of Killing Algae

No one wants to look at ugly algae bloom in aquariums, swimming pools, garden ponds or water tanks. Some types of algae are destructive to birds and fish, others are merely ugly when in places where it is not wanted.

July Gardening and Watering Tips

Keeping your garden and lawn properly hydrated during the dry summer months in Southern California can be a challenge, but simple watering and planting tips will enable your plants to thrive in July and beyond. Watering while the sun is up means some water will be lost to evaporation. When using automatic watering programs, set watering for morning–ideally between 4:00 a.m….

Silk Flowers Are a Cost Effective Way to Decorate Any Living Space!

If you are apprehensive about using real plants inside your homes that can dirty the area as well as attract numerous insects, why not go for silk flowers and artificial trees. You may have come across innumerable flower boutiques that are stocked with wonderful flowers pertaining to different colors, styles and patterns. If you give a closer look, you might come see that most of them are actually artificial but look like real flowers till the time they are not touched with the hand. Silk bouquets and silk flower arrangements are extremely gorgeous to look at and they seem almost real. They are perfect for decorating homes, office premises; to be used in weddings or any other special occasion.

4 Secrets Deadly To Tomato Worms

Want to know the secret to growing healthy and strong tomato plants? Well, it’s really not a secret at all! It’s just basic but effective gardening techniques like properly watering your plants, grooming properly, practicing good mulching and crop rotation.

Aquaponic Farming – More Than Just A Hobby

As you probably already discovered, having your own garden and growing crops can be quite an intensive activity. It requires a lot of work, time and resources. However, there is a simple manner of growing these organic crops right in your home, garage or backyard.

Where Trees Live

Trees are a part of nature and life. They take what’s negative and harmful in our air and replace it with what’s positive and healthy. They give us fruit, shade, paper, oxygen and life. Everywhere you travel in the world you will come across different kinds of trees.

How to Get Rid Of Spider Mites Outdoors

Have you noticed small, rust-colored specks on your patio or your garden plants? Have you noticed that some of your vegetation has become limp, discolored, and are prone to losing leaves prematurely? Have you noticed what appear to be small spiderwebs on the undersides of the plant leaves?

Planting Strawberries in Your Home Vegetable Garden

This year marks the first year I added strawberries to my home vegetable garden. In fact I started my strawberries from seed. Through my own account, and the success I am having with them this year, I wanted to post what I did that yielded to me some great results.

Tomato Garden Worms and Pests

The thought of having your hard efforts in planting your tomato garden destroyed by pests is every gardener’s worst nightmare. If you take the proper precautions, learn some of the early signs of troubles, and take care to keep your soil healthy, you can avoid the dreaded destruction by pests in you garden. I’ll give you some tips and techniques on how to prevent and eliminate common tomato garden worms and insect pests for any climate or region.

Hydroponics: A New, Unique Way of Growing Plants

Plants have always been a hot topic of research, especially as their growth and the factors regulating them are concerned. A lot of effort grows into studying them and related factors. One of the latest results, or rather breakthroughs, in this field is the discovery that plants, even terrestrial, have the potential to grow without soil.

Mini Herb Garden Extensions

As I researched the particulars of maintaining a mini herb garden I found out that herbs have been a part of our lives for centuries. Not only used for flavoring foods but for uses that include medicinal, perfuming and dye making. The maintenance of my tiny garden did not come with a long list of requirements. The most important fact was to make sure which herbs required a healthy dose of sun and which flourished with shade.

When to Pick Tomatoes for the Best Flavour and Longest Storage

After caring for your tomato plants for such a long time, watching them grow, watering them daily, fending off pests, fungi and disease, now it’s time to harvest your juicy crop, and knowing exactly when to pick tomatoes is very important. After all you want to pick your tomatoes at exactly the right moment, picking too early or too late can mean a less juicy, tasty harvest.

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