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Saving Seeds

The bad weather conditions last growing season have had a direct effect on the availability of seeds this year. With the weather being so damp and rainy last year, late blight hit quickly and severely, spreading like wildfire.  In addition to late blight, wet weather nurtures other fungal diseases that can wipe-out your garden.

What Can You Grow in an Indoor Aquaponics System?

An indoor aquaponics system can be used to grow all sorts of plants from flowers to vegetables. The beauty of this simple system is that you can have your set up as big or as small as you like, you can also make it look pretty or give it the organic, rural look. I have seen some amazing looking indoor aquaponics systems that grow both flowers and vegetation and they are very impressive to behold.

Build A Backyard Pond – A Cheat Sheet

Backyard ponds and waterfalls used to be for the rich and famous but that’s not the case anymore. You can find complete kits at many retailers or get instructions that show you step by step how to build a pond in your backyard. Backyard pond kits are available in a variety of sizes and prices that make it easy for anyone to have one.

Simple And Exclusive Tips For Organic Gardening!

Organic gardening is indeed a best and exclusive way to grow organic plants in your garden. The major reason of the popularity of this type of gardening is its complete natural and unprocessed way of gardening. While growing an organic garden, there is no need of artificial soils, chemicals and pest killers because all you have to do has nothing to do with any artificial product.

How To Grow Mushrooms From Plug Spawn

The other day while rambling through the local home and garden show, I came across a small booth tucked away in a corner where a kind-looking gentleman was selling mushroom plug spawn. Intrigued, I stopped to chat and soon decided that, as I had no idea at all how to grow mushrooms, it seemed a charming hobby which, I was assured, really was very easy and took no time at all.

Expert Tips On Growing Indoor Citrus Trees

Botanists have finally perfected a project they had been working on for more than 20 years. Indoor dwarf sized citrus trees that actually produce edible fruits. Now you can grow miniature oranges, limes grapefruit, lemons, kumquats and mandarins can all be found in dwarf varieties.

Top 5 Ideas On Small Space Gardening

Learn how to create beautiful gardens in a small space. This article explores small space gardening in depth.

How to Set Up Your Own Vegetable Garden

If you have a little garden space that you can convert into a vegetable patch, then you’ll be surprised at the amount of money you can save with even a small space. Vegetable gardening has become so popular of late that you can have a ready-made veggie garden up and growing in your yard in just a couple of hours. Raised garden kits make setting up your garden quick and easy and you don’t even have to toil the soil to get the best results.

Types of Raised Garden Beds and Why They Work

Raised bed gardening is ideal if you live in an area that suffers from bad soil quality. By creating a patch of well fertilized quality soil at any depth, you can grow virtually any type of plant quickly with the minimum amount of work. Not only are they great for creating instant gardens, but they are also extremely easy to maintain and offer a range of drainage systems to suit any type of plant.

Garden Bed Kits for Quick and Easy Gardening

If you are an avid gardener living in a location with bad quality soil or very little workable land, then you’ll appreciate the abundant supply of different garden bed kits and container gardening tools that are available these days. Kits can be purchased through a range of online retailers such as Amazon or from your local nursery and can turn even a concrete slab into a wonderfully productive vegetable garden beds.

Organic Gardening – Reasons Why Tomato Crops Can Fail

Tomatoes are one of the most common crops grown in the home garden. They are an easy crop to grow, but can have their challenges at times. Knowing the signs to look for before a problem occurs will save you a lot of time that would normally of be wasted, along with the crop.

Growing in Coco Part 1

Made from coconut husks, Coco coir is a great grow medium. It’s also known as coir fibre, Coir, Coco, and Coco fibre.

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