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Brassia Orchid Types

Information about Brassia orchid types. How to identify, water, light, re-pot, and propagate, and more.

Key Points to Success With Your Organic Vegetable Garden

Organic gardening has become a popular method for ordinary people to grow their own vegetables, using only natural methods of fertilization and pest-control. Food grown in this way is not only more healthy, but also tastes better. Organic vegetables and fruit are more nutritional, contain a higher vitamin content and have no chemical residue.

Cooking and an Italian Herb Garden

HERBS are used both in everyday Italian cooking and for medicinal purposes. Do you agree? Located in the Mediterranean, Italian cuisine is healthy. That’s why it’s ideal to cultivate an Italian herb garden at home. Most Italian herbs can be grown in North America anyway.

12 Tips to Help You Succeed With Your Natural Garden

An organic garden is one of the healthiest ways to bring fresh food into your home. The differences between the foods that are grown in an organic garden versus a ‘regular’ garden are astronomical! Here are 12 tips that should help you succeed with your new garden.

Four Composting and Yard Care Alternatives

When it comes to your yard’s maintenance, composting can also come in real handy with the whole process. So to learn more on this, read on below the four Composting and Yard Care Alternatives to a healthier yard. You should know that the soil in your yard is full of life.

Create Your Own Compost Tumbler

Interested in harvesting some good compost in just a matter of 2 weeks? It can be done. You can even achieve some finished compost in a matter of 14 days, just by using a compost tumbler. Tumblers for composting can be easily purchased, or can be constructed at home (using only basic materials). Either way, making use of a handy compost tumbler will work wonders since it’s very eco-friendly and inexpensive to maintain.

Grow Vegetables in Your Country Garden

Gardening may seem like a hobby for people who have little else better to do on the surface but, there are many joys to growing a vegetable garden. First of all, you’ll save money on your grocery bill. You’ll also save money driving to the grocery store and back to stock up on fresh vegetables. At the end of the growing season you’re going to freeze or can your surplus vegetables so that you will enjoy the fruits of your labor year round.

Trouble Free Organic Rose Gardening

The popularity of Organic rose gardening has been augmented to the rose fanatic since then. Before the synthetic chemicals has been invented lot of people have succeeded raising dazzling garden roses.

Growing Healthy Tomatoes – How to Grow Tomatoes From Seeds

Majority of growers you encounter will tell you they grow tomatoes from seedlings- not seeds. Although a lot of people aren’t confident enough to grow from seeds, but it is rewarding and a more challenging alternative.

How to Use Rockwool Slabs

One option for indoor gardeners whose plants are in small rockwool cubes is to transplant them to slabs which allow for a larger root structure. To begin, rockwool is my favorite grow medium. I’ve tried coco with great results and I have friends that prefer it. However, rockwool is easy to use, not messy, and my plants have always turned out awesome.

Materials For a Herb Bed

When you buy materials for your herb bed or garden, right there and then, you will familiarize yourself with all the things pertaining to herbs. You will know about the right kind of soil to use for your herbs; you will know about herb plants that do good if it starts from seeds; you will know and learn more about herb planting.

How to Grow in a Greenhouse During Winter

Many people assume in the winter months that greenhouse growing is off limits, but this is simply not true. There are certainly ways you can have a blossoming greenhouse even during the winter months. Of course, it does require a specific greenhouse or you can choose to grow cool weather plants that do well in the winter months.

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