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Growing Lobularia Maritima

Learn to grow the popular spring and summer flowering annual, Lobularia maritima, or sweet alyssum, in your own garden. Several cultivars exist and this easy-care plant provides an excellent start for the novice or a great addition to the spring flower garden for more experienced gardeners.

Natural Garden Pest Control Tips

Many garden problems and pest occur that most people don’t want. Learn some practical solutions to dealing with these issues as naturally as possible.

3 Beginner Organic Gardening Herb Gardening Tips

5 Beginner Organic Gardening Herb Gardening Tips is now easier than before. Planting herbs is an easy way to get into it and actually needs the least effort. So if you are totally new to organic gardening, here are 5 beginner organic gardening tips for you.

How to Plant in the Southwest

Planning a vegetable or flowering garden in the Southwest is a very challenging job. You can have excellent looking and better tasting veggies, herbs or plants that will have your visitors saying “wow” how did you do that? Here are some great tips on how to get your garden looking good throughout the hot Southwestern summer months.

6 Tips For Beginner Organic Gardening

Beginner Organic Gardening is by leaps and bounds becoming increasingly more as pesticides and preservatives are being more widely used and less rigidly monitored. The best way of ensuring a quality product is to grow it yourself. Don’t worry, it is way less confusing than you may think.

How to Maintain Your Garden Landscape

Landscape gardening is a really creative process. You can add so many features in your garden landscape. There are so many ideas that you can implement to enhance t he look and effect of your garden. However, along with landscaping you would also have to maintain your garden landscape features.

How to Create a Shade Garden

Shade gardens are fairly easy to create and very enjoyable in the hot summer months. I have a nice area on my patio with hanging begonias, beds of impatiens and ferns and hostas.

Bonsai Tree Soil

Let’s set the record straight, there is dirt, there is loam, and then there is Bonsai Soil. These are not at all the same thing. Most dirt is just that, a combination of many things, rocks, debris, clay, and sand.

PVC Greenhouses – How to Build One on a Budget

So you’ve decided you want to make your very own garden greenhouse. Maybe you’re feed up with paying too much at the grocery store for produce that tastes like Styrofoam. Or perhaps you really want to start doing you’re part to help the environment; maybe you just love getting your hands in a new bag of potting soil and growing stuff from seeds.

Snails and Gardening

Snails and slugs love your vegetables and flowers. In particularly moist ares like the northwest they can be a real problem. There are pesticides to use if they are a big problem but most people prefer to use natural methods so we will focus on a few of those here.

Growing Ageratum Houstonianum

Learn to grow the beautiful annual, Ageratum houstonianum, also known as floss flower, in your own home garden. This tender flowering plant produces gorgeous blue blossoms in spring and summer, and it requires only minimal maintenance to survive in most landscapes.

Space Saving Tips For Growing Vegetables!

Have a crowded or small vegetable garden? This article will explain many different ways that you can grow more vegetables in less space!

Why it Pays to Grow Your Own Herbs

Growing herbs sounds a lot more difficult than it actually is but in fact, it’s one of the easiest things to do. Unlike growing other plants, herbs are resistant to more diseases and need only the three main ingredients to grow. Sun, soil and water.

Creating a Simple Compost Pile!

Composting is great for your garden and the environment. Here is how to do it.

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