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Gardening : Home & Garden
What a great legacy it is to teach our children how to garden organically. But how do we encourage them into the garden? By making it fun for them and giving them choice. Organic gardening is a great way to spend time with your kids and to help them understand the value of growing their own healthy,
In most U.S. climates, it is impossible to grow basil outdoors year-round. Basil plants are very tender and frost-sensitive, grown as annuals. Basil is native to the warm, tropical climates of India and Asia, where it has been prized as a medicinal and culinary herb -- and cultivated as a perennial
Herbicides like dicamba, when used properly, can certainly be an effective and potent weapon in the battle against unwanted vegetation. Herbicides can, however, also carry with them some unintended consequences. If used improperly, herbicides can damage or even kill plants that you wish to keep aliv
Big is NOT always Best. Do not be fooled by the tremendous foliage and mass of leaves, this is not the real story! GET to the ROOTS, Take a look at your Bamboo plant or any plant for that matter and LET the roots show the true health of your plant.
Gardening is a fun way to add to the visual attraction of your home. You can use the terrific suggestions given here to start improving your garden or begin a new one today. Your garden ...
Tending to a backyard garden can take time and perseverance. The result can be well worth the effort. Embracing a practice that dates back over thirty seven thousand years, Americans spend an increasing amount on home gardens and landscaping. Choosing the right garden furniture accents can turn your
If you are considering setting up an aquaponics system, you are probably aware of some of the benefits this kind of system has to offer. There are many questions people often have about how the ...
One of the key concerns that modern gardeners face is how best to utilize one of the most important resources to their projects, that is to say water. There are a of myriad different methods that deal with this problem and each has their own benefits and drawbacks, ranging from their basic efficienc
Banquettes offer the casual seating of a restaurant booth combined with extra storage space. These benches are popular in breakfast nooks because of their coziness and utility. Although you most often place them against the wall, they fit in other areas as well. Additionally, banquettes have room di
The hydroponics method of gardening uses water and a soilless medium to grow vegetables, herbs and flowers. Making your own outdoor hydroponic system is low in cost and allows you to control the amount of nutrients available to the plants for optimum growth. A deep-water outdoor system requires mini
When you are limited by space it sometimes takes some creative garden design to get the number and variety of plants that you want. A small container garden, sometimes called a mini herb garden, can meet these needs, whether on the top of an office desk or your kitchen windowsill.
There are a number of aquaponics supplies you must consider for your aquaponics garden to be a success. Using the correct supplies to build and operate your aquaponics garden will keep it producing healthy organic vegetables and fish for years to come. Take the time and consider carefully the suppli
Many plants flourish when grown in pots in Florida.series object on white flowerpot image by Aleksandr Ugorenkov from Fotolia.comContainer gardening in pots offers those with limited space the ability to still enjoy numerous plants. Placing pots around patios, decks, porches and pools in...
As an herbalist, you should know that there's more to the care of your plants than just simply pruning and watering them. Investing in a plant encyclopedia as an addition to your herb garden kits will give you quite an invaluable resource that's going to provide you with all of the knowled