Giving Care to Your Broccoli
So you’ve decided to grow broccoli, the bed is properly watered and sown and the crop is growing nicely. Now you have to keep in mind after care, but fortunately for us broccoli can take care of itself. This makes our job that much easier. Take all these measures to make sure your broccoli is in good health.Biodegradable Bags For Compost: In This Case, Tree Leaves
What is made of a biodegradable recyclable material called jute, is environmentally and user friendly, and totally useful and fertilizes the yard? A product for composting of leaves called biodegradable leaf collection sacks.Wild and Free: Bees in Your Back Garden
It may seem romantic to have thousands of honeybees buzzing round your flower beds, but the reality is that they are not entirely without problems. This article will help you think through the pros and cons of keeping bees in your back yard.Mulch Or Not, A Lawn Mowing Question
Mowing the lawn can be a task that many put off as long as they can. With the advent of all of these new mulching mowers on the market, is it a machine that will help man, or another item you wish you never bought? I attempt to put a few good points forward that might interest you and aid in your next mower purchase.8 Most Popular Bonsai Myths
You will quickly find when you begin looking up information or talking to others about bonsai trees, there are a lot of myths floating around that simply aren’t true. Of course, this leads to confusion for the person who wants to know how to grow a bonsai. Below are eight art of bonsai myths that should address many questions you may have…What Are the Benefits of Organic Vegetable Gardening?
Take a look a closer look at the produce section next time you go grocery shopping. It is breathtaking! I love walking amongst the colorful rows of texture and shapes.5 Power Vegetables to Grow in Your Garden
I wanted to follow up a previous article with a list of vegetables that gardeners, looking to maximize their space, can grow to ensure they are eating the veggies that yield the highest amounts of vitamins, minerals and nutrients your body needs for a healthier you. I call them, the power vegetables.How to Build Your Own Vertical Garden – Part II
Vertical gardens are beautiful and impressive – and also a fantastic way to maximise space in a small garden. The scale of your project is up to you – you can cover a small ugly piece of fencing or a whole wall of your house!Making Your Own Compost
Making your own compost is a great way to help the environment while helping your own garden! What can I compost? Almost any kind of rubbish that was once alive can be composted. This includes grass cuttings, leaves, fruit and vegetables and their peelings, tea bags, egg shells and coffee grounds. Don’t use dairy products, fats, meat, bones, cooked food, disposable nappies or cat litter – or anything that might attract flies or animals.How to Start a Community Vegetable Garden
Not too long ago I had the privilege of instructing a class on the basics of home vegetable gardening at my local library. During this class we went over such things as getting your garden ready, enriching your soil through composting, organizing the layout and of course managing the garden once it was all put together.Elephant Watering Can – A Gardening Reminder For You And Your Children
Why would you need an elephant watering can? Well for starters it’s just fun, and that’s what gardening should be. But an elephant never forgets, and you’ll get a friendly reminder that you need to water every time you look at it.