Growing Beans at Home
Beans are both delicious and nutritious, and they are easy to grow at home. But there are different types of beans and you need to know the difference both in terms of the crop you can expect and the conditions in which they will thrive.Ancient History of the Potato
The potato has a fascinating, if rather contradictory history that goes back many centuries. Now considered to be the world’s fourth most important crop (after wheat, rice and maize), the potato (Solanum tuberosum) originally grew wild throughout the South American Andes.Why and How to Prune Tomatoes
Remove suckers below the first cluster of flowers. While staking and pruning is considered by some commercial tomato farmers to be a waste of money – purely because it is so labour intensive – this doesn’t apply to the average home veggie garden.Grow Tomatoes by the Moon
The moon controls many forces including the tides of the ocean. So it shouldn’t be surprising to learn that it is an important factor when it comes to gardening.Choosing From The Range Of Available Gardening Sheds
If you are unsure as to which of the many gardening sheds that are available would be able to fulfill your desired functions in the best way possible, then it is likely that a suitable guide would help you. Fortunately, we are here to help with this guide on the different things to consider when choosing from all of those gardening sheds that are available from retailers.What Do Worms Eat?
Worms like to eat what we don’t like. Mostly leftovers, and uncooked. Find out about the up’s and down’s of feeding worms the right food, along with the wrong food for a healthy happy wormery.Sage – A Medicinal Herb
All sages are not alike. Some are for landscaping, and some have medicinal values in addition to other uses. In this article I am covering the garden sage (salvia officinalis), which has been associated with longevity and strength over the centuries. It has also been considered one of the most important medicinal herbs.Bird Baths: Best Placement and Maintenance Ideas
Where should I place my bird bath? How much water should I use? How often do I need to clean the bird bath? Do I need to provide water all year? Here are the answers to these questions.Steps To Proper pH and Soil Nutrients For Your Garden
In order to promote good plant growth, both macro and micro-nutrients are required, as well as the right soil pH. And, while it is important that your plants receive sufficient amounts of these nutrients, over-application of them can be as detrimental as a deficiency. Over-application of plant nutrients may not only impair plant growth, but may also contaminate groundwater by leaching through the soil or pollute surface waters by washing away.Three Tips to Organic Pest Control for Your Garden
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to grow a beautiful garden without the intrusion of plant attacking pests? That would simplify everything.Four Steps to Follow When Choosing the Best Garden Pots
Most homeowners enjoy taking advantage of unique opportunities that exist with gardening. These resources allow you to enjoy the beauty of nature and take advantage of unique floral or vegetation opportunities, which can prove very relaxing.