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How To Prepare Your Gardening Soil

Before getting started on planting a few flowers, you will need to take some time and prepare your garden soil. Clay, silt, and sand will all need to be mixed perfectly in order to prepare your soil to provide the best possible environment for your plants. The ideal soil conditions that will promote excellent plant growth will be 20% clay, 40% silt, and 40% sand. There are many different tests that are used by gardeners that will provide the information you need to know about perfect soil composition.

Organic Slug and Snail Control

Slugs and snails can cause much damage to plants. Most snail baits are deadly to pets, wildlife, and people and some methods can cause harm to the soil and plants. I have compiled some ideas which you might find helpful to reduce or eliminate your slug and snail problem while keeping your yard safer for your family, pets, and the environment.

Creating Your Very Own Butterfly Garden

Do you know what butterfly gardening is? Butterfly gardening is when you grow all different types of plants and flowers that attract beautiful colorful butterflies to your garden. If you really want to impress your friends and family, create one of these magical gardens but remember to always make a safe environment for your new friends. Before creating this beautiful garden there are some items you will want to take into consideration such as cats, dogs, or any other animal that could potentially hurt the butterflies you are attempting to attract. This is because you don’t want them to get hurt simply because you’ve decided to create a wonderful garden for them.

The Beginners Guide to Starting a Garden

Certainly you would want to learn how to start a garden especially when you are looking for a way to get fresh cooking ingredients. Just imagine how easy it would be to pick fresh salad from your backyard early in the morning. And think about how delicious your scrambled eggs would be if you add in freshly picked tomatoes into them.

How To Choose A Garden That You Can Maintain

One of the most difficult decisions a person will make is the type of garden they would like to create. Choosing the right type of garden will be determined by how much time, patience, and determination you will be able to apply to your garden project. When choosing a garden it’s going to be very important to know what you’ll have to look forward to in regards to the type of garden you’ll want to take care of. Every garden choice will have its own requirements and if you choose one, and decide to decrease your involvement, all the work you’ve performed will all be for not.

Rain Water Barrels for Healthier Plants and a Better Environment

Rain water use is an environmentally friendly, long term water solution for landscape water use, thus reducing the need for potable water for landscape use. Rain water barrels collect and provide water for outdoor watering, helping to save our natural resources, provide a better quality of water to our plants and help us save money.

Garden Trees and UK Law

There are quite a few issues relating to what you and your neighbours can do to trees in your gardens. I give a few ideas of how to deal with some of these difficult matters.

Stopping The Weeds

Making sure the weeds are off your organic garden starts from the beginning. And if you do it right,the work becomes easy with the following tips.

Best Grow Light – How Do You Know?

There is no easy answer for a person trying to decide which type of grow light is going to be the best for their particular set of circumstances. Deciding on which type would be sufficient will involve taking into consideration the needs of the plant, the budget of the gardener, and the space that is available for an indoor garden. The best grow light can turn even the darkest apartment into an oasis of green, healthy plants.

Growing Basil – Tips for Growing Basil From Seed to Harvest

Basil is thought to be one of the oldest herbs in the world and has been highly regarded for its many properties. It has been used in cooking, medicine, decoration and in religion. Growing basil is highly rewarding for people who are new to gardening because it is relatively easy to grow. Follow these straightforward tips to start growing basil today!

Health Benefits of Gardening

When we moved into our new home we were very excited at the prospect of having a decent sized garden, a vegetable patch, and some chickens for freshly laid eggs. For individuals that do not have the motivation to do any exercise, the prospect of growing garden fresh vegetables can be an excellent reason to get you out of the house and doing some physical exercise. These are just some of the immediate health benefits of gardening.

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