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Beware Of Mold And Rot – Set Up Your Orchid Humidity Tray The Right Way

If you don’t supply your orchids with the right humidity conditions, you run the risk of having a parched and dying orchid within a few weeks, but setting it up the wrong way can lead to mold and rot. Here’s how to do it right!

How to Grow Potatoes in a Barrel

The idea made me excited, because I don’t have much garden space to begin with and I tend to enjoy container gardening more anyway. Those of you who would like to try the benefits of this cool idea, this is how you can grow potatoes in a barrel. While most gardeners grow potatoes in open ground, an alternative, (especially for those with limited or no open ground), is to grow first early potatoes in a barrel or similar container. Be certain that the barrel is free of contamination and clean. It is very important that the barrel used is free from all residues of any previous contents.

Who Should Have Alternative Gardens?

Anyone is able to create an alternative garden. Anyone includes, the farmers, to a city town house person. For those who haven’t grown any food before you maybe at advantage, as you have no preconceived idea on what you should be doing as a gardener.

Urban Gardening

The first week of October is always sort of a shocker in Chicago for the urban gardener. The temperature drops and rain comes and leaves start to fall.

Growing Plants in Grow Bags

Find out how easy and cheap it is to grow plants in a Grow Bag. Grow Bags can fit almost anywhere and you can grow a huge variety of plants in them.

What Is Alternative Gardening?

Many of us who think of gardening organically, seem to have images of bearded human warriors who will dedicate their whole life to working on their vegetable gardens. This maybe a great way for someone to live, but for the average person, this maybe quite impossible. Especially when you work in the factors such as having job, and having a mortgage to pay off.

Organic Garden Tips: 5 Unconventional Ways To Find Space

One of the biggest problems for most organic gardeners is finding space. You just have to think outside the box, and in more than one dimension.

Crocus In The Garden

Crocus are perennial flowers that are rather short between 3″ to 6″ tall. One of the early bloomers in the spring they have a buttercup shaped flower that is usually blue, purple, yellow, or white.

What Is The Problem With Traditional Vegetable Gardening?

Traditional vegetable gardens, unfortunately require a lot of work, and quite a fair bit of attention to it as well. It requires you to weed, feed it and you also need to stick to a strict scheduling for planting. You may also have to allow the beds to rest in certain seasons, especially during the cooler months.

What’s Better, Well Water Or Rainwater for Your Garden?

If your well water tests high in iron you may want to harvest rainwater for your plants. Plants get their nutrients from the minerals in the soil and water they are provided.

Raised Bed Vegetable Garden Basics

In this article you will find some of the advantages of a raised bed vegetable garden. To summarize: it is much more comfortable to spend time in such a garden, it is much easier to spot a weed or a pest, it consumes less water while it is better watered, the roots of the plants feel much better in a well aerated soil, you use the high quality soil only for your plants and not for your path.

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