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How to Grow a Vegetable Garden the Affordable Way

Gardening does not have to be expensive. You can learn how to grow a vegetable garden without spending too much money. This article contains some tips and techniques that will help you do just that.

Beat it Bugs – Some Organic Gardening Pest Control Tips

Most gardeners love planting vegetables and watching the little plants grow from a seed. It is a very enjoyable hobby. However, when insects invade and ravage the plants, it can get quite aggravating. There is nothing more frustrating than watching your hard work go down the drain in this age old battle, the gardener versus the insect.

Top Herb Gardening Tips to Help Your Garden Thrive and Flourish

If you want to plant a herb garden, you may be pleased to find that they are some of the hardiest and easiest to grow plants around. Knowing the right herb gardening tips can make your chances of success even greater. You can end up with delicious fresh herbs that you can add to your cooking to take it from plain and ordinary to flavorful and delicious.

Dwarf Fruit Trees – How to Grow Citrus in Your Home

Anyone who enjoys gardening knows the special sense of satisfaction derived from successfully growing a new type of plant. A relatively unknown and often under appreciated variety of plant are dwarf fruit trees. More and more gardeners are enjoying growing these small trees with excellent results. Even if you don’t have a green thumb, don’t worry. Indoor citrus trees are easy to grow indoors, even in the smallest of spaces.

Nandina Domestica and Duranta Erecta – A Fabulous Combination For a Mediterranean Garden

Nandina domestica and Duranta erecta are two excellent landscaping shrubs suitable for Mediterranean and other mild-winter climates. The design effect of planting them together though, is not generally recognized by gardeners.

Indoor Bulb Growing Techniques

Packets of commercially prepared crocuses and hyacinths are common sights in garden centers and supermarkets in autumn, inviting us to buy one to take home and plant. These bulbs have been specially treated to flower early, providing indoor color in mid to late winter.

Is Growing Sprouts the Answer For You?

Growing sprouts is becoming increasingly popular as more and more people become aware of the health benefits, convenience and the ability to have the freshest foods available right in your own home. The key here is that you get to control the growing process, so there is no hidden pesticides or fertilizers to harm your health. For year round growing of live, nutritious foods, we recommend people find out about growing sprouts in their own home.

Eucomis in the Container Garden

Bulbs of eucomis are generally available in late winter and should be planted in a soil based compost or soil mix immediately on purchase or in early spring if they can be stored in dry, frost free conditions. They look good as single specimen plants but also look wonderful in groups of three, five or seven or even more if you have a large enough container.

House Plant Pests and Diseases – Part 2

More and more people are discovering that growing indoor plants is a very satisfying and rewarding hobby. And because the homes in which we now live are lighter, warmer and more or less draught free, than they used to be, there is less chance of house plants suffering from dramatic changes in temperature throughout the course of the day, or night. So a whole new range of indoor plants from across the world can now be successfully grown indoors.

House Plant Pests and Diseases – Part 1

More and more people are discovering that growing indoor plants is a very satisfying and rewarding hobby. And because the homes in which we now live are lighter, warmer and more or less drought free, than they used to be, there is less chance of house plants suffering from dramatic changes in temperature throughout the course of the day, or night. So a whole new range of indoor plants from across the world can now be successfully grown indoors.

Garden Walls and Fences Add Definition and Charm

Gardening is a great hobby. There is nothing quite like spending long days outdoors, digging in the earth, planting seeds by hand and watching your garden come to live.

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