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How to Grow Organic Tomatoes

The tomato is the most common vegetable in the world, followed closely, or sometimes surpassed, by the potato. Tomatoes need deep fertile soil, regular attention and plenty of water.To start growing tomatoes, choose a location where no tomatoes or other members of their family have grown for the past three or four years. Members of the family include potatoes, peppers, and eggplant.

Artificial Grass – The Preferred Choice

Every year artificial grass is becoming increasingly popular with homeowners. Not only it is better for the environment but saves you time and money. You reduce water use and avoid the use of weed killers, pesticides and fertilisers. Artificial grass remains lush, green and attractive in all weather conditions.

Growing Bedding Plants

Growing bedding plants is enjoyable for any gardener whether he is well seasoned or a beginner. Purchasing healthy bedding plants can almost guarantee the gardener will enjoy a beautiful landscape or colorful garden.

How to Apply Garden Fertilizers

Slow-release fertilizers are perfect for your lawn if you want the nutrients let out slowly over a period of time. These fertilizers are commercially produced and on offer at most home and hardware suppliers.

All About Lawn Mowing

Achieving a lush green lawn is not as hard as anyone can think of. The first thing to do is the right choice of herbs that can work well for your soil and climatic conditions. After doing this you need to do regular maintenance and scheduled lawn mowing which, watering, weed control and fertilization.

What Is the Best Way to Mount a Greenhouse Heater?

Learn about the various ways you can mount your greenhouse heater onto your greenhouse. In addition, their pros and cons.

Garden – Frost Damage To Plants

A frost occurs when the temperature falls below 32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees centigrade. It is damaging to plants in two ways, water is rendered unavailable to plant roots and the cells of sensitive plants are ruptured.

Gardening – Climate And Weather

Weather – is the combination of rainfall, temperature, wind sunshine and air humidity which affects your garden at a particular point in time. Climate – is the summary of the weather which is likely to affect your garden throughout the the year. The climate maps of your area should be used as a rough guide only.

Tremendous Tulips

Tulips are some of the more popular bulbs in the world. Reading the book “The Black Tulip” by Alexander Dumas as a child created an interest for life in these bulbs. Introduced to Europe from Turkey over 400 years ago Holland soon became home to them. The Dutch became synonymous with the Tulip, and became renowned for their abilities in their breeding and cross breeding. The storyline of the book was to breed a black tulip. There was a time in Holland when tulip bulbs were worth a good deal of money and where fortunes were made and lost on a bulb! Similar to our current share markets where people can be carried away paying a lot of money on the current favourite stocks. Nothing has changed! There are now over a hundred different species, with the resulting hybrids running into thousands of varieties.

How To Get Rid Of Crabgrass In Lawns

If your lawn is typical, you will have issues with crabgrass. Probably year in and year out. You want to get rid of it because your lawn is suffering, but how to go about it?

How to Grow Aubergines Alias Eggplants

Eggplants or aubergines as they are called are becoming better known in the western world. Other names they are known by are eggfruit, brinjal and guinea squash. Eggplants originate from the Middle East and Asia, and instantly recognizable by their shiny purple skins. Eggplants are from the same family as the tomato and potato, as the scientific name of Solanum melongena esculentum suggests. There are many varieties, coming loosely under three types. The multi colored, small and the familiar egg shaped fruit. The purple/deep red color predominates; the multicolored variety has shades of cream through to pink.

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