Autumn Sown Onions:
The idea of sowing onion seeds in August is a very good one, because it is a known fact that seeds sown at this time of year are not affected by onion fly. However it is not always possible to do so because some land might be exposed to cold north or easterly winds which will prevent the seeds from taking off.Know Your Onions:
The onion is perhaps the most respected crop in the vegetable patch as well as the highest priced in the market. Producing a fine crop of onions takes work and care, for there are many problems along the way like mildew and onion fly. However, I will lead you down the right path to avoid these troubles by growing your onions with the correct cultivation.Summer Management For Potatoes
From the time that the plants show through the soil, the best thing that you can do for quick and healthy growth, is to use the hoe between the rows every time that the soil is dry enough. The reason for this is that the hoe will keep the weeds in check, and at the same time conserve water by forming a fine tilth.Planting Potatoes:
April is, of course, the best month to plant potatoes, and the main crop should be in the ground from between the 1st of April and the middle of May. I always put mine in the ground on Good Friday.Benefits of Having a Greenhouse
The benefits of having a greenhouse are many. It benefits both hobbyists and commercial growers. Plants thrive and produce under the weather protection and ideal growing conditions that these structures offer. Any plant enthusiast would enjoy working and being rewarded with beautiful healthy plants..What Is the Difference Between a One Stage and Two-Stage Snowblower?
Anyone looking to buy a snowblower will pretty much soon realise that the choice tends to come down between what are referred to as one stage or two stage snow blowers. There are a few manufacturers who also make what are known as three stage snow blowers, and these will be looked in into and referred to at the end of the article.A Guide to Snowblower Operating Controls
Snowblowers come in different makes and sizes, some one stage to stage or even three stage, some have tires and some have tracks, and some are in effect compact tractors adapted to clear large areas of snow. It is important when operating a dedicated snowblower to understand what the various operating controls do, prior to anyone using it. You do not want to have to find out how to stop it when it is in full throttle and out of control.What to Look for in Snowblower Safety
For many people, a snow blower can be a lifeline, but there are some risks and hazards which need to be flagged up. These can be easily dealt with, but they are important and often overlooked.Water Garden Ideas and Advice
Water adds charm to any garden. It is easy to manage, lively and ever-changing, and blends effectively with earth, rocks and plants.7 Practical Tips to Make Gardening Easier
Gardening is no easy task, especially if you have put quite a lot of effort into it. It won’t take you long before tending to the flower beds, pruning and doing all sorts of other gardening chores starts to feel tiring and overwhelming. The purpose of gardening is to make you feel happy, not super tired.5 Things You Can Do With Your Landscape in the Winter
Plenty of gardeners feel anxious about the coming of winter and snowy weather. This is mostly because the garden doesn’t see much action then and popular landscaping projects are put to rest until the thawing effect of spring touches the place.