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Organic Gardening For Beginners – Successful Steps To Organic Gardening

You may be new to organic gardening or you might be the veritable green fingered know-it-all. However, even if you are an old hand with organic vegetable gardening, it is possible to teach old dogs new tricks. It is vitally important that you keep your knowledge base up to par with all the latest techniques and here are just a few.

Herb Garden How-To Tips for the Beginner

So how do we create the best conditions for ensuring healthy herbs? Remember that growing healthy plants would naturally help to keep pests away, just because of the health of the plants. We can relate this idea to the human immune system. The healthier our body is, the more likely that it can defend itself against colds, flu or other ‘pesky’ illnesses. This same principle holds true for plants.

Modern Methods to Get the Best Yields

The advances in science have enabled the growing of higher amounts of yields within a short period of time. This has mainly been through the production of hybrid plants and fertilizers. One type of fertilizer that is gaining popularity is the liquid plant food.

Pretty Up Your Garden With Edible Flowers

A garden should be a place of beauty. It should be visually appealing, even relaxing. Flowers can add splashes of color even when your veggies aren’t in bloom. I don’t like giving up any of my limited garden space for plants that are only decorative, so I’m looking for flowers that are edible.

Tips For Planting Roses

The perfect time for planting roses is when spring is on its way and the ground is soft. Roses are a favorite flower to plant because they smell fantastic and look beautiful. Roses need particular care and treatment. The following are some tips to grow roses successfully.

Container Gardening: Using a Whiskey Barrel

The whiskey barrel as a planter has been a tried and true method of achieving a prominent display for your garden. The size of these wooden planters makes them perfect for large shrubs or small trees, or even as an herb garden, ideal for outside the kitchen door. Further, these barrels last for years, even decades, before needing to be replaced.

How Raised Beds Gardening Can Be Simple And Fun

Now I have never been much of a gardener, for many reasons. This was a gift of my Mothers, and she is an amazing gardener. So this year when I bought my new house I really wanted to look into some type of aesthetic gardening for the yard.

Corporate Flowers Par Excellence – Orchids For The Office

Orchids are glorious corporate flowers, whether they are cut flowers or grown in a pot. Maintenance and care of the orchid is critical to growing beautiful and long-lasting elegant blossoms that would grace any office environment or home situation.

Repel and Control Insects Naturally – 10 Ways to Do This

Ten ways to repel and control insects naturally while working in your garden or blueberry patch. In the summer you often need protection against insects. Insect repellents help prevent and control the outbreak of insect-borne diseases such as Lyme disease, malaria, bubonic plague, and West Nile fever. This article covers ways to protect you from insects.

Building A Rock Garden – Part One

To build a great rock garden careful planning is essential before you begin. You must remember that the aim is to produce a rock garden which will look as natural as possible.

Safety In The Garden

The garden can be a dangerous place if you are careless. Every year thousands of people are injured by garden equipment, particularly power tools. Fortunately, most of the injuries are avoidable if you take necessary precautions when using the equipment. Always take sensible steps to protect yourself when gardening. Wear thick gloves when handling rough materials and protect your eyes with goggles when pruning or working with twiggy stems. Move around a plant to prune it rather than stretching to your furthest reach. Use a steady ladder if you are cutting a hedge or climber over shoulder height.

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