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Gardening How To: Transplanting Your Potted Plants

Plants are constantly feeding and growing. Transplanting your garden plants is crucial to your plants health and vigor.

Lazy Farming

Many of us gardeners enjoy traditional gardening. But then again our heads are turning to aquaponics which is a method of growing plants with water and fish or a lazy farming method. We can single out and do one type of gardening or choose to do both.

Conserving Water in the Garden During a Drought

Every summer somewhere in the country is threatened with a hose pipe ban. This winter has been exceptionally dry and this coupled with the dry summer of last year, will mean there will be a definite shortage of water in many parts. Dry conditions this early on in the year does not bode well for the growing season. However, don’t despair; there are plenty of easy tricks you can do to help cut down on water use in the garden. The most obvious start is to set up as many water butts around your home as you can, but here are a few other handy tips to conserving water in all areas of the garden.

Decorate Your Garden With Flags And Banners

If you are looking to get more color and movement in your garden, then you might consider adding a garden flag. Flags can help you make a statement, herald in the seasons or simply add some color. Find out what to look for in a flag and how to buy one that is perfect for your garden.

A Garden Fountain Can Add A Relaxing Element To Any Garden

There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting in your garden on a gorgeous summer day. Or is there? Adding a foundation to your garden will create that soothing sound of running water that adds even more of a relaxing feeling to your garden.

Wind Chimes Add To Your Garden Experience

If you like relaxing in your garden, then you’ll love adding wind chimes to your outdoor area. The soothing melodic sounds of these chimes can make your garden even more relaxing! Find out about the different types of chimes and how to choose one that is perfect for you in this article.

Bird Baths Attract Birds To The Garden

If you love having birds in your garden, then you’ll want to invest in a good bird bath. Find out how to choose the perfect one for you and learn why a bird bath will bring more birds to your yard.

Debunking Some Nutritious Food Misconceptions

Most people either have or had a problem with their weight, but they are able to effortlessly solve this problem by eating correctly. Unfortunately, most people have an issue with eating them, since it takes a lot of ingredients to prepare dishes and takes more work to get them to taste right. Most people feel that fruits and vegetables are higher priced, but in the end, they actually cost less to buy than refined snacks and meals. It can be easy to integrate them into one’s daily diet by getting a powerful start; this will also remove a lot of the doubt people have when it comes to healthy foods.

Laying and Maintaining a Lawn

Lawns are still very much part of the English garden. Whether they are as pristine as a bowling green or merely a space for children to play, the lawn has an important role to play in the design of a garden. Most of us with lawns are content for them to look green and lush and neatly mowed. Keeping the perfect lawn is not always at the top of our garden priority list. And it’s ok not to mind if our lawns have the odd patch of moss or a weed or two. Whether you are after perfection or just a healthy looking patch of grass, there are some basic tasks to consider when keeping a lawn. You can rigorously adhere to all of them, or just pick the ones that keep your lawn looking just how you want it.

How to Plant and Grow Potatoes

One of the easiest vegetables to grow is the potato. Whether you grow a main crop to keep you in roasties all though the winter or deliciously sweet salad potatoes to enjoy during the summer, the principles of growing them are the same. Planted in the ground, potatoes do take up a lot of room on your vegetable garden, but you can just as easily grow them in containers or large bags. Here is a short guide to planting and growing potatoes in your garden.

How To Set Up An Aquaponics System

I will take you through the entire process, from the initial planning stage to setting everything up. I will only cover a flood and drain system due to it’s simplicity and lower cost.

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