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Why an Aquaponic System Is Far Better Than a Hydroponic System

When I was looking for a home for my family one very important thing was that it had a big garden for growing vegetables for my family to eat. I have since discovered a method to grow my vegetables quickly, healthily and grow the same amount in one tenth of the space. Now I can use more of the garden space for other things, like the children’s trampoline and that hot tub I’m planning on surprising my wife with:)

Controlling Fungus Gnats – A Pesky Problem

If you have ever walked through a greenhouse or plant nursery and found yourself surrounded by a massive cloud of tiny black flying critters, it is highly likely that they were fungus gnats. These pesky creatures are a nuisance that can be an economic problem.

Turn Your Garden Into an Outdoor Fun Zone

This summer hasn’t been much to write home about, but we have not let that dampen our summer fun, the BBQ’s have been burning and fun and games have commenced. Britain knows it self well enough when it comes to the weather, and because of this has equipped us with a very useful and practical garden gazebo for our BBQ needs or a good old fashioned rain mack when we’re feeling brave enough to venture out.

The Power of Flowers

Discover the power of flowers. From edible to medicinal to just plain beautiful, this informative article covers it all.

How to Compost in an Apartment – Meet the Bokashi Food Recycling System!

How to compost in an apartment or small space. Using Bokashi fermentation to minimize smells and speed along the process.

Mount Birdhouses on Poles

Mount Birdhouses on poles, not on trees. You can put up birdhouses for cavity-nesting birds, and put up nest boxes for non-cavity nesting birds.

Why You Should Use Organic Weed Control Methods

Weeds can damage your vegetable garden. The best way to ensure your crops stay healthy and safe is to prevent weeds from growing. Read on to discover some organic weed control methods.

Where to Put Birdhouses

Let’s start out with where not to put birdhouses: in trees. The reason for this is that trees are easy to climb – for snakes, and cats, and raccoons – all animals who think that birds and their eggs are a good dinner.

Small Greenhouses and the Home Garden – The Results Are Delicious!

Greenhouses help you maximize your home garden. Adding a small greenhouse to your backyard garden will actually extend your growing season and increase your crops regardless where you live. Not only will a greenhouse extend your growing season and help you grow more productive plants, a greenhouse can actually give you multiple crops of many varieties of delicious, home-grown produce.

How Do I Grow Tomatoes From Seed?

Growing tomatoes is better than buying them in the grocery store. A tomato grown at home tastes better than those bought in the commercial stores. Tomatoes need 95 degrees and below daytime temperature and 55 degrees and more nighttime temperature. Temperature not within these ranges may harm your tomatoes.

Missed Planting in the Spring? It’s Not Too Late

We’ve all been there, when it gets to this time of year and you wish you had thought about planting seeds and doing your garden earlier. Before you know it, its the middle of summer and with the wet weather we have been having recently, is it even worth attempting anything? There are plenty of flowers and vegetables that grow and bloom in the later months, so really there are no excuses!

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