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Growing Button Mushrooms Using a Mushroom Growing Kit

Discover how you can grow your own button mushrooms at home. Learn how to use button mushroom growing kits and harvest your own top quality mushrooms all year round.

Gardening the Easy Way With Waist High Raised Garden Beds

It is fun and healthy to garden if the task is easy, not back breaking and something that people of any age can do without pain or discomfort. It is a known fact these days that many people have their own small gardens to help offset the costs of fruits and vegetables from their grocery bill.

Gardening With Daycares

According to the National Gardening Association, April is a Garden Month. This month should be celebrated and daycare providers may take the opportunity to implement some spring-themed activities and lesson plans for the kids. And the most interactive way to observe this special month is by planting a small garden with the help of the children.

House Plant Care Secrets Revealed – At Last You Can Grow Healthy Plants With Beautiful Foliage

There is more to house plant care than sticking a plant near a window and leaving it grow. The truth is that there are many houseplants out there that are very forgiving of error and when you are just getting started, gravitate towards those. Head to the local nursery and see if the clerk can recommend something for you, or look at the labels and see if there is a level of skill required.

How to Deal With Sandy Soil

There are essentially 4 types of garden soil and knowing which one you have is the first step to successful gardening. This article looks at sandy soil and how you can best work with it as a gardener. Sandy soil is a light, open soil made up of coarse sand particles. When you pick up a handful of this soil, it feels gritty ad even when wet, it will crumble apart in your hands.

Fight Rose Pests With Beneficial Insects

Insects are attracted to flowers, especially roses. However, while many types of insects are deadly to roses, there are quite a few that can prove quite beneficial to your garden. Most of these insects will devour harmful insects, attracting them to your garden is always a good idea, so that you can do your own pest control without the hazards of pesticides.

Hydroponic Plans – An Easy Way For Beginners to Get Started in Hydroponics

A Hydroponic system can be something that you can easily build by yourself at home by using a simple set of hydroponic plans that are easily found on the Internet. The supplies that are needed to build your own hydroponic system are cheap and can be found at your local hardware store.

How to Get Rid of Slugs Organically

I planted my lettuce this year and it grew wonderfully, until I picked them and there were slugs insides. So I had to find a tried and true way to get rid of slugs in my garden naturally, without using harm chemicals and pesticides. Slugs are those slimy creatures that come out at night and leave a trail of shiny slime behind them. Slugs will devour your vegetables and plants, like my lettuce.

Home Kitchen Garden – Twelve Tips to Help You Grow a Successful Organic Garden the First Time!

As a novice in home kitchen gardening, there are a few things that you must learn and understand. Here are some tips to help make sure that your attempt at gardening is successful right from the beginning.

Lawn Care – How to Decide Which Turf Or Sod Supplier to Buy Your Turf From

Deciding Which Turf (or sod) Supplier To Buy Your Turf From is not as simple as it seems. In the last ten to fifteen years there have been advances made in the quality, colour, shade tolerance and resilience of different warm season grasses. Just to re-cap, Warm Season lawns include the following grasses: Kikuyu – comprising stolons and rhizomes Couch (or Bermuda grass as referred to in North America) -comprising stolons and rhizomes Zoysia -comprising stolons and rhizomes Buffalo (or otherwise known as St Augustine) – stolons ONLY Queensland Blue Couch – stolons ONLY In very simple terms, stolons are above ground runners and rhizomes are underground runners of the turf grasses.

Home Kitchen Garden – Seven Easy Tips to Get You Started Today!

When I started my home kitchen garden, I realized that there is actually an easy way to make my kids love vegetables and fruits. It was like hitting several birds with a stone because there are a lot of benefits that I got from it; my children suddenly became a fan of veggies and fruits, we discovered a great bonding time together, we spend less on groceries now and we are sure of the quality of the foods we are eating everyday.

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