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Growing Your Own Chia Pet

Simple instructions on how to grow your own chia pet. Chia seeds are an amazingly nutritionally dense source of food, that also can be a fun gardening project.

All America Flower Selection For 2013

I am sure that if you have been gardening for any length of time you have heard of All America Selections or seen it on a plant label or seed packet. Today I would like to give you a bit of background on the organization and some of this winners of All American Flower Selection For 2013.

Basics of Starting a Lawn Care Business

A well planned and executed lawn care business offers a perfect opportunity for those wishing to become self-employed and work in the great outdoors. If you are well-rounded in your landscaping experience then you have the potential to offer a range of lawn care services.

Putting In Place the Foundations for a Lawn Care Business

If you are looking at the viability of establishing a lawn care business in your local neighborhood then this isn’t generally difficult, but it will take some effort to make sure the enterprise is set up in an effective fashion. Once a lawn care business is set up and operating effectively it does have the potential to become a very financially rewarding business, provided of course you have the right business sense and work ethic. Establishing the basics for your lawn care enterprise In order to be successful in setting up a lawn care business it…

Enriching Soil in the Garden

Planting in low-quality soil can have disastrous results on the health of your plants, so making the effort to check and improve soil makes all the difference. Below you’ll find a quick guide to getting this important task complete.

Aero-Hydroponics, A New Way To Grow Hydroponically

Aero-hydroponics is a way of growing plants hydroponically. In this type of system plants are supported in such a way that their roots are hanging. Nutrient solution is sprayed directly on the roots allowing for oxygen to mix with the nutrient solution, providing the plant with the most amount of oxygen. This type of growing is very effective.

A Quick Introduction to 5 Kinds of Hydroponic Systems

There are five popular types of hydroponic systems. In this article we will take a look at the ebb and flow, NFT, Europonic, aeroponic, and continuous drip systems.

Spruce Up Your Garden With This Simple Fountain Project

While the thought of beginning a landscaping project can be daunting at first, the key is to get the whole family involved. For that, you’ll need a nice, easy-to-follow project that takes up one weekend so that you can build your confidence while coming out with an amazing addition to your yard or garden.

Choosing The Most ‘Sociable’ Foods for Your Events

Food isn’t just about keeping your stomach lined and avoiding hunger pangs, it’s also a very social activity which serves an important role at any gathering or event. Food gives you something to focus on while you socialise with friends and chat, and it gives you something to talk about. It ensures that everyone enjoys themselves, and provides a shared experience that will ensure everyone has fond memories of their time together.

Creating A Shade Garden For Those Hot Summer Days

A shade garden is a novel idea that I had never heard of until I visited some of the more colonial sections of the South like Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina. The Victorian homes were very box-like and I suppose the lack of central air conditioning back then made the necessity for shaded seating areas a wide-spread one. When I got my first up-close glimpse of a shaded garden, I knew that once I got back home, my new project for the back yard had virtually chosen itself for me.

The Department Of Home Landscaping Security

A few years back, after a rash of home burglaries in and around my neighborhood, my husband and I started doing research into ways that we could make our home more secure. Both being avid gardeners and landscapers, we were pleased to find that there were a number of ways we could make our home more burglar-proof with some simple landscaping and gardening tricks. Of course, we were a little upset that we didn’t think of these on our own, but our little discovery led to years of discovery.

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