Tips for Growing the Best Broccoli
These tips are useful regardless of when you plant to plant heirloom broccoli seeds. If you missed the spring season, don’t worry, fall produce may actually be more tender and bountiful. By planting slightly earlier than cauliflower in the fall, it will create many cuttings before freezing.How to Kill Spider Mites Without Using Harsh Chemicals
Spider mites are one of the menaces in gardens both outdoors and indoors. These pests are hard to notice until your plants begin to show signs of injuries.Gavita Pro 600SE HID 240V Electronic Ballast and Reflector, Item Number 906045
If you want your greenhouse to grow healthier, mature faster and get rid from low yield problems, you need to opt for right set of electronic ballast reflectors. These help to enhance flowering and provide sufficient light for plants to grow properly. There are variety of industrial greenhouse ballast and fixtures available in the market. However, sometimes it’s difficult to choose best one out of so many options available.Back-Yard Composting For the More Casual Gardener (Without a Lot of Cost!)
For gardeners who are less than dedicated, here you can find out how easy it can be to compost and just how cheaply it can be done. These basic tips will set you on the road to discovering the pleasures and rewards that you can derive from re-cycling your organic waste.May Is A Perfect Time to Plant Your Garden
Longer days in May mean more daylight hours to spend planting garden vegetables and flowers. Plant Herbs: Any serious chef knows that using fresh herbs when cooking makes everything taste better. Fresh herbs don’t have to be expensive.Australia’s Banksia: Sweet Energy
One of the most recognizable floral symbols of Australia is the Banksia. This fascinating plant is one of a few that thrive in the varying climates of our coastal regions.How to Choose the Best Lawn Mower for Your Lawn
For most of the country, lawn-mowing season is upon us, leaving many homeowners with the age-old question, “which type of lawn mower is best for my yard?” This question comes about because there are so many different types of yards and so many different types of mowers. We will discuss different types of lawn mowers, and what types of lawns each of them fit the best.Companion Planting Guide
Companion planting is the placement of various crops in close physical proximity to on another so as to symbiotically compliment the progress of each other. It’s important to select two plants that have similar light, soil and water requirements. It is also important that they are not susceptible to the same blights.Cheap Garden Hoses: Are They Worth It?
Garden hoses are pretty much essential for home owners and renters, and I even had two when I lived in a condo. They not just for gardening of course, but watering the lawn, washing the car, filling kid’s swimming pools, washing off the driveway, and a myriad of other uses. Very often the hose gets very little consideration when it is purchased, but paying just a little attention can get you a more appropriate hose that last longer and works better for your uses.Early and Pre Season Weed Control
Pre planting and early season weed control are vital to the success of a vegetable garden. Tips and suggestions dos and dont’s of both organic, manual and chemical weed control.Irradiated Tomatoes in Australia
It may soon be legal for tomatoes and capsicum in Queensland, Australia to be legally irradiated to kill bacteria and bugs. This announcement was made by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) in mid-March 2013, just four years after the Federal Government prohibited the irradiation of imported cat food after a large number of animals had died, and others had been neurologically damaged as a result of eating irradiated dry cat food.