4 Common Soil Problems and Solutions

If you are having trouble with your newly planted or transplanted landscaping trees, it could be due to poor soil conditions. It is important for soil to retain the proper pH levels in order to be conducive to tree growth and ongoing health. Continue reading to learn about the top[…]

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10 Best Holiday Gifts For Gardeners

Stumped about what the gardener in your family wants most for the holidays? If you were paying close attention to the gardener’s running commentary throughout the year, you would have picked up some clues. Among the mumbling and grumbling, you would have heard things such as, ” If I just[…]

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3 Steps to Your Own Organic Garden

One of the best and foolproof ways of getting some organic food for the cash strapped family is to grow their own. However, organic gardening means that you’ll not use synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. That said plants are not left to fend for themselves because there are an array of[…]

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1000 Watt HPS Hortilux – A Great Growing Bulb

If you have been interested in horticulture, then you understand that you only are going to be as successful as the equipment that you purchase. In other words, when you are trying to choose the best equipment for growing, you need to be sure that you are getting materials that[…]

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5 Household Items That Can Be Reused In the Garden

Landfills are filling up and prices on everything are escalating. You can do a few small things to help keep things out of the landfills and reduce your cost of gardening. You can save money and reduce landfill waste by taking some common household items and finding alternative uses for[…]

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5 Easy Steps to an Old Fashioned Cottage Garden

Cottage garden style is a casual, colorful, easy, beautiful and cheerful celebration of flowers and herbs. I started small and continued to add to my garden. It is much less overwhelming to do ‘baby steps’, rather than to craft a large garden all at once. To reduce the amount of[…]

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10 Benefits Of Aquaponics

Aquaponics is a break through gardening method that is turning conventional gardening and fish farming on its head. Aquaponics combines the best of both hydroponics and aquaculture, keeping their respective benefits and getting rid of their drawbacks. Here are ten of the many benefits of aquaponics which are not listed[…]

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10 Tips on Growing Green Beans

First, you need to decide what you want to plant. The two main choices are bush beans or pole beans. I prefer pole beans because they are easier to pick, have better flavor and have less problems from pests and disease. Pole beans will grow nearly anywhere. These types of[…]

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10 Steps How to Optimize Your Gardening Work

The gardening is one of the best hobbies that keep you near the nature. It allows you to see the beauty of the nature as well as to do healthy activities. However, if you feel too tired of the gardening work and you already don’t enjoy it, maybe it’s time[…]

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3 Tips for Growing a Great Garden

Many people want to jump in with both feet with their first garden. Even though you want to have a fabulous garden and grow lots of wonderful produce, you need to understand the basics if you want to be a successful gardener. Gardening is a learning process and what works[…]

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