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Grow a Fall Garden: Tips and Shortcuts

Fall can be a great time to grow a vegetable garden. We typically think of spring as the best planting season, but believe it or not fall can be an even better time of year to grow a garden. Even though summer is coming to an end, it’s not too late to grow a fall garden. Fall gardens work best with a little advanced planning, but I can help you throw one together quickly.

Tree Care Makes Shrubs Healthy And Profitable

Tree pruning specialists insist on grooming of shrubs. Tree cutting service professionals make gardens a profitable treasure by trimming them.

Thailand’s Parrot Flower

Thailand’s parrot flower whose scientific name is “impatiens psittacina” was discovered by a British official A.H. Hildebrand who also happened to be a world renowned botanist.

How To Make Sure That You Buy The Best High Pressure Sodium Lamp

High Pressure Sodium lamps were invented in 1931. They use sodium in an agitated state to produce light. The gas and sodium mixture is used as a conductor.

Five Great Features Of The Lumatek 1000w Adjustable Air Cooled Electronic Ballast

Lumatek electronic ballasts are the most advanced lighting solution for modern horticulture both domestic and commercial. These ballasts use solid state electronic circuitry to provide proper starting and operating electrical conditions to power discharge lamps. They are smaller and lighter than standard magnetic ballasts. The application of EBallasts is growing in popularity worldwide. They are an essential part of indoor garden supplies. Newer generation digital ballasts operate both high pressure sodium (HPS) lamps and metal halide (MH) lamps thereby reducing costs.

Gardening Tips for Beginners: Ten Steps to Success

First, you must check the nitrogen and carbon levels in your soil. You want to start with a good foundation to your spring gardening season, and these tips will help. If you have very bad soil, I highly advise that you start with a square foot garden. You can either build a wood box or buy plastic ones from gardeners, which is what I did. You can then add fresh top soil from the store and add mulched and composted leaves. This is the best way to start.

Thai Orchids Are Simply Outrageous

Believe this or not, Thailand has over 1,000 different types of orchids that are all considered unique species. They come in every shape and size imaginable, and every color ever seen in a rainbow. In the month of January, flower lovers from all over the world flock to Northern Thailand to witness for themselves the flowers blossoming right before their eyes.

5 Gorgeous Types of Roses

Roses are one of the World’s most popular flowers. They are often grown in personal gardens, but they are also big business for commercial florists. It is both the look and the fragrance that people love about this flower, and it has come to be the floral symbol of love.

Compost Gardening Dangers: Composting Precautions and Warnings

In this educational how-to garden guide, you will be introduced to the warnings and precautions, associated with, at home compost gardening. While beneficial in numerous ways, it is crucial that each gardener knows and understands the precautions and warnings that are associated with the process of composting.

Organic Harvest Month

Did you know September is “Organic Harvest Month”? If you’ve ever been interested in learning about and growing organic food, this month is the best time to get started. September was chosen as Organic Harvest month by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) back in 1992. You will find many businesses, food co-ops and community gardens hosting special celebrations in honor of Organic Harvest Month.

Perfect Plants for Your Patio

The patio is often the best place in the garden to place specimen plants that show themselves off and give an instant effect. Because most of the plants we place on our patio are in containers its quick and easy to replace those not looking their best or add to your collection by placing a plant in a suitable pot to create a new look in an instance. Here are a few stunning plants that make great specimens for any patio.

3 Common Problems In Hydroponics And How To Fix Them

From time to time, hydroponic growers may face problems with their hydroponic systems and plants. Some problems can easily be resolved without causing too much stress. But there are some issues that can be quite confusing even for the most experienced grower. The most common issues in hydroponic gardens usually involve nutrition deficiency, algae growth, pests and pathogens. If you’re new to this type of gardening, being aware of the common problems that you may encounter and the best ways to fix them is important in order to produce healthy and high yielding plants.

3 Ways Culinary Lavender Can Help You Find the Love of Your Life

If you are looking for love, or just looking to cook some delicious food, culinary lavender is a definite must. Taking the proverb ‘A way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’ as inspiration, I have collated my 3 favourite lavender recipes, which was in itself a very tough task, considering the possibilities of culinary lavender in food are almost endless!

27 Uses for Mint: The Best Growing Herb in Your Garden

Mint is one of the best growing herbs in any garden. Its versatility is amazing. It can be used in recipes, for household uses and medicinal purposes.

Aquaponics for Beginners

The weather is starting to feel like fall. The nights drop into the mid forties’ here in southern Colorado. Now is the time to think about gardening for the next spring, so we are always open to new ideas.

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