Live Q & A with Farmstead Smith




Help Me See The Light

There are so many different options when it comes to choosing lighting sources for your everyday needs. How do you know if you’re choosing the right one? Why are there so many different lighting systems, and light bulbs?

Add the Wow Factor to Your Lawn With Skilled Landscape Gardeners

Summer is generally popular for its fun and festive mood. However, it calls for some gardening job as well. Remember, a well-furnished and well-decorated lawn leaves a positive impression on its onlookers.

Bonsai, the Art of Manipulating Nature’s Creation

This article contains a brief explanation about the Japanese art of Bonsai. The creation and development of miniature trees that have all the characteristics of their full grown brothers and sisters. It is an art that was orihginally developed in China and has passed through centuries producing beautiful miniature trees for your home.

Compost and Plants May Not Mix

It is a well known certainty that utilizing creature compost as a manure in your arrangement is a resource for the dirt. Agriculturists and natural plant specialists have been utilizing excrement as a manure for a considerable length of time. Did you know, on the other hand, that some compost won’t just smolder your plants yet might likewise slaughter them?

Worm Compost As An Effective Organic Manure To Improve Crop Yield

Worm compost is completely organic manure that not only improves plant production, but also enhances soil quality. Unlike, chemical fertilizers, these manures are eco-friendly products.

Is Your Shed All Set For Winter?

Winter is here but is your shed ready for it? It could be that you are taking a risk and are thinking, “I will replace it next season”, but if that is your line of thought then you could be taking a very big risk indeed as the past two years the United Kingdom has been hit by some of the harshest Winters since modern records began.

Determining the Value of Teak Furniture

There are few home accessories or pieces of furniture which can realistically be seen as holding their initial value or appreciating. Genuine high-quality teak actually will appreciate as it ages. If you are fortunate enough to have been the recipient of antique teak wooden furniture, depending on the current quality, you may have inherited a very valuable piece of furniture.

How to Grow Your Own Plants – Part Four

The fourth and last of a series of articles written on how to reproduce plants at home. Each contains a different technique explained step by step for easy understanding.

How to Grow Your Own Plants – Part Three

This third part of my plant growing series deals with three species which are probably my favorites but are a little tricky to work with. Orchids, lilies and tulips, they all produce beautiful flowers and sometimes they are expensive and hard to get. I have tried to give step by step instructions for the gardener who wishes to multiply these plants at home without having to spend much. Gardening is a great way to relax and enjoy the outdoors and the sun, I have been growing all kinds of plants since I was a teenager and continue doing it now. I hope you enjoy it.

How to Grow Your Own Plants – Part Two

This is the second part of my series “How to Grow Your Own Plants”, it deals with the reproduction of green, tropical plants. It shows a process by which you multiply a plant without using seeds, simply by diving it. It is a simple process that will give you time to relax and enjoy your plants while you save money by not having to buy new ones for the spot you missed in the living room.

How to Grow Your Own Plants – Part One

Buying plants for your home and garden can be expensive. This is a guide on how to reproduce your own plants at home. This is the first part where you will receive instructions on how to reproduce plants from seeds. All the instruction for a successful planting operation are given in simple easy terms.

What Is Hydroponics and the Difference in Hydroponic Systems for Indoor Gardening

What is the meaning of “hydroponics” and how is it different than growing with soil? Is there more than one method of hydroponic gardening?

Beautiful, Healthy Plants Inside the House

Caring for plants inside the house is not difficult and will provide you with great looking, healthy plants. A few tips on small things you can do to make their lives better and to keep them happy and growing.

Getting Over Your Lawn Envy

The grass doesn’t always have to be greener on the other side. Ditch your lawn envy! Keep your lawn tick and emerald green, because a beautiful lawn improves the overall appearance of your home and your neighborhood.

5 Affordable Solutions to Kill Fungus Gnats

The adult fungus gnats do not harm the plants. The adults feed on the fungi at the plant’s soil while their larvae that cause the damage by feeding on your plant’s root system. This results to stunted plant growth, root rot, yellowing leaves and wilting. Here are some affordable remedies to help you get rid of your fungus gnat problem.

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