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Orchid Pruning – Orchid Yellow Leaves

In this article I’m giving some pieces of advice and information regarding how and when an orchid plant should be pruned. There is also an explanation of the meaning of yellow leaves in an orchid.

Orchids Repotting – Orchid Pots

Repotting orchids is an important part in your struggle to give your orchid plant the care it deserves. It is also crucial to know which kind of pots orchids thrive on. Finally, we must bear in mind which orchid species are we repotting to know exactly how and when to proceed.

Watering Orchids – Some Tips You Should Know

Different orchid species need different amount of water in order to keep healthy and happy. Nevertheless, having general information about how to water orchids can be useful and applicable to most orchid species and types.

Different Orchids Types

Even if there are many thousands of different orchid species, there are only two orchid types: terrestrial orchids and aerial orchids. On this article I deal with the difference between these two types and some of their characteristic features.

Caring for Orchids – Tips and Tricks

Orchids are one of the most beautiful flowers you can have at home or in your garden. Indeed, they naturally need some special care (like most flowers do) but with some general guidelines you will keep your orchid plant as healthy as it can be. In this article you will find some helpful tips on how to care for orchids.

The Importance of Going Green

Today, there are not many people who don’t know the meaning of Going Green. It’s a new term that has picked up a lot of steam in the last decade and will continue to grow in the years to come. With global warming, the depletion of the ozone layer and the disappearance of many plants and animals species on the rise, its time to take a stand.

Be an Expert in Grape Vine Diseases

Grape plants face many adversaries as it grow season after season. These are birds, pests, and other grape vine diseases that could affect its crops or eventually result to the death of the plant. A vigilant inspection of your vineyard will help you in fighting diseases and pests that attacks your plant.

Medicinal Herbs and Herb Gardening

Getting into medicinal herbs and herb gardening can be a very fun thing to do, if you know where to start. Some of the medicinal herbs out there are worth a lot of money as well as being extremely effective for certain ailments that are experienced by the human population. If you are new to this practice and hobby, the best thing to do is to talk to an expert grower that has been doing it for years. The reason why we say this is because there are many different techniques and ways to grow medicinal herbs. There are also several factors that can affect the way that these plants grow such as temperature, climate, and altitude. Having an experienced grower in your area consult with you will not only give you great information, but it can get you very excited about getting started.

Grow Veggies in Foam Boxes

When designing a kitchen garden, think of recycling old foam boxes. You can grow veggies and herbs in free foam boxes for any organic kitchen garden. Knowing how to use foam boxes as planters are just one of the many tips provided by this Master Gardener for your herb kitchen garden.

Get The Family Involved With An Indoor Vegetable Garden

An indoor vegetable garden is a great way to teach kids stewardship as well as foster a healthy diet, year round. Much easier and affordable than most people think, it is a great way to instill good habits while having fun at the same time.

Tips on Wedding Orchids

Flowers, and specially Orchids, can play a very important role during a wedding feast. Here you will find some good tips to buy and use these most beautiful flowers in your celebration.

Top 3 Shrubs to Add Winter Colour To Your Garden

Many people come to me asking me what I can plant in the garden to give a bit of winter colour and brighten up the garden. The answer is there are in fact many varieties of shrubs which can be planted to provide some winter colour around the garden. Some are evergreen whilst some are deciduous, many are grown for there foliage while others produce beautiful flowers such as the Mahonia’s and Skimmia’s and some produce a spectacular show of berries such as Pyracantha and Cotoneaster throughout the winter.

Vegetable Garden Tips – What Type of Fertilizer Should You Use?

When it comes to fertilizing your vegetable garden, there are a myriad of products from which you can choose. Regardless of which one you select, a good bottom line to follow is to always select a fertilizer that is made from organic, not synthetic, materials. Here is a guide to the best organic fertilizers.

How to Create Paths on Your Allotment

When creating planting beds for your allotment, you can simply dig long rows with no retaining edging. However, by installing permanent edging, you can create a neater, cleaner allotment, and you can more easily create paths.

Technological Changes of Electronic Ballasts

The world has faced many technological changes many times over. These changes continue to persist and one such field that has undergone tremendous amount of modifications is the lighting market. Energy efficient lighting is in high demand these days primarily because standard components which were used for years in various commercial luminaries are being fine tuned as well as refined in order to meet the demands of energy conscious generations.

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