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Quick Tips For Making a Raised Bed Garden

If you have plans for plants that need ample drainage, it can be very frustrating to have a yard that doesn’t drain. Some plants don’t mind the extra moisture from being in an area with poor drainage. They could even thrive and have fuller blooms. However, some plants are not so lucky, and will die a gruesome death. Always check your plants before you buy and make sure of their drainage requirements.

How to Get Ready For Spring Gardening

The first thing I usually do this time of year is walk outside to the garden and just simply take a stroll through it. I look and listen, because all around are signs of spring. The birds are singing and usually small wild flowers are starting to bloom. What I am doing is creating a game plan and enjoying the sun on my face, knowing Spring is in the air.

Bonsai Mud Men

When I first heard the term Bonsai Mudmen, I immediately thought of some nomadic tribe of people, in some far away, remote place that the world had somehow forgotten. While actual Mud Men do actually exist is places like New Guinea, bonsai mud men are actually small clay figurines that are used to help decorate your bonsai tree. Each figure is highly decorated and sized to complement the design of your bonsai.

Gardening by the Square Foot – Gardening For Limited Space

For people with small yards or even just a patio, gardening by the square foot is the ideal way to go. It is a very space saving solution. It also saves a lot of water.

Raised Vegetable Beds – Top 11 Ways to Keep Critters Away

Raised vegetable beds are safe from flooding or trampling, but those pesky critters can be a nuisance. What can you do? There are some simple tricks to keep them away.

How a Great Greenhouse Plan Can Save You Lots of Money

Regardless of what you hope to accomplish with your greenhouse garden, the fact of the matter is that you will have a hard time accomplishing much of anything without a proper blueprint or greenhouse plan. There are thousands of different styles and types of greenhouses just waiting to be built; ranging from those designed purely for function to those that are more stylized and elaborate, and which may be suitable for display.

How to Choose a Landscape Designer Or Landscaping Company and Save You Time & Money

Here is the chance to get straight talk about choosing a landscape designer and achieve the landscape of your dreams. This article will provide you with information you need to make the right decision before you waste valuable money on choosing the wrong landscape designer.

Landscaping and a Food Garden

There is no reason that a beautifully landscaped garden cannot also include your veggie patch and, certainly some fruit trees. Yes, often veggie patches can be unsightly – but that is more a design issue than the plants themselves. Well laid out and raised beds can be quite attractive and not detract from the “look” of your yard.

Build a Cheap Greenhouse – Some Ideas For Making the Process Easy

If you have always dreamed of having your own garden greenhouse but just never got around to it, for whatever reason, I would like to share some ideas with you that might take a little fear out of the equation. The two biggest complaints I usually hear from people who have considered buying a greenhouse in the past are first, that building a greenhouse yourself is to difficult and second, that they’re just too darned expensive!

Vegetable Planting – A Beginner’s Guide

Vegetable planting is one of the most enjoyable stages of vegetable gardening, as it feels like your having a tangible effect on nature and your environment, and every moment from now until you’re eating the vegetables is traced back to putting the seeds or sets into the ground. It’s important before you start however, that you have a plan in place. You need to know how much space the plants will take up, how many vegetables they’re likely to yield, and how much sunlight they need for optimal growth.

A Greenhouse Staging Buying Guide

Greenhouse staging is utilized for nurturing plants in the greenhouse. Staging units come in various forms, from capillary benches to aluminum benches. By assessing the facts about greenhouse staging, getting one that works for you will be easy.

How to Create an Above Ground Organic Vegetable Garden

It’s a lot of fun to have a garden, but isn’t always an option for people to plant one in the ground. With this you will see how to create an above ground organic vegetable garden in easy step by step instructions!

Planting a Kitchen Herb Garden

Planting a kitchen herb garden can be fun and useful. Think about the herbs you use most in your kitchen. Some of the most common herbs are: oregano, basil, dill, marjoram, thyme, mint, rosemary and sage.

LED Grow Lights – Grow Your Favorite Plants in Your Own Home

Spring and summer times bring out the green thumb in many people across the nation. Many people get busy planting their gardens and preparing their flower beds for the coming seasons. Commonly these individuals purchase their plants from a local greenhouse, farm supply store, or at a local retail store however some choose to raise their own plants from seed themselves under LED grow lights.

Choosing Colour and Stone For Kerbing

Kerbing is not a boring job of colourless concrete or stones anymore. Though there are different means of kerbing, use of natural means like flower beds, concrete, stones and gravels in various shapes and colour stand out as the most popular buy for home owners.

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