In our opinion orchids rank among some of nature’s most beautiful flowers. Once you understand their basic needs it’s easy to grow them yourself. Most orchids require a moist, well draining media. There are several different types. A basic mix for growing orchids consists of coarse perlite, fir bark, and sphagnum moss. Different orchard varieties […]
After the long cold winter sometimes we don’t think it will ever happen, but spring does come eventually. The Sun shines brightly, the soil warms up and some of our favorites start the pop through the ground ,daffodils,crocuses and such. Getting the kids involved in gardening can be nothing but a good thing, they will […]
Learn how is it is NOT to early to start thinking about spring gardening. Learn why March is a great month to start gardening.
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What better way to celebrate summer than planting your own tomato plant and picking fresh fruit right off the vine. It is never too early in the season to start thinking about your tomato garden. Growing great tasting tomatoes doesn’t just happen, however. It takes some time tested growing tips to get the earliest and sweetest tomatoes you can and continue to getting them all season.
This is a very real possibility – with the technology of patenting seeds called Genetic Engineering (GE). This technology is imperfect at best,it’s cell invasion that transfers selected traits of one specie to the engineered specie. This can result in a plant that will resist some of the common problems some crops have. But in natures complex world, such manipulation of genes and cells can cause major problems.
Spring, when we gardeners start thinking about digging in the soil. Soil preparation is critical to succesful gardens. Plants receive many of their nutrients from the soil, so building your soil up to a point of it being beneficial is important.
Considering the hardships we’re all experiencing when it comes to buying eco-friendly fruits and vegetables that are not entirely injected with harmful substances for our own health, growing fruits in your own garden seems to be a top-notch idea. There are plenty of tips and pieces of advice you really need to be fully aware […]
If gardening seems to always be on your mind and seeds and fertilizers are always a big issue for you and your decision-making processes, you might find container gardening a bit more limited, but a lot easier. If you own a balcony or a patio, you can bring on your exquisite gardening skills and make […]
The great thing about flower gardening is the fact that you can use it as a way of putting one of your biggest hobbies into practice, while relaxing and having a blast. Some people find listening to classical music the most soothing of all experiences; other, like you, prefer to spend hours giving care to […]