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 […]
It’s a good idea to rotate your plantings, in fact you should do it..Sometimes it’s not that easy , particularly when you have limited space. But the advantages of doing it far outweigh the disadvantages. It helps prevents the recurrence of pests and different diseases in the beds. Rotation is also a benefit to the soil, because […]
Soil temperature is critical to Vegetable garden success: Learn about soil temperature here!
Why did my evergreens turn brown? Learn why here!
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.
Great tips for container gardening to follow! Click here to learn more.
For many, gardening is just something they think about doing and don’t because of lack of space. Well , even if you only have a very limited area, you can garden and produce a surprising amount of veggies or flowers, depending on what type of gardening you want to do. The following are some ideas […]
Companion Gardening will not completely solve all of the many problems you can have in your vegetable garden, but it will definitely help. The following is a list of some of the most commonly planted fruits and vegetables in the average garden, and the companion plants to help with pests and the disease that may […]
Are you a person who enjoys having birds around your yard? Then you probably feed them. So you also know that feeding your feathered friends is a bit costly. For instance a 50 pound bag of Black Oil Sunflower seed is nearing $30.00 . Packaged birdseed is big business, approximately 4.7 billion pounds of bird […]
As we have talked about many times before ,good soil will help you have a good gardening experience. So much great composting materials end up in the landfills everyday.
Compost is like fine dining to plants – they love it! Some people think that compost is grass clippings and leaves collected from the yard, they are right, but it is so much more than that.