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Why Is an Aquaponic System Better Than a Hydroponic One?

Hydroponic gardens are already highly popular among people of all ages. They require little space, are easy to take care of and give satisfactory results. However, because you will need to supply the water with necessary nutrients, which are most of the times chemical, the taste of the crops is not quite the ones people expect. Also, people trying to switch to organic products have a hard time in coping with the chemical additions from the hydroponically-grown vegetables. Fortunately, a new type of gardening is available. It is called the aquaponic system and can help you grow organic food in your home.

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.

Well Water – Maintenance and Protection

Well water is water that is beneath the earths surface that fills void spaces between sediment particles, and bedrock fractures. When precipitation falls to the grounds surface, it infiltrates the soil, if the soil conditions permit, this moisture will eventually percolate its way into the ground to the zone of saturation, or aquifer.

Helpful Tips In Rose Gardening

There is no question as to the beauty of a rose. You can see them in any occasion from the christening of a child to a person’s funeral. With roses, you feel romantic, sweet and forgiving.

Hobby Greenhouse Kits Can Be Great For The Amateur Gardener

If you are an amateur gardener you may have thought many times about buying a greenhouse but have been put off by the fact that you may think building a greenhouse is a difficult task, and will need a lot of preparation in the garden. This is true, but only to a certain extent, since there are now many hobby greenhouse kits on the market which are perfect for those who want a simple structure for some basic gardening. This article will discuss some of the advantages of this style and what needs to be considered before buying one.

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