Soil Ph: Acid or Alkaline

Knowing the Ph of one’s soil is important. If the soil is too acid, or too alkaline, very little will grow in it. One will be disappointed, if one has had dreams of having a beautiful garden, or bountiful harvest of vegetables.

Compelling Reasons To Grow Your Own Organic Vegetables

I am sure that many people will look at the title and think to themselves this seems like a lot of work and I just as soon go to the market. True not everyone wants a vegetable garden but there are many reasons why you should.

Planning That First Vegetable Garden

Growing your own vegetables has got to be the ultimate way to enhance the flavor of any meal. There is nothing compared to the taste of a vegetable just picked and then brought into the kitchen and prepared as part of a meal.

Earthworms – Creating A Healthy Environment

Earthworms greatly benefit the natural environment, dramatically alter the structure of soil, and are a good indicator that a soil quality is healthy. They are also extremely sensitive to environmental pollutants, and unfortunately due to pollution caused from toxins in chemical herbicides and pesticides earthworms can become eliminated for a gardens soil.

The Biggest Cause Of Weeds In the Vegetable Garden

Weeds; the bane of every vegetable gardener. The thought of spending hours every week trying to rid and control weeds is one garden nightmare we could all do with out.

A New Vegetable Garden In A Weekend

Would you like to build a new vegetable garden in just a weekend from any place in your yard with out tilling, pulling out the lawn, or building huge soil filled boxes? Well you can and it is a lot easier than you would think.

Hay Bale Measurements

Hay bale sizes definitely vary. In choosing hay bales, a consumer should take into consideration the materials, shape, dryness and the market’s supply and demand concept where the hay bales are being purchased.

Ordering Garden Seeds

While winter seems to last forever it really won’t and February is the time you want to get your garden seed orders in. The sooner you order the sooner you will have your seeds on hand for when you are ready to plant.

A Few Things to Consider When Choosing a Local or High-End Florist

 In South Africa When it comes to Mthatha and East London florists we have two types which are, local and international. Florists who deal in the finest quality of flowers is known as a high-end florist. Florists who usually deal with a limited array of flowers and designs or their selection is based mainly on a store catalogue, brochure, or posters for your orders would be considered a local florist.

Why Everyone Needs a Survival Garden

A survival garden allows you the ability to provide home grown and healthy food for your family. It removes your reliance on giant corporations and imported goods. It allows you to become self-reliant and have a self-renewing source of food for yourself and your family.

Gardening Conveniently With Potting Bench

It seems that you can’t end the week without doing something in your garden. Gardening is your passion and you don’t mind getting your hands dirty when you dig the soil to plant the flowers or the seedlings. No matter how tired you are after spending the whole day in your garden, you still manage to carry a smile while looking at your newly planted flowers. And you get to have backaches.

Health Benefits of Herb Gardening

One trend that is quickly gaining huge popularity is herb gardening. People everywhere are starting their own gardens and producing great herbs and other plants that are much healthier and cheaper than the produce that can be purchased at the store. While it used to take a fairly large garden to grow herbs, it is now possible to have your own herb garden inside your home through a process called hydroponic gardening. This means that you will be able to enjoy the health benefits of herb gardening, even though you may have limited yard space or live in a small apartment.

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