Learn the secrets of growing roses successfully. When to prune as well as how to prune. Do I transplant my roses now? What are the best roses?150 Watt HPS – Getting Your Kids Interested in Gardening Is Easy
Are you looking for an easy winter project that will keep your children’s interest throughout the cold months? Starting a garden inside is one way to do that. Many children think you put plants out in the spring and then everything grows and dies off in the fall. With a simple 150 watt HPS lamp, a reflector and some seed trays, you can give your children the experience of watching plants grow in the winter.December Gardening Tips and Snips
During December there is an assorted array of colourful houseplants available such as Poinsettias, Cyclamen and Azaleas. Poinsettias offer a traditional Christmas feel to your room but require a little extra care to keep them looking good.What Is Aqauponics?
Information about what an aquaponics system is including how a simple aquaponics system operates. Also the benefits you’ll get from setting up your own home aquaponics system.How to Worm Compost
Just about anyone from school-aged kids to adults can learn how to worm compost. It is done by growing worms in compost. This can be done in a compost pile of any size and shape.Kitchen Composting – What’s It All About
Have you wished for an easier way to get compost? Try kitchen composting. Learn how this method works for creating a better garden.Best Houseplants to Use for Clean Air
Well you may think the outdoors can be fairly polluted sometimes but actually most homes suffer from indoor pollution. Just think on any average day the pollutants residing in your home due to cooking, bathroom plus all the unnatural cleaning products like air fresheners, plastics, insecticides and many others that we use to try and rid our home of all these pollutants that we use. In fact indoor pollution has been measured at more than eleven times what outdoor pollution can be and just imagine the effect it has on us breathing all this in, plus damage to our skin….Cat Safe Houseplants
Home owners should be aware that cats and some houseplants just cannot exist together. To get a full list of these plants you could contact your local ASPCA or SPCA but we can give you a broad outline of cat safe houseplants in this short article. So before you bring that precious kitten home yes it’s best to check what’s safe and what isn’t for sure, some like English Ivy is poisonous to your cat which is such a shame because its such a lovely plant and is just fantastic as one of the best plants to clean air…Maximize the Germination of Your Vegetable Seeds
Nothing is more frustrating then when you can not seem to get your vegetable seeds to germinate. You get excited for gardening season to roll around, have your vegetable seeds ready to go, plant them in some soil, wait, and nothing happens. There could be a number of factors as to why this could be. Here are some suggestions to help with maximizing the germination of your Vegetable Seeds.5 Home Grown Vegetables for Thanksgiving
The holiday season is upon us which for our family kicks off with Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is that one day out of the year where we recognize how lucky we are to have our health, family and friends around our dinner table and of course the gratefulness that even in these tough economic times we can still put a nice meal on the table to enjoy the day.Birdwatching Secrets and Tips: Casualties and Hygiene
Have you ever discovered a sick, injured or baby bird in your garden or out walking? Would you know what to do for the best if you did? An adult bird is certainly in need of help if you can pick it up but does every bird you find need rescuing? These are not easy questions to answer but this article will provide some of the answers and try to clear up any misunderstandings.How to Protect Your Plants From Frost This Winter
Frost causes the water in the plant cells to freeze which damages the cell wall and as a result the inside structure of the plant is damaged. When the ground is frozen, roots cannot take up any water to feed the plant and as a result dies.