Starting a Vegetable Garden Today

Having vine-ripened tomatoes or fresh-picked corn can be a very fulfilling experience. Many would love to eat home grown vegetable but do not know much about the requirements of a vegetable garden. There are so many seedlings in a nursery and knowing which to take to your garden may require appropriate advice.

Planting Grapes for Food and for More

Planting grapes not only has economic but social relevance as well. Your grapevines can make a good background, even venue for special events like weddings.

How to Grow Herbs in Pots Using Herb Plant Cuttings

This article describes how, in four straightforward and easy steps, it’s possible to propagate herbs from herb stem cuttings. It provides tips on when and how to take cuttings and provides a list of herbs that can be propagated in this way. The article also provides some ideas on how this method of growing herbs in pots provides opportunities to develop some very different sorts of projects from the small and discrete kitchen herb garden. The method is also advocated as a good way of growing herbs in pots to sell at markets and events or as gifts.

Reasons to Not Overwater Your Tomato Plants

Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum), is a plant that thrives best in well-drained soil. It doesn’t tolerates with too much moisture accumulation in the soil since over watering would result to serious root damage which suffocates the entire structures that leads to the entry of disease infections and other insect vectors that carries serious ailment to the plant. Though watering is one requirement for a successful tomato production, you should consider the amount of water to be applied not to over flow it, but rather maintain the moisture content in its minimum level. Why you should not over water your tomato plant?

Plumeria Plants – How To Grow Plumeria Cuttings

Plumeria plants are relatively easy to propagate from cuttings if tried and tested methods are followed. It is also one of the quickest ways to enjoy plumeria flowers. But how do you plant and grow plumeria cuttings the right way?

Arnica – The Sportsman’s Friend

Arnica has a deep-rooted, erect stem, typically unbranched. Furry opposing leaves sit high on the stem and a rosette of oval leaves adorns the base of the stem. Large yellow or orange flowers are typical, these are 6-7 cm wide about a dozen radiating florets and a number of disc florets. Bracts beneath the flowerhead have long spreading hairs. The flowers boast a mildly aromatic perfume not unlike pine.

The Wonders of Worm Composting

Worms are wonderful. They do so many good things in the world. Gardeners love worms because they help aerate soil and provide much-needed oxygen to plants and vegetables.

Just How Much Is Enough To Water Orchids?

The watering method is crucial to the healthy and optimum growth of orchids. In order for these plants to keep their vibrant and attractive blooms, they require growing conditions which are similar to their natural habitat in wild forests. There is an appropriate method to water orchids of various types.

Five Essential Gardening Tools

When we need to choose new gardening tools we often are not sure which of them we need for the work in our lawns or gardens. If you plan to begin with the gardening hobby, here you can check out a list of five useful gardening tools.

LED Grow Lights Are Efficient and Inexpensive

Indoor gardening is becoming an increasingly popular hobby, although one that is frequently plagued by poor growth, undersized leaves, and the decline of flowering plants. The reason for this can almost always be attributed to poor light. While there are many options to choose from in regards to artificial light for an indoor garden, LED grow lights has become one of the most popular choices.

The Advantages of LED Grow Lights

If you are the owner of an indoor garden, then it may be in your best interest to invest in a pair of LED grow lights. The fact of the matter is, the current iterations of these lights match (and in many cases actually outperform) their HID counterparts, and are unquestionably here to stay. Listed below are just a few of the advantages of using these grow lights for indoor gardening.

Vegetable Garden Layout: When to Plant

This is without doubt the most asked question we have and one which we have discussed and I think answered on many previous occasions, however as the winter is starting to fade away for many of us in the northern hemisphere perhaps we should take a quick look at this question. The answer of course depends on a number of factors, including of course your location and the type of crop you plan to plant. Let’s look at the key factors. As we say when considering a Vegetable Garden Layout you must take all the factors into account and plan. It is the planning that brings success for no matter how hard you may work in your Vegetable Garden if you have put down the wrong crops at the wrong time you will not succeed.

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