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Healthy Herbs – Garlic – Facts and Benefits

Well tomorrow I will be planting some Garlic cloves, it is about that time. I will be planting the Garlic cloves in an area which I will be starting a new flower bed.

The Geelong Botanic Gardens

This is an article that explains the concepts of the new modern section of the Geelong Botanic Gardens. It talks about creating gardens using less water but still connecting the with the 19th century garden.

How To Become A Great Gardener

First of all there are so many people who are afraid to try their hand at gardening; not knowing that gardening is one of the most relaxing ways there is to ease everyday stress. I personally love it and have for more years than I care to remember. Getting started with a garden is somewhat simple once you have chosen your location and made your decision on what you will be planting, flowers, herbs vegetables or whatever.

How to Decide What to Plant in a Vegetable Garden

You may sense a small lost feeling when you first start to decide on what to plant in a vegetable garden. Don’t worry – many people get this feeling in the beginning. There are so many different vegetables and varieties of each vegetable to pick from, it can make you lightheaded. Here’s what to consider.

How to Plan Your Garden Food Production for Self-Sufficiency

When you are new to trying your hand at growing your own food, it can be daunting to know where to begin. How do you plan a garden for food production? Is it possible to become self-sufficient in a short time? It’s understandable to want to grow everything your first year. Experienced gardeners and homesteaders know, from trial and error, that it’s best to get into self-sufficiency one task at a time.

Food, Health and Beauty: Enjoying a Home Herb Garden

There are so many types of gardening, but none are as simple to plant and maintain as a home herb garden. Even better, maintaining a home herb garden is inexpensive, as the plants are cheap and they don’t require lots of water and fertilizer. It’s a rewarding kind of gardening because newbies can become instant successes, enjoying great rewards no matter what their gardening skill level.

What to Know When Planting Vegetables in Containers

Just about any spot you have in or around your house that receives a good 8 hours of sunlight is an excellent place for planting vegetables in containers. Container gardens can be adapted to the space you have and your favorite foods. Container gardens or mini-gardens, as they are sometimes called, can be set up in a variety of growing containers. They can come in many shapes, colors, sizes and materials to add to the character of your yard, patio or home.

Garden Using Those Pesky Plastic Pots

Anyone who has a garden or ever got a potted plant has had to deal with those seemingly useless plastic pots. Most people throw them out. I save them until they crumble-re-using over and over again. They can be the “greenest” item in your garden that save you the most green.

Fresh Herb Gardening – Forget Dried Or Store-Bought Herbs

Fresh herb gardening is something that is becoming more and more popular among cooks and families around the world. Rather than spending a lot of money at the market or having to go to three different stores to find the herbs that you need when you need them, you can plant your own herb garden and use the herbs that you want whenever you want to use them. It doesn’t matter if you know anything about herbs or not when you start, because it’s a simple process and one that’s not hard to get into.

What Is an LED Grow Light?

An LED grow light is a growing system under which horticulturalists can grow saplings in similar conditions and climates where the plants may not have to be found naturally. The lamp is designed to promote the healthy and strong growth of the plants by emitting a special type of light that contains rays from the electromagnetic spectrum that are vital for the photosynthesis process. This is done by the LED lamp imitating the light from the sun and by emitting the same types of light onto the plant. This means that the plant is then getting just about the same type of conditions that it would get if it was growing in perfect climatic conditions.

Many Plants, Many Uses: Herb Garden Information From Yesterday and Today

Herbs appear throughout the story of humanity, playing a role in politics, myth, religion, medicine, and even romance. Why do herbs have such a powerful hold on the human imagination? Is it their beauty, accessibility, or ease of cultivation?

Potting Benches – Growing Plants Has Never Been This Simple

A potting bench is quickly becoming more popular these days. It is a very practical storage area for all types of gardening tools. But since many benches are now designed with many different styles, it also has a variety of functionality making it a must have for all backyards.

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