Cilantro – A Spicy Herb

Cilantro is a very fast growing herb which can be grown just about anywhere. It is a relative of the carrot family and is sometimes called Chinese parsley and Coriander.

Eliminate the Need for Fertilizers Using Quality Compost Tea

Compost tea, made from quality input and brewed properly, is revolutionizing the way we garden. Thousands of species of beneficial microorganisms are responsible for getting ALL the nutrients into the plant. Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Potassium, Magnesium… you name it, microorganisms like these pass nutrients to the plant in a healthy available form; unlike synthetic fertilizers which are more commonly used for plant food. Studies show, repeatedly, that synthetic fertilizers kill all the microorganism life in the soil. That means the HUGE benefit of using microorganisms to freely translocate nutrients from the earth itself into the plant is lost. Because of this, fertilizers are used to get decent results, but the result is mediocre vegetation, fruits and blossoms that don’t smell or taste as good and aren’t as vitamin/mineral rich for you and your family’s health.

Getting Started Seed Starting

Time to start getting those seeds started for planting this spring. Well not all of them at the same time there are charts and graphs and all kinds of calculations to go through, but it really is simple if you know the magic number. The key to everything is the magic number.

Build A Fully Organic Hydroponics System

Hydroponics can be a great way to grow plants, but it can have its disadvantages. Maintaining consistent nutrient levels in the water can be a bit difficult for the average gardener. And for the organic gardener, supplying organic nutrients that are truly organic, just makes it that much more difficult. Aquaponics is a way to build a hydroponics system that is fully organic, and where the system takes care of nutrient levels itself.

Outdoor Sound Systems

If you are going to be installing outside speakers, you really need to think about the environmental elements that they will be subjected to. The weather would be the most obvious hazard. However, the audio quality of your sound system can also be lessened by insects, noisy pets, and nearby traffic.

Recommended Ways for Watering Orchids

Every orchid enthusiast desires to grow a healthy orchid plant and see its vibrant blooms. If you want to achieve this, there are several important requirements which you must provide your orchid such as adequate light, temperature, humidity and water. In their natural habitat, orchids receive water from rainfall which is just the right type that they need. Hence, you must try to provide similar water requirement when watering orchids.

Growing Organic Sage

Garden Sage is a member of the mint family. It’s Latin family name, Salvia, means “to save” and is also the root word of salve…learn more about how to organically grow this amazing herb.

Creating Edible Landscapes

The idea of creating an edible landscapes is one that has always appealed to me. I know that when planning your yard space it is not always the first thing on your mind but think about this.

Advice For A Beginning Vegetable Gardener

Over the years many people have come to me and asked me the secret to having a successful vegetable garden for the new gardener. So I have given this subject a lot of thought through the years so i feel pretty qualified to answer that question.

Growing Organic Radishes

Growing radishes was pioneered before the Roman empire; the name “radish” derived from “radix,” the Latin word for “root” (the Romans could wield a sword but weren’t really clever with names!). Mustard and turnips are close relatives to the radish.

The Top 5 Things To Look For When Choosing An Allotment

A carefully chosen allotment can be turned into a haven – a place for you to work rest and sometimes just dream the day away. Ideally, the plot should be open to the sun and there should be protection from the wind on the north and northeast boundaries.

Choosing Potatoes for Planting

Planting potatoes is a wonderfully rewarding past time, and something which children love to be involved in, particularly when it comes to harvesting. Do you plant old sprouted potatoes?

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