The Organic and Synthetic Fertilizers
Organic fertilizers are less likely to cause environmental hazards compared to synthetic fertilizers because of the fact that they come from nature. Using organic fertilizers is a more over a natural process which has been going on for several years. Hence there is a lesser likelihood that frequent use will have long term side effects on plants.Starting Seeds
Take the time to have a reality check if you are a new gardener. Do you know how much sun your garden will receive each day? Six hours a day for most vegetables and flowering plants.Origin of the Traveling Garden Gnome
Where does your little gnome go? Is it inspired to help others on their quest for cheaper flights and hotel rentals, or are they viciously abducted from their homes? This article reveals the mystery surrounding the Traveling Gnomes and gives an interesting insight into the history of the gnome and their adventures.Make Your Own Growing Container
Are you wanting to start your crops early this year but are worried about the frost killing them? If so then this article is for you as we are going to be talking about how to build a simple box to keep your plants warm during their first months.The Sweet Strawberry
The Strawberry is well suited to a wider range of climate conditions, than any other temperate zone fruit. Over the years many varieties have been perfected and developed for such extremes as Florida and even the other extreme as Canada. Florida with its hot humid climate, and Canada with its short summers, and long winters.Caring For Orchids – Simple Steps That Will Assure You Beautiful And Fragrant Orchids
Caring for orchids can be wonderful or it can be difficult, so the more you know the better the experience will be. A common error is planting orchids in potting soil, it’s actually better to plant them in bark chips you can get at your local plant supply store or even home depot. Potting soil is dense and does not allow the orchid’s roots to have “breathing” room, and thus does not allow proper water drainage.Caring For Orchids – The 4 Keys To Growing Healthy Fragrant Orchids
Orchid information is readily available online, but which advice should you take when caring for orchids? Along with many others Orchids are one of my favorite house plants, due to their natural variety. As a matter of fact they are so popular that they are bread to make hybrids of all shapes, sizes and even colors.Curing Herbs
As one of the important organs in our body, skin can isolate our bodies with the external world and can maintain the well-being of us. Sometimes, there are some disorders or abnormalities happening on our body because of the unbalance of the internal biology. When some special chemicals cannot be produced properly, some symptoms such as redness, blistering and itchiness will appear on our skin. Apart from the normal medical treatment, we can also use some natural curing herbs to deal with those abnormal conditions. As a special pea species, red clover’s antioxidant element tocopherol can be used to deal with eczema and other skin disorders related to toxins. Aloe Vera, a well-known skin curing herb, is helpful to alleviate itching and soothes and revitalizes the skin. Olive leaf is also a special kind of herb helping to treat infection.What Are Spider Mites?
What are spider mites and how can they affect my houseplants and my vegetable garden outdoors? We all know that spiders are definitely not good for any plants. For example, a spider can kill a dieffenbachia plant (look at the stem on that plant), so with power like that, what kind of damage can it do to other more tender plants?My Organic Apple Tree
I am blessed with an organic apple tree in my back yard. I don’t know the variety it produces. It’s just similar to the Granny Smith apples variety – that is as far as I know. I am not a green fingered expert, nor do I have much interest in gardening.Spaded VS Nursery Trees: Which Is Better For Transplants
Regardless of whether you choose spaded trees or nursery trees, there are both advantages and disadvantages to consider. Typically speaking, trees grown in nurseries are simpler to move because they have been affected by maintenance practices, for instance root pruning. As a result of root pruning, it is typically easier to move trees that are raised in nurseries. It might cost more to move spaded trees, but if the tree will otherwise be lost or if its worth exceeds the expense of moving it, the process could ultimately be successful.Essential Tool Kit
You do not need a shed of full tools to be able to garden successfully, but you will find some items indispensable and can build up your kit as you go. If tools are going to be used they need to be effective, convenient and comfortable to use, and it is always worth trying out new tools before making your selection. Always buy the best you can afford, because well made and well maintained garden tools will last a life time. You will need some form of digging tool, such as a spade or fork. A spade is perhaps the more versatile but a fork is better on stony ground or if you find digging particularly hard work.