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How To Create A Buttterfly Habitat In Your Garden

On of the greatest benefits a gardener receives from all of their labor is not only the ability to view beautiful plants and flowers whenever they desire, but to study the creatures that are drawn to them. Creating a butterfly habitat in your garden not only serves the purpose of amusing adults, but kids and grandkids will be mesmerized by the quantity and diversity of the butterfly species that are easily attracted to a well planned habitat. The work associated with making your garden butterfly friendly is minimal, the rewards tremendous, and the effort a good learning experience.

Planting a Butterfly Garden

Have you ever been to a butterfly sanctuary? The little winged creatures are all around you, fluttering like silk angels. You have to look down when you walk lest you step on them. They light on your hair and clothes. It is a most awesome experience.

7 Keep It Simple Secrets to Houseplant Success

Most of us gardening enthusiasts, love the magnificence we see outdoors and truly want to bring this green living beauty into our homes and onto our patios. But how do we do this? Read on for Seven Secret “Keep it simple” tips to help you nurture and grow your houseplants…

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Patio

Attracting hummingbirds to your garden or patio just requires a little planning and understanding of the needs of this fascinating little bird. Knowing the right plants, feeder and nectar and mister will make your patio a destination the hummingbird will return to each year.

How to Create an Accessible Garden

An accessible garden needs to have easy access for wheelchairs, walkers, and other mobility issues. Steps, if they exist, should be wide and have handrails. Ramps should slope gradually and path surfaces should be smooth. There are also gardening practices that can make gardening easier.

The Best Fish for Use in Aquaponics Systems

Selecting the right fish for your aquaponics system may be the most important decision you make. Read this article to learn the basics of choosing the right fish.

The Modern Home Organic Garden – The Easy Way With Aquaponics System

Today there’s a growing trend to eat organic food, it is becoming a known fact that organic food is much better for our health. Even though many farmers are leaning towards growing food organically still organic food is significantly more expensive than regular food. You can spend a lot of money on food that is claimed to be organic but you’re actually getting food which is lower quality than the regular food growing with pesticides and other chemicals. The only way to really know the quality of the food you’re eating and make sure you’re eating organic food is to grow the food yourself.

Planting Large Trees – Don’t Forget to Mulch

Are you looking for advice on planting large trees in your garden? Here are the basics on how and how much to mulch, so that they have the optimum growing conditions.

Why People Garden

By eating food grown in your own back yard you know what chemicals – fertilizers, pesticides, hormones – went into the production of that food. The danger of contamination of food by bacteria, pesticides and pollutants found in the soil, air and packaging plants has any people frightened. Organically producing food, understanding and avoiding contamination and knowing where the food comes from is one reason some people grow their own food.

How to Grow French Tarragon

French Tarragon is an unusual plant that has many benefits when grown. Tarragon is one perennial plant that cannot be grown from a seed. It is a plant that grows around 12 to 24 inches high with long stems that have leaves in a dark green color. You can only grow tarragon from a cutting of another plant. French Tarragon needs to be planted in the sun, but also needs some shade. It grows best in well-drained loose packed soil. It does not grow very well in wet or tightly packed soil.

A Solution to Growing Vegetables in a Small Garden

Growing vegetables doesn’t always require a huge amount of space. Just because you have a small garden doesn’t mean you can’t grow your own delicious vegetables. A really good way to grow vegetables that takes up little space is in containers.

How Aquaponics Can Save The World

The beginning aquaponic gardener is often times very excited to get started with their system and ready to get those fish producing high quality fertilizer for their plants. Many beginners are so excited they end up ruining their system. It is important to take things slow to make sure you have it all done properly before you begin.

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