Raising the Vegetable Garden
Raised vegetable gardens, can be built in most gardens or courtyards even if all the courtyard is paved. Raised vegetable gardens allow for easier maintenance, less bending and if designed correctly a place to sit. They work well at heights of more than 300mm especially if they are placed over existing paving in a courtyard. Good controlled quality soil mixes can be used to start the growing medium before other organic fertilizers are added.Reasons For Creating Your Very Own Container Garden
In this article we will explore some effective ways to still enjoy the advantages of a garden without actually having a “traditional” garden. This is especially helpful to those who can’t keep a traditional garden due to health, age, accessibility or space restrictions.Geodesic Dome Greenhouse – Operating Disease Free For Optimum Harvest
What new geodesic dome greenhouse gardeners often don’t know is insect and disease problems are different inside a greenhouse than they are out in the garden or in a field. So, special care will be required to keep your plants happy and healthy and the bountiful harvest rolling in.Is Vermicompost and Vermicastings the Same?
Vermicompost definitely has its other names, and vermicastings would be one of them. But other than that, worm compost can also be referred to as red wiggler worms casting, worm manure, humus, poop, or black gold.Teaching Kids to Look After the Earth Through Organic Gardening Efforts
Teaching kids to be more environmentally aware has been both challenging and fun. Not only are these young children being taught about taking care of the Earth. They’re also being immersed on the advantages to helping out Mother Nature through organic gardening. Planting a vegetable garden also teaches kids the value of producing their own crops from scratch.Composting Types: Turning Organic Trash Into Black Gold
Turning your garbage into a much finer resource goes through a natural process, which there are three basic types used to composting organic wastes. You can choose to convert your food and garden scraps through either an aerobic, anaerobic, or vermicomposting method.What Is Aquaponics and How This System Can Suit Your Needs
Who else wants to grow an healthy abundant organic garden at home and almost in autopilot even if you don’t have land? This article describes what is Aquaponics, how such a system can help you to provide good healthy and inexpensive organic food to your family, and why it is simple, easy to set up and so convenient for you.Geodesic Greenhouse – Planting For Year Round Harvest
You’ve built your geodesic greenhouse and you’re ready for the fun to begin. You want to feed your family fresh ripe veggies you grew yourself and keep feeding them all year long. It’s a very exciting time for gardeners.5 Tips For Selecting A Healthy Orchid
Selecting an orchid can be daunting, especially if you are a beginner choosing your first orchid. To make it easier for you we have come up with a list on how to spot a healthy orchid, to start you off on the right foot.Combining Vegetable Gardening With School Curriculum
Do you have school aged children? Are you a vegetable gardener? Imagine if you were able to combine the fun and reward of vegetable gardening with the education your child receives in school? I was thinking about this the other day and wanted to do some research on topic. As a father of two and an avid vegetable gardener, to me the possibilities of combining the two, to me, seemed like a no brainer.Gardening – Why Gardening Makes a Good Hobby
The benefits of gardening are many. What’s your excuse for not doing it?Determining The Correct Orchid Food
Orchid food is usually a type of fertilizer that has been created especially for orchids. There are multiple mixtures available. You can usually find what you need at a nursery or garden center.