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Learn the Best Tips on Planting Dahlias

Planting Dahlias is not a difficult thing to do. They usually require plenty of sun exposure in order to grow and are not capacitated to resist cold temperatures. Generally about 8 hours of sunlight per day should be enough for them to grow and blossom.

Master Aquaponics to Grow Your Own Food in Your Backyard

Information on “how to” aquaponics system. It explains why it is beneficial and gives readers useful tips to create a successful system.

Aquaponics System: How It Works

A breakdown of the working of an aquaponics system in simple terms. Understanding the components that combine to make aquaponics system. Some tips to guide in running a successful system. You will get all you need to know about an aquaponics system.

Adventures In Soil Enrichment – Specific Composting

I’ve had many gardens, and no matter where I’ve lived in this area, I’ve never found good soil that I didn’t need to work before I could plant. I start all my plants in potting soil to give them the best head start possible.

How to Get Your Kids Involved in Vegetable Gardening

It was my dad that introduced me to vegetable gardening and my grandfather that introduced him. Where it started, in my family, prior to my grandfather, I have no idea, but one thing is for sure, and that is our family loves to grow fresh fruits and vegetables.

March Gardening Tips and Snips

Plant the seed! March makes for the perfect time for gathering in bedding and patio plug plants and seedlings, to give you the biggest and best bedding displays ever!

What Fish To Grow In Aquaponics

There are many lists of the easiest fish to grow in aquaponics, they have been tried and tested by aquaponic farmers. They even come with step-by-step instructions on how to take care and maintain the fish species so virtually nothing can go wrong with your harvest. The most common fish species to grow in an aquaponic system are the hardy ones.

The Perfect Aquaponics Fish

They say that there is no such thing as a perfect aquaponics fish but there are fish that thrive in an aquaponics system and require less maintenance, these are the kinds of fish that you should be looking for. Unless you are an experienced aquaponics farmer, you will want to start with a fish species that isn’t too sensitive and one that is easy to grow. Here are things that you should be looking for in an aquaponics fish: Resistant to disease – fish that are too fragile is not a good thing for beginners.

Points To Consider When Buying Ranunculus Bulbs

Many people enjoy the blooms produced by the gardeners favorite – Ranunculus. But many gardeners choose not too plant Ranunculus bulbs in favor of buying the pre-potted juvenile plants. Ranunculus bulbs are easy to grow both in the garden or in containers on the patio but, what should be looking for when buying Ranunculus bulbs. Listed in this article a few key points to consider.

Ocotillos – Wanted Dead or Alive

To many observers, the ocotillo plants found in our Arizona deserts and landscapes appear dead. Don’t give up hope, chances are it is still alive and will green up and bloom in the future.

Using Climbing Structures in the Garden

There are a number of ways to support the vertical growing habits of climbing plants. However, different climbing structures are more suited to different types of plants. So if you are wondering what to use to support your sweet peas or which plant to grow over a pergola, here is a short guide to different types of climbing structure and the plants best suited to them.

The Basic Techniques of Pruning

Pruning is not something that occurs to plants naturally. It is perhaps worth remembering that as gardeners we prune for our benefit rather than the plants. There is a certain amount of pruning which is done to benefit the health of a plant such as removing dead or diseased stems, but as a rule it is a way of controlling plants when they get too big or clipping a plant into a particular shape. You certainly won’t kill your plants if you don’t prune them, at worst your garden may just become a bit wild and unruly. Here are a few basic tips on how and when to prune.

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