Getting the Right Soil for Healthy Tomato Plants
If you are new to tomato gardening, or even if you’re an old “Green Thumb,” you may be frustrated by diseased plants, insect pests, and unsuccessful harvests. If there were one thing you should pay the most attention to when it comes to growing healthy tomato plants, it would be the soil. Maintaining good, healthy soil is the most important aspect of tomato gardening, and I’ll be discussing some of the biggest factors in getting your soil just right.Three Easy Home Vegetable Gardening Tips to Follow
I like to keep my home vegetable gardening as simple as possible. Sure on occasion I will venture out into something new and little more advanced, but my entire gardening process surrounds some basic tips that I am going to share with you in a moment.Choosing The Best Cordless Lawn Mower
Cordless lawn mowers are becoming more popular with people who either don’t want the mess of a gas mower or don’t like having a cord that could potentially get caught up in the mower. The best cordless lawn mower can mow more than 1/3 of an acre on a single charge of the battery. That’s why people prefer them as they are easy to use and don’t have the same hassles that other mowers have.Preparing Compost Tea for the Garden Is Easy
Compost tea sounds like some bizarre concoction, likely to be created by some mad scientist or crazed eccentric gardener. Perhaps you’ve never ever heard of this compost tea information before, don’t worry you are not alone by any stretch of the imagination. The big secret is about to be let out!What to Plant in Your Garden in June
“June gloom” may keep weather cool in Southern California but it’s the perfect time to get serious about planting and caring for the garden. Gardeners with limited space can still enjoy a bounty of fresh vegetables and flowers by using containers for growing. Containers don’t have to be fancy–old buckets, reusable plastic or ceramic containers–anything will do as long as the container can hold soil and plants and is well draining.Tips for Watering a Vegetable Garden
Your vegetable garden won’t grow on its own. You need to keep it watered. Find out the best way to do it and how to keep that water in the ground where your vegetables need it.Rose – Queen of Flowers
The timeless flower of love is a rose – every girl is a sucker for roses whether they admit it or not and I can tell that on good authority. In fact, the rose has been a special flower that has brought people from all walks of life together.Can I Grow Hydroponic Herbs All Year Round?
Just because you are using hydroponics for growing your herbs it does not mean that you have to have some huge complicated system, because you do not. Most people do not realize, but there are well over a hundred different ways to grow hydroponically. Learn more about growing herbs hydroponically.Rudbeckia, Golden Petals With a Dark Heart
An easy to grow a beautiful eye catcher in your garden can be the Black-Eyed Susan, or Rudbeckia. The flowers of the Rudbeckia have a beautiful sunny yellow color and they are so nice and bright that it makes the flower a valuable addition to your border.Growing Vegetable Transplants
Few things are a bigger waste of money than buying vegetable transplants. This is especially true if you’re buying quick annuals, like lettuce, spinach, or arugula. Buying 4 lettuce transplants for $2 is barely cheaper than buying fully grown heads in the store, and when you consider the soil, fertilizer, and time that goes into raising those heads of lettuce, you might break even – but you’ll probably end up paying more for those four heads of lettuce, and spend a whole lot more time tending to them.Echinacea or Coneflower
Echinacea is one of the eye catchers in your garden. The flowers are beautiful and look a bit like a sun with leaves around it. Because of these looks it is also called coneflower. The flowers blossom from June to October and are really a joy to look at.What to Grow in Your Intensive Garden After the Frost-Free Date
Plants that are spaced 6″ or less apart and will be planted after the frost-free date: onion sets, garlic, peas, radishes, green onions, spinach, lettuce, Swiss chard, turnips, parsnips, beets, carrots, etc., planted in succession. Unless you have a long season green onions shouldn’t be planted later than two weeks past the frost-free date or they will not get big enough to use.