Vermibag Max Fruit Flies, Pot Worms, and Feeding! 9/28/2021

How to Manage Winter Vermicomposting

We all know that composting can help the environment a lot especially when it comes to recycling natural raw materials (scraps that we thought we won’t have use for anymore). But to use worm composting as your means to decompose different kinds of organic matter is even better. Since this process involves the use of compost worms, a more nutrient-packed product is produced. But what happens to your worms and compost when the winter season starts to approach? Well, winter vermicomposting is possible. Read on further to learn more about this.

Tips for Planning a Backyard Garden

How you landscape your backyard will depend largely on the shape and size of the yard. If privacy is an issue then one of the many fence variations, walls, rocks and evergreen trees will outline your yard while at the same time creating a privacy barrier. One thing many people don’t consider is that you want your garden to look good and beautify your yard in all seasons.

Orchids – Repotting Do’s and Don’ts

Want to be sure you won’t damage your orchid? Read this comprehensive list of orchid repotting do’s and don’ts.

Propagating Hardy Hibiscus

Hardy hibiscus are cousins of the well-known tropical hibiscus and are native to North America. Also called swamp mallow or rose mallow, these hardy perennials die down to the roots in winter and re-grow the following spring.

Green Lacewing – A Beneficial Insect

Green Lacewing are a natural method of pest control for your organic gardens. The larvae is a natural enemy of aphids, caterpillars, leafhoppers, mites, psyllids, thrips, whiteflies and the eggs of other pests. The adult primarily feeds on nectar and pollen, in the larvae stage is when they are a natural predator of a large variety of garden pests.

Sedums Care Free And Beautiful

Beautiful care free Sedums, truly a great plant that is almost maintenance free. Stonecrop Sedums bloom in the fall and they blooms continue to look good for months.

Growing Rosemary – Set It and Almost Forget It

I did forget my Rosemary. I dug it up to move it, and then was so busy I forgot about it for 3 days. It’s been over 2 years and my Rosemary plant is thriving. Rosemary is very forgiving, unless you overwater it.

More Woodland Plants

I am always looking for more plants to introduce in to the woodland garden. This spring I have already decided upon several to try astilbe ‘Maggie Daley’, Mukdenia rossii ‘Karasuba’, and Cimicifuga (Actaea).

Large Commercial Planters Do Not Have To Be Plain And Boring

Large commercial planters can be typically found in business and public spaces. They are basically used to hold tall plants and trees. Most people only focus on their function as plant containers and ignore the idea of using a more elegant and presentable one.

Helpful Considerations When Planting Roses

The reason that you are planting roses may be that it is some sort of hobby or passion. It may be that it gives you utmost pleasure doing it.

Keeping and Taking Care of Healthy Roses

Keeping and maintaining healthy roses is such a daunting task. If you are a beginner in maintaining a healthy rose garden, you should remember to equip yourself with knowledge. You need to find out about some useful things in order to be successful in caring for healthy roses.

Butterfly Garden Basics

In order to build a great butterfly garden you need to understand a few basic requirements. The first requirement is to plant your garden with plants that will attract butterflies.

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