Worm Bin 1 Adding Melon to Lure the Worms for Harvest 08/17/2021

Make a Home Vegetable Garden Part of Your New Year’s Resolutions

Whether it is being successful at those new resolutions you just set for yourself or just trying to make the New Year a little better than the previous year for your family, there are items on your to-do list that you need to tackle every day. Here is one resolution to add to your list if you have not done so already, home vegetable gardening.

How to Grow Peppers in Your Garden!

Your garden just wouldn’t be complete without the addition of delicious sweet bell peppers.  Peppers are a very common staple in kitchens and there are varieties to choose from.  You have your choice of red, yellow, green, and orange, as well as various hot peppers as well.

Water and Your Hydroponic System

The “hydro” in hydroponic system of course stands for the presence of water in place of (all or in part) of soil as a means to which to deliver nutrients to your plants and expedite growth. Understanding how water migrates through a hydroponic system and being able to monitor its cleanliness and pH level is essential to growing healthy plants on the timetable you are looking for. Knowing the proper pH level and also how much nutrients to add into the water supply are things you should know verbatim or at the very least have written down in a safe…

Simple Grow Box

This article is here to bring you what the title suggests, a simple yet effective means to grow at home. You will need a basic wooden box, four feet by four feet with a bottom and a top at about two and a half feet tall, depending on how tall you are looking to grow your plants. I myself prefer plants that grow “out” not “up” but everyone is different so adjust the height to meet your own needs.

The Difference Between Organic and Synthetic Fertilizers

Usage of Organic-fertilizers is safer than synthetic fertilizers as they only do what Mother Nature has been doing for us for years. They thus do not pose a threat of environmental hazards and long term side effects. More over they are made from natural ingredients and are less prone to causing environmental hazards Although government agencies have tested artificial fertilizers.

Why Do We Need Water Plants?

Aquatic plants are extremely beneficial as far as the health of your pond or aquarium is concerned. They are also an undervalued part of the freshwater eco-systems.

What Are Hydroponic Plants?

Hydroponic plants are the ones which are grown in water without soil. This method is becoming increasingly popular these days because they do not need large amount of water supplies and of farmlands which are extremely fertile.

Why Grow Plants With Hydroponics?

The Hydroponic technique is nothing but the use of water containers as the growing media rather than soil for the plants. This method is becoming increasingly popular because they do not require large amount of water supplies or huge farmlands.

Secret Grow Box – Getting Started

Many of us out there want to grow our favorite plants without having to worry about them looking awkward in our living room or bedroom, and in this case with some craftsmanship, care and planning you can produce a secret grow box that will allow your plants to grow easily and quickly while concealing them. One of the most popular methods for creating a secret grow box is building one inside of a dresser. All of the items used in this setup are regularly available and easily utilized to construct a grow box of epic proportions.

pH Levels and Your Hydroponic System

Maintaining the proper pH in the stream of your hydroponic system prevents a negative chemical reaction to fertilizers within the irrigation lines. A high pH level can often cause blockage within the lines and result in serious problems for your hydroponic system. pH stands for “potential hydrogen” meaning the concentration of positively charged hydrogen ions relative to negatively charged hydroxyl ions in a substance.

Tupperware Grow Box

Assuming you are not looking to produce a huge yield the Tupperware grow box might just be up your alley.  The advantages of using a large plastic crate as your grow box are that it significantly reduces your construction time and materials, it is made of plastic so no plastic lining or sheeting is necessary and it looks very inconspicuous.  Some downsides to this setup are of course that plastic crates are at most two and a half feet tall so growing large plants is out of the question.

Leaf Mulching: A Better Alternative to Yard Waste

Are you thinking of ways on how to convert your yard waste into a valuable resource? This is quite possible. So instead of having these pile up in landfills, you can always choose to recycle these in a more convenient manner.

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