Worm Compost Bin – FAQs

A worm compost bin is a fantastic way for you to do something useful with your trash. Instead of piling more and more waste into landfills, you can turn your table scraps, heck even scrap cardboard into fantastic potting soil.

Growing Broccoli in Your Home Vegetable Garden

This weekend I will be starting my broccoli seeds indoors. Like a baseball fan who gets excited to hear when pitchers and catchers are reporting to spring training, I get excited when I see plant varieties that are ready to start indoors pop up on my Droid smartphone calendar. Of course on my calendar it shows me when to start them indoors and then when to move them to the outdoors. We’ll save how to do that for a future article and podcast. For now let’s concentrate on growing broccoli in the home vegetable garden.

Burn Calories Gardening

Gardening is a great way to lose weight as the exercise allows you burn off those calories. You might not think a bit of pottering around the garden is as good as going to the gym or exercise class, well think again. Gardening burns on average 272 calories an hour, which is equivalent to eating a snickers bar.

Tips for a Beautiful Garden

Having a beautiful garden isn’t hard if you plan carefully and do a little bit now and again. With routine maintenance you can have a beautiful garden and lawn which you can enjoy throughout the summer months with your friends and family. Gardening is a very beneficial and healthy activity, but sadly many people find it a chore.

What You Should Know If You Are New to Gardening

Almost half of those who began a garden last season won’t be tending one this time around. This is probably the result of realizing the amount of work involved in vegetable gardening or a less than productive season.

Taking Care Of Your Garden Lawn Correctly

Lawn care seems easy, but there is a great deal more to it than you might think. It is a very important aspect of home maintenance. Lawn care consists of cutting the grass weekly, weeding the front of the property, and picking up the random bits of waste on the garden.

A Vairiety Of Marginal Aquatics Plants For Your Garden’s Fishpond

There are actually six groups of plants that you should consider for the pond. This article and a couple of of the subsequent ones are all about what we name Marginals.

Create A Synergistic Vegetable Garden In 10 Easy Steps

Vegetable gardening shouldn’t be hard work. Look at all of the abundance that mother nature grows, do you see her out digging, weeding, pruning, fertilizing? No, of course not! Natural systems do all of the work and Synergistic vegetable gardening puts those systems to work in your garden, producing a bountiful harvest the natural way.

Green Roses

Green roses are unusual and alluring flowers. With St. Patrick’s Day coming around, lots of people will get interested in these exotic beauties.

Winterizing Roses – How to Protect Your Roses During the Cold Winter Months

Roses tend to be fairly delicate, so proper care needs to be taken to guarantee their survival during the frigid winter season. If you happen to live in a really moderate climate with mild winters, you might not need to take any special steps. However in colder climates, your roses must be protected.

Container Gardening – Choosing the Best Containers for Successful Growing

Selecting the most appropriate container for a particular kind of plant is crucial to its success. If you end up picking the incorrect size pot, it could significantly stunt the growth of the plant. You have to pick the right size of pot, but it is just as essential to select a container that is made with the proper material. Different materials are more effective in different situations.

Perennials in the Garden

Perennials are plants that reach their maturity for at least two seasons. They can be planted as a single, solitary plants, grouped in a flower border or flowerbeds and also between shrubs. Many are also planted with annuals and biennial plants in mixed flower garden beds.

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