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How to Choose the Right Orchid For You

Before buying a new orchid you need to determine the growing conditions you have to offer. Temperature, light, and humidity are very important to orchids. You may also need to consider the amount of space needed and how much air circulation is available. In this article I will discuss in more detail

Tomato Seeds - Storage and Care

The article talks about selecting the best tomato seeds that will give you the best harvest down the road. It is that process that will assure you the best results something many people neglect to do. It also gives tips on how to prepare the seeds, care for them through storage.

Outdoor Plants Guide

Growing plants outdoors can brighten up an otherwise dull yard, and it can also prove to be a therapeutic hobby. There are numerous varieties of outdoor plants that require varying degrees of care, so whether you're a novice gardener or an expert with a green thumb, you are sure to find what's right

Homemade Hydroponic Nursery for Backyard Gardens

Hydroponic gardening can be fun and easy to learn how to do. Hydroponic gardening is the process of growing plants in a medium other than soil. You can grow your plants indoors, from start to finish, or start an indoor hydroponic nursery for plants that can later be transplanted into your backyard g

How to Keep Stink Bugs From Eating Your Garden

It's every gardener's fear: the site of little white spots on the leaves of their flowers, fruits and veggies, which are the telltale signs of stink bugs. Squash the little critters and the reason behind their name becomes all too evident. If you coat your garden in pesticides you risk harming your

How to Repair the Sprayer Hose on a Faucet?

Many kitchen faucets today have a sprayer hose attachment that shoots a fine stream of water under higher pressure than the faucet. This sprayer attachment cleans food from plates and pots faster and more effectively. The sprayer is attached to the diverter inside the faucet head itself. Sometimes,

How to Make Your Own Bonsai Soil

If your local garden supply center does not sell bonsai soil they most likely do sell all the components you need to make bonsai soil at home. There are three basic things you need to make bonsai soil.

Growing Medicinal Herbs Organically

Herbal medicine is as old as mankind. Herbal practice is based on an intimate knowledge about plants and their uses handed down from one generation to another. Through herbal practice, the unique needs of an ...

Growing Kitchen Herbs in Your Flat

In recent years, we have seen a tremendous increase of consciousness about health and eating healthy. There has been a rise in the demand for organic fruits and vegetables, as well as for herbs that ...

Compost Pile - Water Saver for All

Compost is a great aid as one of the difficulties facing us today is the growing lack of water. It is not sure what differences global warming will bring to our water supply but it will change, and not for the better it seems. Be that as it may, it merely raises the challenge for the home gardener t

Anything but lawn

Avoid mowing and everything else with an artificial lawn. Synthetic grass has come a long way since Astroturf.

Planting Trees and Shrubs

By using the following steps you will go a long way in ensuring the future health of your new tree or shrub.

Care for Growing Aquatic Plants

Aquatic plants are plants that grow in or around bodies of water. Aquatic plants can be divided into four categories: submerged plants, shallow-water bog plants, floating plants and true floating plants. Some popular and well-known examples of aquatic plants include water lilies, lotuses, Japanese i

Garden Furniture from the best stock

Glossop Garden Centres online shopping site offers an excellent delivery service; we are proud to stock a range of Garden Furniture, from Leisuregrow, Europa and Alexander Rose who all supply high qua

Spectacular Thoughts for Your Spring Time Garden!

Greetings friends and fellow gardeners. Recently I have been putting together ideas for sharing some new plant material with you all, and have compiled this following list of some new introductions and some old time favorites that I feel will brighten up your spring time garden. Spring time is alway

Household Products Used to Kill Bugs

Ants, flies, cockroaches, moths and other bugs can be a real nuisance in a home. They damage plants, carry diseases and spoil furniture and upholstery. Pesticides in the form of powders, sprays and liquids can be effective in killing household bugs, but they can be dangerous to pets and children and