Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Winter Container Care Made Easy



The depths of winter can be a trying time and, even with the hardiest of plants. There’s a danger of compost freezing in the pot – this will be extremely bad news for them and may kill them. Wrapping pots fully with layers of bubble wrap and fleece will go a long way to help. If y...

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Friday, December 25, 2015

Best Fruit for Container Growing



Fruit trees and shrubs, unlike many other edibles, can take up a lot of space when grown in the ground. An average semi dwarf apple tree, for example, takes up anywhere from 15 to 30 feet in all directions. If you want to enjoy delicious, organically grown fruit but don’t have a lot of space, g...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Dress Up the Patio with Cabana



Modern design has made way for some beautiful additions for any outdoor living space. If you spend lots of time entertaining outdoors, a cabana is a wonderful idea. Cabanas have many elements that make them extremely convenient and sheik when used to decorate a patio. A cabana is not simply...

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Grow Your Own Microgreens in 4 Steps



Since microgreens grow in popularity, so many fine restaurants have added them to their menus, and consumers have started looking for them at farmers’ markets and specialty grocers.
Microgreens are the edible leaves of herbs and vegetables harvested at the earliest stage of plant life...

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Avoid Pointless Soil Amendments



This quick guide will help you avoid soil amendments products that are expensive, pointless, and sometimes harmful to you, your garden, and our environment.
Bioenhancers are products that usually include kelp extracts and “secret recipe” ingredients meant to boost plant growth but, in reality, th...

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Create Homemade Hydroponic Garden



How To Create Your Own Homemade Hydroponic Garden
Hydroponic gardening is one of the most fascinating and rewarding hobbies that people can undertake. While sometimes associated only with growing illegal marijuana plants surreptitiously, homemade hydroponic gardens can be used to grow almost any...

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

When Not to Prune



You will hear someone used to say that “the best time to prune is when the knife is sharp.” His logic was, basically, prune when you have the time. Technically, there are more advantageous times to prune, but really, who has the time and energy to make a spreadsheet of all the plants in the yard ...

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When Not to Prune



You will hear someone used to say that “the best time to prune is when the knife is sharp.” His logic was, basically, prune when you have the time. Technically, there are more advantageous times to prune, but really, who has the time and energy to make a spreadsheet of all the plants in the yard ...

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