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Easy To Grow Crops For Home Gardening

Easy To Grow Crops For Home Gardening

If you want to try your hand in gardening and you are a newbie in the field then the safest thing to do would be choose crops that are easy to grow. If you choose plants that require a lot of attention and are susceptible to diseases you will discourage yourself and never be able […]

Geraniums Are Ideal For Cool Climates

Geraniums Are Ideal For Cool Climates

Geraniums are the perfect plant to grow in containers, in very mild climates, they will be happy in the earth but in most cases, pots are best. As they are native to South Africa, they can handle dry conditions so make sure you do not over water them. The range of colors is vast from […]

Early Blooming Flowers For Garden Beauty

Early Blooming Flowers For Garden Beauty

A garden is by far the most therapeutic sights in the world. Having a flower garden that’s blooming with colorful flowers takes patience and tender loving care for your plants. However, there are times when you wish your flowers could just get on with it and bloom already. There are quite a number of flowers […]

Taking The Chore Out Of Pond Cleaning

Taking The Chore Out Of Pond Cleaning

Pond cleaning can be quite time consuming and uncomfortable, especially during the early spring season when the water is ice cold, for your hands soon get quite numb as they remain under water for quite some time. When inspecting your pond, you should be looking for any plants that are taking over too much space […]

Home Grass Planting Ideas

Home Grass Planting Ideas

Planting grass seed into pure tilled and freshly prepared soil beds yields the best results especially where there is good soil [Soil Testing] and seed contact. It provides the best conditions for little seedlings to grow by eliminating any competition between weeds and other plants enabling the grass seed to get adequate nutrients and water. […]

Gardeners' Magic Ingredient, Seaweed

Gardeners’ Magic Ingredient, Seaweed

More gardeners are discovering the benefits of seaweed in their beds and borders. Used from hundreds of years by people living by the sea, it can be purchased as a liquid extract and has many advantages. By adding seaweed extract to the earth it will encourage healthy growth in all types of garden plants. It […]

Edible Flowers To Add Fun To Your Garden

Edible Flowers To Add Fun To Your Garden

Who ever said flowers are only grown to enhance the appearance of a place? Some people actually grow flowers so that they can add them to their food dishes. [Growing Flowers] The flavor and the aroma blend in well with different types of cuisines and some salad types. However not every flower is edible. You […]

America's Most Popular Grass Kentucky Blue

America’s Most Popular Grass Kentucky Blue

The most popular species of grass used in American lawns is the Kentucky Blue grass; it is vigorous and creates a good dense surface, suitable for a variety of uses. It is actually a European native bought over by early settlers. Like all grass seeds, it will need plenty of watering after sowing, depending on […]

The Herbal Way To Add Beauty To Your Garden

The Herbal Way To Add Beauty To Your Garden

If you are not up to growing herbs for consumption or medicinal purposes then you might as well grow them to enhance the beauty of your garden [Herb Gardens]. Talk about being multi functional. Herbs have an appealing physical appearance and they come in a variety forms so you have a wide choice to choose […]