Category Archives: Gardening

Borders for Landscaping

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What makes a good taste? It doesn't have to be a liking for metal over wood or wood over plastics. It's a matter of personal taste, and is not that necessarily bad or good.Fences tend to look dull without any decorations compared to the tapestry of the ornamental plants that peek out from behind them. ...

Weeding Plants in a Hurry

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Gardeners take a long time before planting to analyze the soil, the temperature and the weather. We all love the surroundings to our home to look beautiful and that certainly cannot be achieved if there's a huge hole in the garden.Gardening can be a fun activity if we put our whole into it. But for ...

Capillary Mats for Hydroponic NFT system

The Hydroponic Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) method falls under the active recovery type hydroponic system and is also one of the most popular methods being used by most hydroponic enthusiasts. Over the years, the use and importance of Hydroponic systems have either been underrated or underestimated. Some of us think that Hydroponic system is an ...

Horse Manure as Mulch

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Horse not only can make a great recreation for sports, they can also produce beneficial elements for the plants such as their manure, which can be produced as mulch if it is composted in the right way. According to the University of Massachusetts, you cannot simply place a big pile of horse manure to be ...

How to Use Grass Clippings as Garden Mulch

For some people, recycling grass clippings for many types of garden care has become a necessity. Grass clippings can be used as natural fertilizer when left on the lawn or added to a compost pile. Most of municipalities began to refuse bagged grass clippings at landfills to avoid lack of space and many various options ...

Hawaiian Shade Plants

Most people think that plants in tropical paradise such as Hawaii will need full sun to grow. However, some of the plants do thrive in the shade on the islands. There were various types of plants that live under shades and contribute towards Hawaii's cultural uses. When there are inhabitants in the Hawaiian Islands, plants ...

Proper Composting Techniques

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If you want to create fertilizers for your gardens and lawns, organic materials such as vegetables food waste, grass clippings and even your kitchen waste can be composted as fertilizers. There are several techniques for composting that are appropriate for gardens and lawns. It is important to choose the best method that will suit your ...

Greatest Gardening Tips

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Although gardening needs you to be hardworking, it is actually an enjoyable hobby. It is worthwhile as to think about the bountiful harvest and the blooming flowers resulted from your hard work. No matter how small or big garden you have, some gardening tips will help you to upkeep and to maintain your landscape. These ...

Shopping for Artificial Plants

Plants make great additions as decorations to any home. But if you do not have the green thumb and limited time, you might have no time to take care for each and every plant you have in the house. The other choice that you can do is to use artificial plants or silk plants. They ...

Pecan Tree Borers

A Pecan tree or its scientific name, Carya Illinoensis is a native tree from Southern Texas to Southwestern Ohio. These trees are planted as shade tree and for their edible nuts. However, pecan trees are vulnerable from different borer insects. Here are the information about the types of the insects, and ways to protect your ...

Eliminating Ficus Whiteflies

For those who enjoy the process of gardening and have a special love for this hobby must know how difficult and close planting a plant or tree must be. For the tree or plant that has been planted with love to have something that is killing it silently and slowly, it's hard for loving gardeners ...

Types of Soil Grains

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Plant growth and fertility is much affected by the texture of the soil. The definition of soil texture refers to how fine or coarse and the soil's mineral is. A good soil texture will provide a good fertility and growth because it affects the air circulation and nutrient retention within the soil. All soils contain ...

Organic Bedding Plants

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Building bedding in your garden is meant for planting specific plants. These beddings will help to protect the plants from weeds and to keep some plants away from others so that these plants would not be disturbing each other's growth. Most gardeners often practice organic gardening, which does not harm the environment at all. Also ...

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