Category Archives: Gardening

Soil Sample Analysis

Gardening is a hobby that is dear to many people. Gardeners take a long time before planting to analyze the soil, the temperature and the weather. Everything is done accordingly so that the plant will not suffer after it has been planted.It will only make you frustrated to see your plants in your backyard or ...

Cleaning an Inground Sprinkler Head

Sprinkler systems are a good way to keep your lawns and gardens get watered efficiently. However, in ground sprinkler heads tend to get clogged and dirty over time and need to be cleaned. It is important to make sure that the sprinkler head is clean to keep your watering systems in top performance. Here are ...

Planting Grass Where a Tree Stump Was

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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. The bad thing about leaving tree stumps on your land is that they suck the nitrogen content from the soil. The reason why homeowners usually remove the trees on their ...

Planting a Ground Cherry

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Ground cherries or Cape Gooseberries are the close relative of tomato and tomatillo, which are the natives from South of Europe but for more than a century has been grown in North America. Planting ground cherries are easy and quite similar to the planting process of tomatoes in care and nutrients. Here are the steps ...

Differences Between Compost & Topsoil

The compost type of soil is generally made from organic matter and debris from the garden such as brown leaves and grass clippings that has been partly broken down. Topsoil is the earth's outer layer crust which is about 2 to 8 inches deep. Although both are important and are usually used for gardening and ...

Growing Garcinia

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Gardening can be a fun activity if we put our whole into it. In recent times, those who put their whole into gardening are mostly retired people. But, times have changed now if you have a piece of land then chances are you would want to fill it up with your favorite plants consisting of ...

Growing and Harvesting Cilantro

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You will normally find cilantro in Mexico or South Western dishes and it is a plant which falls under the herb category that also has a strong and unique flavor. Apart from that, the cilantro plant is also being used to season food. In order to grow your own cilantro plant, you have to put ...

Propagating Bamboo Plants

Bamboo plants are not that popular to be placed in a garden. Let's face it, the places that you probably spotted bamboos are in the forest or on the wild side. You might have second thoughts on whether or not to have bamboo plants in your lovely garden, but overall they are very attractive and ...

Rooting Yams

Gardening, in general, is a fun hobby. It is fun as we, as gardeners, get to try so many things. We get to explore when it comes to gardening. To grow vegetables and to grow fruits are some of the choices we can make and forms part of the options that we have when it ...

Blowing Out Sprinklers

Sprinklers form a very important part of the piping system of any place. In some countries where the climates are not hot all the time, there\'s s snow and it\'s very cold, chances are the sprinklers can be blocked, which will in turn block the piping system. And, the rest won\'t turn out well.So in ...

Blue Plants in Nature

Gardening is a special hobby that in today\'s age; very few people have come to love it. Aside from a piece of land, to really enjoy gardening one needs to have the time and patience. It\'s hard in today\'s world where technology is at such advance speed to just leave these technologies and spend one\'s ...

Where Are Pears Grown?

Gardening is fun and it\'s even more fun if we get something in return for our efforts and time spent in the garden. To get something in return or to invest on a time well-spent criteria, it\'s better to plant vegetables and fruits. We all know that plants will bloom and look prettier in the ...

Creating a low light terrarium

Create a Low Light Terrarium A terrarium can be created in many different ways and styles, all depending on what you are looking for. A terrarium is basically a small landscape that one uses to put in living plants and even small insects to make it look lively. It\'s an interesting concept that has been developed ...

Choosing Garden Mulch

Choose Garden Mulch Gardening is a fun activity to do, but there\'s a lot that we have to know before we plunge into this nice hobby. Ever heard of garden mulch? Garden mulch, also known as landscape mulch, is used for landscaping purposes. Garden mulch is used depending on the landscaping situation.Garden mulch is an easy ...

Choosing Fool Proof Plants

Choose Fool Proof Plants Gardening is a simple and nice hobby. If you are not familiar and this is your first step with gardening then you might find it a bit difficult. But, fear not as it doesn\'t last forever. You will get a grasps of gardening in no time. Overall, gardening is a very enjoying ...

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