Category Archives: Plants

Pest Control for Landscaping

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Landscaping Pest Control Pest control forms an extremely important part of any landscaping project. This is because pests are bound to be attracted to this natural habitat you have created where they can get plenty of foliage, damp soil and a peaceful breeding atmosphere. Discussed below are a few ways to take control over certain pests ...

DIY Garden Hotbeds

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Cold frame is a transparent-roofed enclosure that is built into the ground and is used to protect plants from cold weather. The function of building hotbeds in your garden is to provide heat for the plants in cold temperatures. These hotbeds will allow you to plant seedlings outside your house when the weather is still ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Growing Hydroponic Lettuce

Grow Hydroponic Lettuce Hydroponic gardening is a gardening method which does not use soil as its medium. Hydroponic gardening is also where the nutrients used are delivered directly to the plant roots. Besides that, hydroponic gardening is a good method to use if you have limited space for gardening. Lettuce is also easy to grow and ...

Making a Hydroponic Herb Garden

Vegetable gardening is no longer confined to having to play around with dirt and getting our fingernails messy with rows or mounds of soil. Many fresh fruits and vegetables that you may purchase from the store these days are grown hydroponically. Hydroponics is growing crops without soil.Hydroponic gardening is a gardening method that does not ...

Building a Hydroponics Tomato Grower

Build a Hydroponics Tomato Grower Hydroponic gardening is a gardening method that does not use soil as its medium. Hydroponic gardening consists of the nutrients used being delivered directly to the plant roots. If you have the knowledge, it is an easy task to build and maintain a small drip hydroponics system that enables you to ...

Building Cheap Hydroponics

Build Cheap Hydroponics 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 expensive method of doing your gardening, but as a matter of fact it is not what most people assume of it to be. In fact, it is a ...

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