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04/20/2018 09:24 AM
Spinach All the Year Round
Growing your own Spinach and eating it all the year round. How to grow, cook and eat.
04/16/2018 12:16 PM
Hydroponic Farming: What It Entails
Hydroponics is definitely an innovative way of growing your fruits and veggies and never having to handle dirty soil-based growing solutions. Hydroponic growing actually means growing within water, however, often hydroponic methods blend a number of growing in water-base nutrient solutions and in organic and natural root-zone media.
04/12/2018 12:27 PM
Lean-To Greenhouses - Portable or Permanent Structures
Hobby and serious gardeners are always using some form of greenhouse environment for their seeds or seedlings. The amount of gardening or types of plants grown determines the consideration for a portable or permanent structure. The greenhouse is an essential tool for any type of vegetation.
04/10/2018 12:28 PM
Aquaponics Indoor Gardening
Aquaponic farming which is utilizing fish and plants in an aquarium setting is very popular worldwide and many home gardeners are using this system for growing their family needs for fresh fruits, vegetables, and fish. People enjoy the benefits of eating these organically grown foods.
04/10/2018 09:56 AM
How to Deal With Dandelions
History: Dandelions are herbs and have been around for millions of years. The Chinese mention this herb in the early 7th century and the Arabian doctors did not get around to the Dandelions until the 10th century. The dandelion is classed as an herb and for centuries was part of herb gardens.
03/29/2018 09:56 PM
First Full Month of Spring Offers A Multitude of Garden Options
For most, the gardening bug only hits in spring. That means gardens have been given minimal attention during fall and winter.
03/21/2018 09:42 AM
Two Perfect Additions To Your Garden
What's your favorite Florida native plant.? If you're drawing a blank, then we can help you. Not only are these native plants a beautiful addition to any garden, they provide a sense of place.
03/09/2018 08:55 AM
Horse Tail: The Weed of Nightmares
Given the nature of this plant; if left unchecked in your garden and in the extreme it will destroy your house. As I write this, it is early March and Horse Tail is deep down in the ground abiding its time to burst forth and plague you one more time.
03/05/2018 10:12 AM
The Upsides of Raised Beds for Your Garden
Raised bed gardening is not a fundamentally new concept. In fact, it has been around for quite some time, as gardeners have discovered the convenience and options it provides. Modern gardens are filled with this feature, and many people are now focusing their landscape design on raised beds.
02/26/2018 09:33 PM
Gardeners Rejoice! Spring Is Right Around the Corner
Although the winter has been mild this year, there's nothing like spring (which officially begins March 20), to kick off the planting season. Keep Weeds in Check: Just about everything grows in spring-including weeds. You might already see weeds starting to invade your garden, especially after a rain.
02/26/2018 09:53 AM
The How-To Of Rhubarb
Rhubarb: History: It is not clear where or what is the origin of Rhubarb. There are mentions of Rhubarb in China going back to 2,700 BC, however Rhubarb was also found on the banks of the Volga. Whatever Rhubarb's source; the plant was used during the times of plague being a most potent drug with purgative qualities.
02/23/2018 02:17 PM
Things To Keep In Mind Before Palm Tree Removal
Palm tree removal is something that needs proper planning and execution to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Palm tree removal is not a small task and should not be tried by inexperienced people at all. It's a wise step to hire professional palm tree removal services.
02/21/2018 11:00 AM
How to Keep Potted Plants Safe in Winter
If you are an avid gardener, you know well enough that growing plants in containers is a tough job. Even more so is when winter comes around and you need to invest effort in keeping plants safe.
02/13/2018 02:21 PM
When Should You Trim Your Trees and Shrubs?
Summer is often considered as the best time to trim your trees. Tree trimming is an amazing way to make sure that your trees stay in an excellent and healthy condition. To make sure that the trees in your yard increase the value of your property, hire an expert arborist to do the job for you.
02/09/2018 09:58 AM
Top Tips For Tree Care And Cutting
Proper tree care and cutting its extended branches is quite crucial to maintain its health. However, tree maintenance work or tree cutting is not an easy task. In fact it's quite dangerous to perform, so hire professional help to do the job for you.
01/24/2018 08:12 AM
Ways to Be a Great Gardener
Every Gardener knows how important it is to take time to reflect on ways in which you can improve the performance. Gardeners are observant people and as such, they can scrutinize, monitor, and take different signals from the plants so as to make a determination on whether the plants are the way they need to be.
01/12/2018 03:07 PM
Tips for Preparing Your Garden for Winter
Winter is an important time to maintain your garden's health and assure yourself a good crop for next year. You may think that might take too long to prepare your garden, but the truth is that it takes less than one day to prepare your garden for the upcoming winter.
12/26/2017 10:15 AM
The Benefits of Smartweed
Over the years, the scientists globally have been in the pursuit to find medicinal plants to cure illnesses and discover effective drugs to sustain mankind. Towards that end, many realized the importance of smartweed, botanically known as polygonum hydropiperoides. For long, it was known for its hot, peppery flavor and still find its place in many homes across Eurasia and America.
12/26/2017 09:57 AM
Algae Control for Ponds
Due to the very nature of algae, you find it in most bodies of water body which in fact, is a good sign that suggests good health of a pond. But, when the amount reaches unsustainable levels, you need to take action. If algae get out of control, it makes the pond water murky and clogs filters and pumps.
12/26/2017 09:55 AM
Growing Water Lilies And Water Lily Care
Since time immemorial, water lilies have captivated humans' attention towards its enchanting beauty. The plant has been gorgeously immortalized in religion and art. Majestic palaces and gardens were once its home, but today it found its place even in your home garden.
12/13/2017 10:10 AM
How to Save Money When Looking After the Garden
As most other outdoor activities, gardening is a pleasant and relaxing occupation. What's more, it is rewarding to observe the beautiful green spot you created on your own. However, it would be right to assume that gardening is not a cheap hobby. It consumes a lot of time as well. If you want to find out more affordable and faster alternatives to a beautiful yard, continue reading. You will discover that correctly planning your lawn can be as healthy as never before. In the same time, you will be able to avoid unnecessary spending.
12/07/2017 10:08 AM
How Arborists Can Help You To Maintain Your Garden
Hiring an arborist to trim, prune, or remove an unwanted tree is no doubt a smart decision to make. An expert arborist will not only make your easy, but it also allows you to save money on the long-term. Still not impressed? Read this article to know the reasons why you should hire an arborist.
12/07/2017 09:15 AM
How to Deal With Duckweed in Your Pond
Duckweed or Lemna minor is a really small, free-floating plant with three 0.06" - 0.125" long leaves known as fronds and one hair-like root. They make slow-moving or stagnant water as their habitat. Their rapid propagation attribute results in mass coverage of the pond. If their ideal conditions are provided, they can grow exponentially in just a few days. Therefore, this is a menace that needs to be managed. So before finding its ways for prevention, one needs to understand the cause of its growth.
12/05/2017 11:24 AM
Gardening Without a Plan
Not sure if you realize it but even "gardening without a plan" needs a plan. Ooops, wow! This kind of gardening doesn't take a ship-size plan but requires just a little pre-thinking or pre-planning.
12/05/2017 10:33 AM
Welcome to Autumn
There is a chill in the air this morning. Fall is upon us after an unseasonable warmth. Welcome Autumn.
11/30/2017 08:21 AM
Enjoy the Holidays by Gardening in December
The holidays are a busy time of the year, but for those who love to garden, there is still plenty to do in December. Harvest Your Fall Vegetable Crop: It's time to start harvesting vegetables from plants sowed in September and October. You can even add more vegetable plants before it gets too cold.
11/22/2017 02:39 PM
Composting For The First Time
Composting is nature's process of recycling decomposed organic materials into to established soil known as compost. Anything that was once living will decompose. a composting is an acceleration of the same process nature uses. The process of natural decomposition is very important to one type of waste disposal. Composting is a form of waste disposal where organic waste decomposes naturally under oxygen-rich conditions.
11/17/2017 02:43 PM
How to Care for Young Trees
If you have planted new trees on your property and you plan to grow them over the coming years, you need to invest in the right care for them. That is the only way to ensure that a tree survey doesn't reveal unpleasant signs later on.
11/02/2017 09:18 AM
How to Control Coontail Moss
A species of Ceratophyllum, Coontail is also known by different names such a hornwort, or coon's tail. This plant grows in ponds, lakes, streams and floats freely on top of the water territory. Feather that emanates out of the plant's stem looks like a raccoon's tail and that's where it has derived its name from.
10/31/2017 10:21 AM
Aquatic Weed Removal Tools You Will Need for a Lake & Pond
If you are a pond owner, one of the things that you need to take care of is the proliferation of the green habitat in your beautiful water body. Undoubtedly, their color might look attractive, but too much of their presence can create a difficult ecosystem underneath. Plants take away much of the sunlight, air, and water for photosynthesis and the fauna living beneath dies of suffocation.
10/31/2017 08:47 AM
Shorter Days in November Mean Less Time in the Garden in Southern California
Fewer daylight hours in November means less time to garden. Pick one or two outdoor projects to focus on this month. Add Last Minute Fall Color: There is no reason why your flower garden can't look beautiful in fall and winter.
10/25/2017 03:57 PM
The Best Trees For An Urban Wildlife
It's said that trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. Thus, we have listed the best trees for urban wildlife; plant them and do your bit towards going green.
10/10/2017 02:46 PM
Top Reasons To Trim Or Prune A Tree
Trimming and pruning trees is quite essential from time to time as it helps to ensure that the tree stays in a healthy condition. Maintaining beauty and ensuring safety are the two most important reasons of tree trimming on a regular basis.
10/05/2017 07:54 AM
Hydroponics: The Next Generation Farming Approach
Hydroponics involves the process of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in sand, gravel, or liquid, without using soil. Due to the increasing success rates associated with the commercial hydroponics industry and the increasing difficulty of growing crops on soil, the hydroponics market is expanding exponentially. Many off-season fruits and vegetables can be produced around the year under controlled conditions using hydroponics.
09/30/2017 09:40 AM
October: One of the Best Months to Garden in Southern California
Cooler weather and pleasant breezes are usually the norm in October, making it one of the best months to garden in southern California. Plant And Upgrade Lawns: October is the ideal time of the year to replace lawns or patch bald spots with seed or sod. New lawns need lots of water to take root.
09/20/2017 11:00 AM
Why You Need To Hire An Arborist
Do you own a garden or backyard that has one or more trees? If yes, then you must realise the importance of hiring an expert arborist to ensure that your trees stay in healthy condition and look beautiful. Hire an arborist who can deliver outstanding results.
09/15/2017 03:09 PM
How To Keep Your Trees Healthy
Trimming and pruning of trees from time to time is quite necessary as it ensures that there's no accident or mishap due to weak or long branches. You should hire an expert arborist to make sure that the trees remain in healthy condition.
09/09/2017 11:39 AM
All About LED Garden Lamps
Are you an outdoor person, do you love creating artistic ambiances with light bulbs outside your room? Read on to know more about garden lighting using the best, LED lamps and get ideas on where to fix your lightings.
08/29/2017 10:09 PM
September's Warm Days, Cool Nights - Perfect Fall Gardening Weather
Just about as many vegetables can be planted in fall in southern California as can be planted in spring. These include beans, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, chard, kale, lettuces, peas, potatoes and radishes.
08/16/2017 12:18 PM
Keeping Your Lawn And Garden Beautiful - Mole Control
Eradicating and controlling the Mole population in the yard is but one effort sometimes necessary in maintaining a beautiful yard. This is a job for a homeowner or professional.
08/15/2017 10:05 AM
The Essentials to Finding the Right Sculptures for You
Sculptures are a wonderful means of adding character and completion to a garden landscape. This article explores the means by which you can use sculptures to create attention and an aesthetic value for your garden.
07/29/2017 01:57 PM
Keep Southern California Gardens Well Watered in August
August is the hottest month of the year in southern California so it's important to keep vegetables, flowers and trees well watered especially as they continue to flower and produce. Be Water Smart: Use a drip irrigation system to water plants and trees. There is no point in watering leaves.
07/26/2017 08:41 AM
Synthetic and Natural Process of Making Shiitake Logs
The shiitake mushrooms are the stronger and darker flavoured cousins of the great button mushrooms. Because of their unique characteristics in the culinary world, they are also being considered in the West.
07/24/2017 10:43 AM
11 Useful Safety Tips for Your Hedge Trimmer
Keep your hedges clean and level with a handy hedge trimmer. Your destination for useful safety tips keeping you and your hedge trimmer in great shape.
07/18/2017 10:01 AM
Duckweed Control And Restoration Of Your Beautiful Pond
Duckweed control is perhaps the most onerous task that one has to undertake, irrespective of whether you like it or not. It's imperative that you maintain a fine balance between the plant and animal in your pond, and if one overpowers the other the ecology will get disturbed and there will be commotion inside the pond. How to Identify Duckweed - Duckweeds are miniature green plants that floats atop the pond, lakes, or in still water.
07/13/2017 10:07 AM
What You Can Do to Control Purple Loosestrife
Do you know Purple Loosestrife was first originated in Europe and Asia, however this fast-growing plant was brought to North America during 1800s by garden settlers? The pace with which it grows can prove to be detrimental to a large variety of fish species, wildlife and native plant habitat. This plant grows quite easily if not much attention is paid on its control.
07/13/2017 08:16 AM
Budget Garden Sheds - Keeping the Costs Down
Help and advice on how to find a cheap garden shed that will suit your needs. Should you go for a shiplap or overlap shed? Dip-treated or tanalised? And what about the base? Read on...
07/06/2017 10:43 AM
Tips on Choosing an Outdoor Garden Fountain
Garden fountains add beauty and charm to home gardens, especially in places where you want to create the perfect appeal. It is not always easy to choose the right type of garden fountain. Several factors should be considered.
07/03/2017 03:28 PM
Things You Need To Know If You Are Taking Up Organic Gardening
Great tips for you to start organic garden. Get more ideas how to grow organic garden at your backyard and get benefits from this articles.
07/03/2017 12:23 PM
How Can Garden Furniture Improve The Look Of Your Backyard?
Beautify your backyard with ultimate garden furniture. You can search for the tremendous idea for garden furniture.
06/28/2017 10:15 PM
Despite July Heat, There Is Still Time to Add to the Garden
While July is typically too hot to add most vegetables and flowers to the garden, some plants do surprisingly well when planted in the summer heat. Plant Hibiscus: Hibiscus trees love heat and will quickly take root when planted in July. Plant in nutrient rich, well-draining soil.
06/27/2017 02:51 PM
How Much Mulch Can You Handle? A Beginner's Backyard Garden Adventure
As a beginner gardener, I take pride in making decisions that force me to reach my goal of a landscaped garden not unlike the famous botanical gardens in the heart of San Francisco. Before moving, I visited and luxuriated in the serenity there, almost completely ignorant of the time and manpower it took to preserve. This ultimately led to my first lusting after being a Gardener.
06/25/2017 10:40 PM
3 Easy To Grow Veggies For Your Garden
Gardening can be a lot soothing as well as peaceful activity for your mind and soul. And, since you're at it, why not try a hand on growing some easy to grow veggies in your garden? Believe me when I say, it really feels good when you pluck fresh veggies from your own garden space which you have put in so much love into growing it. As a matter of fact the food somehow does taste better as well, might be the effort you have put into growing that makes it tastier.
06/23/2017 09:00 AM
Wintering Water Lilies: How To Store Water Lilies Over Winter
Water lilies by their sheer sight, look splendid in any garden pond. However, sometimes you get stuck in a situation wherein you will have to store this plant for winters. This impeccably looking plant can be stored, but needs a lot of poise and care to maintain this plant during the lean season.
06/14/2017 10:14 PM
Adding a Garden to Your Home: Is It Worth It?
If you want to have your own garden, this helps you understand the pros and cons of having one. You will also know the factors to consider when creating your home garden.
06/14/2017 11:02 AM
The Garden Improvement
This is a summary of how i improved my garden for the better. It expresses the joy and pleasure of watching plants grow that only other gardeners can understand.
06/07/2017 09:05 AM
Grow Apple Trees From Seed
Growing apple trees from seed is really quite easy. This article will show you how in stages from seed to sapling growing in your garden.
05/31/2017 10:50 AM
Top Monsoon Plants for Your Garden
It is said that the monsoon awakes nature from within. So, why not let this monsoon add realms of beauty to your garden? Start with these Top Monsoon Plants for Your Garden and watch your garden revel in mystical colors.
05/31/2017 07:54 AM
How to Buy a Folding Wagon for Home and Garden Purposes
Deciding to buy a folding wagon is one of the most common things today. To carry the weeds that you have plucked, to carry along the tools like spades, trowels, gloves, pesticides, pruners and the rest of the team, it becomes very challenging to move them to and fro in the backyard. A person finds it hard to carry multiple items, hence, the need for a wagon. This handy, fold-able, comfortable and portable utility is by far the best in providing the support one needs when they go gardening.
05/30/2017 10:00 PM
Enjoy Mild June Days While Planting & Pruning in the Garden
Longer daylight hours and typically cool June weather means this month is the ideal time to plant, prune and make changes in the yard. Plant Perennials for Summer Flowers: Pick up several of these easy-care perennials are at your local nursery and plant them in June: Spanish lavender, Echinacea, salvia, yarrow and California native iris. All love summer heat and full sun and once planted, they'll continue to bloom through most of fall.
05/20/2017 03:09 PM
How To Make Oyster Mushroom Spawn At Home
Mushrooms are a fungus that has a different life cycle compared to other plants that grow from seeds and die. The living tissue of the fungi is underground which feeds on rotten wood, and this is known as mycelium.
05/18/2017 11:07 AM
4 Benefits of Growing Your Own Vegetables
Today, we are constantly bombarded with information about the pesticides used for growing fruits and vegetables and the negative impact they have on our health. At the same time, supermarkets widely promote organic groceries, but as you know, they are quite expensive. Basically, your health comes at the expense of an empty wallet.
05/16/2017 10:26 PM
Understanding How Common Types of Weeds Grow
Weeds have their own ways of taking care of themselves. It is very crucial to know how they grow so you can implement the best ways to get rid of them.
05/12/2017 09:52 AM
How to Grow Strawberries in a Pot
Are you a strawberry lover that is sick and tired of the high prices and highly used chemicals on the sweet fruit at the grocery store? Learn how to grow strawberries in a pot so you can have fresh, yummy summer fruit year round.
05/02/2017 09:45 AM
Utricularia Plants: Learn About Managing And Growing Bladderworts
Bladderwort or Utricularia plants are marine, carnivorous plants most commonly found in narrow water bodies like ponds, lakes, marshes, ditches and slow-moving rivers. Bladderworts are nomadic plants with long, stems that spread conspicuously on top of the water. Throughout summers, you can witness the stems topped by vivacious yellow and purple flowers.
05/02/2017 09:41 AM
Top 10 Water Primrose Facts You Need to Know
Water Primrose biologically referred to as Ludwigia spp. is a herbaceous plant, native to Central and South America. It can be found mostly in the wet, swampy ditches that receive plenty sunshine.
05/02/2017 09:23 AM
Coontail - Mechanical and Chemical Control Options
Identifying Coontail is relatively easy, it is like any submerged aquatic plant differentiated by "raccoon tail" band of leaves at the bottom of the main branch. It has lean stems and hard leaves. This plant is often sold for decorating aquariums and is also known as hornwort.
04/28/2017 08:25 AM
Moderate May Weather in Southern California Makes Gardening Easy
Temperatures in the 70s are the norm for May so being outdoors in the garden for extended periods is a pleasant experience--before the heat of summer kicks in. Prune Spring Flowers: Winter rains meant early blooms. Some of those flowers are starting to lose their luster.
04/26/2017 04:28 PM
The 5 Elements of Caring for a Bonsai Tree
If you want to add some culture and excitement to your daily routine, consider buying a Bonsai tree. They are good for your health, terrific conversation starters, and beautiful additions to any space. Learn how to care for one here!
04/25/2017 10:53 AM
Winter Gardening - How to Grow Vegetables in Winter
Most people believe that the vegetable gardening season ends in September and starts all over in April or May. While this may certainly be the time with the most agreeable temperatures - where you will spend more time outside - it isn't true that winter is a "dead season".
04/20/2017 09:46 AM
Things to Consider For Buying Plant Seeds
Gardening is a good passion and if you are the one like me then you would be searching for seeds of different kinds of plants to plant them in your home. The good news is that you no more have to sweat out in heat and rain to find seeds from a nursery or a shop. The seeds are available online through various online shopping sites.
04/17/2017 09:42 PM
Why You Should Plant a California Native Garden
There are many benefits of "going native" with your yard landscaping. Not only would you be conserving water and saving money (many California native plants have evolved to survive without consistent water), but you would also be helping preserve the many species of California flora that are getting closer to extinction.
04/10/2017 11:49 AM
Planning Your Garden Part 1
The first and possibly most important part of the garden, regardless of the size is planning. This can save countless hours of guess work, mistakes, and reorganizing. Since farming is very basic in nature, planning is also very basic. The main areas of focus should be; soil conditioning, weed management, and planting.
04/05/2017 02:32 PM
6 Easy Tips for a Beautiful Lawn
How to have a pretty lawn? It does seem like an existential question to a gardener, but it is actually one much simpler to answer - with a lot of garden maintenance! Naturally, gardening comes in many forms, but neither of them requires you to be a professional gardener to handle your own back yard.
04/04/2017 11:24 AM
How to Manage Parrot Feather - Some Options
You might think parrot feather to be cute? Oh! Yes, it is!
04/04/2017 11:12 AM
How to Control Dollarweed (Pennywort) in Your Lawn
Living in a coastal area can be worrisome especially if you are exposed frequently to the sight of pennywort, which is also popularly known as Dollarweed. The main reason for its dense growth can be ascribed to the excessive moisture that is geographically inherent to such place. Other growth factors are poor soil and drainage, excessive irrigation and thin turf.
03/29/2017 03:32 PM
Water Fountains - Defining Your Home Decor
Water fountains make for a beautiful view wherever you have kept them. They can be used in outdoor gardens of your home or in your drawing rooms to add to the beauty of your indoor decor. However, it is to be noted that both the indoor and outdoor fountains differ in various aspects such as style, size, management etc. Having an outdoor fountain is a common practice, but there has been an increase in trend of getting indoor fountains.
03/28/2017 01:35 PM
Plant Vegetables in April For a Southern California Summer Harvest
For those who love to cook with fresh vegetables straight from the garden, April in southern California is the time to plant vegetable seedlings and plants for a summer harvest. Vegetables To Plant From Seed In April: There is still time to plant seeds that will produce summer and fall beets, carrots, corn, cucumbers, lettuce, melons, pumpkins, squash and most herbs. Add These Vegetable Plants: In addition to those vegetables listed above, local nurseries are brimming with all sorts of vegetables plants ready for your garden.
03/28/2017 10:28 AM
Top 10 Plants to Make Your Garden Smell Like Heaven
Add distinct aroma to your garden with these top 10 plants and make your garden smell like heaven. We have enlisted plants that will transform your garden into a fresh and fragrant dream land.
03/24/2017 11:56 AM
New to Gardening? Read These 6 Tips to Grow Beautiful Plants
Read the tips that are described in this article to grow your garden plants and make your garden beautiful. You will also know the garden machinery and companies that supply high end horticultural machinery in Kent.
03/23/2017 09:15 PM
Hugelkultur for Long Term Soil Creation, Water Storage and Soil Management
By Eric J. Smith The use of wood waste in the landscape is often neglected for many reasons including no capacity to burn, aesthetic disadvantage or limited uses other than dumping.
03/22/2017 08:21 AM
Why I Love Living in the Country
Country living is not for everyone. It can mean extra work on weekends, and additional daily chores that does not come with living in the city.
03/21/2017 10:44 AM
Gardening With Calibrachoa Aka Million Bells
How to create a beautiful garden with Calibrachoa aka Million Bells. Step by step information to be successful.
03/01/2017 09:45 AM
With Spring Upon Us, Time To Make Garden and Landscaping Plans
Spring officially begins March 20 but there is no need to wait to start planning and planting your spring garden and landscape projects. Evaluate Your Soil: With the heavy rains over the past few months, important nutrients from the soil may have leached out. Add soil amendments with the proper pH balance to encourage strong plant growth.
02/24/2017 12:05 AM
4 Small Shade Trees That Are Perfect for Any Yard
If you want to upgrade the look and the function of your landscaping, consider some of the most recommended small shade trees. They offer beauty, convenience, and plenty of energy efficient shade!
02/23/2017 03:31 PM
Gardening - The Hardest Vegetables to Grow
Give your garden an early start by growing cabbage - one of the most abundant crop and very easy to grow and most importantly very delicious to eat. Think of salads, soups, stir fried etc., cabbage is there for you.
02/21/2017 09:33 AM
Herbicides to Use Against Invading Water Chestnuts
Water Chestnuts as we all know is one aquatic vegetable that grows in marshes under the mud. This edible vegetable has many benefits to its credit. However, while we enjoy eating water chestnut, there is another community of people for whom it becomes an obstacle.
02/21/2017 09:08 AM
When Is the Right Time to Start Getting Rid of Lily Pads?
Just when you have finished building your pond and think of putting beautiful aquatic plants to enhance its beauty or purchase a lake home that you find to have lilies and the water front, realize that extracting or removing them can be very difficult. These stunning looking plants besides adding beauty to the pond or lake front also create ruffles inside the pond. Hence excessive growth can lead to overgrowth and therefore need proper trimming and chopping or chemical treatment from time to time.
02/10/2017 02:46 PM
What Is Sustainability for Preppers?
What is sustainability and what does it mean to the prepping community. These ideas from the past are relevant again and probably more important than ever.
02/08/2017 10:09 AM
Children Love to Garden
Children love to get their hands in the dirt and emulate what the adults are doing. Working side by side with your child creates memories and teaches life lessons. Show them the value of growing plants and they will be lifelong gardeners.
02/01/2017 08:33 AM
Plant and Prune Between Rainy Days in February in Southern California
With February being the rainiest month of the year in southern California and the ground already saturated by January downpours, gardeners need to take into account the wet weather when planning their garden activities this month. Prune Rose Bushes: After the chance of frost has past, February is the time to prune rose bushes. Pruning when there is still the possibility of frost can cause damage to any new growth.
01/19/2017 02:40 PM
How to Hire the Best Gardeners
If you have a garden and you love seeing it bloom and prosper, you are lucky. Should you ever find it a little stressful and hard to devote the time, you can always hire one of the many gardeners to look after the place for you.
01/17/2017 12:41 PM
Plant Fertilizers: Importance of Micronutrients
Know the importance of micronutrients and get them right to attain a perfect yield. We have elaborated all the essential nutrients for you to understand in depth and work on the deficiencies.
01/13/2017 12:42 PM
Benefits of Astro Turf for Gardens
Astro Turf for gardens is a wonderful choice. It is not as expensive to develop as a natural lawn nor is it tedious to maintain. Astro Turf for gardens along with bonded resin driveway would look more elegant and aesthetically impressive. Artificial grass installers can plan precisely in accordance with the space you have at your property. Irrespective of the shape of the space available you can have a green landscape for as small or as large an area you want.
01/13/2017 09:59 AM
How to Choose the Right Grass for Your Region
No matter if you are installing a new lawn or even pondering on revitalizing your existing one, the region you live in determines the specific types of grass that will not just grow but thrive. Growing the right grass will save you time and money in the long run.
01/12/2017 09:27 AM
Where to Place Your Garden Shed
Where should you put your new shed? Some useful pointers on finding the best place for your garden building.
01/11/2017 10:17 AM
How to Remove Lily Pads
If your pond has been taken over by lily pads, you have a problem on your hand. It can be incredibly hard to get rid of these. Have you ever wondered why the removal of these beautifully looking lily pads can be so difficult?
01/05/2017 04:03 PM
Chemical Method for Aquatic Weed Control
Aquatic weeds or aquatic plants as you may refer them can add beauty to the pond or a lake until the time their growth is out of control. But once these plants grow excessively they pose nuisance to the swimmers and marine life especially fish that can be choked out by extremely thick weed beds. Though, this may just look like any other ordinary plant, but these weeds do have a detrimental effect on ornamental pond and lake frontages.
01/05/2017 03:09 PM
Learn to Identify Plant Nutritional Deficiencies
Are your plants looking a little down? Too yellow, faded or easily disturbed? As a novice gardener, your biggest challenge to developing a healthy plant family is learning to identify plant nutritional deficiencies. Even experienced gardeners still have trouble figuring out what is going wrong with their plants. Learning to identify plant nutritional deficiencies is a significant step towards anticipating any problems your plants may have and thus helping to protect your plant investments. Here are some tips for learning to identify plant nutritional deficiencies so that your garden can thrive.
12/28/2016 02:14 PM
The New Year Brings New Gardening Opportunities in Southern California
While January and winter weather means an end to gardening activities in many parts of the United States, it is prime time to plant in southern California. Plant fruit trees: A variety of bare root fruit trees are at nurseries ready to be planted in January. Varieties include apricot, blueberries, plum, apple, pear, peach and raspberries trees.















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