Garden Supplies News |
Gray Water And A Travelling Garden|
|When you see a headline “Giant Man-Shaped Travelling Garden” and below it a picture of a plot measring 60 meters square planted with herbs in the shape of a man, there is clearly a problem. How can a large herb garden firmly rooted in the earth travel even a few meters, let alone from town|
|(Published: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 11:40:48 +0000)|
Organic Green Gardening |
I first began organic herb gardening about a year ago. I didn’t really consider it as organic at the time. I simply bought a little bit of soil, tossed in some seeds, and grew them in a windowsill box. I didn’t want to get any chemical fertilizers because they seemed unnecessary and|
|(Published: Tue, 09 Feb 2010 21:15:00 +0000)|
Raised bed vegetable gardening |
Using Rain Barrels During Drought To Conserve Water|
|If you’re a gardener that has an unlimited supply of water, consider yourself lucky. There are many of us who live in drought zones where the garden and lawn watering rules are very constrictive to the healthy growth of gardens and plants. Many people just give up when they find out how few gallons of|
|(Published: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 13:55:21 +0000)|
Herb Garden Information |
Protect Your Tomato Plants From Disease And Pests – Preseason Tips|
|People love growing tomatoes in the summer. They are inexpensive and usually simple to grow but they are a target for pests, disease and fungus. When they strike, it can be very frustrating to a gardener who was looking forward to fresh, juicy, home grown tomatoes.
Many factors affect how vulnerable your tomato plants are and|
|(Published: Fri, 02 Jul 2010 18:49:39 +0000)|
Praying Mantis Eggs for January Sale |
|If perhaps all good things were only available in such pretty bundles; the ladybug insect is definitely one of many most beautiful ways anyone could possibly imagine to embellish their garden. Few things can perk people up the way these hands on and impossibly cute little bugs could. Ladybugs are the artillery nature offers you|
|(Published: Mon, 04 Jul 2011 03:09:40 +0000)|
Gardening Basics 101 |
Valuable Lawn Growth And Preservation Tips|
Valuable Lawn Growth And Preservation Tips
It can certainly sometimes be difficult to grow a lawn that is lovely. In an effort to have the greatest lawn you possibly can, you should follow a certain procedure that will maximize your chances. All of the process can be carried out by you, if you don’t deviate from the methods outlined. Clearly some yards are so bad off that only a professional will be able to help.
Trimming your grass more than once a week is something you shouldn’t do. The grass is getting harmed every time you cut the lawn. The grass should not be cut too low in the process. The lawn will look richer and more vivid if you opt to permit the grass grow a bit. So when you mow your grass maintain your mower’s function higher than you typically would, this will help make sure your grass is longer. And start mowing your lawn only once every week and a half to two weeks. To learn more about the best riding lawn mowers in 2013, check out the Husqvarna range at topridingmowers.com
The weeds may not be a problem anymore once you start taking proper care of your lawn properly. Cutting the lawn aids in eliminating weeds. When you mow the lawn and you keep the cutting blades on the lawn mower elevated, the mower will just cut the end of the weeds off. This really is really a sensible way to control your weeds. The weed will certainly perish when the tip is cut because it needs it in order to grow further.
Watering your yard is one thing more you should watch out for. Surprisingly an excessive amount of water can harm your grass and also increase the weed problem you have. If you need to water your yard, incorporate about an inch of water at a time. This water is going to sink down deeper into the ground and cause the roots of the grass to grow longer to reach the water. This little secret can make your grass much more resistant to the elements.
A mulching lawn mower can be a great addition. Many people either bag the clippings or rake them up once they are done mowing. But these grass clippings can easily add vital nutrients to your soil that your grass needs to grow. When you trim the lawn, there are distinct traces of cut grass that show the path you took but this isn’t the case with a mulching lawn mower.
Let me suggest an additional tip that will help you. Fertilizing your yard is best carried out in the spring and fall. Never fertilize for each season in the year. The most serious instance of chemical fertilizers is the fact that you can destroy your grass if you use too much. Using a fertilizer created with natural or organic elements is a recommended and viable option. Everybody else can be jealous of your lawn when they see how good it looks following all the previous tips.
|(Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:42:16 -0400)|
Organic Gardening Tools |
Using Step Ladders In The Garden|
|Consider these safety tips before using step ladders in the garden. If you are trimming hedges, gardening in bad weather or your ladder has damaged rungs, read on to stay safe.|
|(Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:30:04 -0700)|
Garden and Lawn Care |
Tips For Weed Control Fabric|
|Anyone new to the gardening world might well find the process overwhelming – especially if they start reading jargon-filled books on the subject. Whether to use weed control fabric, when to prune your bushes, how often to water your plants…it seems like there’s a lot to take in. To start with though, you just need|
|(Published: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 17:56:56 +0000)|
BearTale by Coletta |
Pono and His Band of Hairy Players|
|Come and visit a small speck on our planet, a slice out of the Big Island in the middle of the Pacific. Where the land is green and the skies are blue. And a donkey lives in harmony with his sheep. This is their story.
Aloha! My name is Pono. I am a Hawaiian donkey. My ancestors came to the Hawaiian Islands to help pick the Kona coffee. Every day they hoofed the lava fields, ancient flows from Hualalai Mountain on the Big Island. Some of my close relatives still help pick the coffee to this day.
There aren't any coffee trees where I live. My home is a 12-acre orchard on the Kohala Coast just north of Kona. Unlike my relatives that carry the coffee cherry up and down the mountain, I am the protector of sheep. A whole flock of hairy sheep. We're the best of friends, like family.
Come along, meet my friends and walk around our little corner of tropical paradise. We live a simple life. Spending our days eating grass and playing in the sunshine. And singing sweet songs in the moonlight.
NOTICE: The photographs on this page were taken by myself or by my partner and are owned by our business, Huckaberry's Cryptic Crydders. Used with permission. All rights reserved.|
|(Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:19:58 -0600)|
Backyard Suggestions |
Great Advice For Growing Great Organic Gardens|
|The rewards of an organic garden to your health and eating pleasure are innumerable. You do have to put in some effort, though. Oftentimes, new gardeners can be intimidated because they’re not quite sure where to start. Consider planting strawberries, especially ones that are everbearing, for your garden if you have small children. A lot […]|
|(Published: Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:52:49 +0000)|
Dr Growski |
Do LED Grow Lights Work?|
|LED grow lights don’t only work, they work better than other forms of indoor growing light. The ultimate answer to the question to “Do LED Grow Lights Work” is undoubtedly: Yes. Who else uses them? Top-notch government agencies (such as NASA) use LED Grow lights to grow a variety of plants. There are hundreds of […]|
|(Published: Sun, 06 Jul 2014 07:42:43 +0000)|
PP Directory |
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|(Published: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:16:43 -0700)|
Bosch Rotak 36|
The Bosch Rotak 36 is a lightweight yet powerful electric rotary mower. It can cope with a medium sized lawn even when left for a few weeks. This mower can cope with most messes a medium sized domestic lawn gets into.
The Bosch Rotary 36 not only has great power but it is also lightweight.
|(Published: Mon, 08 Mar 2010 23:12:09 +0000)|
Organic Green Gardening |
Planning An Organic Vegetable Garden|
|By deciding to grow your vegetable garden organically, you’re helping to ensure your vegetables are in their purest form, the way nature intended. Today’s modern gardening products, with chemical fertilizers and pesticides, can actually change the taste of vegetables, because the chemicals embed themselves in the skin of the vegetables. This is why the|
|(Published: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 11:00:26 +0000)|
Grow cabinets for Indoor gardening |
Stealth grow cabinets|
|Stealth grow cabinets can be a wonderful start for indoor beginners. If you are new to hydroponic indoor gardening, then this is the place to be. In this article, you will find the basic features that are vital for a branded stealth grow cabinet such as Lowryder hydroponic grow box for instance. Outdoor gardening can be thrilling once you get […]|
|(Published: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:53:06 +0000)|
Vegetable Gardening Boxes |
My African Garden|
|Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town's Table Mountain. It is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world.
Established in 1913 to promote, conserve and display the extraordinarily rich and diverse flora of southern Africa, and the first botanic garden in the world to be devoted to a country's indigenous flora.
The Garden covers 36 hectares in a 528 hectare estate that contains protected mountainside supporting natural forest and fynbos along with a variety of animals and birds.
In 2004 the Cape Floristic Region, including Kirstenbosch, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site - another first for Kirstenbosch, it is the first botanic garden in the world to be included within a natural World Heritage Site.
With over 7 000 species of rare and unique plants in cultivation at Kirstenbosch, including many rare and threatened species.
Come take a walk with me as I walk you throught this beautiful garden in Africa.|
|(Published: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 03:18:58 -0600)|
Raised bed vegetable gardening |
Selecting the Right Gardening Tools|
|If you’re thinking about taking your gardening seriously and getting out there every day to increase the attractiveness of your garden, then you will want to get the right tools to help you in this. You might be tempted to go out to the store and just buy the nearest things you see, but you’ll|
|(Published: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 19:21:55 +0000)|