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Composting: It’s All about Changing an Attitude

Composting: It’s All about Changing an Attitude

For gardeners across the globe second week of the month of May is special in one sense. It is the “International Compost Awareness Week”. We are at the hinge of entering this second week now. Composting at home, composting yourself, making your own compost or in whatever terms you may take it but in the core it is about owning a responsibility by composting. Use of home generated waste adds to your garden and soil…

Maing A New Sustainable Vegetable Garden

Maing A New Sustainable Vegetable Garden

For a sustainable vegetable garden the first step to making your vegetable garden is sodbusting. Cover the lawn with a removable covering such as a tarp for four or more weeks, which kills the lawn by blocking sunlight. Alternatively, cover it with a biodegradable covering such as newspaper or cardboard topped with layers of finished compost, lawn clippings and leaves. Finish with a layer of garden soil on top of the organic materials. The effect…

Basic Composting Tips and Practices

Basic Composting Tips and Practices

Composting is not a tough task in itself. Composting helps reduce mankind’s contributions to the landfill while it also helps your garden grow!  Here’ are some of the basic composting tips and practices for your convenience; Start With Creating A Compost Bin. The objects to be used as compost bins could vary from person to person depending upon the availability of a suitable space. Some people use open piles contained with fencing or wood pallets, and some…

An Edible Landscape Needs Good Soil

An Edible Landscape Needs Good Soil

An edible landscape can be as elegant and decorative as a flower garden. Spring is the best season to turn the garden beds where you plan to plant vegetables. You should preferably have a well choked out vegetable plan for an edible landscape or a vegetable garden. If properly planned and with your efforts you will sure get a lot more nutrition. The most important thing to a bountiful veggie garden is the soil. Begin with getting a soil test…

Good Gardening Practices For Spring Gardening Season

Good Gardening Practices For Spring Gardening Season

Every season brings a different set of chores in the garden. Spring is an exciting time for gardeners as preparations are made for the bounty and beauty of the garden as it awakes from winter hibernation. It can also, however, be a bit overwhelming to know how to prioritize your gardening time at this time of year. Here is a helpful list of gardening practices that should be tended to in the spring ; Pruning For…

Ten Good Gardening Practices To Make It Easy and Adventurous

Ten Good Gardening Practices To Make It Easy and Adventurous

Gardening is an adventure complete with heat, rain, droughts, insects and diseases.  The following are some of basic and good gardening practices and tips for every gardener that will help making this adventure a little less stressful. 1.  Have Your Garden Soil Tested and Improved  The foundation of your garden is your soil. Loose, fertile, well-drained soil will make your gardening experience a good one. If you are a new gardener have your soil tested. A…

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