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Water Plants For Your Garden Pond

Water Plants For Your Garden Pond

Looking for hardy plants for your new pond? Garden pond plants not only beautify their surroundings, many are functional. You want some submerged plants to help clean the water, you want some floating leaves so that they’re shading the water, which helps prevent algae growth, and then you want your more decorative stuff that you have in the shallow areas and around the edge. Plants surrounding the pond create the whole seamless look of your…

Using Potting Soil or Topsoil For Conatiner Gardening

Using Potting Soil or Topsoil For Conatiner Gardening

Container gardening is increasingly getting acceptance among the gardeners across the world and now days increasing number of people are growing plants in some type of container. They may be planting flowers or vegetables in plastic or terra-cotta pots, or using wooden barrels to grow vegetables. They may be putting a few window boxes on the house or along the deck. Regardeless of the type of container you use potting soil becomes necessary.Bags of topsoil are usually…

Growing A Home Vegetable Garden With Containers

Growing A Home Vegetable Garden With Containers

Containers have been accepted to be extremely useful for adding height, color and growing space in the vegetable garden. In a typical container garden It is better to use fewer larger pots or planters than many small ones, which will look fussy and are harder on plants. Large containers generally tend to  retain soil moisture more efectively and allow roots to become long and widespread. Containers must drain for the plant’s survival, so make sure they have…

Americans Prefer Saving With DIY Lawn & Garden Care

Americans Prefer Saving With DIY Lawn & Garden Care

The National Gardening Association conducted a survey showing that about one out of five households nationwide spent more time caring for their lawns and gardens last year and 16 percent less money in total than in previous years. The survey goes on to indicate that, while most of the 83 million households that participated in do-it-yourself lawn and garden activities last year spent about the same amount of time on their lawns and gardens, 22…

Grow Your Own Food And Save Money

Grow Your Own Food And Save Money

There is an outstanding surge in the nuber of first-time gardeners seeking advice, searching the rows of plants and supplies. There are so many more over the last two to three years, people getting interested in growing their own vegetables in their backyards and gardens in the perspective of the economy the way it is and the high cost of fuel and produce. The survey findings by the National Gardening Association, more than 43 percent of households questioned said…

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