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Integrated Pest Management:Natural Garden Balance

Integrated Pest Management:Natural Garden Balance

Striking a balanced equation between all the natural elements in gardening is the key to success. Light, nutrients, temperature and moisture all work together to make a proper environment for plants to thrive. Organisms including bacteria, earthworms and countless other micro-organisms play an important role in maintaining a harmony in your garden. Any imbalance in the natural conditions creates a lot of interlinked complex problems. The “Integrated Pest Management”(IPM) therefore becomes extremely important which  helps…

Post-Holidays Gardening Activities

Post-Holidays Gardening Activities

It is quite obvious that you are not paying full attention to your garden and gardening activities owing to celebrations of Christmas holidays. As soon as you get free from these holidays you will obviously have certain activities that need your attention in the garden. You may start thinking and acting over any or all of these activities as per your convenience during coming days and weeks. Just surf on the internat and book tickets to…

Low Maintenance Landscape Designing

Low Maintenance Landscape Designing

Many of the home gardens have  typical ”hardscapes,” combinations of walls, pavers, pergolas and water features. One thing most of them have in common is being over-planted. Some of the home gardens look lie ”plant collections,” with one each of many different species and some other have mass-plantings. There could always be a better way to fill landscape beds with color without appearing cluttered.Otherwise most of the designs will have twice or three times the…

Plants That Attract Hummingbirds in Your Garden

Plants That Attract Hummingbirds in Your Garden

Hummingbirds in garden are a pleasure in itself. Everything about them is fascinating, their diminutive size, their Stars Wars sounds, the way they hover and the speed of their flight. Exposure to hummingbirds is generally not very common unless they are passing through your garden. Finding them feasting on the flowers in your garden is a true delight. Two specific plants must be at the top of your priority list. Wherever these two plants are…

5 Perfect All Time Gardening Tools

5 Perfect All Time Gardening Tools

From gas-powered tillers to electric hedge trimmers, there’s no shortage of power tools to  help you maintain your garden. But while these tools can be helpful, you don’t  need a shed bursting with high-end gear to grow a vibrant garden. Instead, focus  on the basics — these essential tools that every gardener should master before  moving on to the more expensive gardening toys. Trowel and hand rake Before you can plant a garden, you first…

13 Tips For Removing Garden Weeds

13 Tips For Removing Garden Weeds

If you garden, they will come—weeds, that is. New  gardens, in particular, often harbor many weeds. The key to taming weeds is effective week after week control techniques. By dealing with the problem weekly, particularly as your garden becomes established, the garden weeds will be less of a problem. This is partly because weeds have not been allowed to develop (and reseed) and because the cultivated plants get larger and more robust. There are several…

Useful Pruning Practices

Useful Pruning Practices

Consider every cut before you make it, from every angle around your tree, and repeat the process after each cut. Remember, less is more when you’re wielding the loppers. If your camellia is looking untidy, prune immediately after flowering. Prune the lower branches to lift the shrub off the ground and open it up to the light by aiming for 10cm gaps between the layers of branches at the tips. Don’t prune deciduous shrubs and…

Good Growing Practices For Organic Vegetables

Good Growing Practices For Organic Vegetables

There cannot be a wiser step than to convert a little space of your property into a source of organic food. It is baced with two sensible factors of quality and cost control coupled with growth of green living concept in natural way.Expert gardeners will tell you that there is a special kind of joy in planting, growing, picking and serving the freshest produce possible. According to recent estimates nearly 30 percent of residential homes in North…

How to Grow A Successful Community Garden

How to Grow A Successful Community Garden

Gardens brighten our world with a plethora of rich colors and attractive smells while providing us with fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs. In a community garden, families can grow their own cooking ingredients, and enjoy the beauty a community garden has to offer. Starting a community garden can also cut down the cost of groceries. Community gardens ultimately promote healthier and greener lifestyles  as well as a sense of community. Formulate A Planning Committee Before planning…

4 Basic Spring Gardening Practices

4 Basic Spring Gardening Practices

Spring is the time of the year when your garden needs a serious tidy-up. Work done now means not having to look out at a brown depressing wasteland full of dripping, rotting, sludgy, garden detritus during the cold, wet months ahead. Here is a summative list of jobs that may need doing. Start With Pruning Trees Pruning is the first activity and you should prune out heavy limbs or remove spent trees. This can let in some…

Sustainable Use Of Yard and Garden Waste

Sustainable Use Of Yard and Garden Waste

As far as possible do not attempt collecting lawn clipping because it actually depletes the soil of nutrients and organic matter. Grass clipping do NOT lead to thatch buildup. Instead, use a mulching lawn mower so lawn clippings don’t have to be collected. If collected, lawn clippings can be added to your compost pile. If you find that the overall wastage of your garden is more than you can use efficiently there are even better…

How To Grow Plants in Limited Space Without Landscape Garden

How To Grow Plants in Limited Space Without Landscape Garden

Gardening without a garden or gardening in limited space gives as much pleasure to the keen gardener as having a huge plot of ground front and back of a property. Window boxes, containers and hanging baskets for many gardeners is their only landscape. A beautiful plant combination can be inspired by many garden centres and nurseries. Living in a flat, or apartment, even high rise flats, there is still plenty of opportunities to produce a…

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