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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…

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…

Creating Edible Landscape Eith Good Soil Preparation

Creating Edible Landscape Eith Good Soil Preparation

The first step in creating an edible landscape is good soil preparation. Soil is composed of sand, silt and clay mineral particles in varying proportions. It’s a soil’s tilth — its texture — that determines how well plants grow and the ease with which plants are able to take up water and nutrients. There are 12 basic soil types and most common soil types are loamy sand, loam, clay loam, and clay. You can determine…

Good Fall Gardening Practices

Good Fall Gardening Practices

Fall is a great time of the year for adding trees and shrubs to the landscape. The warm soil and cool air is good for root development. In some cases, plants that are planted in the fall tend to establish themselves better than ones planted in the spring. This is because they have all of the fall and all of the following spring to get established before the most stressful time of the year which…

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…

Safety Gloves Protect Your Hands in Garden and Home

Safety Gloves Protect Your Hands in Garden and Home

Whether we are gardening or carrying out essential home maintenance, it is vitally important to have the correct hand tools and the correct safety wear. Safety Gloves are designed for comfort and for protecting the wearer from any damage to the hands whilst carrying out essential tasks. Like all products there is an endless supply of safety gloves on the market and it is important to select the correct safety glove for the task you…

Grow Your Own Organic Food and Veggies

Grow Your Own Organic Food and Veggies

In years past, gardening success was measured by harvesting the first tomato, biggest watermelon or most cucumbers, but not anymore if synthetic fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides are involved. Spurred by the increasing passion for healthy, locally grown food, many grow-it-yourself vegetable gardeners opt for organic techniques that support nutrition, environmental sustainability and social good. Having the confidence to give organic gardening a try just takes education.People think it’s difficult to grow organically, but it’s not. They…

Use Biodegradable Pots,Planters,and Containers

Use Biodegradable Pots,Planters,and Containers

Now it is the spring season and gardening is the best excuse ever. If you haven’t thought of it then perhaps it is the best time to get on to gardening and you need to begin with buying plants and put them in pots and planters. The first thing you should do is to look at all the plants and pick out what you like, and then start worrying about their containers on the way back home. Plastic pots,plastic planters,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…

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…

Grow Butterfly Garden With Scarlet Milkweed Flowers

Grow Butterfly Garden With Scarlet Milkweed Flowers

Butterfly gardening is not only a craze among grown ups but it is basically the kids and children who love them most. So if you are thinking of gardening for butterflies, then you must include the scarlet milkweed in the list of flowers that yould love to grow in your garden The scarlet milkweed is a typical virtual  butterfly factory tropical plant .There is no boubt that the children will love the experience of the butterfly with a patch of…

Use Sunscreen Every Time You Mow Your Lawn

Use Sunscreen Every Time You Mow Your Lawn

Sixty-nine percent of Americans said they use sunscreen at least occasionally, according to a nationally representative survey of 1,000 adults conducted in April by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. Women who participated in the survey were more likely than men to use it frequently and said they used sunscreen more consistently during a range of outdoor activities. You probably think to put on sunscreen when you go to the beach or to the pool…

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