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Perfect Thematic Herb Gardening Practices

Perfect Thematic Herb Gardening Practices

Creating a thematic ornamental garden with variety of herbs would be a great idea for many gardeners. With a particular theme in mind and action you can easily create a productive, decorative and enjoyable herb garden. Herbs are the plants that are valued for flavor, scent, medicinal or other qualities. Herbs are used in cooking, as medicines and for spiritual purposes. A typical “Dioscorides Garden” is a garden of medicinal herbs, named for the Greek…

Grow Herbs In Your Garden To Add Extra Flavor

Grow Herbs In Your Garden To Add Extra Flavor

Herbs can be easily intermixed into your garden to add flavors in several ways. It will not only add in the sense of their taste alone, but also in their colors, shapes and textures. You may plant herbs in separate gardens or in containers for decks and patios to harvest as needed. Some even have planters beneath their kitchen windows to reach out and pick fresh stems while cooking for pure convenience. You can easily grow herbs within your garden…

Companion Planting Repels Pests Away From Garden

Companion Planting Repels Pests Away From Garden

Companion planting is one of the safe remedies for shooing pests away from the garden. For those of us who want to use environmentally friendly methods, these suggestions aren’t guarantees but still have merit. Here are a few you might like to try in your garden this year: ♦Alliums (including chives, garlic, leek and onion) deter carrot fly and “generally improve health of vegetable garden plants.” It seems garlic and onions will deter aphids and Japanese beetles,…

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…

Vegetable Gardening Assures Food Security

Vegetable Gardening Assures Food Security

Food security is a global concern and every individual is now forced by global economic circumstances to think for whatever can be done as individuals to boost local food production. The edible Gardening is now catching up and people have begun turning parts of their lawns into food plots. Food gardening improves the diet, boosts local food supplies, enhances the environment, and gives the gardener a sense of independence and well-being. Food gardens are beautiful in many ways. There…

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