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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…

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…

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…

How To Control Weeds in Your Vegetable Gardens

How To Control Weeds in Your Vegetable Gardens

One of the first things you need to know about weeds is that the seeds remain viable for up to seven years. This means each time you till the soil, you can be moving seed in the soil close enough to the surface to sprout. As a matter of fact there is nothing like 100% cure for weeds.You can only control weeds and just monitor and maintain few crucial practices for ensuring marginal control. There are some…

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…

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…

Growing Vegetables With Raised Bed Gardening Practices

Growing Vegetables With Raised Bed Gardening Practices

Raised-bed gardening is an ideal and productive solution for poorly draining clay soils specifically for growing vegetables in the garden. The beds can be anything from a flat, stand-alone mound of good loamy gardening soil to a more complex one framed and held together by wood or stone. The imported soil depth can be anywhere from 6 to 24 inches above the underlying clay soil. The overall size of the raised bed depends on the available…

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…

Create A General Garden Plan First

Create A General Garden Plan First

The area around your house can be transformed into a beautiful garden no matter how disordered it might look right now. Begin by thinking in terms of a general garden plan. Put aside your thoughts about color combinations and other specifics until last. On a map of your property, indicate existing trees and natural characteristics like slopes and areas where the soil is best so you can make the most of them in locating other…

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