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How to Build a Cantaloupe Trellis

How to Build a Cantaloupe Trellis

Cantaloupes are a delicious, juicy fruit that needs to be planted in a well-prepared bed full of organic material like compost. Fertilize your cantaloupes lightly when the vines begin to spread, and water them regularly to produce good fruit. Training a cantaloupe to grow up a trellis is vertical ga......[Read More]
A Few Organic Gardening Tips

A Few Organic Gardening Tips

A very eco-smart hobby is organic gardening, which is just regular gardening without the use of pesticides and other strong chemicals on plants. Organic gardening only involves the use of mild products that do not cause harm or damage to plants.......[Read More]
How to Make Homemade Fern Food

How to Make Homemade Fern Food

If you have fern plants and other plants in your home and want to save a little money, you can make your own fern/plant food. You only need a few minutes and a couple of household items.......[Read More]
Conserving Water With a Rain Barrel

Conserving Water With a Rain Barrel

Collecting water in a rain barrel is certainly not a new idea.People have collected rainwater and used it to water gardens and irrigate crops almost since the beginning of time.......[Read More]
Keeping your cool: The skinny on forcing bulbs

Keeping your cool: The skinny on forcing bulbs

Forcing bulbs may sound cruel, but the term merely means that you're encouraging the plants to bloom early by treating them in a special way.......[Read More]
When to Harvest Squash and Melons?

When to Harvest Squash and Melons?

Harvesting squash and melons is the reward for weeks or months of care and cultivation. Some types of squash are easy to harvest; others require a little more cautiousness. Timing can be very important when harvesting. Picking melons or squash at the wrong time can lead to disappointing results.......[Read More]
Rose Bush Care - Combating the Invasion of Damaging Insects

Rose Bush Care - Combating the Invasion of Damaging Insects

Insects are a problem for rose tree gardens, caring for knock out roses, growing miniature roses, growing climbing roses and transplanting roses as well as general rose gardening. However, rose bush care can be easy to do and combat insects at the same time. Whether you take part in organic rose gar......[Read More]
Pest Repellent Plants: What They Are and How They Work

Pest Repellent Plants: What They Are and How They Work

Plants are definitely valuable. People and animals turn to them for foods to eat. The oxygen they give off provides both humans and animals safe air to breathe. Most herbs, flowers and vegetables can also ... ......[Read More]
When Autumn Leaves Begin to Fall: Autumn Gardening Ideas

When Autumn Leaves Begin to Fall: Autumn Gardening Ideas

Autumn has arrived and now it is perfect time to rearrange your garden. There are many things to do before winter comes. Autumn is a time to make sure that your yard is in the best shape for the forthcoming year.......[Read More]
Bonsai Instructions, Techniques and How To Information

Bonsai Instructions, Techniques and How To Information

The art of bonsai tree growing takes many years to truly master. There are many instructions and techniques you will need to learn and this article will give you a brief introduction to some of them.......[Read More]
How to Prevent Pink Potatoes

How to Prevent Pink Potatoes

The interior of some potatoes may turn pinkish when they are infected with a disease called pink rot. Pink rot tends to affect potatoes grown in soil overly saturated with water. These potatoes are not safe to eat. To help prevent pink rot, improve growing and harvesting conditions. Pink discolorati......[Read More]
Phalaenopsis Orchid Problems

Phalaenopsis Orchid Problems

Every living thing has bad times and Phalaenopsis orchids are no exception. It seems that it would be a good idea for a new grower to know something about problems that can crop up with your new orchid. Different orchids have some problems that are specific to them and then, of course, there are som......[Read More]
For Blossom End Rot on Your Tomatoes, Mix Up Some Eggshell Soup

For Blossom End Rot on Your Tomatoes, Mix Up Some Eggshell Soup

Growing tomatoes can be quite rewarding or quite frustrating. One week everything looks peachy keen, and the next, everything is falling apart. Blossom end rot is especially problematic.......[Read More]
How Much Space Do Vegetable Plants Need in a Garden?

How Much Space Do Vegetable Plants Need in a Garden?

Plants need room to grow, and adequate spacing must be considered when planning a vegetable garden. Depending on variety, vegetables need anywhere from a few inches to a few feet of space to accommodate growth above and below ground level.......[Read More]
Steps For Herb Garden Designs

Steps For Herb Garden Designs

The first step to starting a herb garden, is to decide what herbs you wish to grow. There is a very simple, and important, reason for this. Herbs have a wide range of sunlight requirements.......[Read More]
Low Maintenance Backyard

Low Maintenance Backyard

Photos of ideas for urban gardening, from rooftop gardens to small backyards and container vegetables.......[Read More]
How A Greenhouse Works

How A Greenhouse Works

Because greenhouses protect from cold, wind, and precipitation, gardeners are able to garden long into the cold and harsh months of winter. Similarly, greenhouses also protect against harsh and damaging heat during the summer. Many greenhouses utilize state of the art synthetic paneling that diffuse......[Read More]
Transform Your Garden With The Best Garden Maintenance Services

Transform Your Garden With The Best Garden Maintenance Services

Garden is one of the most important parts of your home. Though, maintaining it is one of the most difficult tasks. Therefore, you should take help from the professional service provider for garden maintenance in ... ......[Read More]
Aero Back Garden Deluxe - The Best Indoor Herb Gardening Kit

Aero Back Garden Deluxe - The Best Indoor Herb Gardening Kit

Aero back garden is an inside gardening method that computerized and tells you to add water and nutrients for your crops on your back garden. Instead of nourishing the crops with soil they placed the ......[Read More]
Shrubs Grown in Texas

Shrubs Grown in Texas

Crape myrtles produce large clusters of flowers.white crape myrtle image by tomcat2170 from Fotolia.comMany shrubs are available that are perfect for U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Hardiness Zones 6 through 9 found in Te3xas. These shrubs offer a variety of features including.........[Read More]