A Thriving Tomato Plant Garden: The 7 Essential Areas
Growing tomatoes? Here is a simple to follow guide to the 7 areas that you need to get right to have a thriving tomato garden. 1) Sunlight: Shade gardening is a bad practice for tomatoes. They need at least 10 hours of full sunlight to...
Size, Shape And Where to Position Your Pond
As I promised in my first article about ponds, this one is about the size, shape and where to site your pond for the best results. Size of Your Pond:Miniponds for example half-barrels, deep sinks and small rigid liners can be used to house aquatic...
Organic Gardening - How You Can Make The Best Out Of It
Ecological gardening : what essentially is it? It is plantation of fruits, veggies, flowers, etc. Without using any chemical ridden pesticides, fertilizers but by using Organic-home made fertilizer. Following are benefits of organic gardening : One ) Completely chemical free garden 2 ) Save the...
The Papaver Laciniatum - Fringed Poppy and Garden Beauty
The Papaver Laciniatum â€“ Fringed Poppy and Garden Beauty The Papaver Laciniatum is commonly referred to as a fringed or pompom Poppy is a variation of the common Poppy that graces many a garden. This is an annual Poppy which rivals the beauty of many...
Keeping your house clean
Having a clean and organised home helps to create an atmosphere of relaxation and peace and gives you a sense of order when you come home from a hectic day at work. It is very easy for busy working people to allow their home to...
Finding time to clean
Finding time to clean your home can be difficult as it is such a chore that often it is easier just to put the task off and hope to tackle it another day. However, planning to clean and scheduling the time into your days makes...
Beautiful Bonsai Secrets' is a good idea, but
'Beautiful Bonsai Secrets' is a good idea, but...Â There can be few hobbies that are more relaxing, satisfying and rewarding than growing bonsai trees, the miniaturized trees that are generally thought of as coming from Japan.Â Whilst this is not strictly true in historical terms,...
Upside Down Tomato Growing
Barbara E. Volkov
An upside down tomato plant will not give you a problem with weeds because the soil you use does not contain any seeds for them grow. Because the water flows directly to the roots of the plant chances are your upside down tomato will grow...
Garden Color - Not Just for Flowers Anymore
When most of us think of a colorful garden, we envision beautiful expanses of flowers blowing in the wind.Â While flowers do provide a great deal of vibrant color in a landscape, there are many other options for adding color to your outdoor areas.Â In...
Gardening Nostalgia from Rural Iowa
The following article is brief memoir written by my father, Roger Duncan.Â These are some of his childhood memories of rural Iowa and family gardening: I grew up in the 1950's in an economically depressed area in rural Iowa.Â We lived on a farm, and...
For cycle stands, the elements like steel is the best
With the people's emphasis these days on health consciousness and being a little less harsh on the environment cycling has become the trendy mode of travel of choice for short and even medium distances. Cycles are flying off the shelves as more and more people...
All You Wanted to Know About Pool Construction and Pool Builders
Every luxury homeowner in Toronto dreams of a personal swimming pool. To turn their dream into a reality, all the need is a reputed pool construction company. Whether a luxury concrete pool or a customized oasis, the service offered by the pool company must ensure...
Illuminate your outdoor gathering with patio lights
Hiren K Modi
Most of us like to spend our weekend leisurely with our friends and family. What else can be more relaxing than an outdoor gathering with your dear ones? What about arranging a gathering at your yard in the evening while your outdoor lights pour gentle...
Greenhouse Designs - Green House Construction
The greenhouse design is just one of many factors to think about when thinking about building a greenhouse. The type of your house and backyard along with the type of cultivation you wish to achieve should match the design of your greenhouse. There are two...
Oriental Poppy - A Royal Garden Flower
Oriental Poppy â€“ A Royal Garden Flower The Oriental poppy is also known as the Papaver orientale and is a startlingly beautiful garden flower. Though the Oriental poppy has come a long way from the original brilliant orange poppy native to Asia, it is still...
The Amazing Olive Tree
The olive tree, or as it is known Olea europaea and comes from the coastal areas of the eastern Mediterranean, Syria, Asia Minor and northern Iran. The cultivation of the olive tree is something people have been practicing for many years. While the fruit of...
Hydroton Clay Pebbles - Perfect for Hydroponics
Hydroton, also called clay pebbles, expanded clay, hydroclay, or hydrocorn is the perfect growing medium for hydroponics. These clay pellets are cooked in a kiln at high temperatures until they expand. This process creates little catacombs and crevices inside each pellet that end up holding...
T12 T8 T5 Fluorescent Grow Lights - What's the Difference?
Fluorescent lights are very popular these days for indoor growers. They can be used for various parts of the growing process. Most people prefer to use them during the cloning and vegetative phases because the plants don't need quite as much light at this time...
Do You Need To Use Weed Killer On Mean Grass Weeds?
A beautiful green and healthy garden will never be one any more with grass weeds in it. That is why it is a must that you find the most suitable weed killer on the market. Â Weeds, as know are also considered a plant in...
Ebb and Flow Hydroponics Questions Answered
Ebb and flow hydroponics is one of the single most popular ways to grow hydroponically indoors. This system, also called the flood and drain system, is so popular because it is relatively easy to use and maintain but you still get the huge results that...