Gardening Basics

Peat Moss Bucket
Gardening Basics

Peat Moss: Benefits and Disadvantages

People interested in gardening will probably encounter references to peat moss. Peat moss is very common in gardening so it is important to understand what it is, how it works and how to use it to make your plants thrive….

time to move the plants back inside
Gardening Basics

Gardening for Small Apartments

Perhaps you admire your friends’ beautiful gardens and would love to have one of your own. The trouble is, you live in an apartment and you don’t have a garden. Does it mean you can’t grow any plants? It’s important…

Garden Mulch
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How to Use Mulch in the Garden

Leaf mulch offers numerous benefits to gardeners. Many people choose to prepare their mulch all by themselves. Mulching provides numerous benefits to gardeners and it can benefit plants in many different ways. This is why it’s so beneficial. It is…

Healthy Soil
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Understanding Soil Elements

Many gardeners do their best to keep their plants healthy and strong. However, one often overlooked aspect of good gardening is healthy soil. The importance of healthy, great soil can’t be ignored. Some people think it’s enough to simply add…

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Dangerous Plastics to Avoid

All gardeners know that there are various materials they will use for their gardening projects. Plastic is one of the most common materials used. It;s not uncommon to use plastics in everyday life. It’s everywhere: from plastic bottles and dishes…

Organic Soil
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Tips on Improving Your Garden Soil

New gardeners often don’t understand how to make their soil great. They will observe other, more experienced gardeners, getting much better results and can assume it’s because these people simply “have better soil”. No. To get the most of your…

Gardening Basics

Hydroponic Gardening Basics

Apart from the usual vegetable gardening method which involves digging, tilling, planting, fertilizing and watering your plants everyday, there is another method to plant vegetables called hydroponic gardening.

Hummingbird
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Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Butterflies and hummingbirds can commonly be seen all over America. If you want to have a more colorful garden, you can invite butterflies and hummingbirds by providing favorable conditions for these animals. To attract butterflies and hummingbirds, you need to…

Garden Gloves
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Preventing Garden Injuries

Working in your garden is exciting and fulfilling, but you need to take safety precautions in order to keep yourself safe. Without these precautions any garden work can be dangerous because of the numerous tools you use for gardening. Even…

Spinach Plant
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Ideal Soil Temperature for Your Plants

Seed planting is fun and rewarding. Not to mention it can be a great educational experience for the whole family. Many beginner gardeners are scared of staring their plants from seed, but the good news is that the process doesn’t…

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