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Gardening Basics

Gardening Basics

Using Ollas to Help with Watering

If you wish to improve your gardening, consider using olla pots. These pots will make your gardening efforts more successful and rewarding. This is actually a very old, ancient method of gardening and it still proves to be very successful….

Healthy Soil
Gardening Basics

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…

Attractive Butterfly
Gardening Basics

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Many gardeners want to attract butterflies, but it’s not always an easy task. In fact, it’s a very unique experience, because butterflies tend to be choosy. They look for certain conditions in the garden and they have very specific requirements….

Gardening Basics

Growing Plants with Straw Bales

More and more people choose to grow their vegetables and other garden plants in straw bales. Straw bales offer numerous advantages to all gardeners who wish to grow strong, healthy plants. While some people may say straw bales are an…

Garden Compost Bin
Gardening Basics

How to Make Compost Quickly

Many gardeners are familiar with compost. There are also many people who choose to make their own compost heaps. Compost can add great value to leaves so this is one important use for old leaves in your garden. Compost is…

Indoor Container Garden
Gardening Basics

Quick Gardening Tips

Here are some effective gardening tips for all plant growers who wish to make their plants thrive: To prevent the line of your string trimmer from breaking of jamming, treat it with a spray vegetable oil before you install it…

Organic Soil Mix
Gardening Basics

Understanding Soil Types

Soil is very important for plants. It is the lifeline to supply plants with water and nutrients and it also gives plants an anchor to support themselves and to grow their roots. In order to choose the best soil for…

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