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Organic Fertilizer
Gardening Basics

How to Choose a Fertilizer

Finding a good fertilizer and knowing how to apply it is very important to ensure wellbeing of your garden and house plants. However, choosing the best fertilizer can be very confusing. Many plants should be fertilized in spring, so this…

Gardening Basics

Using Epsom Salt in the Garden II

Here are some new tips and ideas on how to use Epsom salt in your garden: Using Epsom Salt on Flowers Epsom salt can also be used to improve the health of many flowering plants. These plants will blossom more…

Compost
Gardening Basics

How to Make Compost I

Compost is a mixture of soil, sand and humus-forming material. When you mix it, it is allowed to decompose for a certain period of time. In the process, weed seeds are destroyed and the number of friendly bacteria found in…

Improving Soil
Gardening Basics

Improving Your Garden Soil

The soil and land are crucial for successful gardening. The quality of soil vary greatly from area to area, so it’s always important to know the local conditions. Generally speaking, the soil can be divided into 3 categories: claylike, sandy…

Compost Heap
Gardening Basics

Composting Tips & Tricks

Composting is very important for gardening. All beginner gardeners should learn some handy tips and tricks to make composting easy and more successful. Here is a quick list of some excellent composting tips & tricks for your garden. Composting To…

Gardening Basics

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…

Mulching Fallen Leaves
Gardening Basics

Tips for Mulching of Leaves

Mulching of leaves can be a daunting task but it needs to be done in order to keep your lawn and garden protected and clean. It’s particularly important to do this in autumn. It’s best to mulch the leaves with…

An English Urban Garden
Gardening Basics

Additional Tips for Fall Planting

Planting in the fall offers numerous advantages. Above all, it’s the cooler weather, which can help many plants. As you probably know, there are many vegetables and other plants that do not tolerate hot weather, so planting in the fall…

Gardening Basics

How to Make a Sub-Irrigation Planter

In case you are tight on space but you still wish to grow vegetables, it’s best to used SIP – sub irrigation planters, also known as self-watering containers. This is a very cheap and effective method that will save you…

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