How to make compost

How to make compost that WORKS

How to make THE BEST compost ever Many people are thinking that compost pits are the best way to make compost. It's not the best way to make compost. There is no point to make a compost using a pit. It will take a very long time, and compost will be not good. It's better to make compost in bins or boxes with access to oxygen. Oxygen is the most...

How To Compost Worms

Composting Worms in the Garden Most folks are probably somewhat familiar with composting worms. These guys eat up to their body weight a day in rotting organic matter and poop out rich, lovely compost. Some people keep bins of these guys, or they can be purchased. Composting worms or red wiggler worms (Eisenia fetida) are naturally found in manure piles and other areas rich in rotting organic matter. Unlike nightcrawlers and other...
Homemade Organic Pesticides

Best Homemade Organic Pesticides

Best Homemade Organic Pesticides I think you don't need to be introduced to pesticides. Billions spent using them, billions spent to fight against them, and a billion conversations spent talking about them. Today I will talk about pesticides good brother - organic pesticides. What does "organic" mean? Most people think that organic pesticides are chemical free and totally healthy. But it is not. It does say that pesticides are not manufactured synthetically...
garden edging

Top 8 Best Garden Edging Tips

If you’re into gardening, whether you’re new at it or a seasoned gardener, then you have probably heard of garden edging. Whether you have or have not, however, it’s an important skill to have.  This technique can make your garden look so much better. But, of course, you first have to know how to do it and what it’s all about. Understanding Garden Edging “Edging” may sound like a fancy term, especially to those...
All You Need To Know About Hydroponics

All You Need To Know About Hydroponics

All You Need To Know About Hydroponics: Grow Plants Without Soil At Home Have you heard about the revolution in the home gardening industry: the introduction of efficient farming techniques in the small world of home gardening? Hydroponics is the practice of using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent to grow plants without soil. Yes, you heard it right! There exists a method of growing plants, where you don’t have...
Deep Rooted: The Surprising Ways Gardening Can Improve the Quality of Life

Surprising Ways Gardening Can Improve Quality of Life

Deep Rooted: The Surprising Ways Gardening Can Improve the Quality of Life Have you experienced being in nature and feeling much better about yourself? With the sun shining on your back, the wind blowing against the trees, and the birds chirping as they soar in the sky it’s no wonder why people love exploring the outdoors. If you haven’t, you’re not alone. We live in a world that revolves around technology...
Creating an English Garden

Creating an English Garden

How to create English Garden When I first pitched the idea of an English garden, or cottage garden, to my husband, Nico, he asked, "How will we mow the lawn?" "There won't be a lawn," I replied. He looked at me like I was an alien with six heads. I explained that an English garden or cottage garden is a garden where the plants are grouped so close together that they crowd...
10 Signs Your Garden Needs An Arborist

10 Signs Your Garden Needs An Arborist

10 Signs Your Garden Needs An Arborist Trees are a glorious thing to look at, to marvel at, when they are healthy and thriving. However, as they are a living, breathing thing - they grow old and eventually start to get weak. In addition to these sad and unfortunate truths, the health of trees can also be affected by harsh weather conditions, such as strong winds and storms. However, as sad...
retaining wall made up of blocks of stones

6 Gorgeous Retaining Wall Ideas

Nature’s uneven and wild terrain is undoubtedly magical. However, a lot of that magic seems to dissipate once you try to have a romantic wine dinner on your uneven patio or try to play a game of badminton on a giant slope. That’s why many people choose to install a retaining wall as a backstop: it carves out a practical and fully-functional space for you to enjoy any activity outside. On top...
Vertical garden

Ideas for your vertical garden

A vertical garden is a way to save space and make something beautiful I adore that human who thought and invented vertical gardening (ridges). It's so space saving and good looking actually. In these vertical gardens, you can grow vegetables, herbs, flowers, and strawberries. So today we will talk about cheap and hand-made vertical ridges. Pyramid type garden The most common vertical gardening - the pyramid. This kind of gardening allows you...