Five Simple Ways to Improve Soil Quality

Different types of soil – How to prepare soil for planting?

How to prepare soil for planting? Spring is coming, the birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and we're here to get our garden ready for another bumper harvest. In this article, you'll get to understand a few basics about soil, their different specs, and how to combine or improve them to create the best soil for your planting. I'll also show you which types of plant you should plant in...
4 Tips to Create Beautiful Rock Garden

A Things Every Gardener Should Know!

How to work only on the weekend and still have a beautiful garden? A gardening guide for every gardener. Do you sigh every time when you pass along those landscaped and nice colored houses with a front yard that smiles at you and makes you stop to watch?Ahhh, if I only had more time, my garden would be just like that! The fact is that many people think that for...
Create DIY drip irrigation system

Create DIY drip irrigation system

Drip Irrigation System Creation Living in the western United States offers the possibility for a large yard and a therefore a large garden. However, watering such a large, dry area can put a toll on your back and your pocketbook. Lucky for us gardeners the availability and affordability of drip irrigation has provided a relief on both the labor of watering and in how much water needed to keep any...
Vertical Garden Wall Inside your Home

8 Easy Steps to Create a Vertical Garden Wall Inside your Home

8 Easy Steps to Create a Vertical Garden Wall Inside your Home If you don’t have a lot of space in your home but you’d like to have greenery, a garden wall is something that can help you a lot, not to mention it will look delightful at the same time. True, summer is almost done, but there are some great ideas on how to make it last a little...

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...
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Grow an Easy Vegetable Garden: Preparing and Testing Soil, Choosing Plants, & Simple Gardening...

Preparing and Testing Soil, Choosing Plants, & Simple Gardening Tips If you’ve been hesitant to start a garden, worried about committing to what looks like a time demanding, labor intensive project, this article can show you the basics. The key to manageable and enjoyable gardening is to keep it small and simple.Bigger is Not Necessarily Better If you are new to gardening, be sure to start with a small garden plot....
How to Store Fresh Herbs?

Growing Your Own Herbs – No Garden? No Problem!

With the local food movement pushing its way to the forefront, growing your own fresh consumables is as good as it gets. In fact, an increasing number of both rural and urban chefs are choosing to use local or home-grown ingredients. However, when you aren’t blessed with your own little piece of earth it can seen daunting.While certain crops require deeper or larger areas of soil, others will yield...
mulch materials and reduce weeds

Add Mulch To Your Garden To Reduce Weeds DRASTICALLY

Mulch and More Mulch: Mulch your garden to reduce weeds and other problems Mulching the garden is the final project to be completed after the planting is done. Placing a three to four-inch deep layer of organic material on the ground surrounding your plants provides numerous benefits.Weeds are drastically reduced after mulching since sunlight is virtually shut out. Weeds that do appear are easily plucked out. If the area you...
Concrete Shed Base

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need?

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need? If you're planning on building a shed, you may be mapping out the project. One key consideration should be which foundation to select. If you do choose a concrete shed base, you will be choosing a method which is effective, but slightly old-fashioned.Concrete shed bases are strong and stable. However, shed builders will need to excavate before putting them into place. This...
How to Grow Mushrooms

How to Grow Mushrooms in Your Garden and Home

How to Efficiently Grow Mushrooms in Your Garden Growing mushrooms often sounds unappealing and time consuming especially considering you didn’t preplan space for it in your backyard. In actuality, mushroom cultivation is pretty easy and can be done with very little space in your backyard. For a minimal cost, you can yield pounds of fresh mushrooms for you to use in your kitchen. Depending how much space and time you...