How to grow Cactus from cuttings – Opuntia ‘The Prickly Pear’ Cactus

Best Fern Plants For Your Home Garden

Ferns are extraordinary plants that can create a huge impact in any home garden. They are countless varieties of native fern plants available for home landscaping. These plants are not only adaptable but they are also quite exotic and beautiful. You can grow them in your garden and many varieties can also be grown indoors in pots and containers.

Growing Okra in Your Garden!

Okra prefers full sun, and it is best to wait until it is warm to transplant or plant Okra into your garden. Okra requires fairly warm weather, it is best if night time temperatures remain in the 60s and Okra prefers a daytime temperature of 85 or above. In colder areas, you might wait until late June to plant.

Understanding How to Grow Mushrooms: The Basics

Learning how to grow mushrooms has become a huge topic of interest, in recent times, and its no wonder. Mushrooms have been on this earth much longer than even the first plants, and have amazing properties ranging from cancer treatment to environmental restoration. This article will seek to provide anyone who is interested in learning to grow mushrooms at home with the best basic information that is available to date.

Dealing With Desert Soils

All types of soil can be found in the desert. The one thing desert soil has in common is that it is dryand has little organic matter. Desert soils are most often alkaline, very seldon acidic. They are frequently rocky and hard packed. This makes traditional gardening difficult.

Potatoes in a Box

Potatoes can be grown on the patio by planting them in a box or planter and gradually filling it with soil as the potatoes grow. Check out my experience with boxed potatoes.

Blanching Your Vegetable Harvest

Blanching is the process by which you plunge your fruits,nuts,vegetables, etc. into boiling water for a short amount of time, then remove it and immediately plunge them into an ice water bath stopping the cooking process in its tracks.

Gardening Ideas in Small Spaces Using Planters

You know that you have a lot of ideas on how to put a new spin in your garden or even inside your house and offices. It is a matter of maximizing the space you have and being creative all the time.

Add Style To Your Garden With Garden Furniture

Spring has sprung, summer is here. You have worked very hard on your garden. The flowers are so beautiful. You could look at them all day. But something is missing. How can you get closer to nature and "sit among the lilies" so to speak. It’s…

Steps For Growing Tomatoes From Seeds

Many people are now growing tomatoes at home in their own gardens. Homegrown tomatoes just taste better than those you buy in the market. Here are some steps for growing tomatoes from seeds.

Creating a Water Feature for Your Garden

A garden water feature will add a cool lush look and feel to your garden space. There are many ways of achieving this, ranging from purchasing and installing the finished product to creating something to your own design. The options are limited only by your imagination.

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