How to Choose What to Grow in Your Greenhouse
Whether your new to greenhouse gardening or been at it for a few years you need to plan on what you want to grow in your greenhouse that meets your needs and suits your lifestyle. Don’t over-think this topic but look at who you are and how small greenhouse gardening can be enjoyable while achieving your gardening goals.Planning What to Grow on a Small Vegetable Plot
Once you have decided where to position your vegetable pot and prepared the site it’s time to decide what you want to grow. It is so easy to get carried away by the range and variety of vegetables available in seed catalogues and garden centres, but before you do there are few things you might want to consider, especially if your plot is only small.Primer to Seed Propagation
Every gardener knows the joy of planting the first seed of the season but before you stick that trowel into a bag of potting soil, you need to first heed a well-known saying. While this saying is normally geared toward the human race it is critical when one is talking about gardening.Aquaponics: Organic Gardening for All People Who Love to Eat Fresh
Aquaponics: what is it, can I do it, will it work in my region. Environmental concerns have caused increased interest in organically grown crops. While advancements in technology have increased productivity in agriculture we are still limited by land and water resources.Gardening – To Sustain Health, Boost Morale, and Generate an Income – Based on Scientific Research!
This article gives tips on how to create your own beautiful environment. Gardening is a healthy past time as it reduces stress. Studies show that gardeners have the same brain wave patterns as people who meditate, and that we are genetically programed to seek nature and interact with it. The organic movement is taking the agricultural world by storm, so now is the time to lay the foundations and prepare your garden for organic production. And make money doing something you feel passionate about!Attracting Wildlife With a Garden Fountain
Adding a garden fountain to your landscape is like sending an invitation to your feathered friends. Birds and other wildlife are attracted to the moving water of a garden fountain and are more likely to visit.Sowing Vegetable Seeds Directly Into the Ground
Raising strong and healthy plants is a crucial part of successful vegetable gardening. Most vegetables can be easily grown from seed but there are a few that are not usually grown in this way. Potatoes are grown from ‘seed potatoes’ and alliums, with the exception of leeks, are grown from what is known as ‘sets’. When growing vegetables from seed you can choose to do it one of two ways. The first is ‘direct sowing’ which is putting the seed directly in the ground, or sowing seed in trays or individual pots to be planted out later.I Have a Clay Soil Base in My Home Vegetable Garden – Can You Help Me?
When you have a clay soil, not only do the weeds break off at the base as you are trying to pull them, the soil is just like cement in hardness making you wonder how your garden can produce anything! It is impossible to till or hoe or whatever – just to describe some of the problems. Good soil prevents a lot of common problems.Preparing a Vegetable Plot
Once you have decided on the best position for your vegetable plot and how you are going to grow them, be it in raised beds, containers or on open ground, there are a few jobs you need to do before you can start growing. The amount of preparation you will need to do will depend on the type of vegetable plot you want to create. A plot of raised beds for example will require a bit more preparation as the beds will need to be constructed. But even if you are developing an existing plot, good preparation is the key to getting the best out your vegetables.Planting the Seeds of Greatness
February is not only the month for love but also a little known National Celebration called Plant the Seeds of Greatness. February is also the month when many gardeners, including myself, will start their seeds.