Monthly Archives: July 2018

  • How to Grow Vegetables

    Having a vegetable garden is an excellent way to spend time outdoors and save money on buying food. There are many places where you can grow vegetables such as your front porch or backyard. If you lack adequate space to grow crops, you can make use of containers or your deck. The following tips on how to grow vegetables will enable you to cultivate your preferred crops like an expert. What’s more, you also get to lose some weight while doing so. Preparations There is a lot of work to do before embarking on planting. The following steps will ensure that your vegetable bed is healthy enough to support the growth of crops.  Where Will You Plant the Crops? You have the option of planting your vegetables on the ground, in containers or raised beds. All these choices have their upsides and d... (More)
  • How to Start a Garden

    Starting a garden is not only a way to get access to sustainably grown produce, it also reduces one’s stress levels. As a beginner intending to start a garden but who is unsure of the best place to start, behold a few tricks and tips on how to start a garden! These tips will give you the confidence you need to get started. What’s more, the methods covered will enable you to have fun as you embark on this new path. Decide on What to Plant This decision forms the foundation upon which all other steps will get their basis. Do you know what you would like to plant in your garden? It is best to start off small then work your way to a larger scale project as you better your skills. An excellent place to begin would be by planting crops which you love to eat. If you have a family, all the be... (More)
  • How to Make the Perfect Compost for your Garden

    The perfect compost for your garden is the perfect soil amendment from nature. Composting the right way will not give you that smelly and messy scenario that you have always envisioned. All you need is a comprehensive guide to help you create compost and get the best out of it. Compost for Home Gardens Enjoying your garden becomes even better when you have a beautiful outdoor view and a productive gardening project. You can invest time and money to bring out the best returns, and nothing could be more rewarding than vigorous and healthy plants which give you a great harvest. You get a double reward when you actually keep the kitchen scraps as well as the yard waste from the landfill as your contribution to saving Mother Earth. Compost is one of the most popular trends in the gardening wor... (More)
  • 10 Vegetables that Need to be Grown in a Greenhouse

    A garden is one of the most productive features of your property. You can go for a conventional garden or a greenhouse that would absolutely transform your home outdoors into something remarkable and magical, especially for those with green fingers. Greenhouses were originally and strictly for commercial growing but not anymore. Nowadays, these structures are oftentimes becoming increasingly popular, in particular for home gardeners. Greenhouses in a Home Garden Why would you need a greenhouse in your home garden in the first place? First, these building structures help you grow your own vegetables and enjoy them without any restrictions of the season or outdoor conditions. You can extend your growing period or season by weeks or months than traditional gardening does. Second, there are v... (More)

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