Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Winter Container Care Made Easy



The depths of winter can be a trying time and, even with the hardiest of plants. There’s a danger of compost freezing in the pot – this will be extremely bad news for them and may kill them. Wrapping pots fully with layers of bubble wrap and fleece will go a long way to help. If y...

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Friday, December 25, 2015

Best Fruit for Container Growing



Fruit trees and shrubs, unlike many other edibles, can take up a lot of space when grown in the ground. An average semi dwarf apple tree, for example, takes up anywhere from 15 to 30 feet in all directions. If you want to enjoy delicious, organically grown fruit but don’t have a lot of space, g...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Dress Up the Patio with Cabana



Modern design has made way for some beautiful additions for any outdoor living space. If you spend lots of time entertaining outdoors, a cabana is a wonderful idea. Cabanas have many elements that make them extremely convenient and sheik when used to decorate a patio. A cabana is not simply...

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Grow Your Own Microgreens in 4 Steps



Since microgreens grow in popularity, so many fine restaurants have added them to their menus, and consumers have started looking for them at farmers’ markets and specialty grocers.
Microgreens are the edible leaves of herbs and vegetables harvested at the earliest stage of plant life...

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Avoid Pointless Soil Amendments



This quick guide will help you avoid soil amendments products that are expensive, pointless, and sometimes harmful to you, your garden, and our environment.
Bioenhancers are products that usually include kelp extracts and “secret recipe” ingredients meant to boost plant growth but, in reality, th...

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Create Homemade Hydroponic Garden



How To Create Your Own Homemade Hydroponic Garden
Hydroponic gardening is one of the most fascinating and rewarding hobbies that people can undertake. While sometimes associated only with growing illegal marijuana plants surreptitiously, homemade hydroponic gardens can be used to grow almost any...

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

When Not to Prune



You will hear someone used to say that “the best time to prune is when the knife is sharp.” His logic was, basically, prune when you have the time. Technically, there are more advantageous times to prune, but really, who has the time and energy to make a spreadsheet of all the plants in the yard ...

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When Not to Prune



You will hear someone used to say that “the best time to prune is when the knife is sharp.” His logic was, basically, prune when you have the time. Technically, there are more advantageous times to prune, but really, who has the time and energy to make a spreadsheet of all the plants in the yard ...

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Robotic Lawn Mowers in Your Future



Robotic lawn mowers are going to be the next life-style changing appliance in America. Think about it, how many times have you wanted to get away for the weekend or go to some event but yard work kept you tied to the house? I can’t tell you how many golf outings I have missed.
Robotic lawn m...

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Friday, November 27, 2015

Starting Homemade Hydroponics Hobby



For people looking to combine scientific interest with a stress-busting hobby, starting a homemade hydroponic garden is a great way to enjoy your spare time in your own home. Hydroponics refers to any of several methods of growing plants with a water-nutrient solution instead of soil. Homemade...

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A Guide to Porch Winter Insects



During winter, your porch is not just a place to drop umbrellas and your boots, it could be also somewhere you are able to set a welcoming light, and there are many unexpected porch winter insects that can be attracted to lights.
After buzzing all over the night time, they come to rest with...

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Monday, November 23, 2015

6 Indoor Plants That Love The Dark



It was a long search that took me more than ten years. But finally I found it – the indoor plants that will brighten up the end of a corridor 5 meters from my front door. The Aspidistra, commonly known as the Cast Iron plant, has graced the drawing rooms of many an otherwise drab Victorian...

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Buying Basic Hydroponics Equipment



The method of growing plants using the hydroponic method has many advantages. With hydroponics a person can grow any terrestrial plant without the need for soil. All that is really required is a mineral nutrient solution and a good source of light. With hydroponics plants can be grown in...

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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Accent Your Patio With A Bird Bath



Birds, especially wild ones, are a good source of entertainment and peace. Who has ever hated hearing the amusing chirps of the birds in the evening? What’s even better is to see them hopping around your yard while you are in your pation, sipping your coffee and gearing yourself for a new...

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Easy With Indoor Hydroponic Systems



When you have limited space or unsuitable land gardening and cultivating vegetables might seem out of the question. This is where indoor hydroponic systems come in handy. With very little space you can get an impressive yield of vegetables, enough to feed your family and household for a little...

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Adorable Aluminum Patio Furniture



Aluminum is widely used and is very popular outdoor patio furniture. Cast Aluminum is very flexible and can be made in to any shape viz., animals, insects and other designs. Value addition can be done on patio furniture by using marble, glass or granites. Aluminum patio furniture can also be...

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Adorable Aluminum Patio Furniture



Aluminum is widely used and is very popular outdoor patio furniture. Cast Aluminum is very flexible and can be made in to any shape viz., animals, insects and other designs. Value addition can be done on patio furniture by using marble, glass or granites. Aluminum patio furniture can also be...

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Help Your Lawn Survive a Drought



With temperatures rising and rain fall decreasing, summer time is putting a serious strain on your lawn. If you are not careful, your lawn could end up dead. No rain and water restrictions can really take a shot at your ability to take care of your lawn. However, there are some tried and true...

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

How To Care For Your Plants



Many people worry a lot when it comes to caring for their plants. When talking about house plants, there is no need to worry. There are just a few things you need to consider.
1. Watering
A watering can is a must-have in every garden. It is recommended that you purchase the one with a narrow...

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Making Easiest Hydroponic System



When you decide to start hydroponics as a hobby one thing that might put you off is the cost. Like any hobby it requires a little investment on your part. There is still a way to indulge in this hobby even if you don’t feel like you have much spare cash to indulge in this hobby. Homemade h...

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Black and Decker LGC120 Review



For those of us that want to do serious gardening, a cordless tiller and cultivator is a great investment, because in the end we want to offer the best possible home to our plants so that they can grow the right way. Purchasing a cordless cultivator is a great idea because you won’t have to deal ...

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Black and Decker LGC120 Review



For those of us that want to do serious gardening, a cordless tiller and cultivator is a great investment, because in the end we want to offer the best possible home to our plants so that they can grow the right way. Purchasing a cordless cultivator is a great idea because you won’t have to deal ...

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Friday, November 6, 2015

A Common Hydroponic System



There are several places where you can get hydroponic system, either for absolutely free (DIY) or for your purchases at a store. There are some suppliers that sell a pre-made hydroponic drip systems. These kinds of systems could be more easy than trying to build a good drip system. Building a...

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Mayne Fairfield 5824W Review



Sometimes, if you want to grow plants, you do need a good location for them. I went through a lot of trouble when it came to integrating them in the overall design of my home, and I have to say that the Mayne Fairfield 5824W is definitely a wonderful product to purchase. This is a window planter...
Mayne Fairfield 5824W Review

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

An Important Area To Landscape



For homeowners around the world, a big part of owning a home is landscaping the yard. Front yard landscaping or backyard landscaping, the work must be done. While the front yard is important because it’s more visible to neighbors and others who drive by, the backyard is no less important. The b...
An Important Area To Landscape

Monday, November 2, 2015

Homemade Hydroponic Systems



There are many different types of hydroponic systems that can be either made from scratch or bought on the market today, such as the wick, water culture or drip hydroponic system. When the system is bought in the store or online, buyer needs to look at the product and make sure that it is made...
Homemade Hydroponic Systems

Sunday, November 1, 2015

5 Easy Tips For Planting Roses



When spring is on its way and the ground is soft, it is the perfect time for planting roses. Roses have been a very popular bloom over the years, not only do they look good, but they smell wonderful too.
However, planting roses cannot be done just anywhere or in just any climate. They need...
5 Easy Tips For Planting Roses

A Guide to Metal Gazebos



If you’re looking for the strength, stability, sturdiness, and longevity of a metal gazebo, you have plenty of options to fit your needs. They come as 4-sided structures, all the way to 12-sided structures, as well as irregular structures like rectangles, ovals, and multi-sectioned shapes. They o...
A Guide to Metal Gazebos

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Adirondack Furniture for Patio Decor



When it comes to decor, especially outdoors it’s easy to make it classically comfortable with Adirondack furniture. You may be thinking that Adirondack furniture is better suited for a resort on the East coast or a cottage in the woods. But, it now comes in so many shapes, sizes and materials t...
Adirondack Furniture for Patio Decor

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Building a Hydroponic System



There are many people who become interested in hydroponic systems because they enable individuals to grow their plants indoors in a controlled environment year round. There are many different types of plants that can be grown by using this method, from fruits and vegetables to flowers and other...
Building a Hydroponic System

Adding a Water Feature to Your Yard



If you feel that your backyard is lacking a certain something, a water feature might be just the thing to bring new life to your outdoors. There are many different types of water features to consider, such as a pond or a waterfall. Flowing or still water has a peaceful relaxing quality to it,...
Adding a Water Feature to Your Yard

Silky HAYAUCHI 390 21-Feet Pole Saw



One thing I always have a problem with when it comes to landscaping is cutting down the branches or any of those things that are located far away from me. To be honest, I find that to be one of the worst chores out there, but the reality is that this needs to be done, so you should definitely...
Silky HAYAUCHI 390 21-Feet Pole Saw

5 Useful Tips For Planting Roses



When spring is on its way and the ground is soft, it is the perfect time for planting roses. Roses have been a very popular bloom over the years, not only do they look good, but they smell wonderful too.
However, planting roses cannot be done just anywhere or in just any climate. They need...
5 Useful Tips For Planting Roses

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Adirondack Furniture Classic Style



Over one hundred years ago on the shores of Lake Champlain a man created some outdoor furniture for his cottage. Today this furniture style is known as Adirondack. Typically characterized by a large curved back, gently sloped seat and oversized arms this furniture style is still popular...
Adirondack Furniture Classic Style

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Indoor Hydroponic Garden Easy Grow



Extend the Gardening Season with an Indoor Hydroponic Garden
Gardeners who are always sad to see the growing season come to an end now have another option in gardening that allows them to extend their efforts year round. Hydroponic gardening has received plenty of attention in the gardening...
Indoor Hydroponic Garden Easy Grow

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Troy-Bilt TB154E Cultivator Review



If you have a small garden then you obviously don’t require a large cultivating unit, a smaller one will do the trick just nicely. This is why, when I first saw the Troy-Bilt TB154E I knew that this would be a great tool for home users because despite the smaller size and the simpler design, it d...
Troy-Bilt TB154E Cultivator Review

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Better Lawn And Garden Made Easy



If you’re lucky enough to have a lawn with a good topsoil base, much of the hard work of keeping a lawn beautiful is already done for you. But many of us do not have this luxury, and besides, even with a good topsoil base, you still have to work hard to keep a beautiful lawn and garden.
1. The b...
Better Lawn And Garden Made Easy

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Why Hydroponic Vegetable Gardening?



Growing your own vegetables outdoors in the summer can be a very rewarding experience. Most gardeners find satisfaction in placing homegrown food on the table, and nothing tastes better than a juicy tomato straight from the vine. Many gardeners enjoy their hobby so much, they are sad to see cold...
Why Hydroponic Vegetable Gardening?

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Mini Landscaping Lesson



Landscaping has often been likened to the painting of a picture. Your art-work teacher has doubtless told you that a good picture should have a point of chief interest, and the rest of the points simply go to make more beautiful the central idea, or to form a fine setting for it. So in...
Mini Landscaping Lesson

Thursday, October 15, 2015

9 Principles of Landscape Design



You should have at the very least a basic understanding of the principles of landscape design. Whether you plan on borrowing ideas or creating your own landscaping design.
The principles of landscape design are great guidelines to follow, don’t feel like they’re the “have to...
9 Principles of Landscape Design

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Hydroponic Gardening Supplies Tips



Tips for Purchasing Hydroponic Gardening Supplies
Hydroponic gardening pertains to gardening that takes place in a growing medium rather than soil. This type of gardening can be done indoors or out and any time of the year. If you are trying out hydroponic gardening for the first time, it can...
Hydroponic Gardening Supplies Tips

Monday, October 12, 2015

Successful Container Gardening Tips



Here are several tips for creating a wonderful hanging basket or successful container gardening this summer.
The first is to use an artificial soil composed mostly of peat moss. Good soils such as Fafard or Pro-Mix use perlite, peat, and other ingredients to produce a soil that will not compact...
Successful Container Gardening Tips

Learning Basics Hydroponic Gardening



Hydroponic Gardening Information: Learning The Basics
Hydroponics is a method of gardening that does not use soil. This soilless gardening is actually quite advantageous. Hydroponic gardening information states that soil is actually just a vessel or a medium in which the nutrients that are...
Learning Basics Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic Herb Gardening For Novice



Hydroponic herb gardening is actually an easy enough task as along as the right materials are within grasp. There are some ready to use hydroponic gardening systems that are sold as a kit in stores that provide the basics of hydroponic herb gardening. For beginner gardeners or those who wish to...
Hydroponic Herb Gardening For Novice

Friday, October 9, 2015

The Basic Types Of Hydroponic Gardening



There are two basic types of hydroponic gardening. These two types of hydroponic gardening are medium culture and solution culture. As their names suggest, medium culture is the type of hydroponic gardening where there is still a medium in which the roots may cling to whereas, in solution...
The Basic Types Of Hydroponic Gardening

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Information About Hydroponics



Hydroponics is a form of gardening and cultivation of plants. The various pollutants that we are exposed to in soil often do not go away even after several years. This fact, along with others, has prompted researchers to look for ways to minimize the exposure of the plant to mediums that may...
Information About Hydroponics

A Guide to Patio Awnings



In many homes, especially in suburban and rural locations, the patio is one of the most cherished places in the home. Patios remind us of good times with friends and family, as the kids play and the ribs sizzle on the barbecue. Many of us also spend a considerable amount of money on our patio...
A Guide to Patio Awnings

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Mantis 7225 Tiller Cultivator Review



If you are serious about cultivating plants or want to create a small farm, then you do need a good cultivating unit. Mantis 7225-15-02 is a commercial grade product that was created with ease of use and high quality in mind, something you will like from the start, but at the same time it’s also ...
Mantis 7225 Tiller Cultivator Review

WORX WG430 Leaf Mulcher-Shredder



As a home owner, you do need to do something with all the leaves that you accumulate during the fall season. Throwing them will just be littering, and this is why a very good idea is to use a good mulcher and shredding unit like the WORX WG430, which was specifically created in order to bring...
WORX WG430 Leaf Mulcher-Shredder

Generac 6596 2,800 PSI 196cc Review



Although you might not say that when you see it for the first time, the Generac 6596 is one of the pressure washers that have a commercial look, yet which are dedicated for residential users. Still, the look isn’t there just for the sake of it, because the product does come with some neat r...
Generac 6596 2,800 PSI 196cc Review