Entries by bignet

Why Gardening

Gardening is very important due to many factors but few of the things that make it stand out are that it helps you in learning patience and positive thinking. Gardening makes you learn that there are always cases in which you might not able to succeed as you expect. When starting this hobby it is […]

Considerations for Shade Gardening

  A love of trees can be a dilemma for home gardeners. The beauty and majesty that statuesque trees offer, along with the time needed to grow to maturity, make even a thought of removing them anathema for us. That's probably as it should be—the trees may be older than we are! Our decision to […]

Growing Tomatoes Upside-Down

An unusual new way to grow tomatoes, upside-down! There are many benefits of growing tomatoes upside down. One: Better air  circulation and plants have almost no disease problems. Two: the tomatoes stay off the ground preventing rot. Three: No staking up the plants just hang the buckets. Four: Less pests problems.and finally as the season […]

Garden Landscaping Tips

You do not need to spend a fortune making your garden look beautiful. Follow these landscaping tips and your yard will be admired and appreciated by all. Start by drawing up your plans of how you want the garden to look based on the layout of your home. Consider where the sun is at various […]

5 Great Ways to Attract Birds into Your Garden

It’s not just nice for you to have birds visit your garden, it is also good for your garden as well, the reason is that most varieties of garden birds have a great appetite for insect pests that populate your garden and cause harm to your plants and shrubs. If you want to make your […]

Reasons You Should Create an Organic Hydroponic Greenhouse

Soil is very essential for a plant’s life. Many people would wonder how a plant would grow without the use of soil. Because of the many advances and new technological discoveries, everything can be made in an instant such as food, beverages, and even plants. There are new methods in these modern days where they […]

Gazebo: An Eye-catching Garden Structure

Many of us love the garden. It is a special place at home that gives us the rejuvenating and calming feeling. Most of the times, it is where we spend special moments with our love ones, or with the entire family. In some other times, it is an ideal place for prayers and meditation. Aside […]

How to Keep Critters Out of the Garden

Rabbits, Deer, Chipmunks, Squirrels, Gophers, Moles, Voles and Ground Hogs are probably our biggest challenge in our Vegetable and Flower Gardens. Following are a few easy tips on how to get rid of these pests: There are all natural repellents such as ShakeAway, Liquid Fence, Deer Away and Critter Ridder. These all natural repellents all […]

American Home Vegetable Gardening & the Tomato

A hundred years ago, almost every American family grew some of their own produce at home.  In rural America, farming families would grow almost all their vegetables, as well as raise livestock for their meat and dairy needs. Today, with the advent of mass transportation and the growth of suburban America, there are fewer and […]

Gardening Tips and Tricks for Late Autumn

Preparing for the Winter Months: Gardening in October When you feel that first solid bite in the breeze and you see the songbirds winging their way south, and the trees are bursting with fire-laden hues, you know you can’t be spending the weekend curled up by the fireplace with a good book. Not for long. […]

Got Pest Birds? Here’s How to Scare Birds Away

While bird populations in North America have dropped considerably in the past 40 years, birds tend to nest or rest on the nation’s coasts where nearly half the U.S. human population lives or works. Most birds serve an important role in the ecosystem, but three species of birds in the U.S. are considered pests. Birds […]

Learn About Fertilization for Greenhouse Plants

A plant newly potted will need some time so that it can grow new roots in order to absorb or take in the fertilizer that you will apply. How you fertilize and what type of fertilizer you use is dependent on what kinds of plants or crop you grow in your greenhouse, because every crop […]