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Gardeners Rejoice! Spring Is Right Around the Corner

Although the winter has been mild this year, there’s nothing like spring (which officially begins March 20), to kick off the planting season. Keep Weeds in Check: Just about everything grows in spring-including weeds. You might already see weeds starting to invade your garden, especially after a rain.

The Upsides of Raised Beds for Your Garden

Raised bed gardening is not a fundamentally new concept. In fact, it has been around for quite some time, as gardeners have discovered the convenience and options it provides. Modern gardens are filled with this feature, and many people are now focusing their landscape design on raised beds.

Horse Tail: The Weed of Nightmares

Given the nature of this plant; if left unchecked in your garden and in the extreme it will destroy your house. As I write this, it is early March and Horse Tail is deep down in the ground abiding its time to burst forth and plague you one more time.

Two Perfect Additions To Your Garden

What’s your favorite Florida native plant.? If you’re drawing a blank, then we can help you. Not only are these native plants a beautiful addition to any garden, they provide a sense of place.

Why Is an Aquaponic System Better Than a Hydroponic One?

Hydroponic gardens are already highly popular among people of all ages. They require little space, are easy to take care of and give satisfactory results. However, because you will need to supply the water with necessary nutrients, which are most of the times chemical, the taste of the crops is not quite the ones people expect. Also, people trying to switch to organic products have a hard time in coping with the chemical additions from the hydroponically-grown vegetables. Fortunately, a new type of gardening is available. It is called the aquaponic system and can help you grow organic food in your home.

Top Tips for Spring Foraging

Spring is a great time to forage for wild foods. Find out some helpful tips to guide you on your foraging journey.

Growing Aubergine

What wonderful plants these are. The plant has two common names. Here in the UK we called it: Eggplant and in the rest of the world, They are known as; Aubergine. The plant is a member of the nightshade species and as such related to the potato and tomato. Asia in origin and first written about in China in 544. I think of it being Greek because they use it in many of their dishes, however in China, the fruit is in daily use.

How to Choose the Best Garden Design

The garden is one of the most beautiful and peaceful parts of a home. It brings us closer to nature, gives us a glimpse and feel of greenery with the comfort of our lawn. You can spend a perfect afternoon in your garden reading a book or unwind after a tiring day enjoying the beauty of green, all these will bring you such solace which you cannot find even if sitting in a fancy decorated room. But in order to get peace and happiness in the garden, its look and design should be pleasing. If you are not happy about the look of your garden then you will hardly find any peace there over all the grumping. The design of garden plays an important role in your outlook towards it. So choose the design carefully.

First Full Month of Spring Offers A Multitude of Garden Options

For most, the gardening bug only hits in spring. That means gardens have been given minimal attention during fall and winter.

How To Grow Shiitake Logs In A Home Garden

Shiitake logs that are grown at home have superior taste along with appearance and texture when compared with the commercially available products. With a bit of knowledge about growing logs and effort, you can grow this product in the home garden.

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