Garden & Greenhouse

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Celebrating Cedar Trees

A few weeks ago, while doing a kitchen remodel, we were shopping to replace a set of shelves. We searched everywhere: home centers, department stores, etc. …

Requirements for Successful Soil-Based Vegetable Gardening

Much has been written on what it takes to have a successful vegetable gardening experience, so it is difficult to know where to start without repeating what …

Plan Your Flower Beds

During the winter months I look forward to the first of the year. Not only because the sun sets a little later, and in the back of my mind I know that the days …

A Greenhouse Provides Many Advantages for Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic gardening is the science of growing plants in a controlled environment without soil – free from soil borne pests and diseases. Hydroponically …

What Do You Grow in a Greenhouse?

Once you’ve got your greenhouse ready, it can be difficult to know exactly what to grow. All sorts of things will grow in a greenhouse, and most will grow at …

Use a Cold Frame Greenhouse to Maximize The Natural Warmth Of The Sun

A cold greenhouse is not warmed by a heating device. The environment is warmer than the outside – this is due to the heat of the sun’s rays being …

Creative Window Box Ideas

When it comes to window box ideas, personality will tell the whole story. Plants are a good way to keep a window box neutral and flowers are a good way to add …

Orchid Leaves Turning Yellow? Find Out Why and How to Solve It

If your orchid leaves are turning yellow it isn’t always cause for concern, but it is definitely a good reason to take a closer look. The simplest and …

Hot Bed – A Simple Greenhouse

A hot bed is simply a cold frame which has bottom heat incorporated into it. The old fashioned way is to use manure for the heat source. The recipe for this is …

Helpful Insects for Your Garden

Have you seen any baby ladybugs in your garden? They may be on your plants right now, quietly working away for you in a miniature drama as they rid your plants …