Posts Tagged ‘Gardens’

Hydroponic Gardens

When you lack the land for a traditional garden, consider one of the hydroponic gardening systems in order to raise vegetables indoors. Hydroponics gardening techniques were brought into modern agricultural practice with the invention of nutrient additives and formulas in the early 1900s. Originally hydroponic gardening utilized water as the growing medium. Today hydroponic gardeners…

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Gardens in Containers in the Modern Day

American visitors to the Old World are invariably impressed by the exuberant displays of container plants around homes, in gardens and parks, and in front of public buildings and places of business. In Lisbon, with its narrow, winding streets, where there is hardly a trickle of sunlight, windowsills and tiny balconies are filled with potted…

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Gardens Present A Great Way To Save On Groceries

While some people see gardening as just a fun hobby it can also help save on groceries. No matter what the reason for starting your garden was, be it hobby or as a way to grow you own food, it can be a very valuable tool. In addition to growing some of your own food,…

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The Advantages Of Raised Bed Gardens

Copyright (c) 2012 Jack Russell Raised bed gardens are some of the most attractive and efficient ways to raise plants, whether flowers, vegetables or herbs. A raised bed allows the gardener to control the nature of the soil and to plant and harvest earlier, as plants raised in raised beds are exposed to more of…

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Creeping Bellflower a Plant for the Wildest of Wild Gardens

Occasionally plants introduced to gardens like their conditions so well they spread like bad weeds. One of these Campanula rapunculodis the creeping bellflower, is very troublesome in gardens in both Montana and Wyoming and probably elsewhere, although I have gathered no reports. It has become such a problem that weed specialists in Montana want to…

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Best Plants For Urban Gardens

Copyright (c) 2012 Poppy Lynch Urban gardening may seem like just another trend, but unlike a lot of fads, it’s a trend that has staying power because it actually provides substantial benefits to the average person’s quality of life. Even apartment dwellers who live several stories up and have nothing more than a small balcony…

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Advantages Of Raised Bed Gardens

Copyright (c) 2012 Jack Russell Poor soil can make growing a productive garden difficult for even the most experienced gardeners. Efforts to improve bad soil include adding soil amendments, aerating and fertilizing the soil on a regular basis. These practices are time consuming activities that don’t often produce desired results. However, those who have poor…

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Design Elements and Principles of Miniature Gardens

Any design process is assorted with a variety of elements and principles; creating a garden is no peculiar in intricacy than designing the interior of a room or a dress. You need to know what to look for and how the elements come together into one design. For a gardener, it will reduce the staggering…

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Methods To Plan For Vegetable Gardening For Small Gardens

Designing a vegetable garden is not just an economically smart decision but is also a best way to supply your family with healthy and nutritious food without having to reckon upon external sources. It is always wise to grow your own lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, peppers, tomatoes and much more, especially because it does not take…

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Pest Control for Organic Vegetable Gardens

If there is anything that prevents your organic garden from yielding the best vegetables, it will have to be the pests that invade and surround your area. Now, if you are really serious about controlling those pests and keeping them out of your garden for good, a volume of materials is readily available for you…

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Update Urban Gardens with Modern Plant Planters With a Twist!

Urban gardens have moved on from roofs and spare sections of land to sophisticated oases created on balconies, veranda’s, and outdoor patios. Even though urban home gardeners must still squeeze functional growing space from small settings, people would like the look and feel of their own gardens to mirror their modern-day, sophisticated home decor, in…

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Yard Vegetable Gardens Can Be Very Advantageous

Is your backyard a waste of space right now? Is there a piece of land that’s just sitting there being squandered? Couldn’t it be great to have your own personal vegetable garden? During the next little bit, you can see why vegetable gardens can be a great investment. Veggies harvested from gardens taste a lot…

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Transported back to the Ming dynasty at Yuyuan Gardens, Shanghai

Ancient Chinese emperors were great city builders they planned each and every aspect of a city when constructing it. Among these were the ornate and expansive Chinese gardens that are found in many historic areas of Chinese cities such as Beijing or Shanghai. The balance of various energies was important to the Chinese, thus they…

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Choosing Popular Flowers For Flower Gardens

When it comes to choosing flowers for your flower garden, you can base it on personal preference and also consider the other plants in your landscape. Try to choose flowers that will blend with the surrounding plants. The different meanings and symbolism of popular flowers are also something you should be aware of. Probably the…

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Flower Gardens – They Can Be A Lot Of Fun

Are you currently a new comer to doing flower gardens? Even though you’ve never chosen flowers before, there’s really no need to put off starting your flower garden. Having a practically unlimited choice of flowers, you will need to choose the ones that will make your garden stand out. As you make your mind up…

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Flower Gardens – Being A Part Of Landscaping

Landscaping is the process of designing the look of the exterior natural decor of a piece of property. It involves the way things like rocks, trees, flowers, and other natural elements work together. Flower gardens should be a beautiful, peaceful place that people will be excited to view and be a part of. They could…

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Health Benefits Of Organic Aquaponic Vegetable Gardens

Backyard organic gardens have become more and more popular over the last twenty years. The produce tastes fresh, you know where your food is coming from, and there is a great satisfaction in growing your own food. Not to mention the current food prices and savings you can make by growing your own. Studies (26th…

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Meeting All of Your Garden’s Needs at One Place!

Taking care of your own garden can be a great experience, and it can certainly be very rewarding, not to mention beneficial for your home’s appearance and style. And yet, it also requires quite a bit of effort and some resources to be invested in the whole ordeal if you want to do it without…

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Container Gardens: Some Great Ideas

People who are working with small sized gardens often find themselves at a loss when it comes to what to do with their small space. By applying some well thought out ideas to your small garden, however, you can make it something beautiful. Remember that small spaces can still include lots of variety in both…

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