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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