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How to Plan Your Winter Flower Garden

Bring Colour to Your Garden This Winter Autumn is a great time to prepare your garden for the coming winter months. Your garden does not need to look drab and boring during the cold weather months. Add a dash of colour with some flowering plants that will bring not only a little bit of cheerful colour, but even winter birds that will be attracted to certain flowering plants. Maintaining your […]

How to Make a Hydroponic Herb Garden

Growing a Herb Garden no Longer Needs to be a Dirty Job Vegetable gardening is no longer confined to having to play around with dirt and getting your fingernails messy with mounds of soil. Many fresh fruits and vegetables that can be purchased from the store these days are grown hydroponically. Hydroponics is growing crops without soil. Hydroponic gardening is a gardening method that does not use soil as its […]

How to Build Compost Bins

DIY Nutrient Rich Goodness For Your Garden Building your own compost bin is easy, convenient, and inexpensive. It will help to make your compost cleaner and faster than most simple piles of garden waste. You can make one or more compost bins as you need and if you like you can create your own compost bin for your apartment if having a backyard is not really an option. Getting your composting solution sorted at […]

How to Make Rich Soil for Your Garden

In order for plants and flowers to thrive the key starting point is to have rich soil. You should think of your garden soil as a living organism which needs regular nourishment so that you can encourage optimal productivity. Some of the organic materials like compost, manure, and chopped leaves provide you with a high content of nutrition that your plants need. Simply by amending and working your garden soil […]