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DIY Worm Bin Composting
Worm bin composting is the perfect solution if you have no space for a composter or compost pile. All you need is some closet space and your kitchen food scraps to get high quality worm castings for your garden. Here are simple instructions to get you started, good for any type of worm bin.
Easter Lily Pots
Beauty, grace, fragrance and charm - and all in one lovely plant; not much more you can ask for and yes ... you will get this and more in an Easter Lily plant. Its shapely white trumpet blooms and deep green foliage are a real treat and then when the blooms fade you can plant it out onto your patio.
Edible Flowers for Containers
There's a huge collection of Edible Plants and such that can be grown in containers - and come to think of it, many are used to flavour or decorate and add that subtle something to your cooking that could have guests guessing. Here is an introductory look, so step right in and sit right down!
Espalier - How to Trellis a Tree
Do you have a sunny wall perfect for fruit but too narrow for a tree? Do you have an unsightly garden area you would like to beautify? Then espalier a tree! Espalier is the art of training a shrub or tree to be flat against a surface, and can be the perfect solution for a narrow area.
Fragrant Perennials for Containers
Many flowers exude a beautiful, sweet fragrance. Growing fragrant perennials at an entryway, near a window, or in an outside area can make your garden an especially inviting sanctuary year after year. Here are some of the best fragrant perennials for your containers.
Fragrant Vines for Containers
Many flowers exude a beautiful, sweet fragrance. Growing these flowers at an entryway, near a window, or in an outside area can make your garden an especially inviting sanctuary. These flowers can be easily grown in containers. Here are some of the best fragrant vines for your garden.
Frogs and Garden Toads
Toads and frogs are very useful creatures to have hanging around your garden space - they eat all sorts of bugs, are considerate visitors and their presence indicates your garden is a healthy and green place to be. Providing a safe home for them is simple - get some living luck in your world today!
Fungus gnats are an indication that a plant is overwatered. Left unattended, they can do damage to your container plants, but they will irritate you long before that happens! Learn how to control and prevent this common pest.
Gardening by the Moon?
Gardening by the moon? What on earth does that mean? Must I garden only at night? This was an honest question someone once asked me and while it seems silly it isn’t. Only this ‘Gardening by the Moon’ means something else entirely. Do you know which moon phase is best for which garden action?
Glossary of Terms 1
How do we learn about How to Garden? In many ways ... much like we learn about anything - by reading, watching, seeing, copying, doing, hearing and more. But sometimes some of the basics are missed and then we get stuck! Here is a list of explained gardening concepts and terms. Helpful? I hope so!
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