This section covers a pot-pourrie of subjects for gardening - interesting comments and discussions on all sorts of subjects ... so muse along with us as we explore all the gardening themes available.
Beneficial Insects [offsite link]
Photos and descriptions of insects that are helpful to your garden.
Oh how I have longed for a new gardening product to come into the shops - one that can be useful, innovative, adaptable and a good buy for the budget. Guess what? I think I have found one. It is called the CLevva Container™ and it would be a foolish notion to ignore this amazing invention!
Common Garden Insect Pests [offsite link]
A link to an on-line organic garden supply shop with excellent photos and descriptions of common insect pests. If you click on the underlined insect name a detailed description of the bug and how to eradicate it is displayed. Very helpful!
Common Plant Diseases [offsite link]
Link to an on-line organic gardening supply company. They have excellent photos of many deseases on a wide variety of plants, with tips on how to avoid or erradicate them.
Container Gardening Newsletter
Just moved into the city? Only have a small space to garden? Scaling back? If you answered yes for any reason then you will benefit greatly by signing up to this free weekly Container Gardening newsletter. What do you want your container garden to do? Check out your options here!
Container Gardening Quiz
Test your knowledge of container gardening by taking this online quiz.
Fun and Games
Container Gardening Games and Quizes
Container gardening can be done on a shoestring, but for many gardeners, using good tools and other helpful products is all part of the fun.
Green Thumb Gardening!
"Prove that Black Thumb Gardening does or does not exist!" This is the school project given to Tammy in Grade 8. She has to prove it by growing or not growing two starter containers, one pretty with flowers and the other edible. Why not join her, try the tub recipes described then visit the forum?
Hortiplex Gardenweb [offsite link]
Search the web for your plant by common or botanical name. Members’ log available.
50,000 plant names; 15,000 images on file to reference common and obscure plants and accurately identify. Over 1,600 vendor links included.
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?
USDA Interactive Plant Hardiness Zone Map [offsite link]
Interactive Plant Hardiness Zone Map for Canada, The United States, and Mexico. An excellent resource for finding your hardiness zone for planning your garden.
Why Did You Start Gardening?
Why did you start gardening? What lifestyle influences were there that made your interest in plants and flowers and pots become a reality? Life is a casserole influences, and while it is difficult to choose just one or two, perhaps you can remember something about what made you fall in love!
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