Home Vegetable Gardening – Tips For Getting Started

January 2, 2012 by  
Filed under Featured, Growing Vegetables Plants

Giving advice on home vegetable gardening is fraught with difficulty as I don’t know where in the world you live. I live in the subtropics on the eastern coast of Australia. In summer it’s quite hot which is good for salad greens and tomatoes and in winter the climate is mild which allows us to grow a large cross section of vegetables. But there are some universal tips. 1. Grow with the Season In this day and age we can walk into any supermarket and buy produce from anywhere in the world. When I was a child we could buy […]

Container Gardening: Tips For Planning & Potting

January 2, 2012 by  
Filed under Container Gardening, Featured

Container gardening solves many problems for the avid & novice gardener. It’s the ideal solution to challenges such as limited space and poor soil. Container gardening also allows you to place your garden where you want and need it. Container gardening can also improve monitoring and control so that optimal growing conditions can be maintained. But what is container gardening? Container gardening is the raising of plants in soil filled containers outside of the traditional garden. It affords many people the chance to garden who would otherwise not have the space for an open garden on the ground. Container gardening […]

Winter Indoor Gardening

January 2, 2012 by  
Filed under Featured, Indoor Gardening

There is no need to stop gardening if temperatures in your area are to cold to garden outdoors. Indoor gardening can be done to fulfill your gardening urges. Indoor gardening is done on a small scale and the plants need more care than a summer outdoor garden. Fertilization, lighting, pollination, soil, temperature and watering are all factors that needed to be monitored carefully when gardening indoors. When gardening indoors planning is very important to your success. If you decide at the end of your growing season that you want to keep gardening indoors you just might have trouble doing it. […]