4 Tips on Raised Bed Home Vegetable Gardening

January 12, 2012 by  
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Article by clark ribbons29 I was watching the history channel the other day on cable television and as luck would have it they were showing a program on the history of raised bed gardening. I was fascinated to see that gardening via raised bed methods dates back in some history books to ancient civilizations. Some cultures would raise up their gardens so the excess water would drain away from the roots of the plants which they found helped grow healthier plants. Sometimes, and even I am at fault for this, we think that methods we use today were invented or […]

The Advantage Of Home Vegetable Gardens

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Craig Clemmings Is all your backyard a misuse of space at the moment? Is there a section of land that has been just sitting there being lost? Won’t it be wonderful to have your own personal vegetable garden? Over the next little bit, you’ll see why vegetable gardens can be a great choice. Veggies grown from gardens taste a lot better than those you buy in stores, or at least that’s what most gardeners say. Odds are this statement is true and it doesn’t matter what the vegetables were used for. Perhaps they were being selected and picked […]

Can Your Turn Your Home Vegetable Garden into a Permaculture?

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Michael Podlesny Did you ever think you can turn your back yard into an area that provides not only food for your family but a sustainable living environment for other animals and creatures? In its simplest definition, that is what a permaculture is. Read on as Mike gives you some more information on the topic. Wikipedia defines a permaculture as an approach to designing human settlements and agricultural systems that mimic the relationships found in natural ecologies. Yes I know, that is a mouth full. However, simply defined, a permaculture, as it relates to your back yard home […]

Fresh Home Gardening and Landscaping Design Ideas – Garden World

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Shivam Are you planning to create a better home for your family by just adding that natural greenery and floral touch inside and around house? There are many ways you can plan and design your landscape. If gardening is what you enjoy to recreate and pacify I’d like to give some tips to improve the aesthetics of your surroundings as well as to get those admiring looks from your family and friends at your great home gardening art. First Step: Develop a plan Maybe your home needs only some landscape designing. Step back and look around to find […]

The Important Role Of Using Plant Fertilizers In Growing Plants In Home Gardens and Farms

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Justin Cooke Farmers and gardeners have been using plant fertilizers for centuries. Fertilizers are often necessary for enhancing the quality of the soil to make sure that plants could grow more healthy, develop much more fruits, and remain in best of health whatever kind of the outdoor elements that may come and go. Most farmers, and also gardeners, use fertilizers particularly when their soil was already been exhausted through planting and harvesting and given that they would need added nutrients to help the seeds or vegetation to develop larger and more robust. Fortunately, there are plenty of gardening […]

The Economic benefits of Home Gardening

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Nono One very interesting trend since we have been affected by the global recession, is the resurgence of home gardening. Not as a hobby, but actually as a way to save money on food. Is this trend, good for the Economy?. Home gardening is a very Green activity, and is extremely good for the environment helping reducing pollution levels in many communities. It is also a way to save money, and eat healthier food. Economically speaking the resurgence of home farming could affect producers of food, that traditionally supplied more wealthier householders with their fruit and vegetables. Many […]

How To Identify Unhealthy Plants in Your Home Garden

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by TSons A garden is full of lovely and beautiful plants that thrive if their basic requirements are met. There are many varieties of plants, trees and shrubs in a garden and it is important to take care of them so that they continue to grow vigorously. However, sometimes the plants develop strange symptoms like stunted growth, spots and rot which point towards different diseases. It is crucial to know about these signs so that you can take appropriate measures to treat the plants. Here are few tips to identify problems related to plants. These signs can mean that […]

Home Vegetable Gardening – Tips For Getting Started

January 2, 2012 by  
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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 […]

Follow these Tips to Grow Healthy Artichokes in your Home Vegetable Garden

January 2, 2012 by  
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Article by Michael Podlesny In warmer areas it can be a perennial but for most of us where the temperatures drop artichokes are an annual. Artichokes are easier to grow than you think. Simply follow these steps and you will be well on your way to a healthy artichoke harvest. Starting with the planting depth, artichoke seeds are fairly average in size. This means you can plant them fairly deep, up to a quarter inch beneath the surface, and they will be able to push through the soil with ease. Artichokes thrive well in warmer temperatures and even better so […]

American Home Vegetable Gardening & the Tomato

January 2, 2012 by  
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Article by Ellen Bell A hundred years ago, almost every American family grew some of their own produce at home. In rural America, farming families would grow almost all their vegetables, as well as raise livestock for their meat and dairy needs. Today, with the advent of mass transportation and the growth of suburban America, there are fewer and fewer self-supporting family farms. Many Americans living in urban or suburban areas do the majority of their grocery shopping at large commercial grocery stores. However, home vegetable gardening has reemerged as a popular hobby for families. Of all homegrown vegetables, the […]

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