Burpee : The Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener : A Guide to Growing Your Garden Organically

March 2, 2012 by  
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A Backyard-Gardener’s Guide to Growing a Bountiful, Great-Tasting HarvestThe Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener features:A full-color encyclopedia of over 100 vegetables and herbs with detailed, expert advice on growing them successfully from planting to harvestPlanting and growing techniques that keep maintenance to a minimumEntries on how to grow unusual edibles, such as refreshing mesclun for salads, colorful edible flowers, spicy mustards, and moreDescriptions and photos of a host of succulent vegetables, both hybrids and heirlooms, from common to exoticComplete information on improving even the poorest garden soil using safe, organic techniques, plus practical advice on making compostRecommendations on garden tools […]

Fresh Herb Gardening Information

January 12, 2012 by  
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Article by Shad Alan As far back as in the days of the ancient Chinese and Egyptians, the fact that herbs have been in use then, has been well-documented in history. Herbs were even recorded as having been trade items on which tithes were offered during biblical times. So where does fresh herb gardening stand today? As noted in the recently published “Successful Herb Gardening ~ Step-by-Step” e-book, fresh herb gardening today can be very satisfying. It may start as a hobby but it is one hobby that will soon reward you, not only in terms of enjoyment, but will […]

Easy Guide To Herb Garden Designs

January 3, 2012 by  
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In the past herb garden designs were dictated by the herbs planted in them and classified as useful or ornamental. Truth of the matter is you can mix and match the following ideas to originate your very own special herb garden designs. It’s your garden after all and like art these designs express your unique inner soul. Yet, contrary to expectation, the first step in creating your herb garden designs is not to immediately draw your designs but to first list down the reasons for which you want to have your own herb garden. Once you have your reasons listed […]

Essentials of Herb Garden Design

January 3, 2012 by  
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Herb garden designs vary depending on the needs and preferences of their designers. They also differ in regards to their overall purpose. For example, an informal herb garden can be designed alongside vegetables and other flowering plants as well as various shrubs and trees. How to Design an Herb Garden: When designing an herb garden, you should consider how it will be used beforehand and plan accordingly. For instance, kitchen gardens should be located near the home for easy access to herbs as needed during harvesting. The most basic herb garden needs to be located in an area receiving at […]

How to start herb garden

January 3, 2012 by  
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How to start herb garden Herbs are the useful plants that can be used in cooking or can be used for medicinal purpose. Herb gardening is not much difficult and tricky as growing flowers in your garden. They are basically wild plants and hence do not require much care. It does not require much space as well. They can be grown in the open space in any corner of your flower garden. It will not affect your flower gardening. You can follow the same flower gardening tips on your garden herbs. There are many flowering herbs that have medicinal use. […]

4 Easy Steps to Create Your Home Herb Garden

January 3, 2012 by  
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As a child I discovered my Grandfather’s home herb garden, which also contained flowers, fruit, and vegetables. This was my Grandfather’s pride and joy. His free time was spent carefully and lovingly maintaining it. I would sit quietly and watch him and occasionally ask why he was doing something in a particular manner and why he didn’t use the same method for each plant. The Fargo Forum Newspaper would write an article and take pictures of his gardening showplace every summer. Friends, neighbors, as well as strangers would come to visit his domain. It wasn’t until years later when I […]

Indoor Organic and natural Herb Garden

January 2, 2012 by  
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Article by Wyatt Osborn One particular very low-priced and quick way to mature and maintain roses is natural and organic gardening. Basically by not working with guy designed fertilizers and pesticides you can feed your soil and treatment for your roses with ease.The most favorite way to organically fertilize your garden is by applying compost. Compost is simply decaying dried leaves, kitchen area scraps, animal waste, plant clippings, fruit peels, fish heads and grass clippings. By permitting these elements to decay above time, you are produce your own compost.Organic and natural gardening also refers to the non use of pesticides. […]

Weed Control for Your Organic Herb Garden

January 2, 2012 by  
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Article by Carl Olsen If you are growing an organic herb garden, you are devoted to herbs that are healthy for you and gardening practices that don’t hurt the environment, but what do you do when the weeds start coming in? Herbicides are definitely against the spirit of organic gardening, but when you see swathes of weeds start growing, you might not know what to do! Taking care of the weeds in your organic garden is a process that takes time and effort, but once you get started, it is easy to keep on going. One cheap and easy way […]

Benefits of an Organic Herb Garden

January 2, 2012 by  
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Article by John Wishley Herbs have been used in cooking since ancient times. When added to food, they complement to the meats and veggies that we are eating. It is important that we use herbs when we cook, because they also provide us with not only taste, but beneficial nutrients as well. However, it does make a difference where we get these herbs from. An excellent source of the best herbs is an organic herb garden. You might have heard the word organic before, but you might not be aware of what it is exactly. In fact, many people have […]

Successful Organic Herb Gardening

January 2, 2012 by  
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Article by Mikel Ranksin Herb horticulture is a simple and satisfying way to get the most from a small area of garden or even yard. If you do it organically, you also have the satisfaction of understanding that the herbs a person grow and consume are the healthiest that they could be, as well as the finest. Most herbs are easy to grow. They mainly like sunlight which means you will want to position these questions sunny part of the backyard. It is best if your plant beds are near to the house where you can easily reach them. You […]

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