Organic Gardening For Dummies (For Dummies (Home & Garden)) Reviews

July 30, 2012 by  
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Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows readers the way to ensure a healthy harvest from their environmentally friendly garden. It covers information on the newest and safest natural fertilizers and pest control methods, composting, cultivation without chemicals, and how to battle plant diseases. It also has information on updated equipment and resources. It helps readers plant organically year-round, using herbs, fruits, vegetables, lawn care, trees and shrubs, and flowers. The tips and techniques included in Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition are intended to reduce a garden’s impact on both the environment and the wallet. List Price: $ 19.99 […]

Organic Crops in Pots: How to Grow Your Own Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs (Green Home)

May 31, 2012 by  
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Here’s how to grow your own produce any place where space is at a premium. A tiny yard, balcony, or sunny windowsill can hold pots of organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs–and these 30 brilliant projects will show you not only how to grow them all from scratch, but how to plant them in an array of attractive containers, from colanders to recycled tins. There’s an amazing range of crops that can be grown this way, including herbs, climbing beans, root vegetables, chilies, soft fruits, and cut-and-come-again salad leaves. Growing your own also means you can ensure that all your crops […]

Organic Crops in Pots: How to Grow Your Own Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs (Green Home)

May 31, 2012 by  
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Here’s how to grow your own produce any place where space is at a premium. A tiny yard, balcony, or sunny windowsill can hold pots of organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs–and these 30 brilliant projects will show you not only how to grow them all from scratch, but how to plant them in an array of attractive containers, from colanders to recycled tins. There’s an amazing range of crops that can be grown this way, including herbs, climbing beans, root vegetables, chilies, soft fruits, and cut-and-come-again salad leaves. Growing your own also means you can ensure that all your crops […]

Dead Snails Leave No Trails: Natural Pest Control for Home and Garden

February 11, 2012 by  
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This comprehensive guide to controlling pests in your home and garden (and even on your pets!) is packed with simple and effective ways to avoid chemical pesticides that can kill off beneficial insects and keep useful reptiles and birds from making anyone’s yard their home. Let nature’s balance work to your advantage with plants that attract helpful insects and repel destructive ones, all-purpose pest repellants like garlic and chile peppers, and beneficial creatures like bats, green lacewings, hummingbirds, and lizards. Includes safe methods for eliminating ants, roaches, and rodents; ways to get rid of fleas and other critters that plague […]

The Organic Home Garden

January 22, 2012 by  
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In The Organic Home Garden, Patrick and John, take readers step-by-step through the engaging process of growing the best possible food – from spring’s fi rst spinach, asparagus and salad greens, through the summer abundance of tomatoes, cucumbers, melons and all, right into fall’s harvest of squash, leeks, carrots and potatoes. Often, a small timely tip makes all the difference, and this dynamic team leaves nothing out. Whether you tend a small city yard, a full-size country garden or something in between, their instructive, easy to follow and often humorous advice will ensure you make the very best use of […]

Container Gardening Ideas For Your Home

January 12, 2012 by  
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Article by Mary Hanna Many gardeners have given up on the idea of a garden because they lack space, time or lots of experience. But if growing plants is an interest of yours container gardening could be your answer. Container gardens will allow you to enjoy “playing in the dirt” without investing a lot of time or money. You can get very creative in container gardening using vegetables, decorative grasses or flowers and herbs. You can plant a container garden with any plant that would grow outside. The trick is to come up with some creative ideas for your container […]

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 […]

Organic Home Gardening

January 3, 2012 by  
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In today’s Morden lifestyle people don’t know how the Vegetables and fruits are grown, some of the fruits and vegetables come for far distant lands Mexico to Africa, where the climate is ideal to have good yielding in the farms, bright sunny days with lots of fresh water allows trees to grow faster and produce high quality of organic produce which we use daily in our life. Lot of people are cultivating small Vegetable Garden to pick fresh produce grown by hand without using any Morden farm machinery and there is no use of Chemicals and Fertilizers, this type of […]

Organic Gardening At Home

January 3, 2012 by  
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Many people enjoy organic gardening as a relaxing hobby. It gives a sense of well being when they achieve a colorful show of flowers and plants. Some people organically grow their own food. The organic movement has grown in popularity in recent years, and organic food is easy to obtain at the local food markets, but many gardeners want to do it for themselves. Organic gardening is very satisfying.As well as organically produced flowers, you can grow fruit, vegetables and herbs. For those who do not know organic gardening means no pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers or artificial supplements. Every gardener […]

Organic Gardening – Grow Your Own Food At Home

January 3, 2012 by  
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Most people will be surprised, starting your own organic garden in your back yard is not as hard as you think. There are lots of benefits that you can get from your own organic garden. It is fun for the entire family and you’ll get fresh, healthy and nutritiousness food as well. To have a thriving organic farm at home, you have to put in a lot of patient and effort. To have healthy crops, you can’t use any chemical products on the soil. Doing so would have defeated the purpose of growing your own natural organic foods. Everything that […]

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