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How to Make a Hydroponic Garden

If you're interested in becoming a hydroponic gardener and want to make a hydroponic garden to take your home garden to the next level, then you're about to enter a new world.Hydroponics are exciting, fun, and much easier than you might think.For those who want to grow delicious tomatoes,

Is It Safe to Drink Water From Rain Barrels?

Use the rain barrels for the purpose it's intended and that is to collect rain water and water plants and grass. Leave the food business to products that are made for that purpose.

All About Organic Gardening

The following article covers a topic that has recently moved to center stage--at least it seems that way. If you've been thinking you need to know more about it, here's your opportunity.The following article presents the very latest information on organic gardening. If you have a particula

How to Plant Chives

Chives, valued for their mild, onion-like flavor and their use as a garnish, are one of the easiest edible plants to grow in your garden. They grow indoors as well as out with the same ease of planting and care. Harvesting them is just as simple, you only need to snip off what you need in the kitche

How to Clip Basil Plants

Basil, "Ocimum basilicum," is an annual herb desirable for its ease of care and versatility in the kitchen. Used to season everything from tomato sauces to salads, the plant is also known to aid digestion. Basil grows best in a warm, sunny location in well-draining soil. Freezing temperatures will h

How Tree Loppers Can Help You In Maintaining Your Garden

Professional tree loppers provide tree maintenance and removal services to the best and safest ways possible. The main idea behind calling an expert to do the job is because he can perform the work efficiently, thus making your garden look beautiful.

Putting Epsom Salt in a Garden Sprayer

Epsom salt is an excellent product to add to your garden. It acts as a natural fertilizer, helping plants to grow fuller and flower more. A quick way to add Epsom salt to your garden or lawn is by using a garden sprayer.

Types of Annuals in the Garden - Tender, Hardy and Half-Hardy

Annuals are a delight to the gardener and to those who view the garden. They provide bountiful color and fulfill many gardening functions. Annuals can fill in with quick growth and colorful flowers while perennial and foundation plantings take time to grow to their mature sizes. Annuals can...

Decorate Like A Celebrity With Custom FireBowls

People have visions of how they want their lives to be and how they want their living space to be. Celebrities and regular Joes alike possess these thoughts and dreams and want to see them come to rea

Basement Layout Plan Ideas

Refinishing a basement is an excellent opportunity to expand your living space, and in many cases, increase the resale value of your home. But because basements are often the repositories of the central mechanics of your home's heating, ventilation and cooling equipment, as well as the...

Orchid Types - How to Know Which Is Suitable for You

Did you know there are over 25,000 orchid species and in excess of 100,000 hybrids orchids? Well, it's true. But, there are two different types of orchid. One type is an terrestrial orchid. The other type is an epiphytic orchid. So what's the difference between these two orchid types?

Decorating With Grass

We have cleared the land and we are now ready to plant grass. What is grass? It is a living plant carpet which covers the ground for beauty and protection. Decorating with grass is essential for both beauty and function.

Resilient Drainage and Plumbing System in Oceanside

We often experience a clogged drain and how cumbersome it becomes when we try to get rid of it. Whether a clogged bathroom sink, kitchen sink, bathtub or shower drain, we first try to resolve ...

How to Make Garden Seats

"Gardens are lovely to walk through, but no garden is complete without somewhere to sit down, linger a while and enjoy the atmosphere." This is the advice given by ACS Distance Learning for those learning to design gardens large or small professionally. Garden seats can be as simple as a smoothed st

Meet the Weathermatic CT70 Rotary Sprinkler

The Weathermatic CT70 rotary sprinkler is a gear driven rotor sprinkler for use with large turf areas. This is an upgraded rotary sprinkler and has more capacity to handle business areas like parks, s

Choosing a Good Roof Contractor

When looking for a roof contractor, you should exercise the whole exercise with caution. There are hundreds of contractors in the market who claim to be qualified. However, only a handful of these have the ability to carry out a roofing job to perfection. What is more, some of these are new in the i

Ready-Made Supply of Fruits & Nuts Just Outside Your Door

Imagine, walking out your door and into your yard to grab an apple or a handful of cherries to snack on. It's faintly reminiscent of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Garden, but you can actually have this kind of ready access to favorite fruits and nuts when you choose edible trees for your home&ap

April Planting Guide For Vegetables in Colorado

Colorado has long, cold winters and a short growing season. Gardeners in the western mountains are in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) hardiness zones 3 or 4, while those in the eastern half of the state, including the Denver area, are in zone 5. Knowing your USDA zone helps you decide when to

Flower Garden in Urban Environment

Small Flower Garden planning in a urban environment involves planning in a scarce environment. That is why it's important to know what to look for in that nook, niche, or corner. When creating that secret flower garden there are a few things to keep in mind.