Gardening can be a highly therapeutic activity and has been known to be very successful in alleviating stress. And, with a great deal of effort, the results can be magnificent. However, as with any good thing, there are always challenges. In gardening, one such challenge is the management of the many pests which make plants their home. The following are a list of some of the many common garden pests:

12
November

A small backyard is no reason to just mow and weed whack. You can turn that postage stamp sized yard into a haven with some clever landscaping. You don’t need to spend alot of cash doing it either. Sometimes the simplest changes can make the most difference. It’s easy as 1. Privacy, 2. Patio, 3. Plants.

09
November

The concept of hydroponic gardening is certainly nothing new. This effective and efficient agricultural design has actually been used for over a thousand years, simply because of the magnificent crop potential. The hydroponic style has many advantages. The growth rate alone for a plant under hydroponic conditions is as much as 50% faster than the more common method of soil gardening. The increased growth rate observed in plants grown in a hydroponic gardening system is largely due to the increased amount of oxygen the plants are provided with in this unique growing environment.

Essentials of Home Gardening

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12
October

Imagine a garden filled with flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables. In today’s economy, a kitchen garden makes sense. And flowers that beautify your home and add value to your property are also within reach. All it takes is a little know how, and a little more hard work. Gardening needn’t be expensive or time-consuming. You just need the right tools for the job.

How To Use Hedge Trimmers

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08
October

Nobody wants to have a messy yard. Homeowners from virtually all backgrounds share the same incentive of wanting to keep a clean, tidy and orderly property. This is especially true for anyone when it comes to the spring and summer seasons. For those of you who have hedges that have been planted along the perimeter of your yard, owning a hedge trimmer is of crucial importance. Hedge trimmers are key to maintaining the proper upkeep of your hedges and making your yard look good. While some people prefer manual hedge trimmers over electric-powered ones, it is best to own the latter. While there is nothing wrong with a manual hedge trimmer, the electric one will be able to do a much better job for you. Overall, the electric hedge trimmer will present a much smoother performance than the average manual hedge trimmer. Using an electric hedge trimmer will also prove to be much easier and more convenient than its alternative.