Archive for May 2012
Whether you are planting grass, flowers, vegetables or any type of plant, you need to have rich, nutrient filled soil. This will make your plants strong, and resistant to disease and pests. Below are some tips on how to enrich the soil before you plant.
*Adding Nitrogen to your soil:
Nitrogen is needed to grow healthy planets. The lack of nitrogen can and does cause plant death. One of the best methods of adding nitrogen is to till Read the rest of this entry »
Many families like to grow their own gardens. Planting and harvesting their own vegetables helps them save money on their grocery budget and lets them enjoy an activity together as a family. Keeping a garden alive and healthy requires careful attention, however. Families can take several precautions to ensure that they grow great vegetables.
Because the growing summer season tends to be hot and dry, they should water their plants daily. They might use sprinklers or a garden hose to water their plants. These techniques work well for larger gardens in particular. If they have a smaller garden, they can Read the rest of this entry »
If you have always wanted that perfect looking garden, know that the secret to a great garden lies in how your yard is landscaped. You many not need to hire a professional landscaper, but you will at least need to know something about plants and different layouts. There are many plants that will complement each other in a garden and that will grow better together, but there are even more that will not. It is important to consider the affects a plant will have on its surroundings. Is this Read the rest of this entry »
Houseplants make popular gifts for holidays like Valentine’s Day, Easter, and Mother’s Day. However, when people are not familiar with how to care for their indoor plants, they risk letting them die before they get to watch them bloom and grow. For that reason, people should take precautions to help keep their plants alive.
Most people know that their plants need water and sunlight. However, they may give their houseplants too much water or not enough Read the rest of this entry »
Some of the greenest grass is achieved only by meticulous grooming and care. One of the best ways to ensure a beautiful and lush green lawn is to install an irrigation system that will regularly water the grass and keep it hydrated and healthily growing. Regular watering of the lawn can be easily forgotten and watering the grass with a hose can be uneven. Installing an irrigation system ensures that the lawn will be watered evenly and that it will be watered regularly on a set schedule. A lawn that is watered and irrigated on a set schedule will Read the rest of this entry »