We all want perfectly happy and healthy plants, but there are times when we take a stroll in our garden and realize some are not doing as well as expected.
In such situations, some gardeners rush to correct the problem, spraying their plants with pesticides, fungicides, or other liquids, be it from a chemical company or made of natural ingredients, to make sure their plants look as good as the ones in the gardening books. If you are one of those gardeners, I have one word of advice for you. STOP.
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I currently have 3 greenhouses in my backyard: the long house, the square house and the hoop house. Now that the long house is built and planted, it’s time for the square house to be taken down. Unfortunately (for my flower garden), Fred has discovered a super easy way to grown from seed. We’ve collected … Continue reading Growing From Seed
I ran across a great article about landscape design for beginners. It’s a quick read and has some important tips about things to consider while planning your garden: http://bit.ly/1iDGQtw Adding my 2 cents: “Make a list of needs and wants.” Get the whole family’s opinion. Look at your garden from the point of view of … Continue reading Landscape Design: Seven Tips for Beginners