Garden

Growing crops doesn’t need to be arduous. With the right tools and techniques, anyone can maintain a high yielding garden on a modest budget. The tips we share in this section show you how.

The 11 Most Effective Fruit Tree Fertilizers (All You Need to Know About Fertilizing Trees)

The 11 Most Effective Fruit Tree Fertilizers (All You Need to Know About Fertilizing Trees)

Growing your own fruit is an experience that we think everyone with enough garden space should try. It’s super rewarding and a fun process that helps to keep you in touch with nature and the four seasons.  The problem is, a lot of people – even seasoned gardeners – shy away from growing fruit trees […]

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Blue Myrtle Cactus Or Myrtillocactus Geometrizans The Best Cactus Plant To Grow At Home

Blue Myrtle Cactus Or Myrtillocactus Geometrizans: The Best Cactus Plant To Grow At Home

Myrtillocactus Geometrizans, also referred to as Blue Myrtle Cactus, is one of the most extraordinary shrub cactuses and one that is easy to propagate, making it a fantastic plant to keep at home. However, and as with all plants, there are some things you need to know before growing and caring for this plant. So,

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‘Do Grasshoppers Bite’ And Related Grasshopper Facts

‘Do Grasshoppers Bite?’ And Related Grasshopper Facts

Grasshoppers, like many insects, are fascinating to look at, especially as they jump from plant to plant, going about their daily lives.  However, for people who pride themselves on the appearance and health of their garden, a thriving grasshopper population is not great news.  Grasshoppers can be very destructive to garden environments, eating and damaging

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How To Start Your Sitting Lawn Mower That's Been Gathering Dust

How To Start Your Sitting Lawn Mower That’s Been Gathering Dust

Maybe it’s the first time the grass needs a trim this Spring, and you’ve saved your mower from the depths of the garage. Perhaps you’re doing a big clear-out and found the mower you’d forgotten about buried under a pile of discarded mess. Either way, it’s been sitting collecting dust for some considerable time, and

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How To Kill Creeping Charlie (And Keep It From Returning)

How To Kill Creeping Charlie – And Keep It From Returning

Any well-established gardener understands the peril of trying to eradicate Creeping Charlie. Creeping Charlie is a sure-fire way to ensure that your neat and tidy garden is overrun with troublesome and pesky weeds.  And once it’s there, it can be a real pain to try and get rid of, if you don’t kill the stuff

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Soil Tilling 101: How To Manually Till Your Soil The Efficient Way

Soil Tilling 101: How To Manually Till Your Soil The Efficient Way

How often should I till my soil? This question has plagued farmers for centuries. The answer depends on several factors, such as climate, crop type, soil type, etc. Tilling or turning over the top layer of soil is necessary to aerate the soil and improve its structure. When done correctly, it helps plants absorb nutrients

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