How to Grow Organic Vegetables in Your Own Garden

May 2, 2011 at 6:05 am

With the whole world embracing green production methods, it is little wonder that organic products have become so popular. Cultivating vegetables organically simply means growing vegetables without using chemicals for pest control or fertilizers. When it comes to planting kitchen waste is no longer termed as waste. It is used to make compost to feed nutrients to the vegetables. You can purchase compost at dirtworks.net, lowes.com and homedepot.com. In addition to ensuring that your produce is well nourished, you must take the necessary precaution to prevent any weeds and pests from destroying your garden. The use of chemicals is not acceptable in organic gardening. Therefore, you will have to use pesticides and herbicides that are made from natural ingredients to get rid of the weeds and pests. The purpose of adopting this method is to prevent these chemicals from harming our bodies and the environment. Most people grow gardens on [...]

Topsoil Can Make Gardens Look Stunning This Summer!

April 24, 2011 at 8:46 am

In this busy, hectic and fast paced modern society, many people have different methods of relaxing and spending the weekend. One such activity that many people find relaxing and revitalizing is gardening. Gardening can help some people to forget worries or anxiety and can help many people feel reinvigorated for the new week ahead. Often, a beautiful garden can provide a retreat during the course of a hectic and busy week. If a garden is properly maintained to a high quality it can truly look beautiful and provide a haven for anyone feeling stressed and weighed down. Many people nurture a garden in order to feel close to nature also. With summer fast approaching, everyone wants a garden to be proud of! One method for achieving a beautiful garden this summer, whether for the purpose of a retreat, a beautiful haven or a wildlife refuge is by using topsoil. Topsoil [...]

Ways to Grow Broccoli in Your Garden

March 22, 2011 at 2:45 am

Growing broccoli in your home garden is a great choice for amateur garden enthusiasts. Having a vegetable garden is a good idea as it can help you save money by growing your own produce and it can encourage you to eat healthier. Choosing broccoli for your garden is ideal vegetable selection as it is not difficult to grow. Additionally, it makes a great side dish with many meals. Planting – At the ending of the winter and summer months is the ideal time to start cultivating broccoli in your garden. When planting, it is important to take into consideration what grew there before. The practice of rotating your crops can help maintain soil fertility. Therefore, it is best not to plant broccoli where similar vegetables such as cabbage, lettuce or radish were planted, especially within a two years. Keep Moist – When growing broccoli in your garden avoid any dry [...]

How to Grow Mushrooms

October 30, 2009 at 7:49 am

Most of you must have always wondered how to grow mushrooms and then eat it when it’s ready. To say the least about the mushrooms, they surely do not look the greatest of the foods, however they taste really good. Here in this article, we will discuss quite a few ways to grow mushrooms in your home or garden. There are many ready made kits available in the market, you can use those to grow mushrooms, that will surely make your work easy, otherwise you can start from scratch and do it all by yourself. The first step to grow mushrooms is to choose the type of mushroom that you want to grow. Shiitake mushroom is the most popular choice to grow in your homes; apart from it there are oyster and white button mushrooms. To grow them you will need to by spores or seed and spawn or seedlings [...]