Tips on Growing Tomatoes

grow tomatoes

Trying to talk about tomatoes can start a fight. First, there’s the pronunciation argument, and then there’s the, “Is it a fruit? Is it a vegetable?” one. Growing tomatoes, on the other hand, is probably a lot easier than you think. You need to decide if you’re growing them in the ground or in a container. If you think you’re …

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3 Steps to Get Your Soil Ready for Planting

soil for planting

It’s that time again. With the weather warming up, a sense of excitement about gardening always sets in. Whether you’re a first-time gardener or you’re returning to your garden after winter, let’s talk about simple ways to prepare your soil for the gardening season. 3 Steps to Get Your Soil Ready for Planting. Clean Up Your Yard Before you think …

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10 Easy Gardening Tips That Will Help Save the Planet

Save Scraps

Big gestures and promises are important when it comes to environmental change, but so are little things. When millions of people do the little things, they add up fast. Why not think about ways you protect the planet while planting your garden this year? Let’s talk about 10 Easy Gardening Tips That Will Help Save the Planet, because even small …

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McLane 801 5.50GT Lawn Edger Review

McLane 801 5.50GT Lawn Edger

McLane is a famous brand that specialized in manufacturing super high quality cutting lawn and garden equipment. Their 801 5.50GT Gross Torque Briggs & Stratton 9-Inch Gas Powered Lawn Edger with 8″ Ball Bearing Wheels is made of heavy duty steel frames with dual cutter-head bearings to provide a better and smoother cutting. This McLane edger also includes rubber replaceable …

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Automatic Plant Watering System Indoor

indoor watering system

An automatic plant watering system indoor is one of the most important items that you need to have when it comes to maintaining a healthy-looking plant. However, there are a number of watering  issues that you need to aware of. Usually an irrigation system may find problems in water supply, delivery system and electrical supply. Here are a few helpful …

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How do Tractor Traveling Sprinklers Work?

traveling sprinkler

A traveling sprinkler is a mobile sprinkler unit that is designed with a self-leveling platform to prevent it from tipping over as it makes its rounds. It comes equipped with an oscillating sprinkler head that provides saturation to just the right areas.

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Rain Bird SST600i – Simple to Set Indoor Timer 6-Zone Review

Rain Bird SST600I

A plants lover wants to have a garden that is full of flowers, grass or trees. They need water to make them grow and reproduce as like them. However, if we have grass in our backyard or in front of our house we need a sprinkler to water them every day and we lost too much water during the watering …

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Benefits of Having Worm Farms

worm

Worms farms are a great way to recycle your kitchen scraps and are excellent for small gardens, better than compost bins. The best worms for worms farms are tigers, blues and reds and they can be bought from your local nursery. Remember, they don’t survive in the garden, so when you are adding your vermicasts (the manure) to your garden, …

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General Gardening Tips and Techniques

winter garden

Jobs to do in Spring Fed your bulbs with a high potassium (potash) fertiliser, to encourage them to set flowers for next spring. Don’t cut their foliage off until it is brown and dead. If you do, then you won’t have flowers next year. Start incorporating compost and animal manure into your soil to improve its water holding capacity. Core …

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Garage Design by Architects Belfast

garage design

What do you want the garage for? Perhaps you want to park the car in it or to store the lawn mower and a few garden tools. Maybe it will be used as the workshop you always wanted. A basic straight forward garage is not that expensive to build but as your requirements go up so does the cost of …

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Yard Butler HT-2EZ 2-Wheeled Garden Hose Truck Review

Yard Butler

The Yard Butler HT-2EZ Garden Hose Truck is one of those products that you either love, or hate. First off, when compared to a plastic garden hose reel, the Yard Butler is definitely an improvement, but, if you do a lot of hose work in your garden, you may want to get something just another notch better. For light duty …

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Planning a Vegetable Garden

vegetable garden

Gardening can be one of the most rewarding activities you will ever do. It can also be the most time consuming. It doesn’t matter if your garden is big or small, or if you plant it raised beds or in plant pots – you have to start with a plan. Now that you have an idea of how climate, space, …

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Comprehensive Vegetable Garden Guide

Planted pottery

Whether you’re a new or experienced gardener, there’s only one thing you should be concerned about: the health of your plants. Now, many of the factors to a plant’s health are within your control – but not all of them. There are some factors that you’ll have to work with, and not all of them are pleasant. The main factors …

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Making Trellises For Climbing Plants

squash on trellis

Trellises are a great addition to any garden. They are both functional and beautiful. In addition, trellises help keep vines healthy by allowing them to grow above the ground, away from the moisture of the soil. Many varieties of creeping vegetables thrive well on trellises. The gardener, however, must ensure that a trellis is sturdy enough to support heavier vegetables …

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Garden Trellises Add Support in Style

Garden Trellis

Used to grow everything from grapes, to beans, to flowers, to purely ornamental vines, garden trellises expand your garden up off the ground and into the air. Garden trellises can be free standing or attached to a fence, wall or building. Although many plant supports are called trellises, a real trellis exists solely to support a vertically-growing plant and to …

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