I spent so much time on my veggie patch last year and just didn't see the spectacular results I was hoping for. This year I've been doing a lot more research to try and get my plants the right nutrients so I can actually get some fresh veggies this year. There is something so tasty about vegetables that are freshly picked from the garden, compared to something you buy in a supermarket and sits in a fridge. I'm improving how I plant them, how I fertilise them and hopefully I'll reap a bumper crop. Read along to see if I do!
13 October 2021
Whereas many commercial trees are placed in pots with compost to sell, bare root fruit trees are sold while they are dormant without any soil around the roots. Here are some reasons why you should consider buying fruit trees in this way. Larger roots Firstly, bare-root trees tend to have a much larger root mass than potted trees. This is because of the way they are harvested. Digging out the trees with the soil in a ball around the roots tends to cut them short and leave much of the root behind in the field.
14 December 2020
The ideal garden soil will consist of a mix of sand and clay, which will make it easy to dig and allow good water drainage. However, most gardens don't have perfect soil for growing plants, shrubs and vegetables. Understanding what type of soil you have can help you make decisions about what to plant in your garden and decide whether to work with what you have or introduce additional soil into your garden to create a growing medium that's suitable for a wider range of plants.
21 October 2019
If you have recently ventured into residential gardening, you probably have started nurturing some flowerbeds on your property, as these add visual appeal to the premises. But for most newbies, mulch is not one of their top priorities for their flowers since they presume that the soil that they till on occasion will be a sufficient provision of nutrients. However, mulching is not only beneficial to your flowers. In fact, opting to enlist mulch delivery services will go a long way in bolstering the health of your soil, the flowers and the garden at large!
12 July 2016
Lawn mowers are indispensable tools when it comes to keeping your yard looking nice throughout the year. However, they can also be very dangerous because these powered landscaping tools comprise a cutting blade that can malfunction and cause deep cuts during lawn mowing chores. Aside from that, flying debris can also result in severe injuries if it comes in contact with unprotected parts of the body. Here's what you can do to ensure that your lawn mowing tasks go on smoothly and safely.
23 December 2015
If you are an avid gardener looking to try something new, hydroponics is gaining steam in a traditionally soil-only industry. The gardening method is also perfect for those with little outdoor space or looking to utilize indoor areas for fruit and vegetable growth. Because hydroponic gardens are a relatively new concept, many people aren't aware of their numerous benefits. Little Space Needed Hydroponics are a great solution for urban city dwellers in condos or apartments with no outdoor space to call their own.