Gardening

Grow Them Upside Down

Usually we see ads on TV and in gardening magazines with tomato plants in special planters growing upside down. It looks convenient to water and much easier to harvest, and the plants look healthy and…


DIY Decorating Your Garden

It certainly seems like a gardener’s work is never done.  Yes, there is always something to do in your garden.  Sometimes you just stand and survey your garden, and you will see an empty space…


Really, Grow Banana Trees In Pots

Talk about a fruit that is popular all over the world, loved by adults and children and easy to carry with you, and you’re talking about bananas.  It is so convenient to put a banana…


Grow Your Own Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice that has been around from ancient times.  The ancient civilizations were well aware of its many health benefits and many other uses. Everyone is now talking about the various health benefits…


Mulch It

Most people have heard about using mulch in their garden, but many are not too sure what mulching is, or why they should be using it, and others just never give it a second thought….


Stop! Don’t Add That To Your Compost

In a previous article I wrote about the many benefits of starting your own compost.  The article was called “To Compost Or Not To Compost”.  Although composting your kitchen scraps and adding freshly cut grass,…


One After The Other

One of the best ways to maximize the crops and harvest from your garden is through implementing succession planting. In simple terms, succession planting is replanting a new crop as soon as you harvest one. …


Time For a Shade House

Once you start becoming a serious gardener, you need to begin thinking about getting your first green house or shade house.  Whether you decide to build it yourself or purchase one, it is much needed…


Watermelons In Pots

Watermelons…. what a lovely, juicy, refreshing fruit.  Use it on its own or in a fruit salad, juice it by itself or juice it with other fruits and it is always wonderful, and very healthy….


Add Some Flair to Your Garden

Finally your garden is looking good.  Plants are nice and green and flowers are blooming with their various vibrant shades.  Yet, you realize that something more can be added, what else can you do to…