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Growing Tomatoes in Pots Where Do I Start?

26th March 2012
Tomato plants have always been popular among vegetable gardening hobbyists and this seems like a global trend. What makes planting tomatoes so appealing to vegetable gardeners? Perhaps, it is the ease of growing tomatoes that is attractive. Perhaps, the b... Read >
Author: Stella Dawson

Golden Rules For Growing Vegetables In Containers

19th March 2012
Can you have your own vegetable garden if you live in an apartment with tight spaces? Absolutely! Growing vegetables in containers is the answer for gardening enthusiasts who do not have space for a garden in their home. Think of your balcony, window sill... Read >
Author: Stella Dawson

Information in Farming of Pine Bonsai

16th March 2011
Pine Bonsai has three well-known types that include Japanese or even Asian pine, American pine, and also European pine. For example of every sort of pine trees which have been frequently grown as miniature trees: Japanese or Asian Pine Bonsai Japane... Read >
Author: margue6868

Leyland Cypress Staking Methods

03rd August 2010
Leyland Cypress - Arborvitae Planting -Staking Methods Select the Proper Tree Stakes Your choice of tree stakes is partly dependent on what size trees you plant and the variety. I don't think any tree catches the wind like a Leyland Cypress! I know ... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

Growing a Juniper Bonsai Tree For Beginners and Professionals

07th July 2010
Juniper bonsai trees can be propagated indoors and outdoors. You can make them as wonderful displays at the same time. Growing a juniper bonsai tree is very manageable, and even a beginner in bonsai cultivation can handle all the care and maintenance requ... Read >
Author: Preston Blackmore

Learning How to Grow a Ligustrum Bonsai

06th July 2010
Ligustrum bonsai is an admirable miniature tree to grow. It is native to the woodlands and bushes of North America, Asia, Australia, Himalayas, and Europe. Ligustrum or Privet has about 50 species and each tree species have their own form and color of lea... Read >
Author: Preston Blackmore

The History Of Laurel Hedging

24th May 2010
Laurel is a hardy, evergreen plant that grows natively throughout Asia and Europe. The plant is excellent for backyard and property hedges because of its fast growth rates, thick foliage and ability to thrive in nearly any kind of soil or sun conditions. ... Read >
Author: Roger Eavis

What You Need To Know About South Africa Corn And Small Grains

24th February 2010
South Africa has a very diverse rainfall, allowing many fruits, vegetables and crops to grow throughout the country, all year round. Crops are just one of South Africa's most important production of food, not only to South Africans, but also the rest of A... Read >
Author: Garret Wong

Grape Vines For Sale

27th June 2009
So ultimately you have taken a decision of growing grapes and now you are looking for grape vines for sale? Good, excellent idea. It is an enjoyable and rewarding experience, but you should get everything perfect. However, applying the right buying techni... Read >
Author: Victor Williams

How To Replant A Grape Vine

30th October 2008
Because so many grape growers ask this question, I though it would be a good idea to write this article as part of the "New To Growing Grapes" series of posts on my blog. The reason why so many new grape growers replant their grape vines, is poor plan... Read >
Author: Danie Wium

Growing Grapes

17th October 2008
Growing Grapes - Summary. Soil preparation It is important to carefully select the planting site. Grapes can grow in a wide variety of soil types and pH ranges, certain conditions induce better growth and yields. First, grapes prefer well-drained an... Read >
Author: Danie Wium

Growing beefsteak tomatoes

17th September 2008
There is absolutely nothing better than a fresh tomato out of your garden. You start by planting a beefsteak tomato plant and nurture it daily with fertilizer, water and weeding. Finally, you notice the hint of a small fruit on the plant. The days seem en... Read >
Author: Mor

Fertilize your grape vine

13th August 2008
In general, the grape vine needs less fertilization than an annual plant, but there is also a misconception that a grape vine needs poor soil, to do well. To be able to produce top quality grapes and to have a strong enough growth, the grape vine needs ce... Read >
Author: Danie Wium

Garden Containers, Flower Pots and Planters

30th October 2007
There are many reasons for growing plants in garden containers, flower pots and planters. An obvious one is if you are growing exotic plants that can be placed outdoors in summer in a location that suits each plant, and then taken indoors or into a more s... Read >
Author: Colin Clifford

All About Foliar feeding African Violets

12th December 2005
What is Foliar Feeding? Foliar feeding the application of fertilizer to the leaves of plants rather than to the roots. Foliar feeding can be a powerful stimulant to plant growth as leaves take up to 95% of the nutrients in the fertilizer. Root feeding ta... Read >
Author: Sharon Rosenzweig
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