Great Gardening Techniques, Equipment and Supplies

Artificial Lighting Alternatives You Can Use for Hydroponic Plants

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Artificial Lighting Alternatives You Can Use for Hydroponic Plants

Light is essential for plants to grow well. The amount of light that your plants receive depends on the location of your hydroponic system and the exact place that you decide to grow each set of plants. In addition, the prevailing climate can also reduce the number of hours that your plants are exposed to sunlight. Therefore, it is prudent to supplement the short spell of natural light with artificial grow lights powered by electricity. This will help the plants sustain their natural processes such as photosynthesis and production of flowers...

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Reasons to Invest In a Zero Turn Mower

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Reasons to Invest In a Zero Turn Mower

Depending on your lawn mowing, maintaining you yard can be a pleasurable experience or an exhausting chore. If you would like the ultimate convenience when performing this task, then you should consider investing in a zero turn mower. These mowers give you the convenience of riding on them as you tend to your yard. Other than saving you the exertion of having to push your mower all around your yard, here are some of the other reasons why you should invest in a zero turn mower. Zero turn mowers afford your enhanced maneuverability These types...

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It’s time to prune in back – gardening in winter

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on It’s time to prune in back – gardening in winter

Now that the temperature is starting to drop it can seem like the garden can take care of itself. However, the colder months are a great time to get some really important gardening jobs including as pruning done. Here is a guide to getting the pruning done.    Decide on your goals Deciding how much to prune and which limbs to prune can depend on your goals for the plants and vines in your yard. You can prune to increase overall fruit quantity, prune to increase fruit quality, prune to increase or reduce shade and prune to change the...

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Controlling Toadstools In Your New Lawn

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Controlling Toadstools In Your New Lawn

A newly-laid lawn looks beautiful and adds kerb appeal to any home. However, sometimes unsightly toadstools can appear overnight in your lush new turf. But why is this and what can you do to get rid of them? What are toadstools and how did they end up in your new lawn? Toadstools are the fruit of a genus of fungi called basidiomycetes.  The main part of the fungus is hidden underground where it feeds on decaying plant material.     Toadstools spread through the dispersal of spores.  When new turf if laid, the soil on...

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