Choosing The Right Greenhouse Design

Choosing The Right Greenhouse Design When one has a greenhouse, it means that one never has to quit gardening just because of weather conditions. You can keep on propagating cuttings and seeds and grow several plant varieties whatever the season. When choosing a greenhouse, select a greenhouse style that matches the design of your home and the layout of your garden. Weather conditions should also...

Guidelines For Constructing Your Commercial Greenhouse

Guidelines For Constructing Your Commercial Greenhouse The productivity and efficiency of operating a greenhouse is primarily dependent on the kind of growing materials used. Kinds of Greenhouses Detached greenhouses generally independently stand from each other. However, they can be joined to gain access by way of a corridor to the other greenhouse. The Quonset is the most common detached type of...

Diseases in the Garden

Diseases in the Garden
The disease can spread more readily in wet conditions so you need to be careful when working in your garden during the wet season not to transfer disease from one plant to the next. If you find any diseased parts on your plants cut them out and discard them in the rubbish. If the plant is too far gone to recover then remove the whole plant but always be careful that in doing so the diseased portions...

Crop Rotation for Vegetables

Crop Rotation for Vegetables
When growing vegetables in the garden most people tend to grow the same crops year after year. This is not surprising really, as we grow the crops that we prefer to eat and we also tend to grow the plants that we have the most success growing. One thing that most gardeners seem to do is grow the same vegetables in the very same place in the garden each year. You will tend to have a spot for your tomatoes...

Consider a Potager Garden

Consider a Potager
Have you ever considered a potager?  You can have the best of both worlds with a potager when you essentially have your cake and eat it too. With a potager, you have your garden and eat it too. Potagers are particularly good for people who live on smaller lots of land or only have room for a small garden. They are also great for people who just don’t have the time to tend a larger garden but...

Compost a Gardeners Delight

Compost a Gardeners Delight
Isn’t it amazing that all that waste food that we can’t or don’t want in the kitchen is such a good food source for the plants in our garden? What makes it better is the fact that we can grow vegetables in our gardens, cook and eat them, and whatever we don’t use goes back into the garden to make the next lot of vegetables grow better and healthier than ever. Compost not only...

Choosing Plants that are Healthy

Choosing Plants that are Healthy
When you are buying or receiving plants from someone there are a few things that you need to look at before deciding to plant them in your garden. You will generally get a better quality plant from a garden center and it will be less likely to have a disease or other problems that could spread to other plants in your garden. There is still the possibility that the garden center plant might not be...

Adding Interest to Your Garden

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There are many ways that you can add interest to a garden. Anything that becomes a focal point will add interest and that can range from garden sculptures to the types of plants you choose. The ways add interest to a garden: Adding block planting of a particular specimen can become a focal point in the garden. Even adding areas of variegated foliage can create a focal point in the garden. Seats...