Top 12 Gardening Mistakes

The Gardening Mistakes 1. Ignoring Soil Health: attempting to grow high quality plants from a low quality soil. There’s nothing better than sinking your teeth into your own home-grown, delicious, nutrient-rich food.  That kind of food not only tastes amazing, it works wonders for your health.  Where do plants get the nutrients necessary to create […]

Discover The Beth Chatto Gardens – The Art of Planting at its Best

In the English county of Essex near Elmstead Market lie The Beth Chatto Gardens – inspirational informal gardens created by the British plantswoman, garden designer and author Beth Chatto. It all began in 1960 on the land of Chatto family that was previously used as a fruit farm spreading on 5 acres. The soil was […]

Gardening Principles: Light

Growing a successful garden takes some careful planning.  You need to consider water, soil fertility, climate, crop rotations, organic matter sources, etc.  But one of the most important things you want to consider from the very beginning islight and how you manage sunlight in your garden. Light is the source of energy plants use to […]

Indoor Plants for Positive Energy

Did you know that certain indoor plants have the power to regulate the flow of natural energy and control the balance of other energies in your home? We encourage you to decorate your home with these who will relax you and fill your home with positive energy. According to FengShui, the ancient Chinese life style […]

LAWN & YARD

How to Make The Most of The Summer Season – In Your Own Backyard! Summer is coming very soon, so you better start getting ready for the hot days! You will a need a lot of shade, water, place to relax and sunbath, cozy chair for having cold cocktails or beer and if you can, […]

Give Your Garden a Mediterranean Flavor by Growing Citrus in Containers

Citrus can bring a true Mediterranean flavor to your garden and an irresistible memory of summer. Freshly picked citrus fruits can wake up all your senses with their magical scent. How about some lemon, lime or kumquat from your own garden? Growing citrus plants in containers can help this wish come true. A single look […]

Basic Guide To Applying Mulch To Garden Beds

May is for mulching! Every gardener should know this basic rule. If you want to impress your friends and family with your perfect garden beds then spring is the time to get some mulching. Using mulch is so beneficial – it helps with weed control, reduces water loss, prevents erosion and improves the quality of […]

Useful Tips on Growing Carrots in Containers

These root vegetables are widely used in many cuisines – especially for salads, soups and stews. Carrots are usually orange, but they can also come in purple, red, yellow and even white. They are biennial plants that grow up to 1 meter. As for their nutritional values, carrots are actually 88% water, 1% protein, 7% […]

Simple Tips for First Time Gardeners

Gardens, big or small, we all want them to look pretty, especially in spring in summer when we can sit outside and just relax in the sun while admiring all that flowers and plants. But, you already know that a beautiful garden means a lot of hard work and care… A gardener is someone who […]

The Advantage of Using Artificial Rock for Ponds & Waterfalls

Having a water feature in your garden is a true blessing, am element to bring your garden even closer to nature or to complete a contemporary garden design. Today there are so many possibilities for bringing a water feature in your garden – you can buy an already made fountain or pond, build your own […]