Archive for May, 2012
Planting fruit trees will provide you and your environment plenty of nourishment and fresh air. Planting a fruit tree in your patio can greatly enhance the beauty of your home. Specially, delicious and crunchy star fruit tree, which is rich in dietary fiber, vitamin C, copper, and potassium. It is low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium.
Before planting your star fruit trees, you need to assess your geographical location as star fruit trees do best in tropical climatic condition. Star fruit trees need enough water to (more…)
The hydroponic system, although has plenty of benefits over conventional soil culture, faces some problems. Algae attack is one of most common concerns in hydroponics. You can identify it easily from the typical green, black, brown or black texture it has; growing mostly on the nutrient media, in nutrient channels and pumps, and blocking the drippers. They also emit an earthy odor when substantial accumulation and decomposition take place inside the culture media.
Algae infestation is an outcome of (more…)
If you do not have enough space to grow a vegetable garden, no need to worry too much. Windowsill gardening has brought a complete solution for urban dwellers. A windowsill can provide sufficient space for a productive vegetable gardening. Indoor vegetable gardening needs bright light, water, nutrients, and protection from pests and diseases. It is better to plant indoor crops in containers that will allow plants root plenty of room to grow properly. To start with it, you need (more…)
If you have space constraints and cannot create a full-fledged garden, lasagna hydroponics gardening would be a rewarding experience for you. Lasagna or layered gardening is a no-till, no-dig gardening method that results in rich production with very little work from the gardener. Lasagna vegetable gardening is becoming more and more popular these days. It’s all about composting and planting in layers sans soil.
In this process, there is no need to remove existing sod and weeds; you do not even have to double dig. You do not require a big site to get started. Just select a small space in your garden and start gardening by collecting old newspapers or card boards to make layers. This method helps to reduce watering and weeding (more…)