Gardening

3 Perfect Hanging Flower Plants

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Hanging flower plants can help beautify a small porch or balcony as such plants allow you to have sufficient floor space, even while you are surrounded by greenery. When choosing hanging flower plants, you must keep in mind that all plants do not look good as hanging plants. Choose plants that tend to droop towards […] read more

How to Make Your Own Balcony Planters

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Balcony planters can beautify your apartment while providing you with a screen for privacy.  With balcony planters, you can enjoy gardening even if you live in a high rise. By making your own planters, you can save a lot of money and grow your own supply of herbs, flowers and vegetables. Planters for Your Balcony Discarded […] read more

How to Zen Out Your Apartment with Japanese Garden Supplies

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Japanese garden supplies can be used to create a Zen garden or a beautiful and peaceful area in any available space in your house. A Zen garden can be a square foot in size or as large as a pond. How to Make a Zen Garden There are several Japanese garden supplies such as granite […] read more

Organic Garden Supplies: 5 Alternatives to Pesticides

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Organic garden supplies include organic fertilizers, pesticides and gardening equipment. Studies have shown that organic gardening is healthier for both plants and people, and it’s possible to have a beautiful and productive garden without the use of harmful chemicals and synthetic fertilizers. Here are five organic alternatives to pesticides: 1. Garlic You can make a […] read more

5 Advantages of a String Garden for an Apartment Balcony

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A garden string is a vertical solution for apartment dwellers who enjoy gardening. Based on the Japanese bonsai practice of kokedama, string gardening, when included on the outside patios or balconies of apartments, can almost produce a mystical effect. A String Garden Fully Utilizes the Space on a Patio or Balcony A string garden does not need the various […] read more

How Hydroponics Can Benefit Your Apartment Garden

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For lots of beginning gardeners who don’t have an accessible outdoor plot, hydroponics is the perfect solution for helping to get home-grown herbs and vegetables to the table without using a conventional soil-based growing approach. Indoor hydroponic gardening is catching on like wildfire wherever land is limited, including in many of today’s modern cities. With […] read more

Urban Gardening: How to Start a Rooftop Garden

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A great way to garden outdoors when renting is to start a rooftop garden—a great solution for urban gardening. It’s a solution if the apartment building doesn’t have a backyard, or you can’t directly access one, because you’re renting on a higher floor. You can set one up for fun only, or you can produce […] read more

Using Mulch: Benefits and Downfalls for Apartment Gardening

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Mulch is one of the best soil amendments for any garden. Whether you’re gardening inside your apartment, or outdoors in containers, you should plan to use mulch to take advantage of many soil enrichment and plant grow benefits. It does have some downfalls, but in most cases the benefits outweigh them. Benefits of Using Mulch […] read more

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Herb Garden Basics: Essentials for Cooking

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When you’ve set up that nice little bed for a selection of green herbs in a home or collective herb garden, it’s nice to know what a lot of others start out planting. When it comes to herb gardens in the general North American bioregion, a few simple plants are super-popular for flavoring a wide […] read more

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