Gardening

5 Types of Flowers to Use for Autumn Decorating

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Choosing flowers for autumn decorating can be a fun and inviting way to usher in the season. Colors tend to be rich and vibrant so you have several options for decorating your apartment with a variety of arrangements. Before selecting a particular fall flower or including several in an arrangement, consider the shades and tints you’ll […] read more

Going Green: How to Practice Organic Gardening

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The big movement in apartment living these days is going green, and organic gardening is just one more way to embark on a greener lifestyle. Contrary to what you might believe, you don’t have to have a home and a large amount of outdoor space to practice organic gardening. Here’s how you can practice organic […] read more

Vegetable Seeds Gardening: Things to Consider in an Apartment

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Even in an apartment, it is possible to grow plants from seeds. Gardening is especially fun and gratifying when you plant the seed, grow it and harvest it all by yourself. It can be a little messy at times, but it’s much cleaner to do gardening in pots than planting in a whole field. Here […] read more

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Indoor Garden: Soil and Moisture Considerations for Apartment Dwellers

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Managing garden soil in an indoor garden is tricky, and there’s more to it than just dumping potted soil in containers and hoping for the best. Some things in the soil and some conditions in your apartment are beneficial and will encourage growth. Other things can lead to plant damage. There are key soil and […] read more

6 Common Plants for Fall Gardening

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Fall gardening presents a great opportunity to extend your growing season. There are certain plants that can’t stand fall weather, so you’ll want to choose the right ones. Here are 8 common plants that you can sow in the fall. 1. Carrots Some carrots are planted in the fall. They won’t be harvested until the […] read more

4 Common Plants for Winter Gardening

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Some people “retire” from gardening during the winter months, but that’s the perfect opportunity for winter gardening. You can grow a variety of plants, including vegetables. If the notion of growing food in the winter at your apartment seems strange to you, consider these 4 common plants for winter gardening. 1 – Garlic Garlic loves […] read more

How to Choose the Right Gardening Soil

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Gardening soil is a major factor in how well you can expect a garden to turn out. There are many types of gardening soils out there to choose from that may make it confusing to figure which type is the best choice for your garden. Consider what type of soil is in the garden area […] read more

Raised Bed Gardening Explained

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Raised bed gardening is a convenient way for an apartment dweller to grow vegetables, especially if he doesn’t have enough ground for gardening the conventional way. Typically, a raised bed is rectangular, about 4′ x 8′, and 2 feet high. In simple terms, it serves as a garden plot although it’s a type of container. Advantages A raised […] read more

Indoor Garden: Using Bulbs to Grow Flowers

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An easy way to start your indoor garden is to use garden bulbs to grow flowers. It’s hard to mess up flowers when you grow them from bulbs, but you can go wrong with seeds if you’re a novice. Here’s what you need to know about using bulbs to grow flowers: Bulb Condition You wouldn’t […] read more