Gardening

5 Tips for Planning a Garden in Your Condo

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Living in a condominium presents intricate, yet manageable challenges when planning a garden. It is important to decide on specific choices including species, location, risk and potential rules to make your garden an enjoyable stress-free experience. 1. Abide by Rules of Your Condo Regarding Gardens Check your condominium bylaws for mention of any rules and/or regulations indicating personal or community […] read more

Basics of Gardening: Fertilizer

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To grow healthy, beautiful plants, a good organic gardening fertilizer is recommended. Therefore, it’s important to feed plants on a regular basis with a fertilizer that has the right balance of nutrients. Usually, plant food containing an equal mix of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium will encourage maximum plant growth and health. Plant Health 101 In order to thrive, plants need carbon, […] read more

5 Gardening Techniques Even a Novice Can Master

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Gardening techniques are good to understand and practice. They’re important to help you plant and harvest successfully. Beginners won’t have a problem if they know the right techniques to learn. Here are five general gardening techniques that even a novice can get the hang of and quickly master. 1. Make Your Own Compost Compost is […] read more

6 Keys to Growing Organic Vegetables in Your Apartment

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Growing organic vegetables is one of the best things you can do for your health, and your apartment. Using pesticides and chemical fertilizers to grow your food is dangerous to your health. You may not be aware of the alternatives, but you can grow organic vegetables and save money in the process. 1 – Buy […] read more

Save Money by Growing Your Own Vegetables in Your Apartment

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Growing your own vegetables in your apartment is possible and it can save you money on groceries. The truth is, you don’t need acres of land to grow a garden, although that’s the ideal situation. You don’t even need access to a backyard, which you may not have if you’re renting an apartment in a […] read more

When Is the Best Time for Starting a Vegetable Garden?

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The best time for starting a vegetable garden from seeds is at least two months before you plan to transplant plants to the outdoors, or set them out in containers. It’s easy to start many vegetables in your apartment, but some vegetables take a shorter time to grow, and you can plant those outside from […] read more

7 Easy Vegetables to Grow in Your Apartment

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If you are beginner, it is a good idea to start with easy vegetables to grow. This will also be good because of your apartment situation. Some easy vegetables to start out with are ones that can grow in small spaces, such as containers and planters. Here are a few ideas to get your started. […] 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 if 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 […] read more

Topsy-Turvy Apartment: The Decorative Appeal of an Upside Down Garden

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An upside down garden is an ingenious way to make gardening in the confines of a small apartment space not only possible, but attractive as well. Gardening upside down takes only a little extra planning, but isn’t especially difficult. What Kind of Garden is Upside Down An upside down garden is just that—a garden that […] read more