Posts Tagged ‘Gardening’

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

How to Find the Right Gardening Containers

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Gardening can save you money besides being a great way to relax. With the use of gardening containers, anyone can enjoy the fruits of their labor. Regardless if you have lots of room or very little space, container gardening is a fun way to garden. Container gardening allows you to be creative with colors and […] read more

Making Square Foot Gardening in Your Balcony a Reality

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Square foot gardening is a new and innovative way to set up a small garden for optimal use of soil,  space, light and water. As such, it’s a great solution for those who have small home spaces that they want to use for “postage stamp” gardens that will nevertheless provide them with a good amount […] read more

Growing Heirloom Tomato Plants in Your Town Home

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The process of growing heirloom tomato plants includes some general practices that will help deliver a healthier final result. Heirloom tomato plants can be a bit more sensitive than some other varieties, but they also produce large, juicy tomatoes. Your Town Home Space In town home designs, most private outdoor spaces consist of an enclosed […] 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

Four Plants for Hanging Baskets

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Plants in hanging baskets are well-suited to apartment living as they enhance any decor and take up little space. Several houseplants work out well in hanging baskets and include such varieties as bougainvillea, trailing abutilon, fuchsia and ivy-leaved geraniums. #1 – The Bougainvillea Plant Native to Brazil, the bougainvillea is a vining plant that has […] read more

5 Plants for Container Gardens

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Choosing the right plants for container gardens depends on why you want to grow them in the first place. You could grow vegetables using container gardens, or opt to go with household plants for interior design purposes. Here are 5 plants to consider: 1. Radishes Grow Fast Radishes are great plants for container gardens because […] read more

Bonsai Plants: Getting Started

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Indoor plants give an apartment a warm, cozy feeling; bonsai plants (banzai trees are small trees) take that warm feeling to a higher level. They are appealing and beautiful, they are a millennia-old art form, and with a few simple instructions they can be easily grown in your apartment. The Whole Form The bonsai tree […] read more