Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Gardening’

Indoor Gardening: Applying Pesticides

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One of the decisions you’ll have to make when it comes to indoor gardening is whether you’ll grow an organic or non-organic garden. If you plan to grow an organic garden, you’re committed to not using any chemical pesticides as well as any chemical fertilizers and herbicides. On the other hand, if you plan to […] read more

The Pros and Cons of Home Composting in Your Apartment

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When it comes to composting, apartment dwellers have some opportunities for turning their household waste into useful organic material. With all of the attention around sustainable practices and ecology these days, composting is something that many are considering, even in an urban setting. Here are some of the main pros and cons of deciding to […] read more

5 Tips for Keeping Your Pet Away from Your Indoor Garden

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Keeping an indoor garden in an apartment with pets can pose several problems. Use the following tips to avoid harm to your pets and plants as well as the headaches that come from cleaning up messes that result from a curious pet: 1 – Use a Spray Formula One of the easiest ways to keep […] read more

Vegetable Varieties for Your Indoor Container Gardens

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Container gardens are not just for the outdoors. You can grow a variety of vegetable indoors as long as you have adequate sunlight, the right temperature controls and plants that grow well in containers. If you’re wondering which veggies to try, start options that have proven to grow well. Some choices include: Radishes Growing your […] read more

5 Common Problems When Starting an Indoor Garden

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Starting an indoor garden has its share of problems, but none are insurmountable. The benefits of growing houseplants, vegetables and fruits far outweigh any disadvantages. It may be your only option as a renter to get started with gardening. Once you know the problems that can arise and how to avoid or deal with them, […] read more

Year-Round Container Gardening Tips for Beginners

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Container gardening can offer many rewards for the apartment dweller. The aesthetics that plants provide as well as their usefulness in filtering indoor air make them nice additions in any small space. Plants need water, fertilizer, regular cleaning and pruning to stay healthy; therefore, it’s important you make sure your maintenance schedule is regulated throughout the year. Water […] read more

Indoor Gardening: Basic Household Plant Maintenance

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Indoor plants have specific requirements for care but when it comes to basic household plant maintenance, certain general rules apply to all plants. They all need moisture, require pruning and fertilization as well as need sufficient sunlight and proper drainage for optimum growth. Therefore, all the aforementioned factors play key roles in developing a routine schedule when caring for your plants. Watering Plants Water […] read more

Winter Gardening Techniques

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Gardening doesn’t have to stop in the winter time, and implementing some winter gardening techniques helps with gardening year round. Even if you live in an area where it gets extremely cold, you can take advantage of winter gardening in containers. At the very least, you can use winter gardening techniques to prepare your garden […] read more

Indoor Gardening: Wick Watering

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Wick watering when indoor gardening is a perfect way to water your houseplants because it brings water directly to the roots and the soil remains consistently moist. For some plants, like African Violets it is the best way to water them. Wick watering can be accomplished with different types of self watering planters or you […] read more