Category archive: Gardening Tips

Limiting Winter Damage to Your Garden and Yard

Frozen Berries

This helpful article is contributed by our guest author Daniel Feinstein. Daniel lives outside of toronto with his wife and two children, He works for Greenbloom Landscaping and regularly contributes articles and blog posts to their website.   Living in Toronto and working in the landscaping, I have a great deal of experience in dealing…

How to Grow Plants From Cuttings

Taking and growing Cuttings

This informative article is contributed by our guest contributor Angela Harpert from sendflowers.org. Taking cuttings is the most cost efficient way of breeding plants and flowers, a plant grown from a cutting is basically an exact replica of the plant it came from. With a bit of knowledge and a lot of patience, you can…

How to Grow Your Own Impatiens

How to Grow Your Own Impatiens

This article is contributed by one of our readers Angela Harpert.     Impatiens are very common amongst gardeners. They are a popular garden flower commonly used for hedging. They can also be found in window boxes or hanging baskets, due to their attractive, colourful appearance. The good thing about Impatiens is that they can…

Advanced Guidelines for Cutting Flowers

Advanced Guidelines for Cutting Flowers

This guest post has been written on behalf of flowerdeliver.org.uk Selecting the Proper Flowers Picking the right flowers to cut and take for your home is a tricky business if you truly want for the flowers to grow and stay alive for as long as possible. You have to make sure they are clean and…

How to Grow Plants Indoors Using Grow Tents

grow tent

In today’s post, out guest blogger Mike Hall talks about how we can use grow tents to grow plants indoors in a controlled environment. Mike represents Growell, a UK based hydroponics retailer. There are a huge number of gardeners out there that now use grow tents as a means of growing plants indoors. They are discrete,…

Dangers of Gardening

Dangerous Gardening Stats

Lets face it, gardening can be dangerous, if you are not careful. According to the infographic below, released by Lawn Master based on data by The Royal Society for The Prevention of Accidents, as much as 300,000 people are injured in their gardens every year, serious enough to be admitted to hospital. Interestingly, only about 29%…

Create Your Own Raised Garden Beds

how to make your own raised garden beds

Raised garden beds are ideal for growing flowers and vegetables, makes your gardening experience more comfortable by bring the garden level up and gives you more control over the soil type and drainage. With proper guidance it’s simple to create your own raised garden beds. In this infographic below from raisedgardenbedshowto.com you can get complete…

Get Your Own Square Foot Garden [Infographic]

Get Your Own Square Foot Garden [Infographic]

What is Square Foot Gardening? Here is how Jason of Frugaldad.com explains his innovative concept: The idea behind square foot gardening is that you can plant fruits, vegetables and flowers in raised beds, above infertile soil and even out of the reach of pets. Seeds are planted in 1X1 square foot plots, and when harvested…

How to Choose Your Gardening Tool [Infographic]

How to Choose Your Gardening Tool [Infographic]

The right gardening tools can transform gardening from a back paining chore to a thoroughly enjoyable hobby. Different types of tools should be used for planting, pruning, weeding and sowing. If you are not sure which tool to use for which purpose, refer to the infographic below (via Hobby farms). And if you want to…

Composting Guide: What You Can and Can’t Compost [Infographic]

Composting Guide: What You Can and Can’t Compost [Infographic]

We have written earlier about the various methods of composting and their benefits and also about a very innovative way of producing compost in your home or garden. Today we are going to talk about all the item that you can compost and some items that you can’t. You should have a clear idea of…

Everyday Dangers of Landscaping [Infographic]

Everyday Dangers of Landscaping [Infographic]

Landscaping and lawn care can be a pretty dangerous activity without proper care. Be it exposure to heat, faulty equipment or dangerous chemicals, landscape workers (or you yourself) have to brave through risks to ensure that your garden looks awesome and beautiful. Given below is an infographic from Bolt Insurance Agency that explains, through images,…

All About Composting [Infographic]

All About Composting [Infographic]

As we all know high quality compost is one of the single most important ingredient in organic farming. Not only does it save money for you by reducing expenditure on buying fertilizers, it also reduced environmental pollution. And the best part is that you can create your own compost using nothing more than your kitchen and garden…

Getting Started With Vertical Gardening [Infographic]

Getting Started With Vertical Gardening [Infographic]

Sometime back we had written about the benefits of vertical gardening. In this post we will take you though the process of creating your own vertical garden. This great infographic from Wellhome explains what are vertical gardens, what are their types, how you can make your own and which plants you should use for your…

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