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Hydroponics
Hydroponics
Hydroponics

Digitally Automated Hydroponic Gardens:  Now Affordable and Practical for Everyone

There’s a whole new standard of technology in gardening and urban farming!   Hydroponics  Hydroponics is the cultivation of plants in nutrient rich and pH-balanced water, without the use of soil.  This is possible because ...
 
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LEAF MOLD- Soil Amendment for Your Garden
LEAF MOLD- Soil Amendment for Your Garden
LEAF MOLD- Soil Amendment for Your Garden

LEAF MOLD- Soil Amendment for Your Garden

This is a wonderful recycling idea… turning fall’s debris into composted leaves that will benefit your garden soil and makes your crops happier. Instead of just carting leaves together with your garbage, recycling them like how...
 
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Ground Coffee: For Your Garden Use
Ground Coffee: For Your Garden Use
Ground Coffee: For Your Garden Use

Coffee Ground: For Your Garden Use

Coffee grounds for gardening, fertilizer and composts… Why not? So much is known about the history of coffee and how many cups have been served, but about the use of coffee grounds as fertilizers for garden, not many. Did you k...

 
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SOIL BLOCK: The Pot-less Way of Seeding
SOIL BLOCK: The Pot-less Way of Seeding
SOIL BLOCK: The Pot-less Way of Seeding

SOIL BLOCK: The Pot-less Way of Seeding

What could be better and easier than starting your seedling in soil blocks? It’s a very efficient method of starting seedlings. In Europe, a volume of research where made about soil blocks and has shown superior transplanting r...
 
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PLANT DISEASE- Limiting the Risk in Your Garden
PLANT DISEASE- Limiting the Risk in Your Garden
PLANT DISEASE- Limiting the Risk in Your Garden

PLANT DISEASE- Limiting the Risk in Your Garden

Bacteria, fungi and numerous microscopic creatures are just below the soil where your plants’ roots feed and grow. Although most are helpful and even essential to keeping your plant healthy, there are also some that attack the ...
 
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Why Save Your Own Seed?
Why Save Your Own Seed?
Why Save Your Own Seed?

Why Save Your Own Seed?

In the wilds, plants bear fruits and naturally would fall to the ground where some of the seeds from the fruit would sprout in springtime and the whole process starts again… It’s plant’s circle of life. Saving seeds have been p...

 
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POISONOUS PLANTS: Know Them, Avoid Them
POISONOUS PLANTS: Know Them, Avoid Them
POISONOUS PLANTS: Know Them, Avoid Them

POISONOUS PLANTS: Know Them, Avoid Them

It’s not easy to identify if plants are poisonous or not just by looking at them. You need to study each one until you become very confident. Before putting your skill of poisonous plant identification, try to learn as much as ...
 
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Crop Rotation for Better Produce
Crop Rotation for Better Produce
Crop Rotation for Better Produce

Crop Rotation for Better Produce

The ancient Romans started a farming practice of rotating crops aptly called “food, feed, and fallow”. It’s a planting system wherein the farm land is divided into three sections. They planted food grain on one section, and a d...
 
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Sewer Sludge Fertilizer: What You Need to Know
Sewer Sludge Fertilizer: What You Need to Know
Sewer Sludge Fertilizer: What You Need to Know

Sewer Sludge Fertilizer: What You Need to Know

Early in the 1990s, close to a million acres of America’s farmland have been covered with apparently toxic sewage sludge as food crop fertilizer, about a million tons were used. And this has been favored by the government as a ...

 
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TRAP CROPPING - Pest Control the Natural Way
TRAP CROPPING - Pest Control the Natural Way
TRAP CROPPING - Pest Control the Natural Way

TRAP CROPPING – Pest Control the Natural Way

In the recent years, interest in the use of trap crop in farms and gardens has increased along with the rising attention in organic gardening. The reason behind is the mounting awareness and concern in the potential harm of pes...