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Organic Gardening Supplies: Basic Tools For Organic Gardens
You can make this fence by adding barbed wire above the poultry fence to keep all critters away from the garden.The supplies for an organic garden need not be any more expensive than those for a traditional garden.
Ohio
Willoughby
Greenhouse Gardening Supplies: What Are Common Supplies For A Greenhouse
This will help keep plants healthy and looking their best.– Many greenhouses need artificial lighting to properly light the plants inside. At the end of the day, you just need something that will get your plants up off the ground.
Ohio
Willoughby
Limited Time to Compete for School-garden Supplies
To date, the “I Can Grow” program has provided more than 8,000 vegetable and herb plants to help create 16 gardens nationwide. In addition, three runners-up will receive 500 vegetable and herb plants, including the Burpee BOOST collection, 5 gallons...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Tater Totes: DIY fabric pots for potatoes & other plants
We have grown potatoes in the ground, raised beds, various containers, and stacked tires, so fabric grow bags sounded like a great idea.When fabric is used as a container, excess water easily drains away, unlike a hard surface container with a few drain...
California
El Segundo
Dear Sheila (2), Groundbreaking time in your new veggie garden
Cross your fingers again for some "out like a lamb" weather!)I hope I haven't exhausted you yet. Let's break for a big glass of sweet tea. Cross your fingers--even though this newspaper will help a lot, some grass or weeds will probably creep out from...
California
El Segundo
A Quick & Easy Harvest Apron
Use your imagination to create your own unique harvest aprons, using what you have on hand. Iron-on fusible webbing material can serve this purpose when sandwiched between the apron and a colorful fabric, making a decorative addition to the apron design.
California
El Segundo
Miniature Container Gardens Provide Indoor-Outdoor Fun
Taking our plants indoors for the winter or outside for the summer is not a issue if they are in containers. Interest has grown enough over the last decade to warrant specialty shops and plant nurseries to spring up everywhere to supply the demand for...
California
El Segundo
For the Love of Luffa, or is it Loufah?
The fruit averages (depending on variety) 24 inches long and up to 3 1/2 inches in diameter. 2002.tcm.health-info.org/Herbology.Materia.Medica/sigualuo-properties.htm 5 Dec 2008ACH-31: Cross Pollination In Cucurbits.
California
El Segundo
A Day at Dave\'s Garden
I needed to do a little spring cleaning by the looks of the dust, get this placein here. Theall needed a drink, but the plumber had the water turned off. I should have started someand missed the right time for sowing those.
California
El Segundo
V for Victory - Victory Garden That Is!
In the last few years people around the nation have started to care more about what they eat and less about buying foods for quick consumption. The end result was that the U.S. War Department could buy the mass produced fruits and vegetables cheaply if...
California
El Segundo
Community Gardens Different in their own Unique Ways, Part I
At the beginning of the growing season the plots are roto-tilled and turned over to the residents. They weed, water and generally tend to the garden during the growing season. They erect various type of fencing to keep the “critters” out and install...
California
El Segundo
The Frugal Gardener: Money Saving Projects and Tips; How to Create a Small Water Garden
My garden ended up on my concrete driveway pad next to the Gronomics planters.Finally! The water goes in. Never leave standing water without some form of treatment. My container is water-tight, but I wanted to prevent future rust.With standing water,...
California
El Segundo
Community Gardens Different in their own Unique Ways, Part IV
Many of their crops are greens of one type or another along with a variety of hot peppers. They have the seeds, plants and most importantly the knowledge they have brought from their native land.
California
El Segundo
Community Gardens Different in their own Unique Ways, Part III
It's about 3 blocks from the giant Motor City casino. It's a ¼ mile north of the old Tiger Stadium. Founded by 3 Dominican Nuns to teach low income inner city families to grow their own food.
California
El Segundo
Making a zen garden: Your garden is your spa
Gates also represent finding a way out of confinement and out of the darkness.Shibui is the goal. If you want to have some small evergreen shrubs or alpines you can add those to the list.
California
El Segundo
Community Gardens Different in their own Unique Ways, Part II
The work sessions are capped off with a pot luck picnic and socializing.Common areas are maintained by all the gardeners once a monthA gazebo provides a break area and location for monthly pot luck lunches.Another important aspect of this garden is teaching...
California
El Segundo
Container Gardening to The max
The well made ones from days gone by last forever. Another excellent example of what can be done with a little imagination and a few plants.Every gardener has an old wheel barrow hanging around.
California
El Segundo
Promises, Promises: My Gardening Resolutions
I'm still not sure how I'm going to organize them, though. I will find a better way to organize and store my seeds.Currently, I keep my vegetable seed packets in a shoebox, with index cards separating them alphabetically by type: Cabbage, Carrot, Cucumber,...
California
El Segundo
The Frugal Gardener: Money Saving Projects and Tips; How to Make a Planter From an Old Chair
Purchased potting mix and a few moisture retaining crystals completed the materials list. Since she is using power tools, Cassidy dons protective goggles and gloves. Here at Dave's Garden, we have thefor members to show off their frugal finds.
California
El Segundo
Unorthodox Gardening Methods
Here in SE Michigan I pay $4 each. If you'd like you can substitute blood meal (13-0-0). Each is about 2 by 4 feet. Let's step outside the box and take a look at some methods for lack of a better term might be termed "unorthodox." I think you will enjoy...
California
El Segundo
Missouri Botanical Garden: Garden Structure
I've been tempted to try to paint my patio to to match the tile here, but that might be pushing my luck with my dear husband's understanding ways about my garden habits.This lovely hillside has lots of low plants with leaf texture as well as flowers,...
California
El Segundo
Use cattle panels to build an arched trellis & hoop house
I was hoping for a similar experience with my tomatoes and beans.The dimensions of the sections of re-mesh we used were very close to the dimensions of cattle panels, rigid fencing-type sections, sold at farm supply and feed stores.
California
El Segundo
Container Gardening Supply List: What Do I Need For A Container Garden
You need something that drains well, doesn't compact, and isn't too saturated with nutrients – which rules out garden mixes and soil directly from the ground.You can find mixes at your garden center specifically designed for container gardening.
Ohio
Willoughby
Sun Clocks: Interesting TIME In Your Garden!
Sun clocks, or sundials, can be found all over the world. They can also be painted onto asphalt and concrete pavements (see sidebar photos at right).by entering your zipcode from one of the following:- small printable analemmatic template for a child's...
California
El Segundo
Garden Resolutions: Next Year I Shall...
If I get laid up with a bumblebee sting, I'll lose two weeks. I'm terribly allergic to bumblebee stings. I managed to get the roses deadheaded, perhaps because I only havefive and they are all in front.
California
El Segundo
Garden Bling Bling - Garden Art
The more time you have to spend taking in and out the season's worth of art, the more time you are taking from the garden and that, my friends, is a sad thing indeed.Only you can say when you have too much garden art.
California
El Segundo
Cantigny Gardens
The day I visited, the garden featured topiary dinosaurs,, a sensory garden, and a small pond with miniatureand a tiny bridge. Benches invite visitors to relax and enjoy the displays.
California
El Segundo
Wit and Wisdom: Gardening Commentary Through the Ages
I enjoy hearing from my readers!All images are courtesy of Wikimedia unless otherwise indicated. I've arranged them in categories, with each category representing some basic aspect of gardening.Questions?
California
El Segundo
A No-Wa-Wa Fountain for Your Garden
If you'd like to duplicate my terra cotta fountain, here are the items you'll need and where to find them:The terra cotta fountain I used is a fairly popular one, so you might find it at one of the larger garden centers or big-box stores.
California
El Segundo