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Greenery always attracts Arthur Kunkle. He has a big garden where he plants many fruits and vegetables. His passion for gardening motivates him to write and share different tips on gardening.

How to Use the Avoidance Tactics for Pests and Diseases in your Organic Garden

How to Use the Avoidance Tactics for Pests and Diseases in your Organic Garden

You can break the cycle of soil-borne diseases by avoiding replanting in the same area. Bush fruit will need to be renewed after a period of years (decided chiefly by observing how your bushes are looking and how much fruit they are still producing). Plant your new bushes in a new bed in a different […]

How to Build Sink Garden

How to Build Sink Garden

In Europe, bidets are quite commonplace because they offer a convenient way of cleaning the pelvic area for a general population that isn’t as shower-obsessed as Americans. Bidets originally evolved out of Napoleon’s cavalrymen’s necessity to keep their pelvic area clean after a long day in the saddle; hence the name, which loosely translated means […]

How to Build a Strawberry Planter

How to Build a Strawberry Planter

It is pleasing to see how your strawberry grows and how it gives you sweet and delicious fruits. It is great to know how to build your own strawberry planter to make it as teasing as it tastes. As much as how delicious it can taste you can also grow it in a beautiful strawberry […]

How to Build an RV Park Campground

How to Build an RV Park Campground

RV park campgrounds offer a settling place for tired travelers with full hookups and a range of activities and attractions for campers. It provides comfortable accommodations for people who travel in RVs and contains sites for camping along with electrical and water supplies. If you have acreage in an area you think would work perfectly […]

How To Plant & Care For Plumeria Trees In Your Garden

How To Plant & Care For Plumeria Trees In Your Garden

The plumeria tree is a tropical species tree, famous for its beautiful foliage. It grows between 25 and 30 feet, creating a natural canopy with its outstretched branches and thick leaves. Plumeria flowers have five petals and are about 2-inches wide. Growing plumeria is easy, since it is suited to the most demanding of climatic […]

How To Maintain Potted Herb Gardens

How To Maintain Potted Herb Gardens

A potted herb garden can be developed either indoors or outdoors. It is a popular way of growing herbs in the house, used for culinary and remedial preparations. Potted herb gardens are preferred over permanent, yard-based gardens since they are easy-to-maintain. With the use of containers for planting, moving around the plants becomes easier. Indoor, […]

How to Safely Use Pesticides

How to Safely Use Pesticides

If you have a fruit tree, you want to try everything possible to eradicate all diseases and pests from afflicting your tree and your fruit. The best way to do this is with the use of chemicals. The thought of this understandably scares people, thinking that it will affect their fruit, and thus their own […]

How to Prevent Small Sized Fruits in Your Tropical Fruit Trees

How to Prevent Small Sized Fruits in Your Tropical Fruit Trees

If you have ever planted a tropical fruit tree, there may have been times when you were appalled at the size of the fruit it produced. Some disgruntled tree owners often experience this and think they have failed as a gardener. Small fruit is a natural occurrence and while it is impossible to grow fruit […]

How to Take Care of a Barren Fruit Tree

How to Take Care of a Barren Fruit Tree

Planting a fruit tree and seeing it bear no fruit can be just about the most irritating things to deal with. After putting in hours and hours and slaving over the well being of your tree, you expect it to deliver quite a large amount of fruit. I have experienced this, and it is not […]

How to Get Rid of the Snails in Your Gardens

How to Get Rid of the Snails in Your Gardens

Snails and slugs are two garden pests that cause some of the worst destruction to gardens. Even the most experienced gardeners become frustrated at the level of damage these creatures can do. Here, I will provide you with a few tips, some tried and true, while others are new approaches. All of these ideas may […]

How to Cut Down a Tree

How to Cut Down a Tree

During some time in its lifetime, a tree will reach the point when the best thing for it is to be cut down. This could be due to a disease, extreme pest infestations, or maybe the tree has grown too out of control and interferes with a house or a power line. Whatever the case […]

How to Combat Weeds in Your Garden

How to Combat Weeds in Your Garden

Weeds are just about as problematic to gardeners as bees are to farmers. Not only are they unwanted around our beautiful gardens and yards, they can actually be harmful to our plants. Unless you don’t mind seeing your plants gradually die off, it is highly important that weeds are prevented from taking control over your […]

How to Avoid Fruit Tree Diseases

How to Avoid Fruit Tree Diseases

Fruit trees that grow pitted fruits, such as cherries, plums, or peaches, are the most susceptible tree for diseases and pestilence than any other variety of trees. The fruits are no doubt delicious and enjoyable, but the issues that they face can be a real pain to anyone who owns or has planted a pitted […]

How to Use a Greenhouse

How to Use a Greenhouse

The green house would provide the plants with a sheltered and covered (i.e.) a protective environment. They are used for the special types of plants. Some of the plants would require certain growing conditions, this would be impossible when compare with the local climatic conditions. In these situations, we can go for the green houses […]

How to Use Soaker Hose

How to Use Soaker Hose

Gardening is a popular hobby. There are ways to say money and cut costs and time significantly. One of the se ways is to find and purchase a soaker hose. The soaker hose leaks water and vital h20 directly to your plant’s root system.  The leaves of your plants will remain dry. When using a […]

How to Kill a Tree

How to Kill a Tree

There may be plenty of reasons you would have to kill a tree. You may use Roundup (or Glyphosate) to help you with this process. Roundup is actually a herbicide that is used by professionals and consumers. The product is readily available and has great results in achieving the ultimate goals. This product is extremely […]

How to Grow Watermelons

How to Grow Watermelons

Watermelon is one of the best summer foods. There are many varieties now that range from miniature to seedless. Watermelon eating and spitting of seeds has been a great past time for families for many years now. The sweet treat has brought lots of happy moments and satisfied bellies. People love watermelon no matter what. […]

How to Grow Poppies

How to Grow Poppies

Poppies are an undeniable gorgeous flower. They improve the beauty of any garden or landscape. There are so many varieties of this beautiful flower, one can hardly choose which is the better of them all. You can grow Poppies from you garden or home. Here is how you can grow Poppies. Read the instructions for […]

How to Grow Grass

How to Grow Grass

Landscaping is an essential part of loving your home.  If your grass isn’t appealing to you it can take away from the value of your home and the overall good feeling and satisfaction you may get when you are enjoying it. Grass may turn yellow, brown or stop growing in places if it isn’t healthy. […]

How to Grow Cantaloupe

How to Grow Cantaloupe

Melons are a huge favorite for even the choosiest of eaters. Cantaloupe and the melons related to it are sweet fruits that need warmth and time to mature. Cantaloupes will flourish in USDA zone 4 and hotter. North of zone 7, the short season types can be grown but needs protection from the cold. Instructions […]