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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 Build a Raised Border in your Mini-Garden

How to Build a Raised Border in your Mini-Garden

A good way of creating different levels in a small flat garden is to have raised borders. The only ways in which these differ from raised beds or planters is that they are obviously longer (for instance, it may be desired to run the border the length of the plot) and generally they are not […]

How to Grow Blueberries

How to Grow Blueberries

The high-bush blueberry is becoming more popular in the garden. The rich, fruity flavor that is a characteristic of the berries has made it popular as a fruit to be eaten straight from the bush and for inclusion in an ever-increasing number of desserts and other dishes. Its disadvantage as a garden fruit, at least […]

How to Design an Informal Herb Garden

How to Design an Informal Herb Garden

Most herb beds are informal, whether by accident or design. In fact, these are even more difficult to make effective than formal plans. Many herbs have an annoying habit of not knowing their proper limits. The books might say 90cm (3ft) high by 50cm (lift) spread—but try telling that to the plant! In your soil […]

How to Add Herbs to Make Water Pure

Even in the twenty-first century, there are places on earth where there are no reliable sources of pure drinking water. While most of us can pick up a bottle of water at the corner store of find one in our own fridge, people in some countries must purify their water using methods that are ancient […]

How to Make your Cops Comfortable in your Organic Gardens

How to Make your Cops Comfortable in your Organic Gardens

The conventional vegetable garden was laid out in rows, with no permanent paths but enough space to walk between each row to harvest the crops. At the end of the year the whole would be dug over. However, many gardeners, particularly organic gardeners, use a narrow bed system and this has lots of advantages. Narrow […]

How to Make a Topsy Turvy Planter

How to Make a Topsy Turvy Planter

When you will say topsy turvy planter, it is receiving many good reviews which can attract many plant to lovers to have in their home. These are good way to display your plants in your ceiling and also a great way to grow your plants aside from the garden which is the usual place to […]

How to Build a Double Wall in your Garden

How to Build a Double Wall in your Garden

A double wall for planting is rather like a narrow raised bed. It is often used as a boundary for the front garden, as a feature in front of a porch and for surrounding a patio. The height of the wall will depend on its use: for instance, if it is to form the front […]

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 […]