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Using Organic Fertilizers In Your Garden

Why should you use organic fertilizers in your garden? Simply because they are good for your plants and good for the environment. Nearly 70 percent of water pollution comes from agricultural areas that use chemical fertilizers, according to the EPA. These chemicals leach into the water and cause soil erosion. While large-scale farming operations are a chief source of chemical fertilizers in water, home gardeners are also guilty of such pollution. However, many growers are attempting to correct their mistake...

 


Planting A Hedge Rather Than Building A Fence

In a world of increased industrial activity and an overabundance of manufactured beauty, people are becoming more and more interested in the natural world. It is only natural then, that when considering how to divide their property from others; consumers are skipping past the chain link fencing and going directly to the garden center.The idea of using trees and shrubs as enclosures or to mark off space is not a new one. Hedges were used in 16th century Italian gardens to make avenues for travel within the g...

 


A Special Gift From Your Garden

Nothing works best and gives more pleasure than creating specialized gifts for friends and relatives on Christmas. The personal touch that you give adds to the value of the gift that money cannot add. If you are fond of gardening yourself and find that you end up with a large amount of vegetables or flowers each year, then making gifts out of the excess fruits and vegetables that your garden gives you may prove to be a great idea.You could make jars of pickles and stew tomatoes and can them. You could also ...

 


Organic Pesticides and Herbicides

There is no doubt that organic pesticides and herbicides are better for you and your family. Nobody knows the exact effect of long-term exposure to commercial pesticides and herbicides. However, what we do know is that there are alternatives that are healthier and work just as well as commercial, chemical based products. Organic PesticidesAre Pesticides Dangerous?Yes they are. In fact, 12 of the 26 most-used pesticides in the U.S. are classified as cancer-causing by the EPA. Organic Pesticide AlternativesBo...

 


How To Safely Remove Thorns From Roses Without Damaging The Rose Or Yourself

One of the unfortunate negatives of roses has to be the thorns. The act of removing the thorns doesn't have to be one that injures you or the plant itself if you just follow some simple steps. You just have to have a little patience and take some precautions as we show in this article.One thing that people do not realize is that the thorns contribute to the plant's ability to absorb water so it is vital to the health and longevity of the rose that you harm them as little as possible, therefore you must not ...

 


Low-Water Landscaping Techniques

Low-water landscaping is a growing trend in the US. It's a growing trend because homeowners have begun to realize the tremendous benefits low-water landscaping has to offer. Additionally, as water costs increase and more US cities impose water restrictions; low-water landscaping is becoming the only form of landscaping that is cost-effective and good for the environment. Low-water landscaping, also known as xeriscaping applies several techniques from selecting certain types of plants to limiting turf. The f...

 




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