Garden Covers- Logic and Understanding

garden covers
People looking for effective ways to keep pests at bay are looking into garden covers. The Farmer's Almanac reports that more and more people are aware of toxins in chemicals used to deal with pests. These row covers are gaining in popularity because they can be used in all weather extremes. Including

Composting for Dummies: Start Simple

Composting for dummies
Composting can be one of the most rewarding gardening tasks. Gathering organic waste, scraps from your kitchen, and trimmings from the garden will allow natural occurring organisms to break down the waste into a rich living soil.

A Remedy For Plant Lice On Roses

Plant lice
The aphids feed on the sap of the rose plants, killing them very quickly. A few organic remedies are said to be extremely effective. Some people have come up with a rather ingenious way of getting rid of plant lice

Building Your Own Drip Irrigation System

DIY Drip irrigation system
Many gardeners believe drip irrigation to be far more effective than other forms of watering. In fact, it puts the water at the base of your plants where the roots can absorb it. Consequently, using a sprinkler wastes a lot of water because it limits the amount of water reaches the roots. Excess water on the leaves of some plants can cause fungi and other diseases leading to

The Best Blueberry Bush Type For Your Region

The best blueberry bush for your region
Thеrе аrе five major vаriеtiеѕ оf bluеbеrrу grown in the United States: lowbush, nоrthеrn highbuѕh, ѕоuthеrn highbuѕh, rаbbitеуе аnd half-high. Of thеѕе, northern highbuѕh bluеbеrrу vаriеtiеѕ аrе thе mоѕt соmmоn tуреѕ of blueberries сultivаtеd thrоughоut thе wоrld. Highbuѕh blueberry vаriеtiеѕ аrе more diѕеаѕе rеѕiѕtаnt thаn other blueberry vаriеtiеѕ. The highbush сultivаrѕ are self fertile; however, сrоѕѕ роllinаtiоn bу аnоthеr cultivator еnѕurеѕ the production оf lаrgеr bеrriеѕ.