Powdery mildew affects plants, trees and fruit. It resembles a white powder or crust, sometimes taking on the shape of a web, and can hinder the growth of its host by disrupting the photosynthesis process. If you find traces of powdery mildew on your grapes, you will want to kill the fungus before i
Are you looking out the window dreaming of Spring? Are you tired of being cooped up in the house and forced to eat store bought tomatoes? Me too!
Much of Colorado lies at 6,800 feet above sea level or higher, so high altitude gardening techniques are needed. Unpredictable weather patterns, including high winds, hail, drought and June snowstorms, test a gardener's patience and ingenuity.
So you've chosen to take the plunge and started up your own worm farm. Maybe you're seeking a natural means for composting waste, are curious about the nutrient rich fertilizing substance produced by the worms, or are hoping to provide a constant supply of live bait or live food for exotic
In the late 1800s, a pretty little vine from Japan was brought to the United States. Many people planted it as a fast growing ground cover with a sprinkling of white flowers. Others used it ...
In order to be successful at grape growing, you need to have the accurate knowledge. This article explains what to do in order to plant and grow a successful vineyard. It will guide you and tell you precisely what you need to do to get the best result possible.
Vegetable gardens can be green, thriving and fruiting affairs, but they also draw a number of pests with their green growth and sweet blooms. While some gardeners turn to commercial pesticides to solve the problem, others keep their garden organic with companion planting.
To get your kids to love gardening, you have to give them a reason to. Most kids are tantalized with butterflies with their beautiful colors and graceful movement. Creating a butterfly garden is actually a nice concept to get your kids to love gardening.
This article teaches you how to plant a container herb garden using five containers and putting them into one big one. People who see the final product will want one of there own, if it is your container herb garden they are looking at.
Rainwater Tanks are ideal for beating water restrictions. Water stored in them can be used for gardening, washing clothes, flushing toilets. Buying a right rainwater tank needs some factors to look up
Although it may seem like green caterpillars eat everything in sight, the truth is that most have only a few plants that they prefer to feed on. The problem is that there are many different kinds of green caterpillars, and they each eat something different. Interplant susceptible plants with other c
Caring for a bonsai plant is a serious undertaking. The phases of care should be performed at different times because the resulting stress if done all at once could easily terminate the plant. In spring, begin by pruning the root system. Follow up a few weeks later, after your bonsai has demonstrate
Orchids pruning is a very important thing to do for the health and wellbeing of your plant. There are two areas of your plant that will require pruning. How and when you need to do this will depend on the species of orchid that you have. You can use sharp clean scissors or pruning shears to trim you
Saffron thistle is a tall and gangly weed that grows in pastures throughout Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Successful management of the noxious weed requires a combination of several control measures to prevent growth.
Managing Australia's water supply has been a major government focus in recent times, with the following resultant policies and programs. While canopies can help reduce evaporation, concerted efforts are now being made to reduce water consumption. This is being done through investment in water e
A good definition of "hardy" is an orchid that is easy to grow and can tolerate a certain about of neglect. Many orchids fit this definition.
It is true that everyone likes to enjoy watching and playing around in the snow, making snow balls and throwing it at your fellows.
Large Planters have become one of the most important elements of container gardening. In fact, most prominent commercial establishments such as hotels and restaurants have utilized it to complement every faade of the buildings, which ...
Work in the greenhouse seems to go on unabated, and as always we look forward. One of the sweetest flowers and the favourite of many in the spring bulb parade, is the white Roman hyacinth. It should be ordered now as it sells fast and is not in abundant supply. Fresh and innocent, it flowers from No
Some of the most popular grow lights for indoor gardening are HID lights. The two best HID lights for growing plants are MH (Metal Halide) and HPS (High Pressure Sodium). For this article we will focus on the HPS or High Pressure Sodium lights.