Category Raised Gardens

Take Control of What You Put In Your Body With Organic Gardening

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Raised Gardens  No comments

Organic gardening is the best way to guarantee that you and your family will be eating the most wholesome produce possible. Fish emulsion has proven itself to be a valid resource for organic gardening, producing premium quality and superior yields of delicious fruits and veggies.

Gardeners around the world have used fish emulsion in their gardens for centuries. It nourishes them like no other, making a huge contribution to the success of organic gardening. The results aren’t limited to veggies either. Flower beds thrive, producing tons of fragrant, colorful blooms that attract handsome birds and stunning butterflies.

Organic gardening can mean so much more than just a natural way to put food on the table...

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How to create organic gardens

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Raised Gardens  No comments

Organic gardens are becoming increasingly popular for homeowners these days. Not only is a home organic garden nice to have in the front or backyard, but it is a great source of healthy vegetables that are free. In addition, you are sure that the yields are indeed natural and organic. There’s no need to doubt whether non-organic fertilizers were used on the vegies because you planted them yourself. And the best part is that gardening is a fun experience, a great way to relax after a tiresome day at work. There are so many advantages and reasons as to why you should start your own organic garden today.

If you do decide wisely to get started now, you won’t need to look any further for instructions. Here are the steps to follow if you are building an organic garden.

Starting out on the garden...

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Building a Raised Garden Bed: Install Garden Beds

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Raised Gardens  No comments

There are various reasons that people will consider building a raised garden bed and one of the reasons being it is one of the best methods to ensure that your crops or plants remain as healthy as possible. In case you notice poor results on some of your tomatoes or flowers there are various considerations that you will have to bear in mind. Most of the time people will assume all sorts reasons for poor productions for their crops which will ranging from the poor use of fertilizers to lack of water...

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Organic Gardening Tip – 5 Tips To Successful Organic Gardens

Saturday, January 7, 2017 Raised Gardens  No comments

Unlike the popular theories that state that the space shuttle could miraculously appear if blown up enough times, an organic garden is usually not the result of an accident. People that have a successful garden have created one based upon their consistent upkeep, planning, and a desire to make their garden grow. Regardless of the therapeutic value the gardening has, relaxation has little to do with the steps that it takes to ensure the success of your gardening endeavor. Here are a few organic gardening tips on how to make sure that your organic garden goals are reached by looking at planning, soil preparation, fertilizers, irrigation, and insect and disease control.

As with all things that eventually come to pass, a plan is always needed...

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Good News, Raised Garden Boxes are Making a Comeback

Thursday, December 29, 2016 Raised Gardens  No comments

You may have limited space in your backyard to create an effective garden, but that does not mean that you cannot dream of growing your very own vegetables. The fact is that there are many ways that an individual or family can take advantage of the goodness that can only be found when you grow your own produce. Raised garden boxes are a terrific way to find some room to let your green thumb shine.

Raised garden boxes, simply put are just a means of creating the much needed space for your garden without taking up much needed space for family activities. They can be placed anywhere around your home, such as around the fence or edge of the house. You can also place them on the railings of your patio, or on the porch itself...

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Are You Considering A Raised Home Greenhouse?

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Raised Gardens  No comments

It’s a bright sunny and summer morning. Everything has been washed clean by a sudden overnight rain. You stepped out with your fruit basket in hand. The very thought of mouthwatering ripe strawberries and lip smacking berries however makes you over anxious to step outside at your emerald home greenhouse. You took a quick look around and saw your neighbor is looking across pool of mud to her flowers, fruits and vegetables. But you simply walk down your raised bed garden path and watch the flowers and berries in full bloom.

Possibly you even lean over the narrow frame to pluck all those garden fresh, clean and plump berries from your raised bed! And there are the bright green sweet peas, hanging off the fence that re so easy to pick ( without even having to stoop low)...

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What You Should Know About Raised Bed Garden Plans

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Raised Gardens  No comments

Copyright (c) 2012 Jack Russell

Growing in popularity among backyard gardeners, raised bed gardens sit above the ground rather than in the ground, a condition that facilitates growth, defies space restrictions and provides those with mobility issues to tend the garden. Raised bed garden plans consist of choosing materials for constructing a frame, where to place the raised garden and what kind of vegetables, fruits or flowers the gardener wants to plant in the raised garden. With advantages such as back strain reduction, soil drainage improvement, potential for increasing crop output and efficient utilization of space, raised bed gardens provide gardeners with the ability to manage plants using a direct, more convenient approach.

Before gardeners start composing their raised bed garden pl...

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Raised Garden Beds – Some Advantages

Saturday, December 17, 2016 Raised Gardens  No comments

Gardening using a raised bed can be a lot easier than regular gardening and will also solve many of the problems which you may come across in a conventional garden. In a raised bed a frame is used to hold soil above the ground at a convenient height so this type of gardening is excellent for anyone in a wheelchair or who has problems kneeling down to cultivate a regular garden. You can easily raise all types of plants including flowers, herbs and vegetables. Drainage is much better in this type of garden and plants that like well drained soil will thrive.

Raised bed gardens are not difficult to make but if you are not good at carpentry you can buy raised garden kits that are very easy to put together and will last for many years...

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Using Raised Garden Beds Will Change The Way You See Gardening

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Raised Gardens  No comments

Copyright (c) 2012 Jack Russell

Raised garden beds provide some advantages. The creative gardener uses them to create beautiful landscaping. There are several styles; some purchase a premade bed, while others enjoy building their own. Gardeners with bad backs return to the garden, only now, they don’t have to stoop or bend.

Advantages of a Raised Garden

The raised garden bed drains quicker than a normal garden. This aids in soil compaction; the less compacted the soil, the better the roots can spread out. The yield is higher in a raised bed; it has superior conditions for soil, temperature, and light. The higher temperature means planting early in the spring is no problem. It is a convenient way to use a preferred soil; it won’t wash away during a storm.

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Raised Bed Garden Kits – Grow a Garden Without the Pain

Thursday, December 8, 2016 Raised Gardens  No comments

Raised bed gardens are a great way to start gardening without a lot of the pain. You can either make a raised bed garden from scrap materials, or build one from kit. Here’s a look at some of the options.

Some of the biggest problems with gardening are finding a good spot with good soil to get started, and the ongoing need to spend a lot of time in the garden bending and stooping to prepare the soil, and weed the garden. In addition to this, you may have issues with your soil like poor drainage or soil borne diseases. One way to get around most of these problems is to use a raised garden bed.

One other advantage to using raised gardens is that the crop yield will tend to be higher because you will be using intensive gardening techniques like wide row planting or square foot gardening...

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