Aquaponics: Sustainable Food Production for Anyone

Aquaponics is an innovative, super-efficient and fun method of gardening and a great way to keep some pet fish extremely happy. Gardening? Fish? What can these two things possibly have in common, you might wonder? Aquaponics is a form of hydroponics. Hydroponics is where plants are grown directly in water which is saturated with nutrients … Read more

Raised Bed Gardening: Getting Started

It can be very discouraging to have crop after crop failure due to poor soil conditions. Some regions just aren’t suited well to gardening because their soil drains improperly, but fortunately there is a simple solution – raised bed gardening. A raised bed garden is simply a garden that is grown in soil raised atop … Read more

Bog Gardens

What conditions are necessary for a bog garden? Is it different from water gardening? Generally a swampy piece of ground, not under water, but where at all times there is plenty of moisture and usually too soft to walk upon. In water gardens the plants are immersed or floating. In bog gardens, the plants grow … Read more

Bonsai Gardens

Bonsai Gardening When looking at a bonsai plant, you will see that it is truly a work of art. It has been shaped through years and years of care to accomplish a desired look. Bonsai gardening is an ancient art of gardening that comes directly from Japan. Bonsai gardening in Japanese language means tray garden. … Read more

Flower Bed Design Ideas

A good flower bed design is easy to grow and can be done from seed or plants. Both can be purchased on line. Flowers will give a new look to your landscape. The flower bed design is up to you, it is important to do a good job of soil preparation and to match the … Read more

Container Gardening Supplies

People who have limited gardening space but an expansive gardening urge can find solace in container gardening. Supplies needed are really very few, yet the results can be magnificent if planned properly. There are a number of plants that do very well when grown in containers. Many people living in apartments or attached condos will … Read more