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2013-10-23 23:31:53

Take the garden for a test drive before heading to the local garden center with this free online tool. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Beautiful gardens abound on home shows and in gardening magazines—and that Eden of beauty can seem unattainable for the average home gardener. Just how do these experts make landscapes look so beautiful? “Creating a home garden brimming with beautiful blooming color starts with a design plan. It’s okay to ask for help. What looks sweet in the...

2013-10-23 23:20:10

Louisiana-based Fleur de Lis Hydroponics has developed the MyGrowPonics line of hydroponic fertilizers and supplements including a 3-part nutrient system. The new line will give gardeners ultimate control over their plantings providing for faster growing plants with higher yields. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Louisiana-based company Fleur de Lis Hydroponics has just released an exciting new line of products which can help gardening enthusiasts transform their growing techniques. The...

2013-10-22 23:31:47

Customizable gift sets from the bulb experts at Longfield Gardens will wow this holiday season. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 From vintage wooden wine crates filled with amaryllis to birch wrapped containers overflowing with paper whites, the perfect holiday gift just got more personal. Longfield Gardens is now offering customizable holiday gift sets. Gift givers can mix and match indoor flowering bulbs with a wide range of decorative containers, ranging from $16.95-$64.95....

2013-10-03 23:36:22

Stunning photography unveils the unexpected beauty of fall planted bulbs and blooms, side by side in the garden from online bulb source, Longfield Gardens. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 ‘Stop and smell the roses’ is a great way to say: slow down and enjoy life! For the bulb gardener, this wise old adage can be translated to say “Stop and watch the tulips.” There is a marvelous transformation that happens in a tulip during its entire life cycle, and during any given day....

2013-09-26 23:32:05

Fourteen years ago, after discovering that he could go into many nurseries and they would sell him a fruit tree that will never bear fruit, Greg Peterson of the Urban Farm decided to do something about it. He started teaching classes in his living room on the ins and outs of growing fruit trees in the desert. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 The mystery was there. Why could someone go into a plant nursery and purchase a fruit tree, expecting that it would be one that actually...

2013-09-24 23:33:45

Back by popular demand, ‘Like’ Longfield Gardens on Facebook for a chance to win $100 dollars in free bulbs for fall planting. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Flower lovers cannot get enough of Longfield Gardens’ bulbs. Recently, the online bulb retail site hosted their first Facebook contest, leaving fans begging for more. Back by popular demand, the Garden Giveaway will help one lucky gardener expand their bulb collection this fall. Beginning September 23rd, bulb-lovers...

2013-09-23 23:02:35

Corporate website redesign creates better online experience for customers and streamlines business processes. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Marker Seven, the San Francisco-based boutique web development firm, has completed a comprehensive website redesign for Dave Wilson Nursery, a premier grower of world-class fruit, nut and shade trees headquartered in Hickman, CA. The new site replaced a well respected, but dated and difficult to maintain site. In addition to...

2013-09-20 23:24:14

Noel Valdes will present on open raised bed gardening at the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania on Friday, September 20, and Sunday, September 22. Cambridge, WI (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Noel Valdes will present on open raised bed gardening at the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania on Friday, September 20, and Sunday, September 22. Noel, a lifelong vegetable grower, also founded CobraHead Garden Tools. Noel’s methods have been influenced by the...

2013-09-19 23:03:41

Experienced gardeners take advantage of autumn by seizing the moment to gather the abundance of fall leaves, or 'brown' materials to add to their 'green' kitchen scraps for composting. Shredding or chopping kitchen scraps can actually speed up to composting process; the Green Cycler is a new breed of kitchen appliance designed to do just that. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 While many people are finished gardening come fall, experienced gardeners take...


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Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

Wildlife Garden
2013-08-05 11:00:54

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) provides a natural habitat for many species of wildlife/animals. Wildlife gardens can be parcels of land allowed to grow naturally or created by individuals with an interest in wildlife habitats. Gardeners will grow a wildlife garden in conjunction with their production/cash crop gardens as a means of attracting various species of wildlife to help control the pest and pollinate the flowers. Creating natural habitats that have otherwise disappeared will...

Forest Gardening
2013-07-31 15:46:47

Forest gardening is a woodland ecosystem that requires little maintenance. Forest gardening is a form of intercropping that is a seven tier, layering system utilizing the space from the sub-ground up to the canopy in order to provide high yielding food production for human consumption in wooded areas. Layering utilizes the photosynthesis to the maximum benefit for each tier within the forest garden. The canopy level consists of the tallest fruit/nut trees with dwarf trees in the...

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